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 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
January 8, 2019 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith F Smith, Betty
February 12 Radium Girls Kate Moore 363.17 MOO
March 12 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Gail Honeyman F Honeyman, Gail
April 9 Warrior of the People Joe Starita B La Flesche, Susan
May 14 Hillbilly Elegy J.D. Vance 305.5 VAN
June 11 We Were the Lucky Ones Georgia Hunter F Hunter, Georgia
July 9 Pachinko Min Jin Lee F Lee, Min J.

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

 

Brown Bag Book Club

Date Title Author Location
January 29 & 31, 2019 Small Great Things Jodi Picoult F Picoult, Jodi
February 26 & 28 Warrior of the People Joe Starita B La Flesche, Susan
March 26 & 28 Less Andrew Greer F Greer, Andrew
April 23 & 25 We Were the Lucky Ones Georgia Hunter F Hunter, Georgia
May 28 & 30 The Story of Arthur Truluv Elizabeth Berg F Berg, Elizabeth
June 25 & 27 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Gail Honeyman F Honeyman, Gail
July 23 & 25 Beneath a Scarlet Sky Mark Sullivan F Sullivan, Mark

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

 

On The Same Page

Date Title Author Location
January 16, 2019 Radium Girls Kate Moore 363.17 MOO
February 20 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith F Smith, Betty
March 20 The Story of Arthur Truluv Elizabeth Berg F Berg, Elizabeth
April 17 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Gail Honeyman F Honeyman, Gail
May 15 Warrior of the People Joe Starita B La Flesche, Susan
June 19 Less Andrew Greer F Greer, Andrew
July 17 We Were the Lucky Ones Georgia Hunter F Hunter, Georgia

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