Book Groups

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Branch Hosted Book Groups

Join us for lively and enlightening book discussions hosted by 15 of our Library locations. New members are always welcome and it's free to join! Copies of books will be available at the corresponding Library location one month prior to each discussion. We offer a variety of themed book groups as well, including:

  • Under 200 Club (featuring short books)
  • Feminist Book Group
  • Science Fiction Book Group
  • And so many more!

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Upcoming Book Discussions

Maumee Senior Center Book Group

Monday Aug. 19
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Library in the Community

Talk books with fellow seniors! Meetings take place the third Monday of every month at the Maumee Senior Center. Books are available at the Maumee Branch Library one month prior to each discussion.

Event Details for Maumee Senior Center Book Group

Club 1085, Mott's Book Club

Monday Aug. 19
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Mott

Enjoy a lively and enlightening discussion of a book. New members always welcome.

Event Details for Club 1085, Mott's Book Club

Poetry Writing Group

Monday Aug. 19
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: King Road

Meet bi-weekly to work with your fellow poets to craft your best poems!

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The Under 200 Club

Monday Aug. 19
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

Perfect for anyone who has always wanted to be in a book group but has limited time! We read short books, anything under 200 pages goes.

Event Details for The Under 200 Club

Bay Chapter Book Discussion

Tuesday Aug. 20
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

The Bay Chapter Book Discussion group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month.  Copies of next's month's selection are available for check out at the Service Desk. 

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Bay Chapter Book Discussion

Tuesday Aug. 20
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

The Bay Chapter Book Discussion group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month.  Copies of next's month's selection are available for check out at the Service Desk. 

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Birmingham Book Group

Tuesday Aug. 20
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Birmingham

Enjoy a lively and enlightening discussion of a book. Copies of the book will be available at the branch one month prior to the discussion. New members always welcome.

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West Toledo Science Fiction Book Club

Tuesday Aug. 20
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us on the third Tuesday of each month for a lively discussion. New members are always welcome.

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Line by Line by Wine

Wednesday Aug. 21
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Library in the Community

Join us to discuss books, socialize, and enjoy wine at the Bottle Shop at Mancy's Italian located at 5453 Monroe St. Toledo, Oh 43623.

Event Details for Line by Line by Wine

Books on Tap

Now at three locations

In addition to our book groups, we also offer a variety of clubs for adults, including:

  • Cookbook Club
  • Coupon Club
  • ESOL Club
  • Euchre Club
  • Grandparent Club

Browse upcoming club meetings below.

Upcoming Books on Tap Programs

Books on Tap

Wednesday Aug. 21
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Library in the Community

Talk books, socialize, and relax with a cold one. Meetings take place at Earnest Brew Works at 4342 S Detroit Ave, Toledo, OH 43614. 21 and over only.

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Books on Tap

Tuesday Sep. 10
at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Library in the Community

Talk books, socialize, and relax with a cold one. Meetings take place at Inside the Five Brewing, 5703 Main St, Sylvania, OH 43560. 21 and over only.

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Books on Tap

Thursday Sep. 12
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Library in the Community

Talk books, socialize, and relax with a cold one. Meetings take place at the Attic on Adams located at 1701 Adams St, Toledo, Ohio 43604.

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Wine Book Groups

New for fall 2019

You’ve joined us at local breweries for Books on Tap – now we are offering two new groups for those who love wine with their words! Discuss books, socialize and enjoy wine! 21 and over only.

Line by Line by Wine
Bottle Shop at Mancy’s Italian, 5453 Monroe St.

Vines and Lines
Taste Wine Bar, 6801 Central Ave., Suite C

Upcoming Wine Book Groups

Line by Line by Wine

Wednesday Aug. 21
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Library in the Community

Join us to discuss books, socialize, and enjoy wine at the Bottle Shop at Mancy's Italian located at 5453 Monroe St. Toledo, Oh 43623.

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Vines and Lines at the Taste Wine Bar

Wednesday Aug. 28
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Library in the Community

Join us to discuss books, socialize, and enjoy wine at The Taste Wine Bar located at 6801 Central Ave Suite C, Toledo, OH 43617.

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Line by Line by Wine

Wednesday Sep. 18
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Library in the Community

Join us to discuss books, socialize, and enjoy wine at the Bottle Shop at Mancy's Italian located at 5453 Monroe St. Toledo, Oh 43623.

Event Details for Line by Line by Wine