Discussion Groups 2024


We have so many great book discussions coming up this year! We hope you'll join us. Scroll down for this month's listings.

Community Discussion Groups hosted AT Loganberry

  • Magical Realism Book Club - hosted by Nathan Klainer - meets alternating 3rd Thursdays, and will continue in April with Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
  • Rebel Readers - hosted by Dahlia Fisher & Felicia Haney explores authors writing about race, religion, culture, sexuality, and intersectionality through a variety of genres. They meet on 3rd Sundays at 3 pm, continuing April 21 with You Exist Too Much by Zaina Arafat
  •  Storytime for Toddlers with Nanny Patricia - second Wednesdays at 11 am, ages 1-4, continues in April with We're Going on a Bear Hunt.

We also provide books for a variety of off-site community book clubs! Contact us if you would are interested in having us stock your club's books.

Bookseller-led Discussion Groups

The Queer Book Club (led by Devon) alternates with For the Thrill of Lit (led by Devon & Cat) on third Thursdays. These clubs are in-person in the store! (We are no longer scheduling concurrent Zoom sessions for these clubs, but if you would like to join virtually, please email us at [email protected] in advance of the meeting date, and we will set you.)

Naturalist's Notebook (led by Freddy) continues its quarterly meetings on third Sundays, co-hosted by The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes.

Save the Date - Book Club Open House - September 29, 2024!

A special aftern for social readers: a meet-and-greet for many clubs, with book recommendations, special discounts, networking & a keynote talk. The Open House will be open to all kinds of book clubs -- casual neighborhood and community groups, along with formal clubs hosted by organizations and institutions. It will also be open to individuals wishing to connect with a club. Your club can just come to socialize and take advantage of the discounts, or you can table or present in order to recruit new members.

If you are interested in being on the list for this or other book discussion activity, please Email Toni for more information, or fill out this form online.

Other related activities

Curated Reads is our subscription service. Since 1995, we've been sending books around the country (and world!), curated to meet your specific tastes and interests. 

And we are also doing an Instagram-based Broaden Your Bookshelf 24 challenge!

 Upcoming Discussions


Story Time for Toddlers
Wednesday, April 10, 11:00AM
Loganberry Books and Patricia Cullen-Murphy, aka Nanny Patricia, present Story Time for Toddlers! For kids ages 1-4 years old, Story Time for Toddlers will feature British Children's classic picture books read aloud by Nanny Patricia, meeting the second Wednesday of every month. Story Time for Toddlers is a completely free event and all are welcome to attend. 

Nanny Patricia has a long history of entertaining and has been featured in films such as The Tale of Desperaux. 

This week, we'll be reading We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen. Buy your own copy here


For the Thrill of Lit - Parasite by Darcy Coates
Thursday, April 18, 7:00PM
For the Thrill of Lit (FTTOL) is Loganberry's book club for lovers of suspense, mystery, thriller, and horror! We meet bi-monthly on the third Thursday of the month, in rotation with Queer Book Club. FTTOL will meet both in-store and via Zoom.
They're closer than you think...
A guard discovers an unusual life-form on her remote moon outpost. She disregards protocol to investigate it, with catastrophic consequences.
The parasitic alien wears its victims' skins and adopts their personalities. It's a perfect disguise, and allows the creature to spread without being detected. By the time humanity realizes it's facing extinction, a third of its six hundred space stations have already gone dark. 
A handful of remarkable individuals must find a way to battle the greatest threat the universe has ever encountered.
Our selection for April is Darcy Coates' Parasite!
This meeting's Zoom link can be found here. PLEASE NOTE: registration is required for the Zoom portion of the meeting - Please register before 6 pm on the day of the meeting, so we have time to do the computer set up. 


Magical Realism Bookclub: Midnight's Children
Thursday, April 18, 7:00PM
This month, Magical Realism Book Club is reading Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie, about the extraordinary life of one man born at one extraordinary historical moment: the Partition between India and Pakistan in 1947.

This bookclub is lead by community member Nathan Klainer. Nathan lives in Cleveland Heights with his wife and two cats. He has a passion for bringing people together and for reading, and can’t wait to meet others to discuss great novels!

Thurs, 6/20: Beloved by Toni Morrison

Rebel Readers Book Club
Sunday, April 21, 3:00PM

Rebel Readers & Writers comes to Loganberry Books every third Sunday of the month at 3pm.

Join hosts Dahlia Fisher & Felicia Haney, women from different backgrounds with shared values, lifting the voices of diverse authors writing about race, religion, culture, sexuality, and intersectionality through a variety of genres including poetry, essays, short story collections, fiction and memoir.

4/21: Honoring Arab Heritage Month:  You Exist Too Much by Zaina Arafat

5/19: Honoring Jewish Heritage Month:  Betty Friedan: Magnificent Disrupter By Rachel Shteir





Thursday, May 2, 4:00PM
Democracy Book Club devotes one Thursday afternoon every week for one month to in-depth discussions of books on democracy and progressive politics here at Loganberry, and all are welcome to join!

Join Democracy Book Club every Thursday afternoon in May at 4pm in Loganberry's LitArts room. The club will read and discuss two books, On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder and Surviving Authoritarianism by Masha Gessen, both available from Loganberry for 10% off by clicking the titles above.