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Harper Woods Public Library

Adult Library Programs

A list of all the Adult programs.

Summer reading

This year's Summer Reading theme is Imagine Your Story. Keep an eye out for virtual events that we will host.

To sign up for your reading prizes, click here on the link for Wandoo Reader.

adult summer reading

Read Something Different Book Club

Join the group to read and discuss all types of fiction and nonfiction. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm.

  • January 8 - How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn
  • February 12 - August Snow by Stephen Mack Jones
  • March 11 - The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
  • April 8 - Americanah by Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie
  • May 13 - Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson
  • June 10 - The Gown: a Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson
  • July 8 - Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts
  • August 12 - The World According to Fannie Davis by Bridgett M. Davis
  • September 9 - Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  • October 14 - My Life as a Rat by Joyce Carol Oates
  • November 4 - The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
  • December 9 - Choose a Book by Susan Waggoner
    • Have Yourself a Very Vintage Christmas: Crafts, Decorating Tips, and Recipes: 1920s-1960s

    • It’s a Wonderful Christmas: The Best of the Holidays 1940-1965

    • Under the Tree: The Toys and Treats That Made Christmas Special, 1930-1970

I Love a Mystery! Book Club

Read one book by the month's featured author and join us to discuss them. We meet on the fourth Monday of the month at 6:30 pm.

  • January 27: Elizabeth George
  • February 24: Hank Phillippi Ryan
  • March 23: James Patterson
  • April 27: Ngaio Marsh
  • May 18: Josephine Tey
  • June 22: James M. Cain
  • July 27: Tana French
  • August 31: Nevada Barr
  • September 28: Amy Stewart
  • October 26: Edgar Allan Poe
  • November 23: Cara Black
  • December 28: Faye Kellerman

Cooking Club

Are you interested in cooking and recipes? The library has a Recipe Exchange Club for anyone who is interested. Bring a recipe that means something to you along with a story associated with it. Meetings are on the third Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm.


    Harper Woods Public Library
    19601 Harper Ave, Harper Woods, MI 48225
    313-343-2575

    Mon-Wed: 11am-7pm
    Thu-Fri: 11am-5pm



    Overdrive - E-Books & Digital Audiobooks

    Overdrive Ebooks and audiobooks

    RB Digital - Digital Magazines (formerly Zinio)

    RB Digital