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Virtual Book Groups Are Coming!

Virtual Book Groups Are Coming!

March 29, 2021

Starting in April, MCPL will offer a monthly selection of virtual book group events that you can attend from the comfort of your own home.  

How does it work?  

Check out the Library’s event listings and see which book group events are forthcoming. If you find one that interests you, register for the event, and the Library will send you the Zoom link for the discussion.  

How do I get the book? 

Once you’ve registered for the event, contact with your name, the last four digits of your Library card number, and the book needed. Our team will place a hold on the title and send it to your branch for you to pick up!  

Please note: All book selections are chosen from the Library’s extensive Booktalk Collection, which is separate from the general collection; this helps ensure books are available when events are active (while stock lasts).

How long do I get to keep the book? 

As with all MCPL in-person book groups (currently suspended due to COVID-19), your book will be due the day after the book group discussion. Books will be available to pick up approximately 30 days before the group meets. However, feel free to sign up ahead of time and request a book. We will send it out to you when the reservation is active, so you don’t have to wait to request.

 April’s Selections:

 Forthcoming Events: (Keep an eye on the Library’s event listings for more details!)  

…and many more! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Happy reading! 

Lisa P.
Information and Reader Services Department

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