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
July 11 At the Edge of the Orchard Tracy Chevalier F Chevalier, Tracy
August 8 Marriage of Opposites Alice Hoffman F Hoffman, Alice
September 12 Commonwealth Ann Patchett F Patchett, Ann
October 10 The Book that Matters Most Ann Hood F Hood, Ann
November 14 Evicted Matthew Desmond 339.4 DES
January 9, 2018 All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr F Doerr, Anthony

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

 

Brown Bag Book Club

Date Title Author Location
July 25 & 27 The Secret Wisdom of the Earth Christopher Scotton F Scotton, Christopher
August 29 & 31 All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr F Doerr, Anthony
September 26 & 28 The Romanov Sisters Helen Rappaport 947.083 RAP
October 24 & 26 The Forgetting Time Sharon Guskin F Guskin, Sharon
November 14 & 16 The Book That Matters Most Ann Hood F Hood, Ann
January 23 & 25, 2018 Marriage of Opposites Alice Hoffman F Hoffman, Alice

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

 

On The Same Page

Date Title Author Location
July 19 The Pearl that Broke its Shell Nadia Hashimi F Hashimi, Nadia
August 16 The Forgetting Time Sharon Guskin F Guskin, Sharon
September 20 Marriage of Opposites Alice Hoffman F Hoffman, Alice
October 18 All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr F Doerr, Anthony
November 15 The Romanov Sisters Helen Rappaport 947.083 RAP
January 17, 2018 Evicted Matthew Desmond 339.4 DES

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