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'Bookclub in a Bag' Kits





Lakeland Library Region is happy to offer 'Book Club' kits for our adult readers. These kits are designed not only to make it easier for you to borrow multiple copies of the same title but also facilitate discussion with the use of supporting material and related readings. Read below for more information about the kits.

To order a kit, simply speak with your local librarian or call 445-6108

Each kit contains the following:

  • 5-10 copies of a title
  • Audiobook version (as available)
  • Related titles (as available)
  • Informational booklet containing sign out sheets, author/title information, and discussion questions (as available)
  • Each individual item in the kit is signed out separately, you can sign out all the items to one library card if you wish
  • Holds can be placed by calling (306) 445-6108
  • All items must be returned on time and in the condition that you received them
  • We welcome new suggestions -

Current Titles Include:

  • 84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
  • Barney's Version by Mordecai Richler
  • Stones by William Bell
  • Stories from the Vinyl Café by Stuart McLean
  • The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King
  • The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown
  • The Face of a Stranger by Anne Perry
  • The Headmaster's Wager by Vincent Lam
  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  • The Lesser Blessed by Richard Van Camp
  • The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
  • The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
  • The White Bone by Barbara Gowdy
  • Boy Erased : A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family by Garrard Conley
  • That is Not Me: A Journey of Perception by L.J. Nelson
  • Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  • The Year of Living Danishly: My Twelve Months Unearthing the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country by Helen Russell
  • Nix Minus One by Jill MacLean
  • Jolted: Newton Starker's Rules for Survival by Arthur Slade
  • Sunset at 20:47 by Peter Kingsmill
  • Nobody Drowned by Peter Kingsmill
  • The Starchild of Atarashara: The Field of Unlimited Possibilities by M. Louise Cadrin
  • Blanket Toss Under Midnight Sun by Paul Seesequasis

Check out our 'Book Club' in a Bag Brochure for more details

Lakeland's 'Book Club' in a bag

Need help starting a ‘Book Club’? - check out the following links

Book Movement - Contains a list of the most current most popular book club titles

Ten Tips for Starting and Running a Successful Book Club- Offers guidance and instructions on how to start and maintain a functional ‘Book Club’

Lit Lovers- A good resource for book reviews, title suggestions and information on how to run a successful ‘Book Club’

Reading Group Guides- A searchable database one can use to find 'reading' guides for your favourite titles

American Library Association 'Book Discussion Groups' - A great resource on ‘Book Clubs’ and includes a bibliography of resources for further research.

If you have any questions, please call 445-6108 or email -