What is BGIB?

Is your book group tired of having to track down multiple copies of a book for your next meeting? With Book Group in a Bag, receive 10 copies of one title, plus discussion resources.

Reservations are for 6 weeks. Reserve any title up to a year in advance. Plan to overlap your reservations; you can distribute the next book and collect the last book at the same meeting.

To reserve a kit or view the titles available now, please Register or Login with your library barcode and PIN. Pick up and return bags to the New Book, Movies & Music Desk at the library.

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100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
Jonas Jonasson

George Orwell

19th Wife
David Ebershoff

Adventures Of Beanboy
Lisa Harkrader

After You
Jojo Moyes

Paulo Coelho

Alice Network
Kate Quinn

Caleb Carr

All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw
Theodore Rosengarten

All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr

All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton
Jane Smiley

America's First Daughter
Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

Angels & Demons
Dan Brown

Angle of Repose
Wallace Stegner

Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
Lorna Landvik

Appetite for America: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the West--One Meal at a Time
Stephen Fried

Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach

Art of Hearing Heartbeats
Jan-Phillip Sendker

Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein

As Brave As You
Jason Reynolds

Astrid and Veronika
Linda Olsson

At Home in Mitford
Jan Karon

Ian McEwan

August: Osage County
Tracy Letts

Auschwitz #34207
Nancy Sprowell Geise

Autobiography of Malcolm X
Malcolm X and Alex Haley

Aviator's Wife
Melanie Benjamin

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Dai Sijie

Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Katherine Boo

Being Mortal
Atul Gawande

Bel Canto
Ann Patchett

Between Shades of Gray
Ruta Sepetys

Big Bad Ironclad!
Nathan Hale

Michelle Huneven

Bleeding Kansas
Sara Paretsky

Bone Gap
Laura Rudy

Bonhoeffer Abridged: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
Eric Metaxas

Book Thief
Markus Zusak

Boy on the Porch
Sharon Creech

Boys in the Boat
Daniel Brown

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
Susannah Cahalan

Nicholas Evans

Brave New World
Aldous Huxley

Brother, I'm Dying
Edwidge Danticat

Bulldoggers Club
Barbara Hay

Call of the Wild
Jack London

Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy and Hard Times
Jennifer Worth

Calling Me Home
Julie Kibler

Laura Moriarty

Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading
Tom Greenwald

City of Thieves
David Benioff

Cloister Walk
Kathleen Norris

Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
James McBride

Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War
Tony Horwitz

Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena

Crashing Through: a true story of risk, adventure, and the man who dared to see
Robert Kurson and Mike May

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Tom Franklin

Kwame Alexander

Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-Time
Mark Haddon

Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese

Dead Fathers Club
Matt Haig

Dead Wake
Erik Larson

Deadly Wandering
Matt Richtel

Death in Shangri-La
Ygul Zur

Defending Jacob
William Landay

Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Erik Larson

Dogs of War
Sheila Keenan

Double Bind
Chris Bohjalian

Dream House
Valerie Laken

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
Barack Obama

Eat Pray Love: one woman's search for everything across Italy, India and Indonesia
Elizabeth Gilbert

Empire Falls
Richard Russo

End of Your Life Book Club
Will Schwalbe

Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Chris Grabenstein

Everything I Never Told
Celeste Ng

Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man's Canyon
S.S. Taylor

Explorer: Mystery Boxes

Exquisite Corpse Adventure

Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury

Faithful Place
Tana French

Fast Food Nation: the Dark Side of the All-American Meal
Eric Schlosser

Five People You Meet in Heaven
Mitch Albom

Fly Girls
Keith O'Brien

Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten City
Greg Grandin

Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs

Garden Spells
Sarah Addison Allen

Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles

Ghost Bride
Yangsze Choo

Marilynne Robinson

Girl Before
J.P. Delaney

Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins

Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill

Girls of Atomic City
Denise Kiernan

Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls

Go Set a Watchman
Harper Lee

God of Animals
Aryn Kyle

Donna Tartt

Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn

Grandma Gatewood's Walk
Ben Montgomery

Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman

Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Guys Read: Funny Business
Jon Scieszka

Guys Read: Other Worlds
Jon Scieszka

Guys Read: Thriller
Jon Scieszka

Guys Read: True Stories
Jon Scieszka

Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood

Gary Paulsen

Hate U Give
Angie Thomas

Sarah Smarsh

Kathryn Stockett

Hidden Figures
Margot Lee Shetterly

Hillbilly Elegy
J. D. Vance

Louis Sachar

Hollowing Out The Middle
Patrick J. Carr and Maria J. Kefalas

Toni Morrison

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Jamie Ford

Hound of the Baskervilles
Arthur Conan Doyle

Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins

Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez
Richard Rodriguez

I am the Clay
Chaim Potok

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot

In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and its Consequences
Truman Capote

In Search of Mockingbird
Loretta Ellsworth

Allegra Goodman

Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd

Irena's Children
Tilar J. Mazzeo

Julie and Julia
Julie Powell

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
David Grann

Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini

Jon Scieszka

Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Last Stop on Market Street
Matt de la Peña

