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Book Events

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Civic Room

    Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on writing dialogue. She has led workshops throughout the Midwest and is the author of three mystery novels.

  • Illinois Poetry Society Meeting
    Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Civic Room

    The Illinois State Poetry Society has a chapter that meets at the library. New members are welcome. Bring ten copies of two of your poems to share.

  • Book Discussion: The Steady Running of the Hour
    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "The Steady Running of the Hour" by Justin Go.

    A young American discovers he may be the heir to the estate of an English World War I officer and alpinist, left unclaimed for nearly 80 years, which launches him on a quest across Europe to uncover the true story of the officer's love affair with the woman who may or may not be his great-grandmother.

  • Bestsellers and Beyond
    Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 1:30pm
    Civic Room

    Join Librarian Lori Siegel for reviews of a variety of books that you might add to your reading list or share with your book group.

  • Books on Tap: The Family Fang
    Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Landmark Inn

    Books on Tap is the library's book club in a pub. Meet in the private room of the Landmark Inn to relax, talk books, and enjoy a tasty beverage and snacks.

    Tracy Gossage leads a discussion of "The Family Fang" by Kevin Wilson: Forced to star in their parents' performance art as children, a pair of grown siblings return home after personal crises and learn that one last show is underway.