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 12 Without You, There is No Us Suki Kim B Kim, Suki
August 9 Benediction Kent Haruf F Haruf, Kent
September 13 Inside the O’Brien’s Lisa Genova F Genova, Lisa
October 11 Tiny Little Thing Beatriz Williams F Williams, Beatriz
November 8 Flight of the Sparrow Amy Belding Brown F Brown, Amy Belding
January 10, 2017 Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend Katarina Bivald F Bivald, Katarina

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

 

Brown Bag Book Club

Date Title Author Location
July 26 & 28 Behind the Beautiful Forevers Katherine Boo 305.569 BOO
August 23 & 25 The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend Katarina Bivald F Bivald, Katarina
September 27 & 29 The Bartender’s Tale Ivan Doig F Doig, Ivan
October 25 & 27 Inside the O’Brien’s Lisa Genova F Genova, Lisa
November 15 & 17 Benediction Kent Haruf F Haruf, Kent
January 24 & 26, 2017 Flight of the Sparrow Amy Belding Brown F Brown, Amy Belding

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

 

On The Same Page

Date Title Author Location
July 20 Lila Marilynne Robinson F Robinson, Marilynne
August 17 Flight of the Sparrow Amy Belding Brown F Brown, Amy Belding
September 21 Benediction Kent Haruf F Haruf,  Kent
October 19 The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend Katarina Bivald F Bivald, Katarina
November 16 The Bartender’s Tale Ivan Doig F Doig, Ivan
January 18, 2017 Inside the O’Brien’s Lisa Genova F Genova, Lisa

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