Last Wild
Piers Torday

Laura Rider's Masterpiece
Jane Hamilton

Learning Tree
Gordon Parks

Andrew Sean Greer

Let's Pretend This Never Happened
Jenny Lawson

Letters Never Sent
Sandra Moran

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy
Karen Abbott

Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project
Jack mayer

Life of Pi
Yann Martel

Light Between Oceans
M. L. Stedman

Little Bee
Chris Cleave

Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng

Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
Sherman Alexie

Lost and Found
Carolyn Parkhurst

Lost in Shangri-La
Mitchell Zuckoff

Lost in Translation
Eva Hoffman

Patricia Wood

Lovely Bones
Alice Sebold

Loving Frank
Nancy Horan

Magic Strings of Frankie Presto
Mitch Albom

Maisie Dobbs
Jacqueline Winspear

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson

Mal and Chad: Belly Flop!
Stephen McCranie

Mal and Chad: Biggest, Bestest Time Ever!
Stephen McCranie

Mal and Chad: Food Fight!
Stephen McCranie

Maltese Falcon
Dashiell Hammett

Man Called Ove
Fredrick Backman

Man in My Basement
Walter Mosley

Andy Weir

Me Before You
Jojo Moyes

Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards

Toni Morrison

Middle Place
Kelly Corrigan

Million Ways Home
Dianna Dorisi-Winget

Moon Over Manifest
Clare Vanderpool

Mornings on Horseback
David McCullough

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
Robin Sloan

Mudbound: a novel
Hillary Jordan

My Abandonment
Peter Rock

My Absolute Darling
Gabriel Tallent

My Life as A Book
Janet Tashjian

My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult

William Gibson

News of the World
Paulette Jiles

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America
Barbara Ehrenreich

Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern

Kristin Hannah

No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Alexander McCall Smith

Jessica Bruder

Not My Father's Son: a memoir
Alan Cumming

Notes from a Small Island
Bill Bryson

O Pioneers!
Willa Cather

Ocean at the End of the Lane
Neil Gaiman

Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan

On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family
Lisa See

Once in a Promised Land
Laila Halaby

One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate

One Day
David Nicholls

Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season
Jonathan Eig

Ordinary Grace
William Kent Krueger

Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline

Other Wes Moore
Wes Moore

Our Boys: a perfect season on the Plains with the Smith Center Redmen
Joe Drape

Out Stealing Horses
Per Petterson

Paris Wife
Paula McLain

Patron Saint of Liars
Ann Patchett

Peace Like a River
Leif Enger

Perks of Being a Wallflower
Stephen Chbosky

Persepolis: the Story of a Childhood
Marjane Satrapi

William Inge

Plain Folk: The Life Stories of Undistinguished Americans
David M. Katzman and William M. Tuttle

Kent Haruf

Please Look After Mom
Kyung-Sook Shin

Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948
Madeleine Albright

Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen

Push: a novel (Precious)

Radium Girls
Kate Moore

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Azar Nafisi

Ready Player One
Ernest Cline

Liesl Shruliff

Red Leather Diary: reclaiming a life through the pages of a lost journal
Lily Koppel

Red Tent
Anita Diamant

Reservation Blues
Sherman Alexie

River of Doubt
Candice Millard

Thomas Fox Averill

Emma Donoghue

Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion

Round House
Louise Erdrich

Same Kind of Different As Me
Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent

Sarah's Key
Tatiana de Rosnay

Secret Life of Bees
Sue Monk Kidd

Secret of Invisibility
John C Ralston

Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Shanghai Girls
Lisa See

Silver Linings Playbook
Matthew Quick

Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward

Raina Telgemeier

Snow Child
Eowyn Ivey

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See

Someone Named Eva
Joan M. Wolf

South of Broad
Pat Conroy

Speed of Dark
Elizabeth Moon

Spellman Files
Lisa Lutz

Spiral Staircase: My Climb Out of Darkness
Karen Armstrong

Spirits of Oz

State of Wonder
Ann Patchett

Still Alice
Lisa Genova

Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky

Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life
C.S. Lewis

Test of Wills
Charles Todd

Thank You for All Things
Sandra Kring

Their Eyes Were Watching God
Zora Neale Hurston

Then We Came to the End
Joshua Ferris

These Things Hidden
Heather Gudenkauf

Things I Want My Daughters To Know
Elizabeth Noble

Thirteen Reasons Why (Kit 2)
Jay Asher

Thousand Splendid Suns
Khaled Hosseini

Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin

Tipping Point: how little things can make a big difference
Malcolm Gladwell

To The Stars Through Difficulties
Romalyn Tilghman

Tortilla Curtain
T. Coraghessan Boyle

Treasure Island
Robert Louis Stevenson

Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Betty Smith

Tribes: we need you to lead us
Seth Godin

True Grit
Charles Portis

Stephenie Meyer

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Laura Hillenbrand

Under the Tuscan Sun
Frances Mayes

Under the Wide and Starry Sky
Nancy Horan

Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead

Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Rachel Joyce

Velveteen Daughter
Laurel Davis Huber

Virgin of Small Plains
Nancy Pickard

Walk in the Woods
Bill Bryson

Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen

We Need to Talk about Kevin
Lionel Shriver

We Were Liars
e. lockhart

Weird Sisters
Eleanor Brown

What Alice Forgot
Liane Moriarty

When Books Went to War
Molly Guptill Manning

When the Emperor was Divine
Julie Otsuka

When You Reach Me
Rebecca Stead

Where'd You Go Bernadette
Maria Semple

White Queen
Philippa Gregory

Who Could That Be at This Hour?
Lemony Snicket

Whose Names Are Unknown
Sanora Babb

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Cheryl Strayed

Winter's Bone
Daniel Woodrell

Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn

R.J. Palacio

Brian Selznick

Worst Hard Time
Timothy Egan

Worth the pain : how meningitis nearly killed me-- then changed my life for the better
Andy Marso

Alex Grecian

Year of Wonders
Geraldine Brooks

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Zookeeper's Wife
Diane Ackerman