Book Club in a Bag

Welcome to the Book Club in a Bag Program, brought to you by the East Meadow Public Library.  Click here for more details regarding this exciting program.  You may request a kit by email or telephone using the contact info at the bottom of this page.

Available Titles (view book summaries)
Amagansett by Mark Mills
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Bel Canto by Anne Patchett
Black and White by Dani Shapiro
Blue Diary by Alice Hoffman
The Girls by Lori Lansens
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III
The Kitchen Boy by Robert Alexander
The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards
Moloka’i by Alan Brennert
Night by Elie Wiesel
One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus
Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
The Sabbathday River by Jean Hanff Korelitz
The Senator’s Wife by Sue Miller
The Septembers of Shiraz by Dalia Sofer
Small Island by Andrea Levy
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Time and Again by Jack Finney
The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

Supplementary Book Club in a Bag Titles – We now have more titles available through our consortium. Please click here to view list.  We have an annotated bibliography for some of the supplementary titles, please click here to view this.

All arrangements for supplemental book bags MUST BE MADE with the East Meadow Public Library.  Supplemental book bags are obtained from cooperating libraries.  Please allow enough lead time for us to request them for you.

Request a Kit
To request a Book Club in a Bag kit for your own group, please contact Janine Walsh at or call the Reader Services office at (516) 794-2570 ext. 1262.