Book Clubs

Join one of our book clubs!  Call your nearest branch to sign up.

Attention Early Birds - now there is a book club just for you! Starting September 12th, we'll be meeting on the second Tuesday of the month at Lakeshore Branch from 10:30-11:30am. Boks will be ready for pickup on August 15th. Spaces are limited, regitration required.

Cookstown Book Club - meets the third Wed. of the month Sept. to June, 7:00pm

September: L.M. Montgomery, Jane Urquhart

Stephen Leacock, Margaret MacMillan

October: The Massey Murder, Charlotte Gray

Girl Runner, Carrie Snyder

November: The Chaperone, Laura Moriarty  

The Hanging of Angelique, Afua Cooper

December: State of Wonder, Ann Patchett

The Homesman, Glendon Fred Swarthout

January: The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

Radio Shangri-La, Lisa Napoli

February: February, Lisa Moore

The Mistress of Nothing, Kate Pullinger

March: Motorcycles & Sweetgrass, Drew Hayden Taylor

Ru, Kim Thuy

April: Circling the Sun, Paula McLain

Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee

May: Sea Captain's Wife, Beth Powning


June: All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr

419, Will Ferguson


Stroud Book Club - meets the last Wed. of the month, 7:00pm

September: Wake, Anna Hope

Where the Air is Sweet

October: Far to Go, Alison Pick

Go Set A Watchman

November: The Massey Murder, Charlotte Gray

The Inconvenient Indian

December: no meeting

January: North of Normal, Cea Sunrise Person


February: Sweet Tooth, Ian McEwan

The Goldfinch

March: Fifteen Dogs, Andre Alexis

The Orenda

April: The Prison Book Club, Ann Walmsley

All the Light We Cannot See

May: The Illegal, Lawrence Hill

The House Girl

June: Up and Down, Terry Fallis

July: The Hero's Walk, Anita Rau Badami

And The Birds Rained Down

August: The Pearl That Broke its Shell, Nadia Hashimi

Radio Shangri-La

Lakeshore Book Club - meets the last Thurs. of the month, Sept. to June 7:00pm

September: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, C. S. Lewis

After the War is Over

October: The Prison Book Club, Ann Walmsley

The Cat's Table

November: Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessey,  Rachel Joyce

Where the Air is Sweet

December: Short stories from IPL Collection ***December Book Club Meeting will be taking place on December 23rd 7 p.m.***

January: Old City Hall, Robert Rotenburg

The Goldfinch


February: Secret Book of Grazia dei Rossi, Jacqueline Park

Go Set A Watchman

March: The Unit, Ninni Holmqvist 


April: Day of the Triffids, John Wyndham
All Quiet on the Western Front

May: Up and Down, Terry Fallis

The Queen of the Tearling

June: The Massey Murder, Charlotte Gray

The Martian

Summer Book Club - meets Wednesdays in July and August 2:00pm

 Good books and good company, what more could you want? Join the Summer Book Club, Wednesday afternoons in July and August at the Lakeshore Branch.
 Books are available for pickup two weeks before each meeting date - register for one or all of the following:

           Wednesday July 12: Fifteen dogs, Andre Alexis
           Wednesday July 26, Songs of Willow Frost, Jamie Ford
           Wednesday August 9: Still Life, Louise Penny
           Wednesday August 23: Chain of Voices, Andre Brink

Book Club Sets for Other Libraries

Libraries in Ontario may borrow sets for use by book clubs. Sets are loaned for a period of approximately 60 days.

Collection -

Borrowing Conditions: Innisfil ideaLAB & Library makes our collection of Book Club Sets available to other libraries in Ontario. We ask that all libraries make every effort to ensure sets are returned to us by the due date. If you are having difficulty retrieving a copy from a customer, please notify us before the due date so that we may advise you on whether to wait for the complete set, or if the set needs to be returned in order to go on to another library. This will ensure that things run smoothly and that sets will be delivered on time. The borrowing library is responsible for ensuring that all books are returned in good condition and by the due date.

Sets: The number of copies in a set varies, usually 20/set.

Bookings: Sets may be booked up to 12 months in advance. 

Delivery: Sets are delivered via the SOLS courier.

Loan Periods and Due Dates: Sets are loaned for a period of 60 days. The due date is the date the set is expected to be received by Innisfil ideaLAB & Library. Please allow approximately a week for the set to make its way to us in the SOLS courier.

Fees: There is no charge.

Contact Darlene Sheppard to request a set. Email: Phone: (705) 431-7410 x102




967 Innisfil Beach Road
Innisfil, ON L9S 1V3


2282 4th Line
Innisfil, ON, L0L 1K0


20 Church Street
Cookstown, ON L0L 1L0


7883 Yonge Street
Innisfil, ON L9S 1K8