Yolo County Library

Read Around Yolo

Read Around Yolo (R.A.Y.) is our book club in a bag program.

You can check out tote bags that contain 10 paperback copies of a book and discussion materials, including author information, questions, tips on facilitating discussion, and a sign-out sheet to help keep track of the bag’s contents.

Reserve a R.A.Y. bag with our new online reservation system.

Requesting a R.A.Y. bag

  • Any Yolo County Library cardholder can borrow a book club bag.
  • To reserve a R.A.Y. bag, please use our online reservation system.
  • If you have any questions, please call (530) 757-5593 x3.
  • Bags can be picked up or returned at any of our eight locations.
  • Bags may be reserved up to two years in advance.

Checking out a R.A.Y. bag

  • Each bag will be checked out on the library card of the person who reserves it. That person is responsible for the bag and all of its contents.
  • Bags must be checked out as a whole; individual contents cannot be checked out separately.
  • Bags and their contents have a six week loan period, with no renewals.

Returning a R.A.Y. bag

  • Make sure all of the contents are present before returning a bag.
  • Please contact the library for replacement costs.
  • Late bags will be charged a fine of $2.00 per day.
  • Bags must be returned to a library staff member during open hours. They cannot be placed in the book drop.