What’s in the kits?
Six to ten copies of a single title, instructions for managing the book club kit, “Tips for a Successful Book Club,” biographical information about the author and suggested questions for book club discussions of the book. Some kits may include large print books or audiobooks.
What titles are available?
Addison, Corban, The Garden of Burning Sand
Addison, Corban, The Tears of Dark Water
Adler-Olsen, Jussi, The Keeper of Lost Causes (available soon)
Andrews, Mary Kay, Ladies Night
Bierly, Saroo, Lion
Bowen, Rhys, In Farleigh Field (available soon)
Brennert, Alan, Moloka’i
Brown, Dan, The DaVinci Code
Burke, Alafair, Long Gone
Cantor, Jillian, Margot
Christie, Agatha, Murder on the Orient Express
Cleeton, Chanel, Next Year in Havana
Coleman, Reed, Where it Hurts
Coopey, Judith, Looking for Jane
Cotterill, Colin, The Coroner’s Lunch
Crais, Robert, The Monkey’s Raincoat
Croke, Vicki, Elephant Company
Crumley, James, The Last Good Kiss
Diffenbaugh, Vanessa, The Language of Flowers
Dray, Stephanie and Kamoie, Laura, America’s First Daughter
Egan, Timothy, The Worst Hard Time
Erdrich, Louise, The Round House
Finn, A. J., The Woman in the Window
Frazier, Charles, Cold Mountain
Grann, David, Killers of the Flower Moon (available soon)
Hammer, Chris, Scrublands (available soon)
Hawley, Noah, Before the Fall
Heiny, Katherine, Standard Deviation
Honeyman, Gail, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (available soon)
Hosseini, Khaled, The Kite Runner
Huber, Anna Lee, The Anatomist’s Wife
Khan, Vaseem, The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown
Kidd, Sue Monk, The Mermaid Chair
Koenig, Minerva, Nine Days
Kondazian, Karen, The Whip
Läckberg, Camilla, The Ice Princess
Locke, Attica, The Cutting Season
MacDonald, Ross, The Chill
McDermid, Val, Broken Ground (available soon)
Morse, Eleanor, White Dog Fell from the Sky
Ozeki, Ruth, A Tale for the Time Being
Patchett, Ann, The Dutch House (available soon)
Patterson, James/Ellis, David, Invisible
Pavone, Chris, Expats
Pérez-Reverte, Arturo, The Flanders Panel
Perry, Thomas, Vanishing Act
Pulley, Natasha, The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
Quinn, Kate, The Alice Network
Rash, Ron, Serena
Robotham, Michael, Life or Death
Rosenfelt, David, Open and Shut
Schlink, Bernhard, The Reader
Schwarz, Christina, Drowning Ruth
See, Lisa, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
Sendker, Jan-Philipe, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
Shaffer, Mary Ann and Annie Barrows, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society
Shreve, Anita, The Pilot’s Wife
Skloot, Rebecca, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Stein, Garth, The Art of Racing in the Rain
Stewart, Amy, Girl Waits with Gun
Stockett, Kathryn, The Help
Turner, Nancy, These is my words
Verghese, Abraham, Cutting for Stone
Ward, Jesmyn, Sing, Unburied, Sing
Wingate, Lisa, Before We Were Yours (available soon)
Wroblewski, David, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
The library will be adding more titles regularly, so check back frequently or simply search the catalog using “book club kit” as keywords.
How long can we keep the kit?
The checkout period is eight weeks, with no renewals.
Who can check the kit out?
Anyone in the book club can who has a valid Yavapai Library Network library card may check out the kit. However, the person who checks out the kit is ultimately responsible for any lost items, damaged items or overdue fees.
What is the charge if a book club member loses a book?
The charge for a lost book is $10.00.
How do I request a book club kit?
To place a request for a kit, the representative of the book club will complete an online form (see below), visit or call the Ask a Librarian Desk at Prescott Public Library.
If you want to pick up the kit at any Yavapai County library other than Prescott Public Library, you must call the Ask a Librarian Desk at 928-777-1526. Make sure to specify which library you want the kit to be sent to. If you are placing a hold for a future date, you are responsible for calling the Ask A Librarian desk again 10 days before your desired pick up date to ensure the kit is transited to your library. If you do not call, the kit will not be transited.
Where do I pick up the kit?
Bring your library card to the Ask a Librarian Desk on the main level to pick up your book club kit. If you requested the kit be transited to another library, ask staff at the pick-up library to direct you to their holds.
Where do I return the kit?
Kits must be returned to the Ask a Librarian Desk on the main level of Prescott Public Library, and they must be returned with all contents of the bag. Titles may not be returned individually by book club members. If the kit was transited to another library, the kit can also be returned directly to circulation staff at the library where the kit was checked out. The kit SHOULD NOT be returned to drop off book returns.
Book Club Kits are provided with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library. For more information, call the Ask a Librarian Desk at 928.777.1526