April 3, 2024

KLC Member Book Club - 2024 Selections

The Kentucky League of Cities Book Club is another way for KLC members to connect. It will highlight books focused on Kentucky communities, programs, individuals, and other exciting topics relevant to cities and leadership. 

2024 Selections

KLC's has three new books selected for 2024, each promising to provide helpful insights and skills to grow your community and team.

The Goodwill Jar: Reflections on Leadership and Legacy by Nick Rowe, includes invaluable lessons on the transformative power of positivity in leadership. We will connect online on May 7 to discuss this book with the author.

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Explore the pressing issue of homelessness with Homelessness is a Housing Problem by Gregg Colburn and Clayton Page Aldern, offering fresh perspectives on the roots of housing crises in communities of all sizes. 

This book will be the focus on an in-person session during the KLC Conference & Expo, which will be held in Lexington on Sept. 24-27.

And don't miss out on "Leaders Eat Last" by Simon Sinek, a must-read for anyone looking to enhance their leadership skills and foster strong, cohesive teams. This book discussion will be held online on Nov. 6.

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Prepare to expand your horizons and join us on these enlightening literary journeys!

KLC Member Book Club Frequently Asked Questions 

How often will the book club meet? 

The book club will meet virtually at least two times a year. There is no charge to participate. 

How are books selected? 

Selections include interesting and positive books that spotlight Kentucky communities, events, people, and topics related to cities or leadership. 

How do I participate?

Read the selected book and join the conversation at the appointed time. Free registration through klc.org will be required for all participants for each session.

What is the format? 

The format may vary and include author interviews with Q & A and/or group discussions led by a moderator.

Can I recommend a book? 

Yes. Members can call or email KLC staff to suggest books.

Other important information

  • All participants are responsible for obtaining the reading selection.
  • All selections should be available online (via sources like Amazon), in local libraries, and in other accessible sources.
  • Participation is intended for KLC members and KLC related group members. 
  • All virtual book club sessions will be moderated, last one hour, and start promptly. 
  • Sessions will be at 12:00 Eastern time.