Yolo County Library

Read Around Yolo

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

2024 Read Around Yolo Titles Survey for Book Clubs Now Available! Click here to take the survey.

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 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) 666-8005.
  • Bags can be picked up or returned at any of our 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.