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Book Clubs

Are you interested in talking about books? View our book club schedule, where you can register to join or attend a book club! New members are always welcome.

Reading Central

Small Great Things
Jodi Picoult

Tuesday, June 13 at 6:30 pm
Central Library

Grand Reads

The Birth House
Ami McKay

Wednesday, June 21 at 6:30 pm
Grand River Stanley Park

Coffee & Crime

Leaving Everything Most Loved
Jacqueline Winspear

Wednesday, July 5 at 10 am
Central Library

Special Event

Books in the Park

Wednesday, July 5 at 1 pm
Victoria Park
(by the Clock Tower)

Reading Central

The Bookshop on the Corner
Jenny Colgan

Tuesday, July 11 at 6:30 pm
Central Library

Special Event

Books in the Park

Wednesday, July 19 at 1 pm
Victoria Park
(by the Clock Tower)

Grand Reads

Heirs and Graces
Rhys Bowen

Wednesday, July 19 at 6:30 pm
Grand River Stanley Park

Book Club Sets

A common challenge for book clubs is finding enough copies for all their members. Kitchener Public Library makes it easier by offering book club sets that can be checked out for an extended loan period of six weeks.

Each book club set includes 10 copies of the book and (when available) a reading guide, packaged in a cloth bag. The person who borrows the book club set assumes responsibility for returning it to the library.

Browse book club sets in library catalogue PDF iconPrint a complete list of book club sets

Lost Book? Returned Late?

A book club set is not considered returned until all 10 copies of the book, the reading guide, and the cloth bag have been returned. If the set is returned late, the overdue fine is $2.00 per day. The person who borrowed the set will be charged a replacement cost for any books missing from the set.

More questions? Contact Us!

Library staff can help you choose the right set for your book club, and answer any questions you may have about the book club sets.

For more information about our special services for book clubs, please contact:

Laura Peacock
Librarian, Information Services
Phone: 519.743.0271 x 230
Email: laura.peacock@kpl.org