About the company

A subsidiary with foreign investments “Book Club “Family Leisure Club” was established in 2000. The company is headquartered in the city of Kharkiv, 20-A Gagarin Ave.

“Book Club “Family Leisure Club” incorporates several large business directions: publishing, books and products sale service, online projects and the Distribution Center logistic services.

Publishing house

“Family Leisure Club” is the largest publishing house in Ukraine. Our main activities are: search of the new names in the modern literature, promotion of the Ukrainian authors, publishing of the world’s bestsellers, as well as novels — the prize-winners of the prestigious international awards. The products of our publishing house are intended for a very wide audience.

Books and goods sales

“Book Club “Family Leisure Club” offers both the products of our own publishing house and of third-side ones. For those purchasers, who are Club members, we have special prices and special offers. Goods are sold through channels: quarterly catalogs by mail, Club retail shops and Club website. More than 7 million of Ukrainian families have ever been members of the Club.

Online projects

“Book Club “Family Leisure Club” company is actively developing the electronic trade area. Our online projects are: online shop bookclub.ua, special projects books.ksd.ua and catalog.ksd.ua that are destined to promote top books and printed materials in a digital form.

Distribution center

Distribution center of the company “Book Club “Family Leisure Club” was opened on 20 May 2009. Class “A” warehouse complex of area 12 000 m2 allows to process orders and implement sending of any complexity in the shortest terms.

The club history

2015 year

The projects books.ksd.ua and catalog.ksd.ua were created.

2014 year

“Book Club “Family Leisure Club” company got an exclusive right to sell natural Italian cosmetics brand Bottega Verde in Ukraine.

2011 year

“Book Club “Family Leisure Club” started production and sale of the licensed electronic books.

2009 year

“Book Club “Family Leisure Club” founded its own Distribution Center.

“Book Club “Family Leisure Club” expanded its orders’ delivery service: in Kharkiv and in Kiev courier delivery service started operating. Today the courier delivery service is available for all the cities of Ukraine.

The number of purchasers of “Book Club “Family Leisure Club” books and other goods have reached 2 000 000 people.

2008 year

“Family Leisure Club” became the largest publishing house in Ukraine (according to the Book Chamber of Ukraine data).

2007 year

The Publisher “Book Club “Family Leisure Club” enters the Ukrainian and Russian wholesale trade market. “Book Club “Family Leisure Club” group companies joined the Russian Publisher "Bertelsmann Media Moskau JSC".

2006 year

The first “Book Club “Family Leisure Club” trade shop was opened. 71 shop provides service to customers throughout Ukraine (data on June 2016).

The publishing projects “The Ukrainian Prose Stars” and “The world’s bestsellers in Ukrainian” were founded. Later on they became a successful platform for development of the Ukrainian language product range both in different genres and ranges.

2005 year

The Club website bookclub.ua started its work.

500 000 readers have registered in the “The Ukrainian Prose Stars”

2004 year

“Book Club “Family Leisure Club” was incorporated into the world’s famous media holding Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, AG Germany.

2002 year

The company is developing its publishing activity. The Publisher “Book Club “Family Leisure Club” published its first editions.

2001 year

The call center of the “Book Club “Family Leisure Club” started to serve its customers.

2000 year

Foundation of “Book Club “Family Leisure Club” company.