Library Book Clubs

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Mystery Book Club

A mystery book discussion group that meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm.  Books are provided on a first-come, first-served basis, and can be picked up at the Information Desk on the second floor. Come pick up a copy and start sleuthing today! 

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A Novel Naptime

A Book Club for Parents with Young Children

Do you have young kids and can't seem to find the time to get away for a fulfilling book group? Come join us for A Novel Naptime, our popular materials book group for parents - where kids preschool age and under are welcome! We will meet the third Wednesday of every month at 10:30am. for a discussion. Toys and activities will be available for the kids. Don't worry, we fully expect there to be crying and interruptions while we meet, and that's ok! 

Please register and pick up a copy of the book at the Information Desk.

A Novel Naptime Reading List


Popular, Contemporary Book Club

A contemporary fiction and nonfiction book discussion group that meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm.  Books are provided on a first-come, first-served basis, and can be picked up at the Information Desk on the second floor.  Or find any copy and join us!  

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We want to know what your book club is reading in 2022. Knowing these titles will help us see what's being read in the community and see if they are titles to add to our selection of book club books. Help us help you! Click below to let us know what you're reading.

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Special Events

MWC Poetry Reading

Silver/Bronze Room, Thursday, May 12 at 6:30pm

Moline Public Library & Midwest Writing Center are coming together to bring you an evening of poetry! Join us to hear selections from winners of Midwest Writing Center's National Poetry Month Poetry Contest. Come share in an evening of that beautiful combination of local authors at your local library.

Rooting out Poverty Book Discussion Group Session 3

Silver/Bronze Room, Tuesday, May 24 from 6:30pm - 7:45pm

The Rooting Out Poverty book discussion series, in partnership with Project Now, will feature titles focused on housing, economics, education, healthcare and justice. This session is the third of six part Rooting Out Poverty book discussion series.  This month's book is Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding and Ending U.S. Poverty by Joanne Samuel Goldblum and Colleen Shaddox. This month's guest facilitator is Susan Zelnio, Moline Foundation's Program Director for Workforce Development.

Copies of the book are available at Illinois libraries via PrairieCat and an e-book copy is available via OverDrive's Libby app. 

Space is limited and registration is required.

Book Club Book Recommendation

Of Women and Salt