Follow Us!
Or call 905-831-6265



Log in to your account

Home » Everything You Need to Know About Book Clubs

Everything You Need to Know About Book Clubs

BookClubs_Header

Pickering Public Library Book Club

The Pickering Public Library offers a book club featuring a different theme each month! Please check our website frequently for updates.
Register to chat and discuss at this month’s book club. You can drop by any library branch to request a copy of the book under discussion. Look for it on our shelves, find a digital copy or borrow a copy through an interlibrary loan.


Community Book Clubs

Meeting Space

Each year the Pickering Public Library accepts applications from local book clubs that wish to apply for free meeting space. Please review the Community Book Clubs Policy for eligibility criteria and other application details.

Community Book Club Applications for 2019 are no longer being accepted.

Pickup Areas for Book Clubs in the Community

Do you run a book club within the Pickering community? Whether it be space, book club kits, reader's advisory, or interlibrary loans, we are here to help.
We now offer space for community book club members to pick up books for their book club meetings. The Central Library and George Ashe Library provide a space that book club leaders can use to leave books for their members to pick up. It can be used by any book club.
This shelf should make it easier to distribute books to your members that miss a meeting or can’t easily get to another location to pick up the next month’s great read. The current procedures for book club sets still apply: the leader checks out the book club set and returns it as a set. Once the book club set is checked out, the items for pick up can be labelled and left on the shelf. The shelf use isn’t limited to use by people who are using the book club sets, any book club can use it to distribute items.
Please note: The Library cannot take responsibility for items left on the shelf.


Book Club Sets
Tips for a Successful Book Club
Titles for Your Book Club
Client Initiated Interlibrary Loan (CIIL)