All new and seasoned book clubbers are encouraged to join any of our adult book clubs!

Ten Book Club books will be available for check out after each meeting, while supplies last. See what other formats–including large print, audiobook, and downloadable versions–are available in our collection HERE.

Double Booked- Evening

  • 2nd Tuesday of the month @ 6:00 PM (Meeting Room A)
  • Popular Literary Fiction and Non-Fiction

Page Turners

  • 3rd Thursday of the month @ 6:00 PM (Meeting Room A)
  • Mystery and Thrillers

Double Booked- Afternoon

  • 4th Wednesday of the month @ 1:00 PM (Conference Room)
  • Popular Literary Fiction and Non-Fiction

View our calendar or call 515-278-3945 to register.

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 that include 10 copies of the book. Click here for more information and a list of titles.

Double Booked- Evening

DateTitleAuthorLocation
January 9TrustHernan DiazF DIAZ, HERNAN
February 13Now Is Not the Time to PanicKevin WilsonF WILSON, KEVIN
March 12The Marriage PortraitMaggie O'FarrellF O'FARRELL, MAGGIE
April 9SolitoJavier Zamora305.9 ZAM
May 14(ALL URBANDALE READS 2024) The NightingaleKristin HannahF HANNAH, KRISTIN
June 11The Lonely Hearts Book ClubLucy GilmoreF GILMORE, LUCY
July 9*I Must Betray YouRuta SepetysTEEN SEPTEYS, RUTA
August 13The Dictionary of Lost Words Pip WilliamsF WILLIAMS, PIP
September 10The MeasureNikki ErlickF ERLICK, NIKKI
October 8The Seed KeeperDiane WilsonF WILSON, DIANE
November 12*Saved By SchindlerWilliam B. Friedrick940.5318 FIF

*All Urbandale Reads companion title. 

Page Turners

DateTitleAuthorLocation
January 18The Boys From BiloxiJohn GrishamF GRISHAM, JOHN
February 15Bleeding Heart YardElly GriffithsM GRIFFITHS, ELLY
March 21CurfewJayne CowieF COWIE, JAYNE
April 18The Luminous DeadCaitlin StarlingSF STARLING, CAITLIN
May 16ShutterRamona EmersonF EMERSON, RAMONA
June 20A Death at the PartyAmy StuartF STUART, AMY
July 18Sun DamageSabine DurrantF DURRANT, SABINE
August 28Everyone in My Family Has Killed SomeoneBenjamin StevensonF STEVENSON, BENJAMIN
September 19Never LieFreida McFaddenF MCFADDEN, FREIDA
October 17Grave ExpectationsAlice BellF BELL, ALICE
November 21The Storyteller's DeathAnn Davila CardinalF CARDINAL, ANN D.

Double Booked- Afternoon

DateTitleAuthorLocation
January 24SolitoJavier Zamora305.9 ZAM
February 28The Lonely Hearts Book ClubLucy GilmoreF GILMORE, LUCY
March 27TrustHernan DiazF DIAZ, HERNAN
April 24Now Is Not the Time to PanicKevin WilsonF WILSON, KEVIN
May 22The Seed KeeperDiane WilsonF WILSON, DIANE
June 26The Marriage PortraitMaggie O'FarrellF O'FARRELL, MAGGIE
July 17***Saved by SchindlerWilliam B. Friedricks940.5318 FIF
August 28(ALL URBANDALE READS 2024) The NightingaleKristin HannahF HANNAH, KRISTIN
September 25*I Must Betray YouRuta SepteysTEEN SEPTEYS, RUTA
October 23The Dictionary of Lost Words
Pip WilliamsF WILLIAMS, PIP
November 20**The Measure Nikki ErlickF ERLICK, NIKKI

*All Urbandale Reads companion title. 

**The Double Booked Afternoon meetings in July & November have been moved up one week and will take place on the 3rd Wednesday of that month to avoid conflicts.