Adult Summer Reading Club continues
June 1 to August 30
Our theme is Summer Shorts: Books under 200 pages.
Weekly Raffle: Turn in a reading log by July 31 for a chance to win a $10 Baskin Robbins gift card!
The Illinois State Poetry Society has a chapter that meets at the library. New members are welcome. Bring 10-12 copies of two of your poems.
The September reading is "Moosbrugger" by Robert Musil.
Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline.
A girl in foster care is assigned to do community service and helps clean out the attic of an elderly woman who was sent west from New York on the Orphan Train as a child after a fire killed her parents.
The meeting will be held at the Village Hall in the Shermer Study.
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.
Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on creating atmosphere. She has led workshops throughout the Midwest and is the author of three mystery novels.
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 "Tell the Wolves I'm Home" by Carol Rifka Brunt: In 1987, after her beloved uncle dies of AIDS, a girl secretly befriends his grieving boyfriend whom her family blame for infecting him.