Book Clubs & Chats


Can't wait to tell your friends and family about the new book you are reading? Join one of the Library's Book Clubs & Chats.

 

Central

Book: Title Coming Soon Shelf Awareness
Last Wednesday of the Month at 6 p.m. | Feb. 23 | March 30 | April 27 | May 25
Gather monthly to discuss a book selected by the group. Registration required.
  February's Selection: TBA


Keystone

Book: The Wives Book Nook - postponed due to the COVID - check back for updates
Third Monday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. | Feb. 21 | March 21 | April 18 | May 16
Join us monthly for a book discussion with friends old and new. Stop on in to pick up a copy of this month's book. Registration required. Register for each month's session by clicking on the date above.
  February's Selection: The Wives by Tarryn Fisher Next Month's Selection: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens


South

Icon: Neighborhood Book Chats Neighborhood Book Chats
Select Days Each Month at 12:30 p.m. | Feb. 23 | March 23 | April 27 | May 11
Bring a lunch and join us as we chat about books, both old favorites and new releases.


West River

Book: Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law Nonfiction Book Club | Note: February's book club is virtual. Registration is required to receive access to the link for the book club meeting. Registration closes 24-hours before the book club. Book Club link is emailed 3-hours prior to the start time.
Second Wednesday of the Month at 6 p.m. | Feb. 9 | March 6 | April 13 | May 15
Join our book club for nonfiction fans and read a narrative nonfiction book that we will discuss together. Registration required. Register for each month's session by clicking on the date above.
  February's Selection: Fuzz by Mary Roach Next Month's Selection: Educated by Tara Westover
Book: Anxious People The PageTurners | NEW! - postponed due to the COVID - check back for updates
Second Thursday of the Month at 6 p.m. | Feb. 10 | March 7 |  April 14 | May 16
Pick up these popular reads for this new book club. Books will be available for pick up at West River. Registration required. Register for each month's session by clicking on the date above. 
  February's Selection: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman Next Month's Selection: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager

Virtual

Book: Julie & Julia Home Comforts
First Monday of the Month at 5:45 p.m. |  Feb. 7 | March 7 | April 4 | May 2
Enjoy this virtual book club from the comfort of your own home. Registration is required to receive access to the link for the book club meeting. Registration closes 24-hours before the book club. Register for each month's session by clicking on the date above.
  February's Selection: Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julie Powell  
Book: Hotel Dare Teen Comic Book Club
First Wednesday of the Month at 4 p.m. |  Feb. 2 | March 2 | April 6 
Join us in an online video chat to discuss a different comic book every month. All comics can be found on hoopla, a free media app--all you need is your library card and a valid email. Registration is required to receive access to the link for the book club meeting. Registration closes 24-hours before the book club. Register for each month's session by clicking on the date above
  February's Selection: Hotel Dare by Terry Blas  
   

Outreach

Books on Tap Books on Tap at the Foundry | 525 Broad St. in Elyria
Third Thursday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. | Feb. 17 | March 17 | April 21 | May 19
Let's get together at The Foundry Kitchen & Bar in downtown Elyria to talk about our latest and favorite reads! If you are interested in joining, please email outreach@elyrialibrary.org.
Book: A Walk in the Woods Books & Bikes | NEW, beginning in May 2022 | Starting Point: EPLS West River
Second Saturday of the Month at 9:30 a.m. | May 14 | June 11 | July 9 | Aug. 13 | Sept. 10 | Oct. 8

Bring your bike because this monthly discussion group will start off with a 5-mile bike ride from EPLS West River to the Day's Dam picnic area of the Black River Reservation. Once there, we will discuss the month's reading and finish off the program with a ride back to the library! Discussion books can be picked up at EPLS West River. Rain Dates: The book discussion will be held at the same time inside EPLS West River.

May's Selection: A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson