Read Your Way Around the World encourages reading groups and all readers across Louisville to explore books with roots in different countries and cultures. The program includes the Mayor’s Book Club at the Main Library and an international-themed book list of 50 titles.

Read Around the World

The Mayor’s Book Club meets at the Main Library on the third Wednesday of the month, from noon – 1p.m. Brown-bag lunches are welcome.


OCT 15: The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje

NOV 19: Away by Amy Bloom

DEC 17: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho 

JAN 21: Longbourn by Jo Baker

FEB 18: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter 

MAR 18: Canada by Richard Ford

APR 15: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

MAY 20: Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat

JUN 17: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion 

JUL 15: The Dinner by Herman Koch 

AUG 19: Parrot & Olivier in America by Peter Carey

SEP 16: Club Dumas by Arturo Perez Reverte 

OCT 21: For the Benefit of Those Who See: Dispatches from the World of the Blind by Rosemary Mahoney

NOV 18: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

DEC 16: The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright 










































.... and this is only a part of the wide range of international programming at the Library. LFPL offers:

Last Updated: 11/12/14