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Book Clubs

The library offers book clubs for a variety
of ages and interests.

For more information about these book
clubs, please contact the lead programmer listed or call us at (815) 756-9568.

Most book clubs do not require registration, but the children’s book clubs do. You can register online on our calendar of events page, or by calling us at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

Adult Book Clubs

All adults are welcome to attend our adult book discussions. Copies of the books are available in the Adult Services department prior to each club meeting.

The General Book Club discusses titles selected from nonfiction and literary fiction. For more information, please contact Susan at [email protected] or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2114.

The Senior Book Club meets the second Tuesday of every month for a book club just for seniors. For more information, contact Kathy at [email protected] or call (815) 756-9568 ext. 2150.

The Suspense Book Club meets every third Saturday of the month for “Stories of Suspense”. We’ll choose a thriller to give you the shivers on a chilly night. For more information, please contact Leah at [email protected] or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2112.

Teen & Tween Book Clubs

The Spine Crackers Book Club meets on the first Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. and is intended for tweens in grades 5-7. Check out a copy of the book at the library or via the Hoopla app. For more information, please contact Jen at [email protected] or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

THRASH (Teen-held Reading and Social Hangout) is a book club for teens, by teens. It is for teens in grades 6-12 and meets once a month. Read books and graphic novels from different genres and discuss them with your peers. For more information, please contact Susan at [email protected] or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

 

 

Children's Book Clubs

Bookworm Barbs is a book party for our K-2nd grade beginning readers. We will read a simple chapter book every month (or have a caregiver read it aloud), do a craft, and eat a snack. Kits with the book and other supplies are available a month before a meeting at the Youth Services desk. For more information, please contact Laura at [email protected].

Barb Book Club is our home for book-loving 3rd-5th graders. Every month, we’ll read a book and talk about it, play a game, and eat a snack. Kits with the book and other supplies are available a month before a meeting at the Youth Services desk. For more information, please contact Laura at [email protected].

 

 

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