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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.

 

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

 

 

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.

 

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

 

 

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.

 

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

 

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

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.

 

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