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Love to Read and Talk About It?

If you're an avid reader and would like to discuss books with others, join one of our book discussion groups. Call the Ask Us desk for more information: (440) 250‑5462. Come join the fun!

Book & Author Events
Thu, Feb 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media for a storytime celebrating Black History Month.

Fri, Feb 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to hear YS Staff read the first chapter of a book appropriate for children in grades K-4.

Mon, Mar 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to learn about Charley Harper and how to make puffy paint at home!

Tue, Mar 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
Have you been meaning to read more? Join other teens in grades 7-12 via Zoom for a dedicated hour to silently read. Bring your own book.

Thu, Mar 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Programming 2
Join us as we launch a new discussion group on Thursday evenings. March's title is available on demand in ebook format in the Hoopla app.

Fri, Mar 05, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to hear YS Staff read the first chapter of a book appropriate for children in grades K-4.

Tue, Mar 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom
As a continued precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this book discussion will be held on Zoom. Registration required. Instructions below. Register

Wed, Mar 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Calm your body and mind with some yoga with Miss Nancy!

Wed, Mar 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
An online Zoom meet up for writers in grades 7-12.

Fri, Mar 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to hear YS Staff read the first chapter of a book appropriate for children in grades K-4.

Tue, Mar 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
Bring a book to rave about or find your next favorite! An open discussion for Teens in grades 7-12 who love to read.

Wed, Mar 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom
The Wednesday Book Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month. A limited number of books are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.Register

Wed, Mar 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
An online Zoom meet up for writers in grades 7-12.

Fri, Mar 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to hear YS Staff read the first chapter of a book appropriate for children in grades K-4.

Thursday Night Book Discussion

Join us as we launch a new discussion group on Thursday evenings. We will meet on the 1st Thursday evening of every other month at 7 pm— March, May, July, September & November. Due to the extended time frame, participants will need to obtain their own copies of each month's title. Find more information in the event calendar.

  • 2021
    • The Last Flight by Julie Clark
    • The Girl He Used to Know by Tracey Garvis Graves
    • The Safe Place by Anna Downes
    • What You Wish For by Katherine Center
    • The Girl in the Mirror by Rose Carlyle

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion

This group meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7 pm: check the event calendar for our next meeting. Books are available at the Circulation Desk and new members are always welcome. 

  • 2021
    • "The Daughters of Erietown" by Connie Schultz
    • "The Lost Man" by Jane Harper
    • The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
    • "American Dirt" by Jeanine Cummins
    • "The Death of Vivek Oji" by Akwaeke Emezi
    • Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
    • Less by Andrew Sean Greer
    • The Night Tiger by?Yangsze?Choo
    • The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult

Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Our Wednesday afternoon group meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 2:00pm: check the event calendar for our next meeting. Books are available at the Circulation Desk and new members are always welcome. 

  • 2021
    • The Guest Book by Sarah Blake
    • The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers
    • Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok
    • The Golden Hour by Beatriz Williams
    • This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
    • Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman
    • Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott
Online Book Clubs

Online Book Clubs linkJoin WPPL's Online Book Clubs and start receiving chapters from popular books in your daily email.

Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll send you a portion of a book that takes only five minutes to read. Each Monday we begin a new book. Subscribe to the clubs that pique your interest—from mystery and romance to business and classics. Just give us your email address and five minutes a day, and we'll give you an exciting world of reading.

Next Chapter Book Club

WPPL hosts the Next Chapter Book Club! NCBC is an opportunity for adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities to make friends, enjoy books and have fun on a regular basis.

Club spots are limited and if you are interested in joining a club, or if you are interested in helping us provide NCBC to the community by facilitating a club, please contact the Special Needs Resource Librarian at 440-250-5471 for information.

Book Club In a Bag

Bag and books for Book Club In a BagWe also have Book Club in a Bag sets that you can check out for your own book discussion group. To help book clubs thrive, we offer sets of pre-selected fiction and nonfiction books available for a six-week loan period.

The sets contain several copies of "discuss-able" titles re-purposed from our collections and include questions and other supplemental materials to enrich your discussion. You can request a Book Club in a Bag through the Ask Us desk or by placing a hold in the online catalog.

We have bags especially for Children, Teens, Adults and Large Print.