BookLite is a social book club that meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Join us at The Still Bar & Grill, 326 S. Main Street in Bartlett to talk books, grab a drink, and meet new people. Books are available at the Adult Services Desk one month prior to the discussion.
February 15 - The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner
March 15 - The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
April 19 - 11/22/63 by Stephen King
May 17 - Lizzy & Jane by Katherine Reay
A cookbook discussion and tasting! Pick a recipe from the chosen cookbook and bring it to our discussion for the group to try. Books are available at the Adult Services Desk one month prior to the discussion. The group meets at 1:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room.
February 11 - Seriously Bitter Sweet: The Ultimate Dessert Maker's Guide to Chocolate by Alice Medrich
March 11 - Emeril's Kicked-up Sandwiches: Stacked with Flavor by Emeril Lagasse
April 8 - The French Kitchen Cookbook by Patricia Wells
May 13 - The Cheese Lover's Cookbook & Guide by Paula Lambert
The group meets at 12:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room on the last Friday of every month. Books are available at the Adult Services Desk one month prior to the discussion.
February 23 - The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
March 30 - A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas
April 27 - Dead Wake by Erik Larson
May 25 - The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
The group meets at 7:00 p.m. in the West Conference Room. Books are available at the Adult Services Desk one month prior to the discussion.
Febrary 19 - The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery
March 26 - Touching the Void by Joe Simpson
April 23 - The Yellow Envelope by Kim Dinan
May 21 - Grunt by Mary Roach
Adult Book Group Collection
Looking for great titles for your book club? Check out our new collection located at the end of Adult Fiction next to the Quiet Room. We have 10 copies of specially selected titles available.
Girls Book Discussion : Grades 4 - 6
Thursday, February 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Ghost Dog Secrets by Peg Kehret
Rusty, a sixth-grader determined to help an injured dog that is chained outdoors in frigid weather, calls animal control, but then takes matters into his own hands. He’s aided by his friend Andrew and a ghost collie that leads Rusty to an even deeper secret. Register in person at the Youth& Teen Services Desk to pick up a free book.
Thursday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m.
The Bicycle Spy by Yona Zeldis McDonough
Twelve-year-old Marcel loves riding his bicycle and dreams of competing in the Tour de France, but its 1942 and German soldiers are everywhere, stopping him as he delivers bread from his parent’s bakery around town. Then one day Marcel discovers it is not just bread he is delivering, and suddenly he finds himself in possession of dangerous secrets about his parents and his new friend from Paris, Delphine. Register in person at the Youth & Teen Services Desk to pick up a free book.
Book Discussion in a Bag
The Youth & Teen Services Department offers 10 copies of a book with book discussion questions all in one bag and available to check out for 6 weeks. Perfect for the classroom, homeschool group or neighborhood book discussion. For titles and to check out a Book Discussion in a Bag, please stop by the Youth & Teen Services desk.