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Book Events

  • The Adult Winter Reading Club ends Sunday, March 1. Turn in your reading log(s) for a chance in the final raffle. You can also pick up a gift book between Friday, February 27 and Sunday, March 1.

    Weekly raffle: Turn in a reading log by Sunday, March 1 for a chance to win a $15 Panera Bread gift card.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Book Discussion: The Garden of Evening Mists
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "The Garden of Evening Mists" by Tan Twan Eng.

    A woman who survived a Japanese internment camp in Malaysia and became a judge looks back on the time after the war when she worked as an apprentice to a Japanese gardener in hopes of creating a memorial garden for her sister who died in the camp.

    The meeting will be held at the Village Hall in the Shermer Study.

  • Books on Tap: Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night
    Wednesday, April 22, 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.

    Mike Hominick leads a discussion of "Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night" by Barbara J. Taylor.

    In early 20th century Pennsylvania, a nine-year-old girl is killed in a tragic accident and everyone in the small mining town blames her eight-year-old sister Violet. As her family is torn apart by grief, they'll need to find strength in surprising places.