Book Discussion Group Sets
This page is a resource for librarians; if you’re a discussion group leader or participant looking to borrow book sets, please contact your local library for assistance.
This page contains a downloadable Excel spreadsheet with sets of books available to book discussion groups served by Kansas libraries. Once clicked, the spreadsheet will download automatically. Look for it where your browser stores downloads.
Book Discussion Sets Spreadsheet (Last updated October 25, 2023)
For specific information about a library’s policies regarding lending of their sets, click on the library tab in the spreadsheet.
To add information about your library’s book discussion group sets, please use the following forms:
You can also submit information about your sets by sending an email with an attached spreadsheet containing 4 columns:
- Number of copies in your set
- Author name (last name first)
- Title (please omit initial articles A, An, The)
- Notes (specifically about special formats, reading levels, etc. that are part of your set)
- Genre (optional but helpful)
Please indicate if the spreadsheet is in ADDITION to sets already listed for your library or REPLACES the information we already have.
To remove a set your library no longer owns, or change information about existing sets, please email the State Library of Kansas.
In addition to our physical book discussion sets, some of our eBook and digital audiobook offerings can also be utilized by book discussion groups.
Freading is unique among our eBook offerings because all of the titles available on this platform are available to an unlimited number of patrons at once, meaning there are no holds on any of these titles ever. A State Library eCard is required for access.
ComicsPlus - unlimited comics, graphic novels, and manga
NOTE: In order to use ComicsPlus, you must first create an account by logging into KSLC.org and clicking the Sign Up Here button.
Tumblebooks has read-along, games, chapterbooks & more. (Prek-grade 6) Instructions
TALK Discussion Sets
Northwest Kansas Library System hosts a large number of TALK (Talk About Literature in Kansas) discussion sets provided by Humanities Kansas. For more information, or to order, please see the following: