Library Closed on Thanksgiving Day

All branches will be closed on Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving Day. The Library will reopen on Friday, November 23.

Book Discussions

Join our discussions at any time. All discussions are at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. 

Find upcoming discussions.

Friday Morning Discussion

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Check out a copy at the Reader Assistance Desk a month before we meet. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.

Upcoming Titles

  • December 7 - Goodbye Vitamin: A Novel  by Rachel Khong
  • January 4 - Book Share
  • February 1 - To the Bright Edge of the World  by Eowyn Ivey
  • March 1 - Salt Houses  by Hala Alyan

Monday Evening Discussion

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Check out a copy at the Reader Assistance Desk a month before we meet. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.

Upcoming Titles

  • January 21 - This is How it Always Is  by Laurie Franke
  • February 18 - Goodbye Vitamin: A Novel  by Donia Bijan

Crime Readers

Wednesdays, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Check out a copy at the Reader Assistance Desk a month before we meet. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.

Upcoming Titles

  • December 12 - Invisible City  by Julia Dahl
  • January 9 - The Cold Dish  by Craig Johnson
  • February 13 - American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land  by Monica Hesse

Non-Fiction Discussion

Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Check out a copy at the Reference Desk a month before we meet. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 167.

Upcoming Titles

  • December 13 - Book Share
  • October 11 - The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing  by Marie Kondo
  • November 8 - The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row  by Anthony Ray Hinton

Great Books

Tuesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
We are currently reading  Imperfect Ideal: Utopian and Dystopian Visions. Copies are available for $25 at the second floor Reference Desk. To join or to inquire about the reading schedule, call 847-358-5881 ext. 166.

Upcoming Readings

  • January 15
  • February 19

Book Club in a Bag

Host your own book discussion with Book Club in a Bag. Check out a tote bag filled with books and discussion questions for your next meeting.

Request a bag now.