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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 15 - The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

July 20 - Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

August 17 - Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

 

 

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 16 - Marcus Off Duty by Marcus Samuelsson

August 27 - Simply Nigella by Nigella Lawson

 

 

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 - The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

July 28 - The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin

August 25 - Reader's Choice

 

 

Non-Fiction

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

 

Monday, August 21 at 10:00 a.m.

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

 

 

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.

 

June 1 - Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

July 6 - The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

August 3 - The Stranger in My Genes by Bill Griffeth

 

 

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 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

A pioneer family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet new neighbors and learn to deal with their new surroundings. 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