Book Club in a Bag

Book Club in a Bag provides seasoned book groups or neophytes with a complete kit to get started — 10 paperback copies of a title, book reviews, discussion questions and suggestions for similar reads.

Titles listed below are owned by the Port Washington Public Library. Click here for an annotated list  of our titles.

Port Washington Library users can also request Book Club in a Bag kits from other Nassau Libraries. To get an idea of titles available for interloan click here to search the catalog. Interested residents may contact Adult Services at 883-4400, Ext. 135 for further information or to request a Book Club in a Bag. Kits cannot be reserved online.

  • Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
  • The Camel Bookmobile  by Masha Hamilton
  • Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult
  • Cutting for Stone  by Abraham Verghese
  • The Friday Night Knitting Club  by Kate Jacobs
  • Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
  • The History of Love by Nicole Krauss 
  • The Hours by Michael Cunningham
  • Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
  • Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson
  • Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
  • Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
  • The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  • Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
  • The Shack by William Paul Young 
  • The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
  • Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
  • Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri 
  • A Voyage Long and Strange by Tony Horwitz
  • Wait Till Next Year  by Doris Kearns Goodwin 
  • White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
  • Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks