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Book Events

  • Join the Adult Winter Reading Club and earn video coupons and weekly raffle chances for every 5 books you read. Be one of the first to join and receive a campfire mug.

    Our theme is Foreign Settings. See our suggested reading lists.

    Weekly raffle: Turn in a reading log by Sunday, February 1 for a chance to win a $10 Corner Bakery gift card.

  • Book Discussion: Super Sad True Love Story
    Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "Super Sad True Love Story" by Gary Shteyngart. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    In a near-future dystopian America, a middle-aged man yearns for a reluctant younger woman.

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

  • Book Discussion: The Red Tent
    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "The Red Tent" by Anita Diamant. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    The biblical story of Dinah, the only daughter of Jacob and Leah, whose intended husband was murdered by her brothers Simon and Levi.

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

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Books on Tap: Escape from Camp 14
    Wednesday, March 25, 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.

    Tracy Gossage leads a discussion of "Escape from Camp 14" by Blaine Harden: The heartwrenching true story about the only known person born inside a North Korean prison camp to have escaped.