Program NoticeThe Rise and Shine program scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 21) has been cancelled.

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
July 9 Pachinko Min Jin Lee F Lee, Min J.
August 13 Story of Arthur Truluv Elizabeth Berg F Berg, Elizabeth
September 10 Next Year in Havana Chanel Cleeton F Cleeton, Chanel
October 8 An American Marriage Tayari Jones F Jones, Tayari
November 12 A Place for Us Fatima Farheen Mirza F Mirza, Fatima F.
Janurary 14, 2020 Before We Were Yours Lisa Wingate F Wingate, Lisa

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

Brown Bag Book Club
Date Title Author Location
July 23 & 25 Beneath a Scarlet Sky Mark Sullivan F Sullivan, Mark
August 27 & 29 Hillbilly Elegy J. D. Vance 305.5 VAN
September 24 & 26 A Place For Us Fatima Farheen Mirza F Mirza, Fatima F.
October 29 & 31 Next Year in Havanna Chanel Cleeton F Cleeton, Chanel
November 19 & 21 An American Marriage Tayari Jones F Jones, Tayari
January 28 & 30, 2020 Pachinko Min Jin Lee F Lee, Min J.

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

On The Same Page
Date Title Author Location
July 17 We Were the Lucky Ones Georgia Hunter F Hunter, Georgia
August 21 Before We Were Yours Lisa Wingate F Wingate, Lisa
September 18 There There Tommy Orange F Orange, Tommy
October 16 Pachinko Min Jin Lee F Lee, Min J.
November 20 Hillbilly Elegy J. D. Vance 305.5 VAN
January 15, 2020 A Place for Us Fatima Farheen Mirza F Mirza, Fatima F.

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