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Book Events

  • Book discussions and events will continue during the meeting room renovations. Note the new meeting locations in each event description.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Great Books
    Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The April reading is "New African" by Andrea Lee. Copies are available at the Reader Services desk.

  • Book Discussion - Catcher in the Rye
    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of the classic "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.

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

  • Books and Brews
    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Landmark Inn

    Can't stop talking about the book you just read? Yeah, us too. Join us at the Landmark Inn on Shermer to share what you've been reading and hear about other great books over drinks.

  • Book Discussion - The Round House
    Monday, May 5, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich.

    An adolescent Native American boy deals with the aftermath of a brutal attack on his mother.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 10:00am
    Multimedia Department

    Join us for poetry discussions with literary critic Isabel Soffer. No advance reading is required.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Illinois Poetry Society Meeting
    Sunday, May 18, 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, May 19, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The May readings are "Letter to His Father" and "The Judgment" by Franz Kafka. Copies are available at the Reader Services desk.

  • Book Discussion - And the Mountains Echoed
    Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini.

    A brother and sister separated as children in Afghanistan are the link connecting the stories of a varied group of people.

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