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Book Events

  • Copies of books and readings for our discussions are available the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    Adult Winter Reading Club ends February 29

    Participants who have completed at least one reading log can choose a gift book in Reader Services the week of February 22 to 29. The 29th is the last day to get a book and to turn in your reading logs for entry in the Grand Prize raffle for an iPad mini.

    See reading lists from our theme, Fiction Stars: Award-Winning Novels


    Weekly Raffle: Turn in a log by February 14 for a chance to win a $10 Subway Gift Card.

  • Book Discussion: Lila
    Monday, April 4, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of "Lila" by Marilynne Robinson.

    A woman leading a hardscrabble, itinerant life marries a soft-spoken minister in Gilead, Iowa, but has a hard time reconciling her past with his faith.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

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

  • Prairie Poetry: Four Essential Illinois Poets
    Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 2:00pm

    Storyteller William Pack shares life stories and selected writings of significant Illinois poets Vachel Lindsay, Edgar Lee Masters, Carl Sandberg, and Gwendolyn Brooks.

  • Book Lovers: After I Do
    Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    Tracy Gossage leads an evening discussion of "After I Do" by Taylor Jenkins Reid.