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Book Events

  • Adult Summer Reading Club continues

    June 1 to August 30

    • Get a set of coasters
    • Earn video coupons
    • Enter weekly raffles

    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!

  • Illinois Poetry Society Meeting
    Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    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.

  • Great Books
    Monday, September 15, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The September reading is "Moosbrugger" by Robert Musil.

  • Book Discussion: Orphan Train
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    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.

  • Bestsellers and Beyond
    Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Youth Services Activity 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.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    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 - Tell the Wolves I'm Home
    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 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 "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.