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.

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Book Groups for Adults

African American Authors


Meets the last Tuesday of the month at 7 pm in the Community Room.
For details, call 420-4110 x1306.

Monday Evening Book Group


Meets the second Monday of the month at 7 pm, Conference Room 1C.
For details, call 482-4110 x1306. 

Mystery Lovers Book Group


Join other amateur sleuths once a month on Wednesdays at 2 pm in Conference Room 1C to discuss mystery novels.
For details, call 482-4110 x1377

Thursday Morning Book Group


Meets the first Thursday of each month at 10:30 am in Conference room 1C.
For details, call 480-4110 x1356. 

ESL Book Group


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 x1320.


Book Groups for Kids

Super Readers!

Grades 1-3

Meets one Thursday per month at 7 pm in the storyroom. Discuss the selected books and enjoy a craft and small snack.
Registration required. Call: 482-4110 x1340. For grades 1-3.

Black Authors Tween Book Club


Meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6 pm. Explore themes of race and class through contemporary tween fiction.
For details, call 482-4110 x1390.

Kids Only Book Club


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 required. Call 482-4110 x1390.

Parent/Child Book Group

YOUTH IN Grades 4-6

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. Call 482-4110 x1343. 

Girls Only Tween Book Club


For ages 10-13. Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 pm.
For details, call 482-4110 x1390.



Book Groups for Teens

Teen Fantasy Book Group


Meets the fourth 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.

Just In

Glory over everything : beyond the Kitchen houseBy Grissom, Kathleen author.
From the author of the New York Times bestseller and beloved book club favorite The Kitchen House, a novel of family and long-buried secrets along the treacherous Underground Railroad.
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