Book Groups & Book Discussion Kits

The Orion Library offers a variety of book group options throughout the month, as well as an email book club and book club kits for those of you with book clubs of your own. New members are always welcome.

Book Groups at the Library

Monday Evenings

Monday, October 17 at 6:00 PM
The Turner House by Angela Flournoy
Monday, October 24 at 7:00 PM
Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland by Amanda Berry & Gina DeJesus
at undetermined location
Monday, November 21 at 6:00 PM
House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout

Thursday Afternoons

Thursday, October 20 at 1:30 PM
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
Thursday, November 17 at 1:30 PM
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
Thursday, December 15 at 1:30 PM
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

Cook the Book

Grab your apron and sign up! You select and make a recipe from the cookbook chosen, bring enough to share, and meet to discuss and sample recipes from that month’s cookbook.

Monday, October 3 at 7:00 PM
The Soup Club Cookbook by Williams-Sonoma Soup
Monday, December 5 at 7:00 PM
Betty Crocker Christmas Cookies
- or -
The Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookbook

Library Book Groups In the Community

Book Bunch at the Orion Center (Map It)

Wednesday, October 12 at 12:30 PM
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
Wednesday, November 9 at 12:30 PM
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
Wednesday, December 14 at 12:30 PM
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

Dine, Drink & Discuss – Monday Evening Book Discussion (previously C-Pub Book Discussion)

Monday, October 24 at 7:00 PM
Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland by Amanda Berry & Gina DeJesus
at undetermined location

Nonfiction Book Discussion at Crates Coffee House (Map It)

Monday, November 7 at 7:00 PM
One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway by Asne Seierstad

Next Chapter Book Club at CJ’s Lakeside Grill (Map It)

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 weekly book discussions – Mondays at 10:00 AM and Tuesdays at 10:00 AM – for developmentally or intellectually challenged patrons in our area.

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 Group 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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