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 - 2013 - 2014

Books and Bagels - May 1st
Meets on the first Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m.

This month's book:

Behind the Beautiful
Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope
in a Mumbai Undercity

by Katherine Boo

Just Desserts - May 20th
Typically meets on the fourth Tuesday of alternating months at 7:30 p.m.

This month's book:

Saturday Night Widows: The Adventures of Six Friends Remaking Their Lives
by Becky Aikman

Morning Book Break - May 13th
Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m.

This month's book:

Rules of Civility
by Amor Towles

Books and Bagels
2013 - 2014 Reading List
Just Desserts
2013 - 2014 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: April 16, 2014.
The book will be: The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum.

Culinary Conversations

A food-focused book group that meets quarterly, Wednesdays at 10 a.m. The next meeting is: March 19 & 22, 2014.
Travel with your taste buds or just your eyes, and then come to talk about Rose Levy Beranbaum's cookbooks .

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.