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

Toledo Heights Book Discussion

Tuesday Nov. 26
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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Waterville Book Discussion

Tuesday Dec. 3
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.

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Toledo Murderino Book Club

Wednesday Dec. 4
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

A book club for true crime devotees - with discussions covering books, documentaries, and podcast about past and recent true crime events.

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West Toledo Book Group

Thursday Dec. 5
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

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True Story Book Club

Saturday Dec. 7
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Reynolds Corners

True Story is a book club that meets the first Saturday of the month to discuss nonfiction of all sorts. New members are always welcome.

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Poetry Writing Group

Monday Dec. 9
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: King Road

Join us for this monthly writing session. Work with your fellow poets to craft your best poems. The group meets on the second Monday of the month.

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Booked for Murder

Monday Dec. 9
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

Join us for a lively and enlightening discussion. Meetings are every 2nd Monday, 7-8pm. Copies of each month's title are available at Sanger one month prior to the meeting.

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Sylvania Book Group

Monday Dec. 9
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

Have an enjoyable time reading and discussing books!

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Books on Tap

Tuesday Dec. 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

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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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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Books on Tap

Wednesday Dec. 18
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

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 Jan. 15
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 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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