Book Clubs

Book Club

The Lapeer District Library has four Book Clubs that meet at various times throughout our branches. Each club has a list of the book titles they will be reading each month. Books will be available at the previous month’s meeting or stop into the branch to learn how to obtain the book.

LDL Book Clubs are open to all and new members are always welcome. For more information about a certain club see the drop down menu below or contact the branch holding the event.

2024 Overall Book Club Brochure

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Pizza & Pages

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Marguerite deAngeli Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Marguerite deAngeli Branch
Room: deAngeli Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

Join us for our tween Pizza & Pages monthly book club! 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Metamora Book Club

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Metamora Branch
Library Branch: Metamora Branch
Room: Metamora Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:

The Metamora Book Club meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 1- 3 PM at the Metamora Branch. Registration is not required and new members are always welcome.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hadley Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hadley Branch
Library Branch: Hadley Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:

The Hadley Book Club meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 6 pm to 7 pm at the Hadley Branch. Registration is not required and new members are always welcome.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Pizza & Pages

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Marguerite deAngeli Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Marguerite deAngeli Branch
Room: deAngeli Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:

Join us for our tween Pizza & Pages monthly book club! 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Marguerite deAngeli Book Club

11:30am - 12:30pm
Marguerite deAngeli Branch
Library Branch: Marguerite deAngeli Branch
Room: deAngeli Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:

If you enjoy reading and sharing books with other adults, check out the LDL Book Discussion Group. This book discussion group usually meets the fourth Friday of each month at 11:30 am at the Marguerite deAngeli Branch Library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Metamora Book Club

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Metamora Branch
Library Branch: Metamora Branch
Room: Metamora Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:

The Metamora Book Club meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 1- 3 PM at the Metamora Branch. Registration is not required and new members are always welcome.

The deAngeli Book Club meets the 4th Friday of each month at 11:30 AM at the Marguerite deAngeli Branch Library. Registration is not required and new members are always welcome. The December meeting will take place on the 2nd Friday, December 13. 

Upcoming Dates

2024 Titles

  • January 26 The Day the World Came to Town by Jim Defede
  • February 23 Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson
  • March 22 Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
  • April 26 The Library Book by Susan Orleans
  • May 24 Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • June 28 Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post by Allison Pataki
  • July 26 Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
  • August 28 Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn
  • September 27 Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  • October 25 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  • November 22 Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley
  • December 13 Now is Not the Time to Panic by Kevin Wilson

Please see the deAngeli Branch for more information.

The Hadley Book Club meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 6 - 7 PM at the Hadley Branch. Registration is not required and new members are always welcome.

Upcoming Dates

2024 Titles

  • January 11 Broken (in the Best Possible Way) by Jenny Lawson, Non-Fiction
  • February 8 The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
  • March 14 Circe by Madeline Miller
  • April 11 Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
  • May 9 Still Alice by Lisa Genova
  • June 13 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • July 11 The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
  • August 8 Reader's Choice
  • September 12 The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
  • October 10 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, Non-Fiction
  • November 14 The Night Watchman by Erdrich Louise
  • December 12 The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

Please see the Hadley Branch for more information. 

The Metamora Book Club meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 1- 3 PM at the Metamora Branch. Registration is not required and new members are always welcome.

Upcoming Dates

2024 Titles

  • January 10 The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
  • February 14 What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
  • March 13 West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge
  • April 10 The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
  • May 8 Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
  • June 12 Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
  • July 10 The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline
  • August 14 Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
  • September 11 Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
  • October 9 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  • November 13 Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • December 11 The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin

Please see the Metamora Branch for more information. 

The Otter Lake Book Club meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 12 PM. No meetings June - August and the October date is pushed to the third week. New members always welcome!

Upcoming Dates

2024 Titles

  • January 8 Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher
  • February 12 Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  • March 11 A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  • April 8 The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
  • May 13 Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
  • September 9 Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
  • October 21 Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
  • November 11 Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams
  • December 9 Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley

The Otter Lake Branch also hosts a Cookbook Club on the 4th Thursday of the month January - May from at 4 PM. Stop into the branch to choose a recipe from the designated cookbook and bring it in for a tasting and discussion.

Please see the Otter Lake Branch for more information. 

Book Club discussion bag

Book Club Discussion Kits

Want to start your own book club? Our Book Club Discussion Kits include a sign-out sheet, discussion and guideline sheets and ten copies of the book, with some kits including an extra large print copy.

See the list of available kits or contact the deAngeli Branch for more information. 

The deAngeli Branch also has a small number of Junior Book Club Discussion Kits available in the Children's Department. Each kit includes a sign-out sheet, a discussion sheet, one foam cube, and ten copies of the book. Contact the deAngeli Branch for a list of available kits. 

Book Club Discussion Kits each checkout for 6 weeks and can be renewed for two weeks as long at they are not requested by another patron. The person who checks out the book club kit is responsible for lost, missing or damaged items in the kit, including the bag.