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, Noon to 1:00 PM, Library Conference Room

Spend time 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
Janurary 14, 2020 Before We Were Yours Lisa Wingate F Wingate, Lisa
February 11 There There Tommy Orange F Orange, Tommy
March 10 The Mothers Brit Bennett F Bennett, Brit
April 14 The Great Alone Kristin Hannah F Hannah, Kristin
May 12 The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Kim Michele Richardson F Richardson, Kim M
June 9 The Woman in Cabin 10 Ruth Ware F Ware, Ruth
July 14 The Dream Daughter Diane Chamberlain F Chamberlain, Diane

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

Brown Bag Book Club
Date Title Author Location
January 28 & 30, 2020 Pachinko Min Jin Lee F Lee, Min J.
February 25 & 27 Before We Were Yours Lisa Wingate F Wingate, Lisa
March 24 & 26 Dream Daughter Diane Chamberlain F Chamberlain, Diane
April 28 & 30 Woman in Cabin 10 Ruth Ware F Ware, Ruth
May 26 & 28 The Mothers Brit Bennett F Bennett, Brit
June 23 & 25 The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Kim Michele Richardson F Richardson, Kim M.
July 28 & 30 There There Tommy Orange F Orange, Tommy

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

On The Same Page
Date Title Author Location
January 15, 2020 A Place for Us Fatima Farheen Mirza F Mirza, Fatima F.
February 19 Next Year in Havana Chanel Cleeton F Cleeton, Chanel
March 18 The Woman in Cabin 10 Ruth Ware F Ware, Ruth
April 15 The Mothers Brit Bennett F Bennett, Brit
May 20 Dream Daughter Diane Chamberlain F Chamberlain, Diane
June 17 The Great Alone Kristin Hannah F Hannah, Kristin
July 15 An American Marriage Tayari Jones F Jones, Tayari

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