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Book Events

  • Adult Summer Reading Club

    Register in Reader Services and receive a mini tote bag. Earn chances in weekly raffles and a Grand Prize drawing for a mini iPad at the end.

    See the suggested reading lists for our theme: Books Set in the 50 States.

    Weekly Raffle: Turn in a reading log by Sunday, August 2 for a chance to win a $10 Graeter's Ice Cream gift card.

  • Illinois Poetry Society Meeting
    Sunday, September 13, 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 Story Hour
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "The Story Hour" by Thrity Umrigar.

    Befriending a suicidal Indian woman who is trapped in a loveless marriage to a controlling man, an experienced psychologist finds their relationship warped by conflicting expectations and threatened by the revelation of long-buried secrets.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Civic Room

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

  • Great Books
    Monday, September 21, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Join the newly reorganized monthly Great Books Discussion Group led by educator and scholar Robert Waterbury. Share stimulating discussions in a friendly, welcoming setting.

    The September reading is "The Crito" by Plato. Readings will be available at the Reader Services desk one month before the discussion.