Patio Reads Book Club


Relaxing on the patio in the summer, sipping lemonade under the shade of an umbrella, discussing a great book with friends... What could be better?
Each Patio Reads book club meeting has a maximum of 15 attendees and will take place on the GPL's summer patio. 10 copies of each title will be available for check out once registration for that meeting opens. The books & the spots in the meetings will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis.


Previous Titles:


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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Wednesday, May 31

Register starting Thursday, April 20

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. In this society, human rights are severely limited and women's rights are even more curtailed.


The Break* by Katherena Vermette

Wednesday, June 21

Register starting Wednesday, May 10

When Stella, a young Métis mother, looks out her window she spots someone in trouble on the Break.  In a series of shifting narratives, people who are connected with the victim tell their stories leading up to that fateful night.

*This title was been selected in recognition of National Aboriginal Day


Birdie by Tracey Lindberg

Wednesday, July 26

Register starting Wednesday, June 14

Birdie is a darkly comic and moving first novel about the universal experience of recovering from wounds of the past, informed by the lore and knowledge of Cree traditions. 


Big Little Lies

Wednesday, August 30

Register starting Wednesday, July 19

Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives, mothers and daughters, schoolyard scandal, and the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive. 








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