ADULT BOOK CLUBS
Book Club Discussions are open to all, and newcomers are always welcome.
Copies of the books are available on the Hold shelf about one month in advance. Pick up a copy of any discussion book you’d like to read and take it to the Check-Out Desk. Please contact Jane at the Reference Desk (309-343-6118 or firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions about the clubs.
Tuesday/Thursday Book Discussions
The Tuesday Book Club meets at the library the second Tuesday of each month at 1:00 PM. The Thursday Book Club meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM. The groups read and discuss a novel half the time and a nonfiction work half the time.
September: Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber
This twisty psychological thriller features a mega-hit podcast that reopens a murder case and threatens to unravel the carefully constructed life of the murder victim’s daughter. She is forced to return to her hometown in central Illinois to confront the demons from her past.
Join us for a discussion of Are You Sleeping:
- Tuesday, September 12, 1:00 pm
- Thursday, September 14, 6:00 pm
The author, a Galesburg native, will be at the library at 7:00 pm on Thursday, 9/14, to discuss, sell, and sign copies of her book.
Science Fiction/Fantasy Discussion Group
The Tome Raiders Science Fiction/Fantasy Discussion Group meets once a month on a Friday, usually the third of the month.
September: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Discussion at Hardee’s of one of the great adventure classics, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne.
Join us for a discussion of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea:
- Friday, September 29, at 6:00 pm at Hardee’s (913 E. Main St.)
Food for Thought Book Discussions
The Food for Thought discussion group meets seasonally at En Season Restaurant at the Sustainable Business Center to discuss books about food and the environment.
Attendees order and pay for their own lunch.
September: Vintage by David Baker
Join us for a discussion of Vintage:
A food journalist tries to save his career (and possibly his marriage) by tracking a bottle of wine stolen by the Nazis. Includes recipes and wine pairings.
- Thursday, September 21 at 11:30 am at En Season (2900 W. Main St.)