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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.

 

March 16 - Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

April 20 - The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

May 18 - Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

 

 

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.

 

March 12 - Lidia's Favorite Recipes by Lidia Matticchio Bastlanich

April 9 - Moosewood Restaurant Favorites

May 21 - Super Salads

 

 

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.

 

March 31 - Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

April 28 - The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

May 26 - What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty

 

 

Non-Fiction

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

 

Monday, May 8 at 10:00 a.m.

Yummy by Greg Neri

 

 

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.

 

March 2 - The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

April 6 - The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

May 4 - 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, April 27 at 6:30 p.m.

The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada's disability. So when her little brother is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada sneaks out to join him. So begins a new adventure and life for Ada. 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
Questions / Feedback
askus@bartlettlibrary.org
Library Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday-Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm