Book Groups for Adults

WCDPL Book Clubs offer something for every reading taste. Titles for Fall 2016 are below; select a book jacket for details.

Coffee Talk with Kristin Wetzel--Meets Thursdays at 10 am in the 2nd Floor Meeting Room. 

4/19  Life and Times of Persimmon Wilson by Nancy Peacock
5/17 News of the World by Paulette Jiles, Community Reads 2018
6/21  Book to Movie Day, Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin
7/26 Confessions of a Domestic Failure by Bunmi Laditan
8/16 Pen to Palette at Toledo Museum of Art (2445 Monroe St., Toledo). The Lost Painting by Jonathan Harr. Group meets at 10:15 am at the museum for a custom tour based on Harr's book.

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Monday Mysteries with Mary Callahan Boone--Meets Mondays at 7 pm in the Carter House (307 N. Church St., directly behind WCDPL). Monday Mysteries explores the best in contemporary and classic crime fiction. Get your thrills @WCDPL.


The Drifter by Nicholas Petrie


Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Ella MacNeal

7/10 Thriller Tuesday meeting. Manhattan Mayhem, ed. Mary Higgins Clark. Reader's choice of a short story. Also News of the World by Paulette Jiles, Community Reads 2018.

        August & September, no meeting.

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Read for Inspiration with Deb Born--Meets Wednesdays at 10:30 in the 2nd Floor Reading Lounge.

5/2 In This Moment by Karen Kingsbury
6/6 News of the World by Paulette Jiles, Community Reads 2018
  July & August, no meeting.

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Just the Facts with Anne Render--Meets Tuesdays at 10:30 am in the 2nd Floor Meeting Room.

4/24 Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
5/22 A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
6/26 The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe
7/24 American Wolf by Nate Blakeslee
8/28 Code Girls by Liza Mundy

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Page to Table  with Kristin Wetzel & Jenny Swope--Meets Mondays at 6:30 pm in the Carter House.

Each month Page to Table explores a different culinary theme. Cookbooks supporting the monthly theme will be on display in front of the 1st Floor Check-out Desk. Select a cookbook and a recipe that catches your fancy. Prepare the recipe to share at the group's monthly meeting. Bring your prepared dish, its recipe (noting any changes you make), and a serving utensil to the meeting. The library will provide eating utensils and dinnerware. 

5/14 Dinner Solved by Katie Workman
6/11 Lidia's Italy in America by Lidia Batianich
7/9 How to Cook Everything Vegetarian by Mark Bittman
  August, no meeting.

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Diversity in America with Jim Litwin--Meets Tuesdays in the 1st Floor Meeting Room, unless otherwise noted.

612 All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor
July Visit to Detroit Institute of Arts All details to be announced
8/14  Mudbound film screening

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Walbridge Branch Library Book Discussion Groups

Area book clubs, need books for your group? Contact the Information Desk.

Download lists of the library's book groups' previous selections below.