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.

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