Book Clubs

Join one of our book clubs!  Call your nearest branch to sign up.

Attention Early Birds - now there is a book club just for you! Starting September 12th, we'll be meeting on the second Tuesday of the month at Lakeshore Branch from 10:30-11:30am. Books will be ready for pickup on August 15th. Spaces are limited, registration required.

Cookstown Book Club - meets the third Wed. of the month Sept. to June, 7:00pm

September: No Relation, Terry Fallis

October: Whale Rider, Niki Caro

November: I Am the Messenger, Markus Zusak

December: Big Bear, Rudy Wiebe

January: A Tale for the Time Being, Ruth Ozeki

February: Half of a Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

March: The Inconvenient Indian, Thomas King

April: The Lost Diaries of Susanna Moodie, Cecily Ross

May: Hidden Figures, Margot Lee Shetterly

June: The Namesake, Jhumpa Lahiri

July: No meeting

August: No meeting

Stroud Book Club - meets the last Wed. of the month, 7:00pm

September: The Group of Seven Books

October: The Golden Spruce, John Vaillant

November: Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Maud Montgomery

December: No Meeting

January: In the Unlikely Event, Judy Blume

February: No Relation, Terry Fallis

March: Orphan Train, Christina Baker Kline

April: The Sea Captain's Wife, Beth Powning

May: A Man Called Ove, Frederick Bachman

June: Robert Rotenberg - any of his novels

July: Witches of New York, Amy McKay

August: The Widow, Fiona Barton

Morning Lakeshore Book Club - meets the second Tues. of the month, Sept. to June 10:30am

September: Children of my Heart, Gabrielle Roy

October: The Thirteenth Tale, Diane Setterfield

November: Winter Sea, Susanna Kearsley

December: After the Falls, Catherine Gildiner

January: The Best Laid Plans, Terry Fallis

February: The Orphan Mother, Robert Hicks

March: The Unit, Ninni Holmqvist

April:  State of WonderAnne Patchett

May: The Virgin Cure, Ami McKay

June: The Pearl That Broke Its Shell, Nadia Hashimi

July: No Meeting

August: No Meeting

Evening Lakeshore Book Club - meets the last Thurs. of the month, Sept. to June 7:00pm

September: Canadian Fiction (a selection is available for pickup at the Lakeshore Branch - ask at the info desk)

October: Bone and Bread, Saleema Nawaz

November: Cloud, Eric McMormack

December: Punishment, Linden MacIntyre

January: The 39 Steps, John Buchan

February: State of Wonder, Ann Patchett

March: Half of a Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

April: Irena's Children, Mary Cronk Farrel

May: The Sea Captain's Wife, Beth Powning

June: Hidden Figures, Margot Lee Shetterly

Book Club Sets for Other Libraries

Libraries in Ontario may borrow sets for use by book clubs. Sets are loaned for a period of approximately 60 days.

Collection -

Borrowing Conditions: Innisfil ideaLAB & Library makes our collection of Book Club Sets available to other libraries in Ontario. We ask that all libraries make every effort to ensure sets are returned to us by the due date. If you are having difficulty retrieving a copy from a customer, please notify us before the due date so that we may advise you on whether to wait for the complete set, or if the set needs to be returned in order to go on to another library. This will ensure that things run smoothly and that sets will be delivered on time. The borrowing library is responsible for ensuring that all books are returned in good condition and by the due date.

Sets: The number of copies in a set varies, usually 20/set.

Bookings: Sets may be booked up to 12 months in advance. 

Delivery: Sets are delivered via the SOLS courier.

Loan Periods and Due Dates: Sets are loaned for a period of 60 days. The due date is the date the set is expected to be received by Innisfil ideaLAB & Library. Please allow approximately a week for the set to make its way to us in the SOLS courier.

Fees: There is no charge.

Contact Darlene Sheppard to request a set. Email: Phone: (705) 431-7410 x102


















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