Is your book club looking for its next title?
Then check out one of our Book Club Kits! Each kit has 5-10 copies of the title and comes with a discussion guide and sign-out sheet, all placed in a handy tote bag. Just search for "book club kit" in our catalog! We have a selection of fiction and non-fiction titles to choose from.
How to get a book club kit
- Have a member of your book club place a hold on the kit. The library will notify that member once the kit is ready for pick up at their selected library branch.
- The member who checked out the kit will distribute copies of the book to book club members. This person will be financially responsible for all items in the book club kit.
Book club kit contents
- 5-10 copies of the book
- Discussion guide
- Sign out sheet to keep track of the books
- Book Club Kit contents list
- Book club kits check out for 6 weeks. Kits cannot be renewed. Overdue fines are the same as for a regular book item ($0.30/day).
- Replacement costs are as follows:
- Full kit replacement: $125
- Book: $10
- Discussion guide: $10
- Tote bag: $30
- Replacement fees are non-refundable once paid.
- Before returning the book club kit to the library, please check the contents of the kit against the contents list. Library staff will do this as well upon return.
- Book club kits must be returned to a library service desk during library open hours. DO NOT return kits via the automated machines or drop boxes.
Book club kit titles currently available:
- Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
- Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
- The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez
- Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
- Calling Invisible Women by Jeanne Ray
- The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick
- Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
- Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
- Evicted by Matthew Desmond
- Florence Gordon by Brian Morton
- The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
- The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
- Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
- How Does It Feel to Be A Problem? by Moustafa Bayoumi
- I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Caitlin Alifirenka
- Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
- Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
- My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward by Mark Lukach
- The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
- A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder by Michael Pollan
- The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum
- White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg