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
July 11 At the Edge of the Orchard Tracy Chevalier F Chevalier, Tracy
August 8 Marriage of Opposites Alice Hoffman F Hoffman, Alice
September 12 Commonwealth Ann Patchett F Patchett, Ann
October 10 The Book that Matters Most Ann Hood F Hood, Ann
November 14 Evicted Matthew Desmond 339.4 DES
January 9, 2018 All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr F Doerr, Anthony

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

 

Brown Bag Book Club

Date Title Author Location
July 25 & 27 The Secret Wisdom of the Earth Christopher Scotton F Scotton, Christopher
August 29 & 31 All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr F Doerr, Anthony
September 26 & 28 The Romanov Sisters Helen Rappaport 947.083 RAP
October 24 & 26 The Forgetting Time Sharon Guskin F Guskin, Sharon
November 14 & 16 The Book That Matters Most Ann Hood F Hood, Ann
January 23 & 25, 2018 Marriage of Opposites Alice Hoffman F Hoffman, Alice

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

 

On The Same Page

Date Title Author Location
July 19 The Pearl that Broke its Shell Nadia Hashimi F Hashimi, Nadia
August 16 The Forgetting Time Sharon Guskin F Guskin, Sharon
September 20 Marriage of Opposites Alice Hoffman F Hoffman, Alice
October 18 All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr F Doerr, Anthony
November 15 The Romanov Sisters Helen Rappaport 947.083 RAP
January 17, 2018 Evicted Matthew Desmond 339.4 DES

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