Book Clubs at EPL
What to read... what to read...
Several EPL branches host and run book clubs for a wide variety of reading tastes. They range from a book club about Vampire Romance, to a book club on non-fiction for pleasure, to a book club for lovers of Greek classics.
Take a look at the 100+ Book Club Kits in our catalogue to find the right one for you and your book club.
Book Club Kits Frequently Asked Questions:
- Each book club kit contains 10 books of the same title.
- Book club kits are only available by placing a hold on the specific title contained in each book kit.
- Requested book club kits will be sent to your branch (similar to a regular hold) where they can be picked up at the customer service desk.
- The book club kit loan period is six weeks.
- Book club kits are renewable if there are no outstanding holds.
- The member who signed out the book club kit is responsible for the return of the complete book kit which includes the 10 books and the bag.
- A six dollar replacement fee will be charged for each book that is missing from the book club kit.
- A fifty dollar replacement fee will be charged if the entire book club kit is lost or misplaced.
- A fifty dollar replacement fee will be charged if the bag is missing.
Can't find exactly what your book club is looking for? Maybe these databases will help your book club.
- NoveList Plus
Includes Author Read-alikes - a great help when you've read everything by your favorite author.
- Fiction Connection
Find similar books or browse by setting, genre, time period, characters and more. Includes only U.S. titles.
- Books & Authors (formerly What Do I Read Next)
Search by genre and very specific sub-genres (e.g., Mystery - Police Procedural). Helps you find a book based on a book that you like. Also has a keyword based, "Who What Where When" search.