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Book Clubs

St. Catharines Public Library In-House Book Clubs

The St. Catharines Public Library has seven adult book clubs. Each club meets once a month at its home location to discuss the selected monthly title. The Central Library has three book clubs, the Dr. Huq Family Branch has two book clubs, the Merritt Branch has one book club and Port Dalhousie has one book club. For more information or to register, please call 905-688-6103 ext. 227.

Community Book Club Collections

The St. Catharines Public Library will lend out book club sets to any community book club that has registered at the Children’s and Community Services Department at the Central Library. For a list of the 2020-21 titles available, please see the attached list. For more information, call 905-688-6103, ext.227.

Online Book Clubs

Join the conversation! The St. Catharines Public Library is now hosting our online book club on Facebook.

November 2020

December 2020

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Bad Blood
By: John Carreyrou
For years, Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of the Biotech start-up Theranos, deceived investors, her employees and FDA officials with the promise of revolutionary technology that would significantly enhance the speed and ease of blood tests. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, John Carreyrou tells the compelling and salacious true story of the rise and fall of Theranos, a company once valued at $9 billion, and exposing the “biggest corporate fraud since Enron.”

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Jane Austen Society
By: Natalie Jenner
Jenner’s debut novel follows an unlikely group of people in the small English town of Chawton, who come together all because of their love of Jane Austen after the writer’s legacy is threatened. This is a charming, yet bittersweet story which celebrates the ability of literature to heal and elevate the human spirit in the aftermath of World War II.

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Join the SCPL Online Book Club Facebook Group

This book club facilitates discussion about popular titles, including recent bestsellers, genre fiction, memoirs, and narrative nonfiction. One new title will be featured each month, alternating between fiction and nonfiction titles from month to month. Check it out here!

Interested? Join today and contribute your thoughts and opinions to the discussion! The book club does not take place in real time, so you can participate whenever it is convenient for you. New members are always welcome!

To join our Facebook group:

  • From your News Feed click Groups in the left menu
  • In the search bar at the top, enter “SCPL Online Book Club”
  • Select the group then click + Join Group below the cover photoFacebook Join Button


  • Visit the library’s Facebook Page and click Groups in the left menu
  • Select the group then click + Join Group below the cover photo


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