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. April 27 | May 25
Gather monthly to discuss a book selected by the group. Registration required.
  April's Selection: TBA


Keystone

Book: The Mystery of Mrs. Christie Book Nook 
Third Monday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. | 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.
  May's Selection: The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict Next Month's Selection: TBA                                              


South

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


West River

Book: Title Coming Soon Nonfiction Book Club 
Second Wednesday of the Month at 6 p.m. | May 11
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.
  May's Selection: Yours Cruelly, Elvira by Cassandra Peterson Next Month's Selection: TBA
Book: Personal Librarian The PageTurners | NEW!
Second Thursday of the Month at 6 p.m. | May 12
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. 
  May's Selection: The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict Next Month's Selection: TBA

Virtual

Book: When the Stars Go Dark Home Comforts
First Monday of the Month at 5:45 p.m. | 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.
  March's Selection: When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McClain  
   

Outreach

Books on Tap Books on Tap at the Foundry | 525 Broad St. in Elyria
Third Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. | Feb. 17 | March 15 | April 19 | May 17
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 

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

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