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Book Discussions

 

For Adults

 

BookLite

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.

 

November 16 - Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

December 21 - No Meeting

January 18 - The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald

February 15 - The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner

 

 

Cookbook Club

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.

 

January 14 - All-Time Best Soups by Cook's Illustrated Magazine

February 11 - Seriously Bitter Sweet: The Ultimate Dessert Maker's Guide to Chocolate by Alice Medrich

 

 

Friday Afternoon

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.

 

November 24 - Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
December 22 - The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

January 26 - The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

February 23 - The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

 

 

Non-Fiction

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.

 

January 22 - Gulp by Mary Roach

Febrary 19 - The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery

 

 

Thursday Evening

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.

 

December 7 - The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood

January 4 - The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon

February 1 - Station 11 by Emily St. John Mandel

 

 

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.

 

 

For Kids

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 
Bartlett Public Library District
800 S. Bartlett Road
Bartlett, IL 60103
Main: 630.837.2855
Adult: 630.837.3560
Youth & Teen: 630.837.3348
Questions / Feedback
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Library Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday-Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm