Book Clubs of EPL: A Reading Journey for the New Year

If your New Year's resolution includes something about reading more books and perhaps a bit less Netflix, look no further! We offer a constellation of local book clubs that feature titles for readers of all interests. It's the perfect time to start a new reading journey and explore fresh perspectives. Get ready to binge… on some page-turners!


Embark on a thrilling journey through the rugged wilderness of the Pacific Northwest as you follow the story of a man who must confront his past and find redemption in the isolation of the mountains. Join us on Monday, Feb. 20 at the Idylwylde Branch to dive into this gripping story.

The Last Girl

Uncover the harrowing yet inspiring story of a young woman's survival and resilience in the face of unspeakable violence with us on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the Woodcroft Branch.

Driving Miss Norma

Join the uplifting and heartwarming journey of a nonagenarian woman and her devoted son as they travel across the country, embracing life and defying societal expectations on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the Lois Hole Library.

The Women in the Castle

This inspiring story illustrates the power of forgiveness, redemption and the resilience of the human spirit through the strength and determination of women. Journey with us on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the Londonderry Branch.

The Henna Artist

Escape to 1950s India and discover the captivating story of a young henna artist fighting for her independence and the freedom to pursue her dreams. Dare to dream with us on Friday, Feb. 24 at the Whitemud Crossing Branch.

We Have Always Been Here

Discover the powerful and moving journey of a young queer Muslim woman as she reclaims her identity and defies societal expectations on Thursday, Feb. 23 at the Riverbend Branch.

The Pull of the Stars

Experience the heart-wrenching yet hopeful story of love, loss and humanity in the midst of a 1918 flu pandemic on Thursday, Feb. 23 at the Calder Branch.


Explore the impacts of generational trauma in Indigenous communities through this intimate portrait of a Cree family on Friday, Feb. 24 at the Strathcona Branch.

The Testaments

Unlock the secrets of the oppressive regime of Gilead and the inner workings of its powerful leaders in Margaret Atwood's highly-anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale on Monday, Feb. 27 at the Castle Downs Branch.

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine 

This uplifting novel portrays a quirky and misunderstood young woman who learns the importance of self-acceptance and the power of friendship on Monday, Feb. 27 at the Capilano Branch.

The Nickel Boys

Unearth the tragic and powerful story of two boys navigating the horrors of a racist reform school in America's deep south during the ‘60s on Saturday, March 4 at the Meadows Branch.

By joining one of our book clubs, you can share your love of reading, learn from others' perspectives and continue your journey of self-improvement. Sign up today and kick off 2023 with Book Clubs of EPL!

Book Clubs of EPL