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Sault Ste. Marie Public Library

Book Club

Library Book Clubs
The library offers a number of book clubs each year between September and May. Each club meets monthly and is facilitated by a library staff member. This is a great opportunity to explore new authors and old favorites and meet new people who share a passion for reading.

For more information about library book clubs please contact the Reference and Information Desk at 705-759-5236.

Book Club in a BagBook Club in a Bag
Do you have a book club or are you thinking of starting one? The library has a Book Club in a Bag collection that your group can borrow. Each bag consists of 7 to 11 copies of single title, and a reader’s guide with sample questions.

Available Titles
We have over one hundred titles available for you to choose from. Review the list and select your top three choices. You will be notified by telephone or email to confirm your requested title and pick up date.

Check out the complete list of available Book Club in a Bag titles

How to Reserve a Title
Complete the Book Club in a Bag online request form or use the print form and drop it off at the Reference and Information Desk at the Centennial Library.

One member of the club will be responsible for checking out the Book Club in a Bag. A valid library card is required to check this material out.

The loan period is 6 weeks, no renewals. Requests are filled based on availability of the titles selected.  

Pick Up
Your Book Club in a Bag may be picked up at any library location.

Returning the Book Club in a Bag
The Book Club in a Bag may be returned to any library location regardless of where it was picked up. Bags must be returned complete with all copies of the title and Reader’s Guide to the Circulation Desk. Do not return the Book Club in a Bag in the book return bin.

It is very important that the Book Club in a Bag is returned by the due date since other book clubs may be waiting for that particular title. There is a late charge of $0.25 per day per book. There will be a replacement cost if a book is lost or damaged.

For more information about this service please contact the Reference and Information Desk at 705-759-5236.