Let’s talk about books! Join a club and meet other readers.

The Urbandale Public Library offers the following book clubs for adults:

Booked for Dinner  – Second Tuesday of the month, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Library Meeting Room A

An exciting book club that mixes good food, good books, and good conversation! Feel free to bring snacks or pick up dinner on the way!  For more information, contact Susan Nass at 515-331-6776.

Brown Bag Book Club  – Last Tuesday and Thursday of the month, Noon to 1:00 PM, Library Meeting Room A

Join us for a midday book discussion!  Feel free to bring your lunch.  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 – Third Wednesday of the month, 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Library Conference Room

Spend your evening with other book enthusiasts!  For more information, contact Susan Nass at 515-331-6776.

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.  Visit our events calendar for each month’s book club selections.

 

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
August 14 Beartown Fredrik Backman F Backman, Fredrik
September 11 Small Great Things Jodi Picoult F Picoult, Jodi
October 9 Rules of Civility Amor Towles F Towles, Amor
November 13 Beneath a Scarlet Sky Mark Sullivan F Sullivan, Mark
January 8, 2019 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith F Smith, Betty

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

 

Brown Bag Book Club

Date Title Author Location
August 28 & 30 Two-Family House Lynda Cohen Loigman F Loigman, Lynda C.
September 25 & 27 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith F Smith, Betty
October 23 & 25 Radium Girls Kate Moore 363.17 MOO
November 27 & 29 Homegoing Yaa Gyasi F Gyasi, Yaa
January 29 & 31, 2019 Small Great Things Jodi Picoult F Picoult, Jodi

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

 

On The Same Page

Date Title Author Location
August 15 News of the World Paulette Jiles F Jiles, Paulette
September 19 Beneath a Scarlet Sky Mark Sullivan F Sullivan, Mark
October 17 Beartown Fredrik Backman F Backman, Fredrik
November 14 Small Great Things Jodi Picoult F Picoult, Jodi
January 16, 2019 Radium Girls Kate Moore 363.17 MOO

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