Book Clubs

Let’s talk about books! Join a club and meet other readers.

The Urbandale Public Library offers the following book clubs.

Booked for Dinner
An exciting book club that mixes good food, good books, and good conversation! Booked for Dinner meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 6pm to 7pm. For more information contact Susan Nass at 515-331-6776.

Brown Bag Book Club
The Brown Bag Book Club meets at lunch time form noon to 1:00pm on the last Tuesday and Thursday of the month. Books for the book clubs can be checked out at the Services Desk at the conclusion of the previous month’s meeting and are available while supplies last. For more information contact Susan Nass at 515-331-6776.

On the Same Page
On the Same Page, the evening book discussion group, meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm in the library Conference Room. Books for the book clubs can be checked out at the Services Desk at the conclusion of the previous month’s meeting and are available while supplies last. For more information contact Susan Nass at 515-331-6776.

Are you in a book club?

Don’t buy books to discuss; check them out free from the library! We have several Book Club Kits available for check out. Click here for more information and a list of titles.

 

Booked for Dinner

Date Title Author Location
January 12, 2016 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Lisa See F See, Lisa
February 9 The Same Sky Amanda Eyre Ward F Ward, Amanda Eyre
March 8 The Husband’s Secret Liane Moriarty F Moriarty, Liane
April 12 Lila Marilynne Robinson F Robinson, Marilynne
May 10 Alias Grace Margaret Atwood F Atwood, Margaret
June 14 The Life  We Bury Allen Eskens F Eskens, Allen
July 12 Without You, There is No Us Suki Kim B Kim, Suki

Click here for a list of past Booked for Dinner Club titles.

 

Brown Bag Book Club

Date Title Author Location
January 26 & 28, 2016 Everything I Never Told You Celeste Ng F Ng, Celeste
February 23 & 25 The Invention of Wings Sue Monk Kidd F Kidd, Sue Monk
March 29 & 31 Without You, There is No Us Suki Kim B Kim, Suki
April 26 & 28 The Husband’s Secret Liane Moriarty F Moriarty, Liane
May 24 & 26 Lila Marilynne Robinson F Robinson, Marilynne
June 28 & 30 The Same Sky Amanda Eyre Ward F Ward, Amanda Eyre
July 26 & 28 Behind the Beautiful Forevers Katherine Boo 305.569 BOO

Click here for a list of past Brown Bag Book Club titles.

 

On The Same Page

Date Title Author Location
January 20, 2016 A Good American Alex George F George, Alex
February 17 Behind the Beautiful Forevers Katherine Boo 305.569 BOO
March 16 The Same Sky Amanda Eyre Ward F Ward, Amanda Eyre
April 20 The Life We Bury Allen Eskens F Eskens, Allen
May 18 Without You, There is No Us Suki Kim B Kim, Suki
June 15 The Invention of Wings Sue Monk Kidd F Kidd, Sue Monk
July 20 Lila Marilynne Robinson F Robinson, Marilynne

Click here for a list of past On The Same Page Club titles.

 


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