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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.

 

September 21 - The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

October 19 - 'Salem's Lot by Stephen King

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

 

 

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.

 

August 27 - Simply Nigella by Nigella Lawson

September 24 - Chef's Choice

November 5 - Keepers by Kathy Brennan

 

 

DIY Book Club

Pick up the selected book at the Adult Services Desk. Try out a project or two and join us to discuss what worked and what didn't from the book (examples of successes and hilarious fails are welcome). Then we'll try a project together.

 

Saturday, September 23 at 2:00 p.m.

Upcycling Celebrations by Danny Seo

 

 

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.

 

September 29 - The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows

October 27 - The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown

November 24 - Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

 

 

Non-Fiction

Books are available at the Adult Services Desk one month prior to the discussion.

 

Monday, October 23 at 10:00 a.m.

Shoeless Joe by W.P. Kinsella

 

 

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.

 

September 7 - The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

October 5 - The Innocent Man by John Grisham

November 2 - 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.

 

 

For Kids

 

Girls Book Discussion : Grades 4 - 6

Thursday, November 30 at 6:30 p.m.

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep School, August Pullman wants nothing more that to be treated as an ordinary kid, but his new classmates can't get past Auggie's Extraordinary face. New York Time Bestsellar and now a motion picture.

 

 

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