Book Clubs

Everyone is welcome at our Washington County Library book clubs! We offer book clubs for adults, teens, and children. We also offer Instant Book Club Kits so you can have a book club anytime and anywhere you like. Browse our list of Instant Book Club Kit titles and our in-library book clubs below. You can also find more book club reads on our list of book club suggestions, updated monthly. 
  1. Hardwood Creek
  2. Lake Elmo
  3. Oakdale
  4. Park Grove
  5. R.H. Stafford
  6. Valley
  7. Wildwood

Middle School Book Club

The Middle School Book Club is for grades 5-8 and meets the fourth Thursday of each month June-August and the fourth Monday of each month September-May at 5:00 pm.

Minnesota Book Club

The Minnesota Book Club meets at Hardwood Creek Library on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. The club focuses on books written by Minnesota authors or on books set in Minnesota.

Selections for 2019

Teen Dueling Book Club

The Teen Dueling Book Club is recommended for ages 13-18 and meets the second Tuesday of every month at 5:00 pm.

Selections for 2019

  • January - The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black vs. The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff
  • February - Scythe by Neal Shusterman vs. This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab
  • March - The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss vs. The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander 
  • April - The Once and Future King by T. H. White vs. TBD King Arthur book

Third Tuesday Book Club

Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Hardwood Creek Library.

Selections for 2019

  • January - Marcel’s Letters: a font and the search for one man’s fate (Nonfiction)
  • February - The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (Classic) 
  • March - Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter (Mystery Fiction)
  • April - Two old women: an Alaska legend of betrayal, courage, and survival by Velma Wallis (Fiction)
  • May - Gone So Long by Andre Dubus III (Fiction)
  • June - Born a Crime: stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah (Autobiography)
  • July - Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (Fiction)
  • August - Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver (Historical Fiction)
  • September - Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly (Historical Fiction)
  • October - TBD
  • November - Educated: a memoir by Tara Westover (Autobiography)
  • December - TBD

Third Thursday Book Club

Meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Hardwood Creek Library.