3520 86th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322      Phone: 515-278-3945

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 10 Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend Katarina Bivald F Bivald, Katarina
February 14 The Oregon Trail Rinker Buck 978.02 BUC
March 14 The Secret Wisdom of the Earth Christopher Scotton F Scotton, Christopher
April 11 Bottomland Michelle Hoover F Hoover, Michelle
May 9 The Pearl that Broke its Shell Nadia Hashimi F Hashimi, Nadia
June 13 The Last Escaper Peter Tunstall 940.54 TUN
July 11 At the Edge of the Orchard Tracy Chevalier F Chevalier, Tracy

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

 

Brown Bag Book Club

Date Title Author Location
January 24 & 26 Flight of the Sparrow Amy Belding Brown F Brown, Amy Belding
February 21 & 23 The Last Escaper Peter Turnstall 940.54 TUN
March 28 & 30 The Pearl that Broke its Shell Nadia Hashimi F Hashimi, Nadia
April 25 & 27 The Oregon Trail Rinker Buck 978.02 BUC
May 23 & 25 The Life We Bury Allen Eskens F Eskens, Allen
June 27 & 29 Bottomland Michelle Hoover F Hoover, Michelle
July 25 & 27 The Secret Wisdom of the Earth Christopher Scotton F Scotton, Christopher

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

 

On The Same Page

Date Title Author Location
January 18 Inside the O’Brien’s Lisa Genova F Genova, Lisa
February 15 Bottomland Michelle Hoover F Hoover, Michelle
March 15 At the Edge of the Orchard Tracy Chevalier F Chevalier, Tracy
April 19 The Last Escaper Peter Tunstall 940.54 TUN
May 17 The Secret Wisdom of the Earth Christopher Scotton F Scotton, Christopher
June 21 The Oregon Trail Rinker Buck 978.02 BUC
July 19 The Pearl that Broke its Shell Nadia Hashimi F Hashimi, Nadia

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