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Book Clubs

If you are looking for fellow readers in Dubai, you should join the Emirates Literature Foundation book clubs! The Foundation has numerous reading groups catering to readers of all ages and in a number of languages. Don’t miss out on the reading fun. Be a part of our book clubs today.

Festival Book Club (English)

The group meets every month from 7:30-8:45pm at the World Trade Club, 33rd Floor of Dubai World Trade Centre Tower; meetings generally fall on a Wednesday. Note that this group is exclusively for adults (18+). If you are not already a member of the FRG, please register via the Emirates Literature Foundation website. Click here for more.

Festival Book Club (Arabic)

The group meets every month from 11am-12pm at the World Trade Club, 33rd Floor of Dubai World Trade Centre Tower; meetings take place once each month. This group is also exclusively for adults (18+). Register to join the Festival Reading Group via the Emirates Literature Foundation website. Click here for more.

Readers’ Majlis

The group meets every month from 10:30am-11:30am. Meetings take place on the second Monday of each month. This group is exclusively for adults (18+). Register to join the Readers’ Majlis by sending an email to naouel_chaoui@hotmail.com. Each group member will choose his/her own book or books to read or already read and will share them with other members. Click here for more.

Children’s and Young Adults Book Clubs

The book clubs for children and young adults are aimed at school pupils and will meet monthly during term time at Costa Coffee Arabian Ranches (venue subject to change) to discuss books by authors who will attend the 2018 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. Costa Arabian Ranches can be found at the main entrance to the shopping centre.

The Book Clubs are now open to two age-groups:

  • The 9-11 age group meet from 10am – 11am
  • The 12+ group meet from 11am – 12pm

Click here for more.

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