Up for discussion

Join our virtual conversation about the book of the month and find common bonds through books. A variety of reading interests are represented in these clubs. Read and enjoy books you might never have chosen yourself!

June: A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott  (Monday, June 20, 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Thursday, June 23, 7 – 8:30 p.m.)


Pride book club

All are welcome to join us for this virtual book club featuring titles written by 2SLGBTQ+ (2 spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) authors.

Brampton Library strives to contribute to a culture that recognizes diversity and fosters social inclusion. In this book club, ideas can be communicated while following our collective responsibility to uphold safer spaces for community members.

Please read our Diversity and Inclusion Policy for more information. 

Copies of the book can be picked up at the Chinguacousy branch or downloaded using our Cloud Library app. All are welcome.

This virtual book club takes place on the second Thursday of every month.

June: The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi (Thursday, June 9, 7 - 8:30 p.m.)

July: In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado (Thursday, July 14, 7 - 8:30 p.m.)

August: Little Blue Encyclopedia (for Vivian) by Hazel Plante (Thursday, August 11, 7 - 8:30 p.m.)

September: Deaf Utopia by Nyle DiMarco (Thursday, September 8, 7 - 8:30 p.m.)


PAMA: Connections Art + Book club

Literature and visual arts connect in this unique book club.
Join our librarian for a book club discussion 3 times a year. The discussion will be paired with a virtual of a Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archive exhibit.

June: The Way the Crow Flies by Ann-Marie MacDonald (Thursday, June 2, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Literature and visual arts connect in this distinctive book club. PAMA’s architecture series features local history through a collection of masterly crafted videos on YouTube. One part of the series will look at the Peel Courthouse, site of the 1959 Steven Truscott case on which Ann-Marie McDonald's Novel As the Crow Flies is loosely based. Participants will discuss MacDonald’s novel while simultaneously exploring the local landmark that made history. Join the discussion with PAMA and Brampton Library staff on PAMA premises. Check in at the Art Gallery Front Desk. A Brampton Library card is required to register for this club.

Off the shelf book club sets

Off the shelf book sets (OTS) can be borrowed from Brampton Library for your own book club use. There are twelve (12) sets included in the OTS collection for you to choose from and each set contains up to ten (10) copies of one title in a library tote bag.

Search for "Off the shelf" from Brampton Library's online catalogue and retrieve a list of 12 OTS titles to choose from. Place the book club set on hold and pick it up at your desired branch for up to 6 weeks. 

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