Up for Discussion

Interested in joining a book club? Brampton Library offers Up for Discussion book clubs at four of our locations.

Book club members meet to discuss the book of the month and find common bonds through books. A variety of reading interests are represented in these clubs: contemporary, classic and international authors. You will read and enjoy books you would never have chosen yourself!

In-house book clubs run from September through November, January through March, and April through May. 

First or Second Monday of the month: 1:00 pm - 3:00pm (Cyril Clark branch)

First Wednesday of the month: 10 am - 12 pm (Chinguacousy branch)

Third Thursday of the month: 2 pm - 4 pm (Four Corners branch)

Third Monday of the month: 6:30pm - 8:30pm (Mount Pleasant Village branch)

Registration for the fall: August 6, 2019

Registration for the winter starts December 2, 2019

Registration for the spring starts March 2, 2020.  

To register and pick up a copy of the book, please visit any Brampton Library branch or call (905) 793-4636 or TTY 1-866-959-9994.

LGBTQ2S+ Book Club

A book club for people who enjoy books with 2SLGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, 2-Spirit) themes or books by authors that identify as LGBTQ2S+.

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 Chinguacousy branch or downloaded using our Cloud Library app. All are welcome.

This book club takes place on the last Thursday of the month from Sept- November and January to May.

To check out our updated Pride Book List (complete with recommended media) click here.

PAMA Connections 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 tour of a Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archive exhibit.

Location: Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives, 9 Wellington Street East, Brampton.

To register, please call the Brampton Library at (905) 793-4636 or visit the Four Corners branch to pick up a copy of the selected book.

More details can be found in our Online Events Calendar or in our Inspiring Connections Program Guide.

Amnesty International Book Club

Brampton Library is pleased to partner with Amnesty International. Our Amnesty International Book Club encourages all of us to read recommended books on the theme of human rights. Browse the reading list  to find books and discussion guides for your next meeting.

Off The Shelf: Build your own book club

Are you part of a book club or thinking of starting one? Check out our Off the Shelf book club-ready displays at any of our library branches!

Here you will find multiple copies of recommended titles that you can borrow in single or multiple copies, on a first come, first serve basis.

There is no need to place holds or renew, books are available for 3 weeks at a time.

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