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.



Book: Personal Librarian Shelf Awareness | NEW!
Last Wednesday of the month @ 6p.m. | June 29
What makes a banned book banned? Stop by the Central Library for a night of reading dangerously and discussing a challenged/banned book!
Registration Required.
  June's Selection: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Next Month's Selection: Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult


Book: The Mystery of Mrs. Christie Book Nook 
Third Monday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. | June 20 | July 18 | August 15
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.
  June's Selection: One Perfect Summer by Brenda Novak Next Month's Selection: The Guest List by Lucy Foley                                             

West River

Book: Personal Librarian The PageTurners | NEW!
Second Thursday of the Month at 2 p.m. | June 9 | July 14 | Aug. 11
Join us for popular fiction book club, now in the afternoon! We have books reserved for you at our circulation desk; come in the month before to check it out. Registration required.  
  Junes Selection: L.A. Weather by Maria Amparo Escandon Next Month's Selection: Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid


Books on Tap Books on Tap at the Foundry | 525 Broad St. in Elyria
Third Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. | June 21 | July 19 | August 16 
Let's get together at The Foundry Kitchen and Bar to about our least and favorite reads. Find us at 525 Broad Street in Elyria. 
Book: A Walk in the Woods Books & Bikes | Starting Point: High Meadows Picnic Area of Black River Reservation
Second Saturday of the Month at 9:30 a.m. | June 11 | July 9 | Aug. 13 

Bring your bike because this monthly discussion group will start off with a 5-mile ride from the High Meadows Picnic Are of the Black River Reservation ls (1750 Ford Rd. in Elyria) to the Day's Dam picnic area of the Black River Reservation. Once there, we will discuss and finish off the program with a ride back to where we started! Discussion books can be picked up at the West River Branch Library. Helmets required. Registration Required. 

June's Selection: 

Book: A Walk in the Woods Take a Hike! 
Select Dates @ 10:30 a.m. | June 17 | July 15 | Aug. 19 

Combine your love of reading and the outdoors. Chat about what you are reading while hiking at various Lorain County Metro Park trails. 

June 17: Equestrian Trail @ Carlisle Reservation; 13630 Diagonal Rd., Lagrange, OH
July 15: Black River Loop @ Cascade; 387 Furnace  St., Elyria, OH
August 19: Rowland Nature Preserve; 7621 Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria, OH