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Book Clubs Sponsored by IUS Library: Open Books, a Book Club on Campus

Are you interested in joining a book club? On this page you'll find a list of all the book clubs hosted at or on behalf of the IUS Library, as well as a list of other book clubs in the area. There's something for everyone on this page!

When & Where?

This book club is open to all members - whether you're a staff member, faculty member, or even someone who just lives nearby. We meet on the second Friday of every month from 12:00 - 1:00 pm in Room 230 of the Library's Main Floor. 

What We're Reading

April's Book: 

In April, we will be reading Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. You can find copies at your local public library, here at IUS or another IU Library, and on Amazon.

Book cover of Where the Crawdad Sing
April's Open Books will be meeting on April 10th.
(This book was originally scheduled to be discussed
during the March meeting which was canceled.)

Upcoming Books

May's Book: 

In May, we will be reading The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. You can find copies at your local public library, here at IUS or another IU Library, and on Amazon.

Book cover of The Boys in the Boat
May's Open Books will be meeting on May 8th.

June's Book: 

In June, we will be reading The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells. You can find copies at your local public library, here at IUS or another IU Library, online (IUS students, faculty, and staff only) and on Amazon.

Book cover of The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells
June's Open Books will be meeting on June 12th.

July's Book: 

In July, we will be reading What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha . You can find copies at your local public library, here at IUS or another IU Library, and on Amazon.

Book cover of What the Eyes Don't See

Books We've Read in 2020

February's Book: 

In February, we read Lab Girl, by Hope Jahren. You can find copies at your local public library, here at IUS or another IU Library, and on Amazon.

Book cover of Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
February's Open Books will be meeting on February 14th
in the Livingston Room in the Library.

Contact Us!

If you have any questions about book club, including where to find copies, how to get a library card, how to get a parking pass for the event, please reach out to the Open Book coordinator, Courtney Block, via phone (812) 941-2552 or email, coblock@ius.edu