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 Reference Desk at the library.

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19th Wife
David Ebershoff

Alchemist
Paulo Coelho

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

All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton
Jane Smiley

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 Hearing Heartbeats
Jan-Phillip Sendker

Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein

Astrid and Veronika
Linda Olsson

At Home in Mitford
Jan Karon

Atonement
Ian McEwan

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Dai Sijie

Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Katherine Boo

Blame
Michelle Huneven

Bleeding Kansas
Sara Paretsky

Book Thief
Markus Zusak

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
Susannah Cahalan

Brave
Nicholas Evans

Brave New World
Aldous Huxley

Brief History of the Dead
Kevin Brockmeier

Brother, I'm Dying
Edwidge Danticat

Calling Me Home
Julie Kibler

Chaperone
Laura Moriarty

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

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

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

Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese

Dead Fathers Club
Matt Haig

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

Double Bind
Chris Bohjalian

Dream House
Valerie Laken

Dreamers of the Day
Mary Doria Russell

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

Empire Rising
Thomas Kelly

End of Your Life Book Club
Will Schwalbe

Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury

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

Fault In Our Stars
John Green

Five People You Meet in Heaven
Mitch Albom

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

Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs

Garden Spells
Sarah Addison Allen

Gilead
Marilynne Robinson

Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls

God of Animals
Aryn Kyle

Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn

Good War: An Oral History of World War II
Studs Terkel

Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Great Gatsby (second kit)
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Great Gatsby (third kit)
F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood

Help
Kathryn Stockett

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Jamie Ford

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

Interpretation of Murder
Jed Rubenfeld

Intuition
Allegra Goodman

Invisible Sign Of My Own
Aimee Bender

Julie and Julia
Julie Powell

Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini

Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Laura Rider's Masterpiece
Jane Hamilton

Learning Tree
Gordon Parks

Let's Pretend This Never Happened
Jenny Lawson

Life of Pi
Yann Martel

Light Between Oceans
M. L. Stedman

Little Bee
Chris Cleave

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

Lottery
Patricia Wood

Lovely Bones
Alice Sebold

Loving Frank
Nancy Horan

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson

Maltese Falcon
Dashiell Hammett

Man in My Basement
Walter Mosley

Me Before You
Jojo Moyes

Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards

Mercy
Toni Morrison

Middle Place
Kelly Corrigan

Moon Over Manifest
Clare Vanderpool

Mrs. Dalloway
Virginia Woolf

Mudbound: a novel
Hillary Jordan

My Abandonment
Peter Rock

My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult

Neuromancer
William Gibson

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

Night Journal
Elizabeth Crook

No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Alexander McCall Smith

North Toward Home
Willie Morris

Notes from a Small Island
Bill Bryson

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 Day
David Nicholls

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

Peace Like a River
Leif Enger

Perks of Being a Wallflower
Stephen Chbosky

Persepolis: the Story of a Childhood
Marjane Satrapi

Personal History
Katharine Graham

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

Plainsong
Kent Haruf

Please Look After Mom
Kyung-Sook Shin

Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen

Push: a novel (Precious)
Sapphire

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Azar Nafisi

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

Red Tent
Anita Diamant

Reservation Blues
Sherman Alexie

Room
Emma Donoghue

Round House
Louise Erdrich

Sarah's Key
Tatiana de Rosnay

Secret Life of Bees
Sue Monk Kidd

Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Shanghai Girls
Lisa See

Silver Linings Playbook
Matthew Quick

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

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

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
Jay Asher

Thirteenth Tale
Diane Setterfield

Thousand Splendid Suns
Khaled Hosseini

Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin

Time Traveler's Wife
Audrey Niffenegger

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

To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee

Tortilla Curtain
T. Coraghessan Boyle

Tribes: we need you to lead us
Seth Godin

True Grit
Charles Portis

Twilight
Stephenie Meyer

Under the Tuscan Sun
Frances Mayes

Virgin of Small Plains
Nancy Pickard

Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen

We Need to Talk about Kevin
Lionel Shriver

Weird Sisters
Eleanor Brown

What Alice Forgot
Liane Moriarty

When the Emperor was Divine
Julie Otsuka

White Queen
Philippa Gregory

Worst Hard Time
Timothy Egan

Year of Wonders
Geraldine Brooks

Zookeeper's Wife
Diane Ackerman