Many of us have a certain passion for reading and sharing about what we have read, so you maybe interested in this site I just found: http://showsupport.typepad.
Reading Odyssey is a nonprofit dedicated to helping adults reengage their intellectual curiosity through reading and discussing some of the best books and ideas.
Many of their events provide for registration for an 'in person' experience as well as a teleconference, via web or Skype.
You can view their Eventbrite calendar and register here http://www.eventbrite.com/org/
The series is looking to promote discussion around the 150th anniversary of Darwin's publication of the Origin of Species.
Join their Facebook group here http://www.facebook.com/group.