Mission Statement

The mission of Next Chapter Book Club is to provide meaningful opportunities for lifelong-learning, social connections and authentic community inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through weekly or bi-weekly community-based book club meetings that include readers of all skill levels.

Did you know?


of those surveyed reported improved reading skills.

Want to start a club?

This is the first step towards becoming a NCBC Affiliate. Our “Affiliate” model offers NCBC to communities all over North America and in other parts of the world.

How can you join?

Although there are some clubs for young children, the vast majority of our NCBC Affiliates offer clubs for adolescents and adults. Expect to have a lot of fun!