Book Discussions

Third Monday (Afternoon) Book Club | First Wednesday (Morning) Book Club | Pizza and Pages Teen Book Club | Homeschooler's Book Talk | The Bookaneers Book Club | The Breakfast Club

Third Monday of the Month at 7:00pm Book Discussion Group

Join us for an animated and interesting book discussion on the third Monday of each month from 7:00 - 8:15 p.m. on the lower level of the library. This group started meeting in 2006.  Click on the title to link to a book discussion guide, when available. Here's the group's 2015 reading list:

Date Title Author
January 19th Persepolis Marjane Satrapi
February 16th The Warmth of Other Suns Isabel Wilkerson
March 9th The Invention of Wings Sue Monk Kidd
April 20th Empty Mansions Bill Dedman and Pail Clark Newell, Jr.
May 18th The Hot Zone Richard Preston
June 15th Sister Rosamund Lupton
July 20th Americanah Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
August 17th Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking Susan Cain
September 21st Orphan Train Christina Baker Kline
October 19th Savage Harvest Carl Hoffman
November 16th The Shadow of the Wind Carlos Ruiz Zafon
December 14th A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens
     

 

First Wednesday Morning at 10:00am Book Discussion Group

This is an animated and interesting book discussion on the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m.    Happy Reading! Here's the 2015 schedule:

Date Title Author
JANUARY 8 TURN OF THE SCREW (BOOK) THE INNOCENTS (MOVIE) H.JAMES
FEBRUARY 4 SNOW CHILD E. IVEY
MARCH 4 ORPHAN TRAIN C. KLINE
APRIL 1 THE ART FORGER B.SHAPIRO
MAY 6 ME BEFORE YOU J.MOYES
JUNE 3 BROKEN HARBOR T. FRENCH
JULY 1 THE MONUMENTS MEN R.EDSEL
AUGUST 5 THE OUTLIERS M.GLADWELL
SEPTEMBER 2 ALL THE LIGHT WE CAN NOT SEE A.DOERR
OCTOBER 7 WINTER GARDEN K.HANNAH
NOVEMBER 4 MY BELOVED WORLD S. SOTOMEYER
DECEMBER 2 CHINA DOLLS L. SEE
     

The leader of this group is retired Way director Nancy J. Kelley. For more information, contact her at 419-866-6013.

Pizza & Pages Teen Book Club

The Pizza and Pages Teen Book Club is for students between the ages of 11-15. It has become one of the most popular teen programs at Way Library.

Join us on Friday nights for a lively discussion over pizza and pop.  The club meets from 7:00pm to 8:00pm in the following months: March, April, May, June, September, October, November, and December. 

For more information, please contact Adria Pugh at 419-874-3135 ext 109 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Homeschoolers' Book Talk

The Homeschoolers' Book Talk group meets once a month from August through May.  It is held on Mondays from 1:30pm to 2:30pm and is for ages 8-12.

The group discusses books of a variety of genres including Newbery Award and Honor Winners.  Homeschoolers are provided the opportunity to enjoy good literature, express opinions, use deeper thinking skills, analyze events, and share ideas.

Copies of the books are always available at the Way children's desk. Upcoming titles can be found on our website at http://children.waylibrary.info

For additional information contact Martha Johns, Youth Services Librarian at 419-874-3135 ext 127.

The Bookaneers Book Club

The Bookaneers Book Club is for kids ages 7-10. At each meeting, the group discusses the selected book, participates in related crafts and activities, and of course, there are always snacks! Bookaneers takes place once a month after school from 4:00-5:00 during the following months:

March, April, May, June, September, October, November, and December.

For more information, contact Kinsey Zeisler at (419)874-3135 ext. 107 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Breakfast Club

Students in grades 9-12 are invited to join The Breakfast Club, Way Library’s newest book club for older teens.  In this book club, teens choose the books, teens lead the discussion and the library provides the food!

The Breakfast Club meets once a month on Saturdays from 10:00am to 11:00am.

If you would like to sign up to lead a discussion, please contact Adria Pugh, Youth Services Coordinator, at 419-874-3135 x109 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .