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Book Clubs

Under the Umbrella is a community space that welcomes groups of all sorts—but there's a special place in our heart for a queer book club. Here are a few that meet regularly at the store. Book club purchases of 5 or more copies can get 10% off each book. 

 

Interested in running a book club at Under the Umbrella? Email hello@undertheumbrellabookstore.com.

SLC Scream Queers

SLC Scream Queers meets at Under the Umbrella monthly on the third Saturday at 1 p.m.

Queer Romance Book Club

The Queer Romance Book Club meets on the third Sunday of each month at 1 p.m.

SLC Lesbians

The SLC Lesbians book club meets on the last Saturday of the month at 2 p.m.

Queer Graphic Novel Book Club

The Queer Graphic Novel Book Club meets on the last Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.

QEWBOO Sci Fi/Fantasy Book Club

QEWBOO—Queer Explorers of Worlds Beyond Our Own—meets on the last Sunday at 2 p.m.

Gay Men's Book Club

The Gay Men's Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m.

  • QEWBOO Book Club January
    Sun, Jan 29
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Jan 29, 2:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Join the Queer Explorers of Worlds Beyond Our Own Book Club! January's book is Light from Uncommon Stars
  • Graphic Novel Book Club January 2023
    Tue, Jan 31
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Jan 31, 6:30 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Join us for another graphic novel book club meeting!
  • Gay Men's Book Club February
    Wed, Feb 15
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Feb 15, 6:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Join the Gay Men's Book Club for a discussion of Winter's Orbit by Everina Maxwell
  • Scream Queers February
    Sat, Feb 18
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Feb 18, 1:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    SLC's queerest book club is reading and discussing Affinity by Sarah Waters
  • Middle Grade Book Club February 2023
    Sun, Feb 19
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Feb 19, 1:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
  • Queer Romance Book Club February 2023
    Sun, Feb 19
    Under the Umbrella
    Feb 19, 1:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    D'Vaughn and Kris have six weeks to plan their wedding. The only problem is, their whole relationship is fake.
  • YA Book Club February 2023
    Sun, Feb 19
    Under the Umbrella
    Feb 19, 2:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    The YA Book Club is reading The Stars and the Blackness Between Us by Junauda Petrus
  • SLC Lesbians Book Club February
    Sat, Feb 25
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Feb 25, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Lesbians Unite! We're reading You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi this month.
  • QEWBOO Book Club February
    Sun, Feb 26
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Feb 26, 2:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Join the Queer Explorers of Worlds Beyond Our Own Book Club! February's book is Blackfish City by Sam J. Miller
  • Graphic Novel Book Club February 2023
    Tue, Feb 28
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Feb 28, 6:30 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Join us for another graphic novel book club meeting!
  • Scream Queers March
    Sat, Mar 18
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Mar 18, 1:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    SLC's queerest book club is reading and discussing Fruiting Bodies by Kathryn Harlan
  • Middle Grade Book Club March 2023
    Sun, Mar 19
    Under the Umbrella
    Mar 19, 1:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
  • SLC Lesbians Book Club March
    Sun, Mar 26
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Mar 26, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Lesbians Unite! We're reading Ten Steps to Nanette by Hannah Gadsby this month!
  • QEWBOO Book Club March
    Sun, Mar 26
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Mar 26, 2:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Join the Queer Explorers of Worlds Beyond Our Own Book Club! March's book is A Master of Djinn by P. Djeli Clark
  • Scream Queers April
    Sat, Apr 15
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Apr 15, 1:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    SLC's queerest book club is reading and discussing Bunny by Mona Awad
  • Middle Grade Book Club April 2023
    Sun, Apr 16
    Under the Umbrella
    Apr 16, 1:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
  • SLC Lesbians Book Club April
    Sun, Apr 30
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Apr 30, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Lesbians Unite! We're reading The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett this month!
  • QEWBOO Book Club April
    Sun, Apr 30
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore
    Apr 30, 2:00 PM
    Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W 200 S Suite 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Join the Queer Explorers of Worlds Beyond Our Own Book Club! April's book is Dawn by Octavia E. Butler
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