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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

July 23rd at 6pm
Redford

  • Location: Redford
  • Date: July 23rd Mon
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

Come for a fun discussion; help select books for future discussions. This month's book: "Sweet Tomorrows" by Debbie Macomber. Get a copy to check out from Redford’s reference desk.

Adult Book Club on Monday, July 23 at 6:00pm

Adult Book Club

July 25th at 1pm
Douglass

  • Location: Douglass
  • Date: July 25th Wed
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

Book Club meets on the 4th Wednesday. Call or attend to receive a digital copy of the books. Light refreshments provided. Registration required.

Adult Book Club on Wednesday, July 25 at 1:00pm

Adult Book Club

July 26th at 6pm
Duffield

  • Location: Duffield
  • Date: July 26th Thu
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

The Duffield Book Club is reading Welcome to My World by Curtis Bunn. Join us for a lively discussion.

Adult Book Club on Thursday, July 26 at 6:00pm

Adult Book Club

July 30th at 6pm
Redford

  • Location: Redford
  • Date: July 30th Mon
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

Come for a fun discussion; help select books for future discussions. This month's book: "Sweet Tomorrows" by Debbie Macomber. Get a copy to check out from Redford’s reference desk.

Adult Book Club on Monday, July 30 at 6:00pm

No-Book-In-Particular Club

July 31st at 3pm
Chaney

  • Location: Chaney
  • Date: July 31st Tue
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

Stop by after school to hang out, play games, and talk about whatever book or TV show you've been enjoying recently.

No-Book-In-Particular Club on Tuesday, July 31 at 3:00pm
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