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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

The Things We Keep
Sally Hepworth

Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7 pm
Central Library

Grand Reads

Medicine Walk
Richard Wagamese

Wednesday, Feb.15 at 6:30 pm
Grand River Stanley Park

Join us for PubLit, a book discussion group in a pub. We’ll talk about what we’ve been reading, while enjoying a pint or two.

Haven’t read anything lately? Come out for the conversation and get some recommendations. We’re #PubLit on Twitter.

Next Meetup: Tuesday, February 28 at 7:30pm
Descendant's Beer & Beverage Co.


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 Print 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