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Book Kits

Everything You Need to Start – or Inspire – Your Book Club

Book Kits are an easy way to borrow multiple copies of a book, as well as background material to jump start your discussion.

Book Kit #3 The Things the Carried

Browse and place holds on Book Kits in the Library catalog.  

Note: When placing a hold, be sure to choose the “Kit” format.


Included in Each Book Kit

  • 10 copies of the book
  • Binder with supplemental materials


How Do Book Kits Work?

Check Out:

  • Book Kits check out for 8 weeks.
  • Book Kits are not renewable.
  • Each Book Kit is checked out to a single user who is responsible for the return of all items.

Holds and Returns:

  • Book Kits can be placed on hold, and will be held for pick up for 7 days.
  • Book Kits must be returned to the Service Desk at any Library location (do not use the book drop).

Fine and Replacement Costs:

  • Overdue fines are $0.30 per day, with a maximum fine of $9.00
  • Replacement costs are based on the cost of lost items.


Email or call the Central Library Reference Desk at 703-228-5959.