Book Clubs & Programs
Book Club Kits
Book Club Kits are provided to help support reading groups and others who wish to read and discuss the same book. The kits provide 10 copies of books as well as discussion information packaged in a convenient canvas bag.
The Book Club Kits check out for six weeks. Book Club Kits may be found on the first floor near the Help Desk. Book Club Kits may be checked out by all patrons; there are no residency requirements.
All Iowa Reads
All of Iowa is reading Lila by Marilynne Robinson! Get in on the 2016 discussion now by taking part in All Iowa Reads, a project of the Iowa Center for the Book.
The purpose of All Iowa Reads is to encourage Iowans statewide to read and talk about a single title in the same year. For more information about the All Iowa Reads program visit the All Iowa Reads website or contact the Library at 319.356.5200.Read More About All Iowa Reads
One Community, One Book
Without You, There Is No Us: My Time With the Sons of North Korea's Elite by Suki Kim has been selected as the 2016 book choice for One Community, One Book. Community forums take place mid-September through mid-November.
One Community-One Book: All Johnson County Reads is a community-wide reading project sponsored by the University of Iowa Center forHuman Rights (UICHR) that annually runs from the middle of September through the middle of November. The book is selected by a committee and announced in the Spring preceding the reading project.
One Community-One Book: All Johnson County Reads is a community-wide reading project that annually runs from the middle of September through the middle of November. The book is selected by a committee and announced in the Spring preceding the reading project.Read More About One Community, One Book