Club Directory

AFRO-Freedom Book Club 
Melville, Johannesburg, South Africa
The AFRO-Freedom Book Club is a great setting for Afro-centric, creative and open minded people. This is an excellent way to enjoy Afrikan literature.
Contact: Lungile Zakwe –

Book Club Society
Jabavu, Soweto, South Africa
BCS is a book club creates a space where avid readers and literary enthusiasts can mingle and interact.Exchanging book experiences and reviewing both rare and popular.
Contact: Tshepo –

BookWorms Book Club
Blairgowrie, Johannesburg, South Africa
The Bookworms Book Club is a female-run collective who read mainly African books. The club not only promotes life-long reading but features an outreach arm which deals with societal issues.
Contact: Lorraine –

Cape Town Book Club
Cape Town, South Africa
Books have the power to change lives. At this book club we read books that serve as mentors guiding us to grow and develop personally.
Contact: Vilien –

Lefoko Book Club
Soshanguve, Tshwane, South Africa
Lefoko is all about the word! let us come together and share, from books to poetry to whatever literature we are all reading.

Literary Alliance
Johannesburg North, South Africa
Literary Alliance is a Joburg-based bookclub aimed at creating a fresh and exciting space for like-minded people to talk about books, authors and how they change our thinking and even our lives. Our mission is to also promote literacy.
Contact: Phathu and Nicci –

Mamelodi Book Club
Mamelodi, South Africa
A community based project where we encourage the habit of reading, share experiences and learn from one another.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Pretoria, South Africa
This space was designed to give lovers of African literature a home to share the love of reading with others, and in so doing enrich African lives. We don’t only focus on work by famous writers, we do our best to read a wide range of literature from all over the continent.
Contact: Tumelo –

Pretoria East Book Club
Hazeldean, Pretoria, South Africa
For people who enjoy reading and sharing the joy with others. This group is meant to be fun as well as an opportunity to read and recommend some really good books to each other.

Rabat English Book Club
Rabat, Morocco
The purpose of this book club is to read and enjoy literature!
Contact: 212662873153

Timbuktu Book Club
Polokwane, South Africa
Founded in 2013. We meet once every other Thursday of the Month in various places across the city, the SALGA Limpopo Provincial Office is however our home address. At every session we discuss a book chosen by a member, regardless of genre.
Contact: Molebatsi –

The African Studies Book Club
Kampala, Uganda
The African studies Book Club meets every last Sunday Of the month. Our purpose is to promote Africa’s rich cultural heritage & scientific diversity.

The Johannesburg Book Club
Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa
TJBC is for those who read for pleasure, knowledge, enlightenment and fulfillment, while also celebrating the social aspects of reading.

Virtuous Women Book Club
Durban, South Africa
Pietermaritzburg,  South Africa
This is a club where a group of ladies gather with the same interest of reading books every month. We educate and empower each other with wisdom and knowledge gained through book we read.
Contact: Nompumelelo –

Well of Wisdom Book Club
Thembisa, South Africa
The Well of Wisdom Book Club is a group of book readers who meet to discuss a book or books that they have read and express their opinions, likes & dislikes. We read books that inspire. motivate and encourage us to fulfill our purpose in this world. We meet every 3rd Sunday of the month at Khabogcina’s Lifestyle Restaurant, situated at Tembisa, Gauteng.
Contact: Mikateko – 0835468110/0813017288, Amelia –

Zuri Book Club
Midrand, South Africa
Name: Zuri Book Club Zuri means: “beautiful” in Swahili. The name embodies the true essence of this movement that a reading mind is a beautiful mind.
Bio: We are a group of young, black women who believe in the power of an avid reader. We are passionate about reading and we want to cement a reading culture in Africa. Mission: to reach out, teach, inspire and be a catalyst of change through a lifestyle of reading.
Contact person: Lesego Pooe email address:

To add your club to the list, email us a short bio of the club (mention the type of books you read, full meeting place address or coordinates, and the details of a contact person for the club.