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.

For Teen Readers

The Library also has a book club especially for teen readers grades 7 – 12.  Visit our For Teens page for more information.

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
January 9, 2018 All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr F Doerr Anthony
February 13 News of the World Paulette Jiles F Jiles, Paulette
March 13 The Alice Network Kate Quinn F Quinn, Kate
April 10 The Romanov Sisters Helen Rappaport 947.083 RAP
May 8 Boys in the Bunkhouse Dan Barry 362.384 BAR
June 12 Two-Family House Lynda Cohen Loigman F Loigman, Lynda Cohen
July 10 Homegoing Yaa Gyasi F Gyasi, Yaa

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

 

Brown Bag Book Club

Date Title Author Location
January 23 & 25, 2018 Marriage of Opposites Alice Hoffman F Hoffman, Alice
February 20 & 22 Boys in the Bunkhouse Dan Barry 362.384 BAR
March 27 & 29 News of the World Paulette Jiles F Jiles, Paulette
April 24 & 26 Commonwealth Ann Patchett F Patchett, Ann
May 29 & 31 Beartown Fredrik Backman F Backman, Fredrik
June 26 & 28 Evicted Matthew Desmond 339.4 DES
July 24 & 26 The Alice Network Kate Quinn F Quinn, Kate

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

 

On The Same Page

Date Title Author Location
January 17, 2018 Evicted Matthew Desmond 339.4 DES
February 21 The Book that Matters the Most Ann Hood F Hood, Ann
March 21 Two-Family House Lynda Cohen Loigman F Loigman, Lynda Cohen
April 18 Homegoing Yaa Gyasi F Gyasi, Yaa
May 16 The Alice Network Kate Quinn F Quinn, Kate
June 20 Commonwealth Ann Patchett F Patchett, Ann
July 18 Boys in the Bunkhouse Dan Barry 362.384 BAR

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