Book Discussions

Join our discussions at any time. All discussions are at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. 

Find upcoming discussions.

Friday Morning Discussion

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Check out a copy at the first-floor Reader Assistance Desk a month before we meet. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.

Upcoming Titles

  • March 1 - Salt Houses  by Hala Alyan
  • April 5 - The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women  by Kate Moore
  • May 3 - Setting Free the Kites  by Alex George

Monday Evening Discussion

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Check out a copy at the first-floor Reader Assistance Desk a month before we meet. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.

Upcoming Titles

  • March 18 - To the Bright Edge of the World: A Novel  by Eowyn Ivey
  • April 15 - Salt Houses  by Hala Alyan
  • May 20 - The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women  by Kate Moore

Crime Readers

Wednesdays, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Check out a copy at the first-floor Reader Assistance Desk a month before we meet. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.

Upcoming Titles

  • March 13 - The Widows of Malabar Hill  by Sujata Massey
  • April 10 - The Gods of Gotham (A Timothy Wilde Novel)  by Lyndsay Faye
  • May 8 - Barbed Wire Heart  by Tess Sharpe

Non-Fiction Discussion

Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Check out a copy at the second-floor Reference Desk a month before we meet. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 167.

Upcoming Titles

  • March 14 - Between the World and Me  by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • April 11 - Educated: A Memoir  by Tara Westover
  • May 9 - Hidden Figures  by Margot Lee Shetterly

Great Books

Tuesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
We are currently reading  Imperfect Ideal: Utopian and Dystopian Visions. Copies are available for $25 at the second-floor Reference Desk. To join or to inquire about the reading schedule, call 847-358-5881 ext. 166.

Upcoming Readings

  • March 19
  • April 16
  • May 21

Book Club in a Bag

Host your own book discussion with Book Club in a Bag. Check out a tote bag filled with books and discussion questions for your next meeting.

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