Book Groups

YDL offers a variety of book groups for children, teens, and adults. Joining a book group is a great way to meet new people and experience the fun of discussing a book together.


African American Authors

Adults

Meets the last Tuesday of the month at 7 pm in the Community Room. For details, call 420-4110, ext. 1306.
YDL-Whittaker


Comics Literary Society

Adults/teens

Meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 pm. Come join YDL’s newest book club as we explore graphic novels, graphic nonfiction and comic strips from different countries and different subcultures. For details, call 482-4110, ext. 1385.
YDL-Michigan


Teen Fantasy Book Group

TEENS

Meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 pm in the storyroom. Readers choose books based on the recommendations of the group leader. Call to register: 482-4110, ext 1326. For ages 12-17.
YDL-Whittaker


Book Buddies

Young Readers

Meets one Saturday per month at 2 pm in the storyroom. Discuss the selected books and enjoy a craft and small snack. Call to register: 482-4110, ext 1340. For grades 1-3.
YDL-Whittaker


ESL Book Group

Adults

Study English as a Second Language in a casual, comfortable atmosphere. The group uses books and other materials written in English as a framework for conversation. To learn more, call Washtenaw Literacy at 482-4110 ext. 1385 or 1320.
YDL-Michigan


Xtreme Readers Club

Teens, adults

For ages 15-22. Meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6 pm. Explore themes of race and class through contemporary teen fiction. For details, call 482-4110, ext. 1390.
YDL-Michigan


Kids Only Book Club

Young Readers

The Kids Only Book Club is for kids in grades 3-5. The club meets monthly for snacks and discussion about books selected just for them. Registration is required by calling 482-4110, ext. 1390.
YDL-Michigan


Monday Evening Book Group

Adults

Meets the second Monday of the month at 7 pm, Conference Room 1C. For details, call 482-4110, ext. 1306.
YDL-Whittaker


Parent/Child Book Group

youth

Meets one Monday evening each month at 7 pm. For readers in 4th – 6th grades and their parent or other significant adult in their lives. Join us for great discussions of books selected just for you. Registration required: 482-4110, ext. 1343.
YDL-Whittaker


Mystery Lovers Book Group

Adults

Join other amateur sleuths once a month on Wednesdays at 2 pm in Conference Room 1C to discuss mystery novels. For details, call 420-4110, ext. 1356
YDL-Whittaker


Thursday Morning Book Group

Adults

Meets the first Thursday of each month at 10:30 am in Conference room 1C. For details, call 480-4110, ext. 1356.
YDL-Whittaker


Girls Only Tween Book Club

young readers

For ages 10-13. Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 pm. For details, call 482-4110, ext. 1390.
YDL-Michigan


Boys Book Club

young readers

For ages 9-13. Meets the first Saturday of the month at 11 am. For details, call 482-4110, ext. 1390.
YDL-Michigan

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