Social Distance Book Club

Social Distance Book Club: Why is Romance so White?

Thursday, August 6 at 7:00pm

Instagram Live

Join us for a lively Social Distance Book Club #quaranzine conversation with author and journalist Alicia Cox Thomson as we discuss her article "Why is Romance so White?" Check out Alicia's article in the May 2020 issue of Chatelaine, and be inspired to check out a romance novel by an author of colour.

Book Clubs

Please register for access to the program, which will be hosted using Zoom. Visit to join on a laptop, or visit the app store on your device to download the app. You will receive an invitation with sign in details on the day of the program. A Milton Public Library card is required for registration.

Amnesty International Virtual Book Club

Monday, August 24 at 7:00pm: All We Knew But Couldn't Say by Joanne Vannicola. Download Hoopla to access this title. 

Beaty Branch Virtual Book Club

Wednesday, August 26 at 7:00pm:  The Gown by Jennifer Robson. Download Hoopla to access this title. 

Sherwood Branch Virtual Book Club

Thursday, August 13 at 7:00pm: Saving Ruby King by Catherine Adel West. Download Hoopla to access this title. 

Your Own Book Club

If you are interested in a Book Club Kit and would like to use our Zoom channel to host your book club, please contact us

Use the library's Book Club Kits for your book club. Get 10 copies of a title for an extended loan period of up to 8 weeks.

If you would like to read your title digitally, don't forget to check out Hoopla or cloudLibrary.

We will help you coordinate your reading lists, offer discussion questions and make arrangements to have your group members pick up books at Main Library.

How can you choose your next book club read? It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1.  Browse Book Club Kit Titles

We have 123 book club kits for your reading pleasure.

2.  Review Availability Calendar

Check the Book Club Kit Calendar to see when your chosen titles are available.

3.  Reserve a Book Club Kit

Use the handy form to reserve your next book club read. You can reserve up to 6 titles at a time

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