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, August 21 at 7:00 PM
Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
Monday, September 18 at 7:00 PM
Title selection to be determined.
Monday, October 16 at 7:00 PM
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

Thursday Afternoons

Thursday, September 21 at 1:30 PM
The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
Thursday, October 19 at 1:30 PM
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
Thursday, November 16 at 1:30 PM
The Liars' Club by Nina George

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 2 at 7:00 PM
Title selection to be determined.
Monday, December 4 at 7:00 PM
Title selection to be determined.

Library Book Groups In the Community

Book Bunch at the Orion Center (Map It)

Wednesday, September 13 at 12:30 PM
The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
Wednesday, October 11 at 12:30 PM
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
Wednesday, November 8 at 12:30 PM
The Liars' Club by Nina George

Dine, Drink & Discuss at CJ’s Lakeside Grill (Map It)

Monday, August 28 at 6:30 PM
Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
Monday, September 25 at 6:30 PM
The Dollmaker by Harriette Louisa Simpson
Monday, October 23 at 6:30 PM
Old Man’s War by John Scalzi

Nonfiction Book Discussion at Crates Coffee House (Map It)

There are no dates currently scheduled.

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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