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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.

 

June 21 - Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

July 19 - Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings: Madea's Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life by Tyler Perry

August 16 - The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

 

 

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.

 

June 10 - Williams-Sonoma Salad of the Day by Georgeanne Brennan

July 8 - Closed for annual Lion's Club Parade.

August 12 - Endless Summer Cookbook by Katie Lee

 

 

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.

 

June 29 - Kindred by Octavia E. Butler

July 27 - Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

August 31 - Reader's Choice

 

 

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.

 

June 18 - Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

July 23 - Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

August 20 - The LIfe-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

 

 

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, July 26 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Sunny Side Up by Jennifer Holm & Matthew Holm

Sunny Lewin is sent to live with her grandfather for the summer in Florida, where she befriends Buzz, a boy completely obsessed with comic books. There, she faces a secret behind why she is in Florida in the first place. Funny and sad, with a touch of mystery, this graphic novel is the perfect summer read! Register in person at the Youth & Teen Services Desk and pick up a free book. Location: Art Room

 

 

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
Monday-Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday-Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm