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Book Clubs

Hot Book Club Titles

  • The Book of Negroes : a Novel
    The Book of Negroes : a Novel
    The book of negroes : [a novel]
    Hill, Lawrence, 1957-
    Pub.Year: 2007
    ISBN: 9781443408981
    Call #: FICTION HIL
    The Book of Negroes : a Novel - by: Lawrence Hill
  • The White Masai : an Exotic Tale of Love and Adventure
    The White Masai : an Exotic Tale of Love and Adventure
    The white Masai : [an exotic tale of love and adventure]
    Hofmann, Corinne.
    Pub.Year: 2005
    ISBN: 9780061131523
    Call #: 967. 62 HOF H 2005
    The White Masai : an Exotic Tale of Love and Adventure - by: Corinne Hofmann
  • Cloud Atlas : a Novel
    Cloud Atlas : a Novel
    Cloud atlas : a novel
    Mitchell, David (David Stephen)
    Pub.Year: 2004
    ISBN: 9780345807472
    Call #: FICTION MIT
    Cloud Atlas : a Novel - by: David (David Stephen) Mitchell
  • The Alchemist : [a fable about following your dream]
    The Alchemist : [a fable about following your dream] - by: Paulo Coelho

What is a Book Club Bag?

A Book Club Bag is an all-in-one set of 10 copies of a popular title for your book club. The bags also contain sample reviews and information on how to read a book for discussion, how to lead a book discussion and sample discussion questions. The loan is for 6 weeks with no renewals, and you can have up to two sets out at any time.

What titles are available?

There are over 110 titles in this collection, ranging from the latest "must read" literary fiction titles to popular nonfiction and memoir.

Find them in the catalogue

Where can I pick up books for my club?

Place a hold on these titles just as you would for a regular item, then pick up at the library location that's most convenient for you! If you'd prefer to browse through the bags in person, you can find collections at the following locations:

    • 11161 Bonaventure Drive SE - T2J 6S1

 

When you're finished, please be sure to check that all items are in the bag, and return it to staff at any location. Note that the Book Club Bags do not fit in the book return chutes.