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Welcome to introvert happy hour. Read books with friends in more than 500 cities around the world, or start a chapter of your own. It's a silent reading party, BYOBook!

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At Silent Book Club® there's no assigned reading. SBC members gather in bars, cafés, bookstores, libraries, and online to read together in quiet camaraderie.

All readers are welcome—ebooks or audiobooks, poetry or prose, fiction or non-fiction... it's BYOBook.

Welcome to introvert happy hour!

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Map of Silent Book Club chapters around the world

Find a chapter near you

Silent Book Club is a global community of readers, with more than 1,000 chapters in 50 countries around the world led by local volunteers.

Search the map to find a chapter near you, or start one of your own.

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Newest Chapters

  • Cape Town, South Africa
    Cape Town, South Africa Welcome to the Cape Town chapter of Silent Book Club! For those of you new to the concept, this book club is:- BYOB — Bring your own book! No assigned reading here, just bring whatever book, ebook, audiobook, magazine, etc. you're currently worki...
  • Whitstable, Kent, England (Harbour Books)
    Whitstable, Kent, England (Harbour Books) The Silent Book Club at Harbour Books in Whitstable offers a unique and tranquil reading experience for book lovers. This club invites participants to bring their own book, providing a cozy and serene environment to indulge in their favorite read...
  • Odessa, Texas, USA
    Odessa, Texas, USA Odessa Silent Book Club meets weekly on Sunday afternoons. We gather, chat for 30 minutes, and then read our books in comfortable silence. There is no "book" pick. Read the books you want. Chat about whatever you want. A social gathering for intr...
  • Surfside Beach, South Carolina, USA (Horry County Memorial Library)
    Surfside Beach, South Carolina, USA (Horry County Memorial Library) Come to the library and enjoy some quiet reading time. A variety of books will be available to select from along with light refreshments. This book club is not all about the small talk but rather having a quiet space and time to spend reading. Th...

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