|YA BookTalk Books (in a bag!)|
Frequently Asked Questions
YA BookTalk Books is a service for the use of book clubs wanting the convenience of a pre-packaged bag complete with 8 copies of a book, a discussion guide and suggested questions and a sign-out sheet for the group leader. Similar to BOOK CLUB IN A BAG, these titles are Young Adult (YA) titles of interest to teens (and adults as well).
The individual who checks out the kit is financially responsible for the kit and is responsible for returning all pieces of the kit. General library borrowing rules apply.
How do I get a kit?
Click here to see what we have! Or, you can search the library catalogue using the phrase BOOKTALK BOOKS. Select a title to check its availability. YA BookTalk Books may be sent to your local branch by placing requests in the library catalogue, the same as for any other type of library material. Library staff can also help you place a request. You cannot reserve a kit for a specific date.
Where do I return the YA BookTalk Books?
You may return YA BookTalk Books kits in person to any branch of the Annapolis Valley Regional Library. You cannot return YA BookTalk Books through after-hours book drops. The kit must be intact with all copies included. Incomplete kits will be subject to replacement costs.
How many YA BookTalk Books kits can I have at a time?
You can have one YA BookTalk Books kit checked out at a time. However you may have requests on more than one kit at a time.
How long can I have a kit?
The YA BookTalk Books kit is checked out for 6 weeks. You cannot renew a YA BookTalk Books kit.
What if I need more than 8 copies for my club?
Your book club members may find additional copies of titles through our library catalogue. These additional copies are subject to the normal library lending periods typically 3 weeks. Visit or phone your local library, or search the library catalogue to place requests.