Library Facilities Closed Sunday, April 21 for Easter

We will resume regular hours on Monday, April 22.

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 first-floor Reader Assistance Desk a month before we meet. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.

Upcoming Titles

  • March 1 - Salt Houses  by Hala Alyan
  • April 5 - The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women  by Kate Moore
  • May 3 - Setting Free the Kites  by Alex George

Monday Evening Discussion

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

Upcoming Titles

  • March 18 - To the Bright Edge of the World: A Novel  by Eowyn Ivey
  • April 15 - Salt Houses  by Hala Alyan
  • May 20 - The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women  by Kate Moore

Crime Readers

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

Upcoming Titles

  • March 13 - The Widows of Malabar Hill  by Sujata Massey
  • April 10 - The Gods of Gotham (A Timothy Wilde Novel)  by Lyndsay Faye
  • May 8 - Barbed Wire Heart  by Tess Sharpe

Non-Fiction Discussion

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

Upcoming Titles

  • March 14 - Between the World and Me  by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • April 11 - Educated: A Memoir  by Tara Westover
  • May 9 - Hidden Figures  by Margot Lee Shetterly

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

  • March 19
  • April 16
  • May 21

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.