Last Tuesday of every month, 7pm at Words Worth Books

Our informal book club is free and open to anyone who wants to share their passion for reading.  Join us for a fun and lively discussion, and delve deep into works of fiction or non-fiction as chosen by people-in-the-know.  Book club books are 20% off!

July 26: (Nb: Date moved to Wednesday) Nutshell by Ian McEwan
August 29: The Lost City of Z by David Grann
September 26: (OBOC Selection) Emancipation Day by Wayne Grady
October 24: This Side of Sad by Karen Smythe (Discussion with the author!)
November 28: The Girls by Emma Cline

For a full list of previous selections click [here]


Second Thursday of every month, 7pm at a top secret location

The lads meet at a local watering hole for discussion, libation and an occasional fist-fight over selected crime-fiction titles.  Long-standing grudges are expected and encouraged.  This group of dedicated and discerning readers numbers between 12 to 15 core members, though there is always room for one more. 

September 14: In the Woods by Tana French
October 12: Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith
November 8: Maigret's First Case by Georges Simeon

For a full list of previous selections click [here]


Dates as announced, 10:30am at Words Worth Books

A fun-filled half hour of stories and songs to help you bond with your little bookworm.  Suitable for babies and toddlers; must be accompanied by a guardian.

September 22
October 20
November 17


Last Wednesday of every month (except December) at 7pm for coffee and book talk at local cafes.

SpecFics and Chill is a free, easygoing, inclusive bookclub focusing on speculative fiction and good wandering conversations. If you're into Science Fiction, Fantasy, Steampunk, Horror, or Alt History of any flavour and combination, come on by!

Most months you can find us at the back table in Death Valley's Little Brother or, if they have an event, at The Princess Cafe. New members always welcome--just show up.

For more information visit:

September 27: Promise of Blood by Brian McCellan
October 25: Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke
November 29: A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

For a full list of previous selections click [here]


We’ve put a fun and delicious twist on a book club by combining it with a cooking class series.  Members meet to discuss the book selection and cook a dish based on the book’s theme.  Book discussion is led by Words Worth Books, and cooking instruction provided by Donna-Marie Pye from Relish.  Find out more at 

Autumn 2017-- 
LOVE, FOOD, FRANCE: A Delicious Literary Series

September 12: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
October 10: The Arrangement by Ashley Warlick
November 7: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

The price is $260, and it includes books, instructed meals, and guided discussion. All events take place at Relish Cooking Studio.
Register at or call 519-954-8772


Dates as announced at The Public Kitchen & Bar, Kitchener

A book club that fuses great literature with great food and great people.  Meet the author and discuss the book over dinner and drinks at The Public Kitchen & Bar. 

Find out more at 

More great events coming this autumn!


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October 11: Emancipation Day by Wayne Grady)
November 8: Any Human Heart by William Boyd
December 13: The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbury
January 10: Girl Runner by Carrie Snyder
February 14: The Last Painting of Sarah De Vos by Dominic Smith
March 14: This Side of Sad by Karen Smythe
April 11: Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
May 9: The Secret History by Donna Tartt
June 13: The Right to be Cold by Sheila Watt Cloutier