Reading Programs & Book Discussion Groups


For program registration and information, please call the library at 847-259-6050 or stop by the Welcome Desk. Persons with disabilities can arrange for special assistance by calling the library at least two weeks prior to any program.

Book Discussion Groups - 2014 - 2015

Books and Bagels - June 5th
Meets on the first Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m.

This month's book:

People of the Book
by Geraldine Brooks

Just Desserts - July 22nd
Typically meets on the fourth Tuesday of alternating months at 7:30 p.m.

This month's book:

Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn

Morning Book Break - June 10th
Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m.

This month's book:

Year of Wonders : A Nvel of the Plague
by Geraldine Brooks

Books and Bagels
2013 - 2014 Reading List
Just Desserts
2014 - 2015 Reading List
Morning Book Break
2013 - 2014 Reading List


Four Seasons Book Club

This nonfiction book group meets quarterly on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. The next meeting is: July 16, 2014.
The book will be: The Cruelest Miles: The Heroic Story of dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic by Gay Salisbury & Laney Salisbury.

Culinary Conversations

A food-focused book group that meets quarterly, Saturdays at 10 a.m. The next meeting is: June 7, 2014.
Travel with your taste buds or just your eyes, and then come to talk about Meals to Keep Cool (themed discussion) cookbooks. Relax and enjoy an introduction to a variety of our cookbooks featuring homemade sodas, salads, no-bake desserts, and other ways to minimize your cooking when the weather's at its warmest.

Book Club Kits

Book Club Kits contain multiple copies of books and questions that can be checked out for your discussion group. The library also has suggestions for books of interest to book clubs.