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Book Club Kits -- Just Add Readers

Kits include books and materials (such as reviews and discussion questions) to aid in book group discussions.

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Just Add Readers -- book club kits

    The San Antonio Public Library has created kits for thirty-nine different titles to assist book discussion groups. Each kit includes ten copies of the book and a binder with material intended to support discussion of the book, including biographical information about the author, book reviews, suggestions for further reading, and discussion questions.

Kit Policies

  • Book Kits may be checked out by borrowers with a valid San Antonio Public Library card only.

  • Borrowers are required to sign a borrowing agreement (see below). If the borrower is under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must sign the agreement and present photo ID.

  • Borrowers will be charged for full replacement costs (see below) of lost or damaged kits or any parts of the kits.

  • Checkout period for the kits is 6 weeks with no extensions and no renewals.

  • Kits must be reserved in advance.

  • Borrowers may check out only one kit at a time.

  • Overdue charges are $2.00 per day with a maximum of $10.00

  • Kits may be returned to the Circulation Desk of any San Antonio Public Library during regular library hours.

  • Borrowers are responsible for careful use and cleanliness of all the parts of the kits.


Total Cost for Entire Kit: $158.00


            Cost of Individual parts:  Library Bag: $8.00

                                                      Book Copies: $14.00 each / $140 total

                                                      Printed Items: $1.00 per item


Useful handouts in the kit

Kits also contain signup sheets to assist you in keeping track of the individual copies of the book and feedback forms so you can let the library know what you think of the kits. 

Below you'll find copies of the forms, just in case.

Web Sites for your discussion needs

  These web sites can help you choose your next book, express your opinion about what you just finished reading, and see what others are reading.

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