Book Club

Check out all of our book clubs; 
you can find one for nearly 
every age.

The Adult Book Discussion Group meets every second Tuesday of the Month 
at 6:30 p.m. to discuss a variety of books 
from classic literature to graphic novels. 
If joining a book club is something that interests you, 
please give us a call at 

815-939-1696 for more information, 
or join us at our next meeting!

The books chosen for 2018 are as follows:

January – Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
February – The Forgotten Garden By Kate Morton
March – The Whip by Karen Kondazian
April – Orphan #8  by Kim van Alkemade
May – Endurance by Scott Kelly
June – The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
July – Radium Girls by Kate Moore
August – The Black Book by James Paterson
September – Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
October – A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
November – Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann 
December - Dessert Potluck and Book Choosing Night for 2019

Abe Lincoln Book Club

Abe Lincoln Book Club
Tuesday, January 30th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Read and discuss Abe Lincoln nominated Y.A. novels for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. January’s Selection is Denton Little's Deathdate
This event will also take place on February 27th (An Ember in Ashes), March 27th (Nimona), and April 24th  (These Shallow Graves).

Bluestem Book Club

BlueStem Book Club
Saturday, January 20th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. The book for the January meeting will be Stick Dog by Tom Watson. Books will be available at the Front Desk. This event will also take place on February 10th (Soar by Joan Bauer), March 10th (Dash by Kirby Larson), and April 14th (The Boy who Crashed to Earth by Judd Winick).

Caudill Book Club 

Caudill Book Club
Tuesday, January 23rd
6:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
6th – 8th Grades

Kid in 6th-8th Grade get to meet each month to discuss a Caudill Award nominated or winning book from the past year. Books are available for pick-up ahead of time at the Front Desk. The selection for January is All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Conner. This event will also take place on February 20th (Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai), March 20th (A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Neilsen), and April 17th (Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt).

Monarch Book Club

Monarch Book Club
Saturday, January 20th
11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
1st- 3rd Grade

Kids in 1st -3rd Grade have their own book club. We will read the book of the month at our gathering time and have a crafting session. This event will also take place on February, 10th, March 10th, and April 14th.

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