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Book Club in a Bag

Host a book club with one of our hand-picked kits. Each bag contains: 

  • Multiple copies of the book
  • Discussion questions 
  • Author biographies and published reviews

You can check out a bag for 8 weeks. To get started, apply for a Book Club Library Card at your local branch.

Book Club in a Bag Titles

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Mosley, Walter.

Before I forget

Pitts, Leonard.

Between the world and me

Coates, Ta-Nehisi

Bring on the blessings

Jenkins, Beverly

Buying time

Samuels-Young, Pamela.

Camino Island

Grisham, John

Can't we talk about something more pleasant?

Chast, Roz

The darkest child

Phillips, Delores

Detroit 1967


A Detroit anthology


Detroit City is the place to be : the afterlife

Binelli, Mark.

The Detroit electric scheme

Johnson, D. E. (Dan E.)

Douglass' women : a novel

Rhodes, Jewell Parker.

Everything, everything

Yoon, Nicola

Fever : Little Willie John, a fast life, mysterious death

Whitall, Susan.

A good woman

Steel, Danielle.

A good woman

Steel, Danielle.

The handmaid's tale

Atwood, Margaret

Have a little faith : a true story

Albom, Mitch

Hidden figures

Lee Shetterly, Margot.

Homegoing

Gyasi, Yaa

The house at Sugar Beach : in search of a

Cooper, Helene.

The house at Sugar Beach : in search of a

Cooper, Helene.

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

Skloot, Rebecca

Instinct

Jakes, T. D.

Into the water

Hawkins, Paula

Kabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the

Rodriguez, Deborah.

Kindred

Butler, Octavia E.

Life is short but wide

Cooper, J. California.

Life is short but wide

Cooper, J. California.

A lesson before dying

Gaines, Ernest J.

A lesson before dying

Gaines, Ernest J.

A man called Ove

Backman, Fredrik

The mothers

Bennett, Brit

The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age

Alexander, Michelle.

The nightingale

Hannah, Kristin

The queen of Katwe : one girl's triumphant path to

Crothers, Tim.

Queen Sugar

Baszile, Natalie.

The quickie : a novel

Patterson, James

The quickie : a novel

Patterson, James

A second helping : a blessings novel

Jenkins, Beverly

Smash cut

Brown, Sandra

Smash cut

Brown, Sandra

Tears for my city : an autobiography of a Detroit

Dimitrieski, Dean.

Them : a novel

McCall, Nathan.

Them

McCall, Nathan.

The underground railroad

Whitehead, Colson

What my mother doesn't know

Sones, Sonya.

When breath becomes air

Kalanithi, Paul

Who asked you?

McMillan, Terry.

Writing my wrongs : life, death, and redemption in an

Senghor, Shaka

Sing, unburied, sing : a novel

Ward, Jesmyn

A legacy of spies

Le Carré, John

Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture

Vance, J. D.

Clubs at the Library

Adult Book Club

February 17th at 11am
Elmwood Park

  • Location: Elmwood Park
  • Date: February 17th Sat
  • Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

And Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue. An Oprah's Book Club selection.

Adult Book Club on Saturday, February 17 at 11:00am

Adult Book Club

February 17th at 11am
Hubbard

  • Location: Hubbard
  • Date: February 17th Sat
  • Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

The Hubbard Book Club meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month from September through May. This month we’ll be discussing The Quickie by James Patterson.

Adult Book Club on Saturday, February 17 at 11:00am

Progressionista Girls Book Club

February 17th at 11am
Redford

  • Location: Redford
  • Date: February 17th Sat
  • Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

A book club for girls, ages 8-12, where they meet fantastic women, have fun activities and take a book home to discuss at the next meeting.

Progressionista Girls Book Club on Saturday, February 17 at 11:00am

Children & Young Adult Book Club

February 17th at 3pm
Elmwood Park

  • Location: Elmwood Park
  • Date: February 17th Sat
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

Hidden Figures (Young Reader's Edition) by Margot Lee Shetterly. Come and discuss the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space!

Children & Young Adult Book Club on Saturday, February 17 at 3:00pm

Chaney Book Club

February 24th at 11:30am
Chaney

  • Location: Chaney
  • Date: February 24th Sat
  • Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

Join us for lively discussion at our Monthly Book Club. This month's book is Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Chaney Book Club on Saturday, February 24 at 11:30am

Book Club With a Twist

February 24th at 1pm
Knapp

  • Location: Knapp
  • Date: February 24th Sat
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

Join the Knapp Branch Book Club With a Twist as we discuss the book of the month and create an art project. Please register with the Children’s Librarian. 8-13 years.

Book Club With a Twist on Saturday, February 24 at 1:00pm

Campbell Branch Adult Book Discussion Group

February 24th at 3pm
Campbell

  • Location: Campbell
  • Date: February 24th Sat
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

Join us for a lively discussion about the selected book. We are accepting suggestions for future books in Spanish or English. Please contact a librarian for this month's title. Light refreshments.

Campbell Branch Adult Book Discussion Group on Saturday, February 24 at 3:00pm

Intergenerational Book Club

February 26th at 5pm
Jefferson

  • Location: Jefferson
  • Date: February 26th Mon
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

This Adult/teen discussion group is open to anyone who enjoys reading a good book. Titles will be selected by the group at this monthly teen/adult club.

Intergenerational Book Club on Monday, February 26 at 5:00pm
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