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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.

 

June 20 - Beach Town by Kay Andrews

July 18 - Summer at Little Beach Bakery by Jenny Colgan

August 15 - Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

 

 

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 9 - Gather & Graze: 120 Favorite Recipes for Tasty Good Times by Stephanie Izard & Rachel Holtzman

July 14 - Serious Barbecue: Smoke, Char, Baste, & Brush Your Way to Great Outdoor Cooking by Adam Perry Lang

August 11 - Saladish: A Crunchier, Grainier, Herbier, Heartier, Tastier Way with Vegetables by Ilene Rosen with Donna Gelb

 

 

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 28 - White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht

July 26 - Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire

August 30 - 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 17 - The Joy of Less by Francine Jay

July 22 - Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson

August 19 - The Strongest LIbrarian by Josh Hanagarne

 

 

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 25 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Runaway Twin by Peg Kehret

Thirteen-year-old Sunny, accompanied by a homeless dog, finds a bag of money and uses it to run away from home. Her goal is to find the twin sister from whom she was separated at age three and create the family she so desperately desires. Join us for this exciting story of love and family! Register in person at the Youth & Teen Services Desk adn 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