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

Bay Chapter Book Discussion

Tuesday Jan. 21
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

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

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Birmingham Book Group

Tuesday Jan. 21
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 Jan. 21
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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Vines and Lines at the Taste Wine Bar

Wednesday Jan. 22
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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Holland Book Club

Thursday Jan. 23
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!

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Margaritas & Mysteries

Thursday Jan. 23
at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Library in the Community

Do you love a thriller you can't put down? Talk mysteries, mingle, and enjoy a margarita! Meetings take place at El Camino Real, 2072 Woodville Rd. Oregon, Ohio 43616. 21 and over only.

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Caldecott Read-In

Saturday Jan. 25
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Main Library

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

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Toledo Heights Book Discussion

Tuesday Jan. 28
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Toledo Heights

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

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Dreamland Book Group

Tuesday Jan. 28
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: King Road

Join the discussion with Harbor with support from the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Lucas County. Sam Quinones will join the discussion digitally. Copies available at the branch.

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Books on Tap

Now at three locations

If you find a great book is best served with an icy cold brew, join us at our Books on Tap! Our Books on Tap groups are held at the following three great breweries and local pubs:

  • The Attic on Adams (with Kent Branch)
  • Earnest Brew Works (with Maumee Branch) and
  • Inside the Five (with Sylvania Branch)

Upcoming Books on Tap Programs

Books on Tap

Tuesday Feb. 4
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Library in the Community

Talk books, socialize, and relax with a cold one. Meetings take place at Manhattan's Pub 'n Cheer at 1516 Adams St, Toledo, OH 43604. 21 and older only.

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Books on Tap

Tuesday Feb. 11
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, please.

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Books on Tap

Wednesday Feb. 19
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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Wine Book Groups

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

Vines and Lines at the Taste Wine Bar

Wednesday Jan. 22
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 Feb. 19
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 Feb. 26
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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Margaritas & Mysteries

New for Winter 2020

Do you love a thriller you can't put down? Talk mysteries, mingle, and enjoy a margarita! Meetings take place at El Camino Real, 2072 Woodville Rd. Oregon, Ohio 43616. 21 and over only.

Margaritas & Mysteries

Thursday Jan. 23
at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Library in the Community

Do you love a thriller you can't put down? Talk mysteries, mingle, and enjoy a margarita! Meetings take place at El Camino Real, 2072 Woodville Rd. Oregon, Ohio 43616. 21 and over only.

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Margaritas & Mysteries

Thursday Feb. 27
at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Library in the Community

Do you love a thriller you can't put down? Talk mysteries, mingle, and enjoy a margarita! Meetings take place at El Camino Real, 2072 Woodville Rd. Oregon, Ohio 43616. 21 and over only.

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Margaritas & Mysteries

Thursday Mar. 26
at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Library in the Community

Do you love a thriller you can't put down? Talk mysteries, mingle, and enjoy a margarita! Meetings take place at El Camino Real, 2072 Woodville Rd. Oregon, Ohio 43616. 21 and over only.

Event Details for Margaritas & Mysteries