Friday Morning Book Discussion

Fridays, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Copies available at the first floor Reader Assistance Desk.  Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.

City of Women book coverSeptember 11

City of Women

by David Gillham

Hiding her clandestine activities behind the persona of a Nazi soldier's wife during World War II, Sigrid Schröder risks everything to hide a mother and two children who might be her former Jewish lover's family.

(Available August 17)

October 9

O Pioneers!

by Willa Cather

When her father dies, the daughter of Swedish immigrants assumes responsibility for her family and their Nebraska farm.

(Available September 11)

 A Constellation of Tital Phenomena book coverNovember 6

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

by Anthony Marra

A local doctor protects an 8-year-old girl during the Chechen war with Russia.

(Available October 9)

December 4

Small Blessings

by Martha Woodroof

The inspiring tale of a small-town college professor, a remarkable new woman, and the ten-year-old son he never knew he had.

(Available November 6)