Book Groups


Looking for a Book Group?

AAUW Laguna Beach has many members who are passionate about reading.  We are lucky to have three reading groups to choose from.  Interested in joining a book group?  Contact the heads of the groups and ask them about their group size, the books they read, and how they choose their books.   You can find the right match for you!

Afternoon Books
Meets the 4th Tuesday of the month, 1pm on Zoom

Afternoon Books group usually selects books that are in paperback for accessibility convenience. To see the current month’s book choice, refer to the Calendar page. For information and the Zoom link, contact Jean Brotherton*. Come join us!


Evening Book Group – CURRENTLY CLOSED to new members
Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month, 7pm

The evening book group enjoys reading primarily fiction, but also non-fiction, short stories and other genres that have won major awards. Discussions are facilitated by a member.  We meet the fourth Wednesday of every month except for December and August (currently on Zoom).  This group is currently closed to new members. To see what the current month’s book is, refer to the Calendar page. Please contact Gail Brooks*. for information.

Vesper Libris – OPEN to new members
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6:00pm 

If you are an AAUW Laguna Beach member interested in being a regular book group attendee (we are building a community!), enjoy reading mostly fiction, and want to share your thoughts about books with other like-minded members, this might be the group for you. To see what the current month’s book is, refer to the Calendar page.  We meet every month in members’ homes except for December and August. Please email Jeannie Arovas* for more information.


*Reminder to members:  Contact information for members can be found in the Membership Directory. You may access it by going to the Members Center (located at the bottom of the right side bar) and clicking on Members Login.