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Bartlett Public Library District, 800 South Bartlett Road, Bartlett, IL 60103

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.

 

December 20 - Meeting at Pasta Mia in Bartlett this month.

January 17 - Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

February 21 - The Time in Between by Maria Duenas

 

 

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.

 

December 9 - The Perfect Cookie by America's Test Kitchen

January 13 - Dinner: Changing the Game by Melissa Clark

February 10 - Smitten Kitchen by Deb Perelman

 

 

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.

 

December 28 - Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

Janaury 25 - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

February 22 - Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

 

 

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.

 

December 17 - The Crossroads of Should and Must by Elle Luna

January 21 - How We Got to Now by Steven Johnson

February 18 - Almost French by Sarah Turnbull

 

 

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, January 24 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Smile by Raina Telgemeier

A humorous and charming true story! Raina just wanted to be normal, but after an accident leaves her without her two front teeth, she must face many different kinds of dental procedures. Throw in an earthquake, boy confusion, not so nice friends and tons of dental drama to make this book one fun 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: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm