Third Monday of the Month at 7:00pm Book Discussion Group

Join us for an animated and interesting book discussion on the third Monday of each month from 7:00 - 8:15 p.m. on the lower level of the library. This group started meeting in 2006. Click on the title to link to a book discussion guide, when available. Here's the group's 2019 reading list:

Date Title Author
January 21, 2019 Red Clocks Leni Zumas 
February 18, 2019 Ohio Stephen Markley
March 19, 2019 Circe Madeline Miller
April 15, 2019 Killers of the Flower Moon David Grann
May 20, 2019 Grandma Gatewood’s Walk Ben Montgomery
June 17, 2019 Severance Ling Ma 
July 15, 2019 The Glitch Elisabeth Cohen
August 19, 2019 Spaiens: A Brief History of Humankind Yuval Noah Harari
September 16, 2019 Fruit of the Drunken Tree Ingrid Rojas Contreras
October 21, 2019 The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Stuart Turton
November 11, 2019 Frankenstein in Baghdad Ahmed Saadawi
December 16, 2019 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets J.K. Rowling


First Wednesday Morning at 10:00am Book Discussion Group

This is an animated and interesting book discussion on the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. Happy Reading! Here's the 2019 schedule:

Date Title Author
January 3, 2019 And Then There Were None (Movie & Book) Agatha Christie
February 6, 2019 A Gentleman in Moscow Amor Towles
March 6, 2019 The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper Phaedra Patrick
April 3, 2019 The Perfect Horse: the Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis Elizabeth Letts
May 1, 2019 The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy Rachel Joyce
June 5, 2019 The Last Painting of Sara deVos Dominic Smith
July 10, 2019 Before We Were Yours (NOTE 2nd Wed) Lisa Wingate
August 7, 2019 Twenty-one Days Anne Perry
September 4, 2019 Small Great Things Jodi Picoult
October 2, 2019 The Stars Are Fire Anita Shreve
November 6, 2019 The Stranger in the Woods Michael Finkel
December 4, 2019 The Lightkeeper’s Daughters Jean Pendziwol

The leader of this group is retired Way director Nancy J. Kelley. For more information, contact her at 419-866-6013.

History Book Club at Fort Meigs - 7:00pm Meetings 

New for 2018! Do you enjoy reading history? If so, then Way Library and Fort Meigs invite you to join the Fort Meigs History Book Club. Moderated by Geoff Earnhart, director of Fort Meigs, the club meets monthly at Fort Meigs Historic Site to discuss books covering a range of eras and historical topics. Books will be available at Way Library.   Contact Natalie Dielman at 419-874-3135 ext 112 for more information.

Date  Title Author
January 9, 2019 School: The Story of American Public Education Sarah Mondale
February 13, 2019 Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage William Katz
March 13, 2019 Unlikely General: “Mad” Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America Mary Stockwell
April 10, 2019  Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America’s War with Militant Islam Mark Bowden
May 8, 2019 The Burning of the White House: James and Dolley Madison and the War of 1812 Jane Hampton Cook
June 12, 2019 D-Day through German Eyes Holger Eckhertz, Joseph Balkoski
July 10, 2019 1776 David McCullough
August 14, 2019 Polio: An American Story David M. Oshinsky
September 11, 2019 The Unknowns: The Untold Story of America’s Unknown Soldier and WWI’s Most Decorated Heroes Who Brought Him Home Patrick K. O’Donnell
October 9, 2019 Alan Turing: The Enigma Andrew Hodges
November 13, 2019 Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World Jack Weatherford
December 11, 2019 Ardennes 1944: Battle of the Bulge Anthony Beevor

Pizza & Pages Teen Book Club

The Pizza and Pages Teen Book Club is for students between the ages of 12-16. It has become one of the most popular teen programs at Way Library.

Join us on Friday afternoons for a lively discussion over pizza and pop. The club meets monthly from 4:15pm to 5:15pm in the Mercy Family Activity Center.

For more information, contact Crystal Morris at 419-874-3135 ext 113 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Homeschoolers' Book Talk

The Homeschoolers' Book Talk group is for homeschooling students ages 8-12. The group meets monthly on Mondays from 1:30pm to 2:30pm in the Mercy Family Activity Center.

The group discusses books of a variety of genres including Newbery Award and Honor Winners. Homeschoolers are provided the opportunity to enjoy good literature, express opinions, use deeper thinking skills, analyze events, and share ideas.

For more information contact Alyssa Bullock, Youth Services Librarian at 419-874-3135 ext 127 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Bookaneers Book Club

The Bookaneers Book Club is for kids ages 8-12. At each meeting, the group discusses the selected book, participates in related crafts and activities, and of course, there are always snacks! Bookaneers takes place monthly from 4:15pm to 5:15pm in the Mercy Family Activity Center.

For more information, contact Alisha Nolin at 419-874-3135 ext. 107 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..