Monday Evening Book Discussion
Mondays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Copies available at the Reader Assistance Desk. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.
by Hannah Kent
While awaiting execution for a brutal murder in 1829 Iceland, a maid reveals another side to the events.
(Available April 20)
The Light Between Oceans
by M.L. Stedman
A couple on a remote Australian island live quietly running a lighthouse, until a boat carrying a baby washes ashore. They choose to raise the baby as their own with tragic consequences.
(Available May 18)
by Dave Eggers
In the near future Mae Holland is hired to work for the world’s most powerful internet company but the longer she works there the worse her life gets.
(Available June 15
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
We are reading these selections from the Great Books Foundation. Copies are available for $5 at the second floor Reference Desk.
Join our group any time.
For questions, call x166.
by Nobel Prize Winner Wislawa Szymborska
- Could Have
- The End and the Beginning
- The Three Oddest Words
Non-Fiction Book Discussion
Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Copies available at the second floor Reference Desk. To sign up call 847-358-5881 ext. 167.
Detroit: An American Autopsy
by Charlie LeDuff
Once an incubator for the middle class, Detroit has fallen on hard times. Can it rebound, or is it a harbinger of things to come for other cities?
(Available April 9)
The World’s Strongest Librarian
by Josh Hanagarne
Josh Hanagarne isn’t your stereotypical librarian. He is a 6’ 7” weightlifter with Tourette’s Syndrome. In his memoir, his Mormon faith, and family help him overcome his disability.
(Available August 13)
Teen Lit for Adults Book Discussion
Are you young-at-heart and passionate about teen literature? Enjoy great conversation with like-minded adults at the Library.
Copies available at the Reader Assistance Desk. Sign up, 847-358-5881 ext. 132.
Tuesday, July 28, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
by Neal Shusterman
In a future world where unwanted teens are harvested for their body parts, three runaways fight for their lives.
(Available June 30)