Our Book Clubs will be held virtually until further notice.
Visit our program calendar for more details.
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
An exciting book club that mixes good books and good conversation! Feel free to bring dinner.
- Brown Bag Book Club – Last Tuesday and/or Thursday of the month, Noon to 1:00 PM
Join us for a midday book discussion! Feel free to bring your lunch.
- On the Same Page – Third Wednesday of the month, Noon to 1:00 PM
Spend time with other book enthusiasts! Feel free to bring a snack.
Books for the book clubs can be
checked out at the Services Desk or scheduled for curbside pickup 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. For more information, contact Susan at 515-331-6776.
Book Talks Available On Demand
Can’t make it to a book club meeting? Our book club facilitator offers pre-recorded book talks to inspire you to explore these titles yourself!
The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
The Mothers by Brit Bennett
The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
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.
Reader’s Advisory Service
Looking for a book recommendation? We’re always happy to introduce you to a new author or title and select works from a particular genre. Just complete our Reader’s Advisory form and we’ll get you ready for your next experience. Find something you like? Submit a review.
|August 11, 2020||The Lost Man||Jane Harper||F Harper, Jane|
|September 8||Carnegie's Maid||Marie Benedict||F Benedict, Marie|
|October 13||The Great Alone||Kristin Hannah||F Hannah, Kristin|
|November 10||The Dearly Beloved||Cara Wall||F Wall, Cara|
|January 12, 2021||The German Midwife||Mandy Robotham||F Robotham, Mandy|
|August 27, 2020||Carnegie's Maid||Marie Benedict||F Benedict, Marie|
|September 24||The Dearly Beloved||Cara Wall||F Wall, Cara|
|October 27 & 29||The German Midwife||Mandy Robotham||F Robotham, Mandy|
|November 17 & 19||The Lost Man||Jane Harper||F Harper, Jane|
|January 26 & 28, 2021||Finding Dorothy||Elizabeth Letts||F Letts, Elizabeth|
|August 19, 2020||The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek||Kim Michele Richardson||F Richardson, Kim Michele|
|September 16||The Lost Man||Jane Harper||F Harper, Jane|
|October 21||Finding Dorothy||Elizabeth Letts||F Letts, Elizabeth|
|November 18||Carnegie's Maid||Marie Benedict||F Benedict, Marie|
|January 20, 2021||The Dearly Beloved||Cara Wall||F Wall, Cara|