Library Book Clubs

Meet other book lovers and participate in a lively discussion. Sessions are led by a professional book lover (staff member). 

  • Sessions
    • Summer: June to August 
    • Fall: September to December
    • Winter: February to May
  • Age: 18 years and older
  • Contact: bookclubs@mpl.on.ca
  • Cost: Free!
  • Fall Registration: In person or online starting Tuesday, August 19th at 9:30am

Main Library - Amnesty International Book Club (Mondays)

Date Book Selection
Sept 23 Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga
Oct 28 Prisoner of Tehran: A Memoir by Marina Nemat
Nov 25 The Break by Katherena Vermette

Main Library - Tuesday Book Club

Date Book Selection
Sept 17 The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo
Oct 15 Brother by David Chariandy
Nov 12 Where the Crawdad's Sing by Delia Owens
Dec 17 The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Beaty Branch - Thursday Book Club

Date Book Selection
Sept 12 Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
Oct 10 Becoming by Michelle Obama
Nov 14 By Chance Alone by Max Eisen 
Dec 12  Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

 

Sherwood Branch - Thursday Book Club

Date Book Selection
Oct 17 Wherever She Goes by Kelley Armstrong
Nov 14 The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo
Dec 12 Brother by David Chariandy

 

Your Own Book Club

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.

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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