Library Book Clubs
Mystery Book Club
A mystery book discussion group that meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm. Books are provided on a first-come, first-served basis, and can be picked up at the Information Desk on the second floor. Come pick up a copy and start sleuthing today!
A Novel Naptime
A Book Club for Parents with Young Children
Do you have young kids and can't seem to find the time to get away for a fulfilling book group? Come join us for A Novel Naptime, our popular materials book group for parents - where kids preschool age and under are welcome! We will meet the third Wednesday of every month at 10:30am. for a discussion. Toys and activities will be available for the kids. Don't worry, we fully expect there to be crying and interruptions while we meet, and that's ok!
Please register and pick up a copy of the book at the Information Desk.
Popular, Contemporary Book Club
A contemporary fiction and nonfiction book discussion group that meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm. Books are provided on a first-come, first-served basis, and can be picked up at the Information Desk on the second floor. Or find any copy and join us!
Libraries Transform Book Pick
After the Flood by Kassandra Montag
The Libraries Transform Book Pick is a new digital reading program that connects readers nationwide by offering free access to the same ebook through public libraries.
Participating is easy! Do you have a public library card? Great! That's all you need. All public libraries in the U.S. currently participating in OverDrive will be ready to lend unlimited copies of the ebook to borrowers during the reading period October 7-21, 2019, which makes it a great pick for your book club. Not a member of a book club? Discuss After the Flood with us on social media using the hashtag #LTBookPick.
Mary Shelley : Love & Frankenstein
The world’s first Science Fiction novel, Frankenstein, was written by a 19-year-old named Mary Shelley. The story of how she came to write such a novel reveals the painful struggle of a brilliant and rebellious mind. Come and be enchanted by nationally touring actress and award-winning storyteller Megan Wells, as she tells Mary Shelley’s true story of that famous “dark and stormy night.” Tuesday, October 29 at 6:30pm.
Reading is a gift that provides endless enjoyment and sets young readers on the path to lifelong learning. In an effort to highlight the importance of reading at all ages and to support Illinois authors, the Illinois Secretary of State's office has once again joined with the Illinois Reading Council for the annual “Illinois Reads” initiative.