Did you know you can check out a tote bag full of copies of the same book to use for your book discussion group? One person from your group can check out a bag that contains at least ten copies of a title and a book discussion guide with discussion questions, author biographies, and reviews. Each bag can be checked out for two months.
To view a list of available titles click “Search our catalog”, select Title Keyword or Series Browse and type “Book Club in a Bag”.
Second Wednesdays at 7:30 pm
Read books about relationships within families and couples, with friends and frenemies, and the wider world. Enjoy emotionally satisfying stories by favorite authors and by authors that may become your new favorites! Ask for the current book at the Reference Desk.
Interested in discussing mystery, murder and intrigue? Join us for an afternoon of mystery on the second Wednesday of the month at 2:30pm. Limited copies of each book are available at the library.
The Grace United Methodist Church Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month from 6-8 pm at the library. All are welcome to attend. Here are some of the books we will be reading in 2019:
February 21 – The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
March 21 – The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood
April – No discussion
May 16 – Kiss Carlo by Adriana Trigiani
June 18 – Her Mother’s Hope by Francine Rivers
July 18 – Her Daughter’s Dream by Francine Rivers
August 15 – A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
September 19 – Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney
First Thursdays of the month from 7:00-8:30pm. All are welcome! Come join us for a lively discussion of a variety of fiction and non-fiction books. Please register at the Reference Desk. Here are the selections we will be reading in 2019:
January 3 – My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
February 7 – The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian
March 7 – The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
April 4 – Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
May 2 – Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
June 6 – Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
July 11 – Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
August 1 – The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
September 5 – The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
October 3 – The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern
November 7 – The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
December 5 – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
IVPL’s Monday Morning Book Club meets the second Monday of every month at 10 am. We’ll read books from IVPL’s Book-Club-in-a-Bag. (more…)