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.
April 20 - The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
May 18 - Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
June 15 - The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
July 20 - Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
August 17 - Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
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.
April 9 - Moosewood Restaurant Favorites
May 21 - Super Salads
June 16 - Marcus Off Duty by Marcus Samuelsson
August 27 - Simply Nigella by Nigella Lawson
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.
April 28 - The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
May 26 - The Secret History by Donna Tartt
June 28 - The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
July 28 - The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
August 25 - Reader's Choice
Books are available at the Adult Services Desk one month prior to the discussion.
Monday, May 8 at 10:00 a.m.
Yummy by Greg Neri
Monday, August 21 at 10:00 a.m.
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
The group meets at 7:00 p.m. in the West Conference Room on the first Thursday of every month. Books are available at the Adult Services Desk one month prior to the discussion.
April 6 - Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner
May 4 - Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
June 1 - TBA
July 6 - TBA
August 3 - TBA
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, April 27 at 6:30 p.m.
The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada's disability. So when her little brother is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada sneaks out to join him. So begins a new adventure and life for Ada. Register in person at the Youth & Teen Services Desk to pick up a free book.
Thursday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m.
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
A pioneer family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet new neighbors and learn to deal with their new surroundings. 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.
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