Book Groups & Book Discussion Kits

Library Book Groups

Cook the Book | Second Monday at 7:00 PM

Do you love browsing through cookbooks, trying new recipes, and then sampling and sharing new dishes? If so, grab your apron and sign up! We pick the cookbooks, you select and make a recipe from one of the cookbooks, then we all get together to share the finished products and discuss the book.

  • November 2 - Sweetie-licious Pies/Linda Hundt

Third Monday at 7:00 PM

  • September 21 - Hammer Head/Nina MacLaughlin
  • October 19 - Age of Miracles/Karen Thompson Walker

Third Thursday at 1:00 PM

  • September 17 - Title selection to be determined.
  • October 15 - Title selection to be determined.
  • November 19 - Title selection to be determined.
  • December 17 - Title selection to be determined.

Book Bunch | Second Wednesday at 12:30 PM at the Orion Center

  • September 9 - Title selection to be determined.
  • October 14 - Title selection to be determined.
  • November 11 - Title selection to be determined.
  • December 9 - Title selection to be determined.

Next Chapter Book Club at CJ's

Mondays at 10:00 AM (No meeting on the Second Monday of each month or February 16)
Tuesdays at 10:00 AM

The Outreach Department is committed to bringing the library to people who would otherwise not be able to utilize our services. The library is currently hosting two book discussions for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area. Both groups meet at CJ’s Lakeside Grill in Downtown Lake Orion. If you know anyone with special needs who would be interested in joining our book discussion please contact the Outreach Services Department at 248.693.3000 x309.

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Email Book Clubs
Every day, Monday through Friday, you will receive in your email a five minute selection from a chapter of a book. By the end of the week, you’ll have read 2 – 3 chapters.  Every Monday we start new books. Sign up and start reading.

Book Discussion KitBook Discussion Kits  |  List of Available Kits

Each kit contains:

  • multiple copies of each title
  • suggested discussion questions
  • an author interview and / or biography
  • sign-out sheet for your use when distributing books to your group members

Kit circulation policy:

  • may be checked out for 6 weeks
  • may be renewed for 1 additional week if there are no holds
  • holds may be placed on 1 kit at a time
  • the fine for an overdue discussion kit is $ 1.00 per day
  • the fine for a kit returned incomplete is $ 1.00 per day

When distributing discussion kit books to your group members, please tell them to return the book to you, not the library.

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