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Urbandale Public Library/Announcing the 2019 All Urbandale Reads Book

Join a special book club for the entire city!


Image of The Story of Arthur Truluv book cover

During the April 9 Urbandale City Council Meeting, Mayor Robert Andeweg shared a proclamation naming  “The Story of Arthur Truluv” by Elizabeth Berg  as the official All Urbandale Reads selection for 2019.  The Library has several copies available in a variety of formats (large print, audio, e-book), so please check out one to read today!




Community Book Discussions 

Once you’ve read the book, share your thoughts with others at an in-person or online book discussion!   Get to  know your neighbors as you learn from each other!


Group Discussions at the Urbandale Public Library
June 5 – 6:30 PM;
August 14 –  Noon; or
October 22 – 6:30 PM


Online Discussion on the Urbandale Public Library Facebook page
September 1- 30
To join, visit: