Conference registration is open!

Registration is open for the 15th Annual TBGBC Weekend Conference, January 31-February 2, 2020, at the St. Petersburg Hilton.

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Registration is open for the 15th Annual TBGBC Weekend Conference – “Reflections by Native American Writers” – which will be held at the St. Petersburg Hilton Bayfront, January 31-February 2, 2020. Click here for all the details, including how to registration.

Fall Great Books Discussion at OLLI-USF

Fall kicks off with more Great Book Discussion courses. Click here to learn more.

The TBGB Fall Discussion courses are offered through USF’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI USF).  OLLI USF registration is open. To register, call (813) 974-2403, prompt #1, or you may register online by clicking on this handy link – or go to

See the highlights of the Fall conference – American Immigration: View from the Inside – by clicking here.

Joel Fyvolent offer his input during the Fall conference.

Brandon area Great Books lovers, join Patrick DeMarco for the Brandon/Review Great Books discussion at the Bloomingdale Regional Public library. Click here for the reading list and more information.

Read the latest from the Sarasota Great Book’s fall plans. If you are in the Sarasota area, get in touch to join in!

The newest edition of “What’s on My Nighstand” by Tom Walker is now posted.

Welcome to the Tampa Bay Great Books Council website! 

For the past 12 years the Tampa Bay Great Books Council has provided a venue for book discussions, conferences, and other cultural events. Explore our site to learn more!