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Book Events

  • Join one of our many book discussions listed below. Copies of the books are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

  • Book Lovers: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Having a hard time finding fellow romance and chick lit lovers? Feel like you have to keep your reading tastes a secret? Come join a book discussion series where we focus on the books we are all reading.

    Tracy Gossage leads a discussion of "The Art of Hearing Heartbeats" by Jan-Philipp Sendker: When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his wife nor his daughter has any idea where he might be - until they find a love letter he wrote many years before to a Burmese woman who is unknown to them.

    Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

  • Book Discussion: The Ministry of Special Cases
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "The Ministry of Special Cases" by Nathan Englander.

    During Argentina's Dirty War, a Jewish couple try to find out what happened to their son who was arrested though the authorities won't admit it.

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

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

    The December reading is selected poetry by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Copies are available at the Reader Services desk.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity 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.