Book Club Kits

bookclubkitsKits are available for area book clubs with multiple copies of the same title as well as guides and information for book club discussions.

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?

Printable List of Titles

Addison, Corban, The Garden of Burning Sand

Addison, Corban, The Tears of Dark Water

Adler-Olsen, Jussi, The Keeper of Lost Causes

Andrews, Mary Kay, Ladies Night

Bierly, Saroo, Lion

Bowen, Rhys, In Farleigh Field 

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

Hammer, Chris, Scrublands 

Hawley, Noah, Before the Fall

Heiny, Katherine, Standard Deviation

Honeyman, Gail, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

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 

Morse, Eleanor, White Dog Fell from the Sky

Ozeki, Ruth, A Tale for the Time Being

Patchett, Ann, The Dutch House

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

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