Book Groups and Clubs

Find a Group Below or Browse the Calendar Here

Join a Book group

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:

  • Books on Tap (three groups to choose from)
  • Under 200 Club (featuring short books)
  • Feminist Book Group
  • Science Fiction Book Group
  • And so many more!

Don't forget to check out our list of Library clubs for all ages below.

Find a Group Below or Browse the Calendar Here

Upcoming Book Discussions

Holland Book Club

Thursday Jan. 24
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Holland

Join us for a lively and enlightening discussion. Copies of each month's book are available at the branch one month prior to the discussion. New members are always welcome!

Event Details for Holland Book Club

Oregon Station

Friday Jan. 25
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

Interested in experimenting in broadcast? Bring your ideas as we create Oregon Station, a new teen focused vlog written, directed and produced by you.

Event Details for Oregon Station

Caldecott Read-In

Saturday Jan. 26
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Maumee

Come see over 100 of the best picture books for children published in the last year and help us choose a local Caldecott winner.

Event Details for Caldecott Read-In

Heatherdowns Book Discussion

Monday Jan. 28
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Heatherdowns

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

Event Details for Heatherdowns Book Discussion

Lit & Latte

Tuesday Jan. 29
at 5:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Looking for group? We are, too! Ask a teen librarian about joining our monthly teen book club called Lit & Latte for a lively discussion about our books in our TBR pile (with lattes!)

Event Details for Lit & Latte

OTAKU Anime & Manga Club

Thursday Jan. 31
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Kent

Do you know what sugoi, yatta, or kawaii mean? If so, you might just be an OTAKU! Ikuzo anime club and binge watch anime, talk manga, and eat delicious snacks with us!

Event Details for OTAKU Anime & Manga Club

Write Your Story

Saturday Feb. 2
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Waterville

Our group meets once a month to write, collaborate and discuss our favorite stories. Grades 6-12.

Event Details for Write Your Story

OTAKU Anime & Manga Club

Tuesday Feb. 5
at 5:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Do you know what sugoi, yatta, or kawaii mean? If so, you might just be an OTAKU! Ikuzo anime club and binge watch anime, talk manga, and eat delicious snacks with us!

Event Details for OTAKU Anime & Manga Club

Waterville Book Discussion Group

Tuesday Feb. 5
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Waterville

Join us each month for a lively and enlightening book discussion. Copies of each month's selection are available one month prior to the discussion.

Event Details for Waterville Book Discussion Group

Feminist Book Discussion

Wednesday Feb. 6
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

Want to explore women-centered books and discuss current events surrounding feminism and equality? Join Steinem Sisters Collection at the Sanger Branch Library for a Feminist Book Discussion.

Event Details for Feminist Book Discussion

West Toledo Book Group

Thursday Feb. 7
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us the 1st Thursday each month for a lively and enlightening discussion. New members always welcome

Event Details for West Toledo Book Group

Point Place Writer's Group

Saturday Feb. 9
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Point Place

Writing Support Group

Event Details for Point Place Writer's Group

Library Clubs

Clubs for Adults

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.

Adult Clubs

Holland Book Club

Thursday Jan. 24
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Holland

Join us for a lively and enlightening discussion. Copies of each month's book are available at the branch one month prior to the discussion. New members are always welcome!

Event Details for Holland Book Club

Euchre Club

Saturday Feb. 2
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Sylvania

Join us the first Saturday of every month for Euchre, coffee, and some healthy competition!

Event Details for Euchre Club

Luther Hills Book Club

Wednesday Feb. 6
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Mobile Services

2472 Luther Hills Circle Oregon, Ohio 43616

Event Details for Luther Hills Book Club

Let's Talk!

Wednesday Feb. 6
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: King Road

A welcoming environment for adult learners of English.

Event Details for Let's Talk!

Coupon Club

Thursday Feb. 7
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Locke

Take some coupons, leave some coupons!

Event Details for Coupon Club

Sylvania Book Club

Monday Feb. 11
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

Have an enjoyable time reading and discussing books!

Event Details for Sylvania Book Club

Clubs for Teens and Tweens

Do you have a teen/tween who is interested in meeting new friends and picking up a fun hobby? Joining one of our clubs is a great way to start:

  • Art Club
  • Anime Clubs
  • Code It Club
  • Dungeons and Dragons Club
  • Ukulele Club

Browse upcoming club meetings below.

Teen Clubs

Tutor.com: Achieve Your Best School Year

Monday Jan. 28
at 5:30 p.m.

Location: Kent

Learn how Tutor.com's online education and homework tool can help middle and high-school students finish their homework, study for a test, and practice their skills.

Event Details for Tutor.com: Achieve Your Best School Year

Lit & Latte

Tuesday Jan. 29
at 5:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Looking for group? We are, too! Ask a teen librarian about joining our monthly teen book club called Lit & Latte for a lively discussion about our books in our TBR pile (with lattes!)

Event Details for Lit & Latte

OTAKU Anime & Manga Club

Thursday Jan. 31
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Kent

Do you know what sugoi, yatta, or kawaii mean? If so, you might just be an OTAKU! Ikuzo anime club and binge watch anime, talk manga, and eat delicious snacks with us!

Event Details for OTAKU Anime & Manga Club

Teen Anime Club

Thursday Jan. 31
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Point Place

Stop by and binge watch anime online, talk manga, and eat delicious snacks with us.

Event Details for Teen Anime Club

Ukulele Club

Friday Feb. 1
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

Have you ever wanted to play a ukulele? This club is for you. Bring your own instrument or use ours. Learn as you go, no experience necessary. Enjoy playing together and learning new songs.

Event Details for Ukulele Club

Code IT Club

Monday Feb. 4
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Waterville

Have you ever wanted to create a video game, program a robot or make a website? Come to the library, make some friends, learn more about coding and show others your skills. Grades 4-9.

Event Details for Code IT Club

Clubs for Kids

Our clubs for kids offer them a great outlet for releasing energy, meeting new friends and learning new skills. Our kids clubs include:

  • Chess Club
  • Homeschool Club
  • LEGO Club

Browse upcoming club meetings below.

Kids Clubs

Chess Club

Monday Jan. 28
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: South

Weekly chess club for children of all ages and skill levels.

Event Details for Chess Club

Kids Club

Monday Feb. 4
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

After a hectic school day, come and unwind at Kids Club. A fun hour of silly games, awesome activities and fun challenges awaits kids ages 5-10 at the library! Something new to try and do each month.

Event Details for Kids Club

Chess Club

Monday Feb. 4
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: South

Weekly chess club for children of all ages and skill levels.

Event Details for Chess Club

Homeschooling Book Bunch

Wednesday Feb. 6
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Waterville

A book club for homeschoolers ages 8-12. Copies of the book will be available for check out at the Waterville Branch Library.

Event Details for Homeschooling Book Bunch

Chess Club

Monday Feb. 11
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: South

Weekly chess club for children of all ages and skill levels.

Event Details for Chess Club

Chess Club

Monday Feb. 18
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: South

Weekly chess club for children of all ages and skill levels.

Event Details for Chess Club