Library Book Discussions Groups
Wilmette Library offers five book discussion series through the Adult Services Department. Please see details below.
|Classics & Contemporary||Monday Night Readers||Online Book Club||Power & Politics||Senior Book Talks|
Meet in the Small Meeting Room, second Tuesday of the month, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Refreshments served.
|On April 8, join us to discuss this year's "One Book, Everybody Reads" selection, Claire of the Sea Light by the award winning author Edwidge Danticat. Claire is a 7-year-old Haitian girl who disappears on the night her father gives her away in the hopes of securing a better life for his only child. This stunning novel explores the roles of parent, child, neighbor, and friend as well as the themes of love, loss, and redemption.|
Meet in the Auditorium from 7-8:00; refreshments served.
all of Paris is in shock following the ghastly murder of two women - See more at: http://wilmette.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1842070035_the_murders_in_the_rue_morgue#sthash.q0rIHgps.dpuf
|On Monday, March 24, we will be discussing The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie, where Hercule Poirot investigates the death of a wealthy widow, followed by the unexpected death of her future husband.
Holmes encounters one of his most formidable adversaries and must unlock the mystery of the demonic hound, the curse of the Baskerville family. - See more at: http://wilmette.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1346159035_the_hound_of_the_baskervilles#sthash.fWS6uutr.dpuf
|On Monday, April 28, a staff librarian will lead a discussion of this year's One Book, Everybody Reads selection, Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat.
The death of a weathy widow is believed to be an accident until her future husband is killed. The police bring in Hercule Poirot to help with the investigation. - See more at: http://wilmette.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1838677035_the_murder_of_roger_ackroyd#sthash.0Q2H9lcE.dpu
After you read the book for the Monday Night Mystery Series, come see the movie! All showings begin at 7:00 in the Auditorium. Refreshments will be served.
Friday, March 28 – Ten Little Indians (1965) directed by George Pollock (90 minutes)
Great for commuters and anyone who prefers a book club without meetings. Create an account at www.goodreads.com search "Groups" for "Wilmette Public Library" and post your comments at any time.
|For March and April, we will be reading Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman. Gaiman offers us yet another book full of mythology, magical worlds, family fueds, dark prophecy and Gods on earth. Pick up a print copy at the Library, or for Wilmette and Kenilworth residents, download it at www.mymediamall.net.|
Co-sponsored with the League of Women Voters. Meet on the first Thursday of the month in the Auditorium, 9:30 - 11.
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Now introducing quarterly books talks with a theme!
April: Favorites from the Past
Meet from 10:30 -11:30; open to all.
- Thursday, April 10 - Mallinckrodt, 1041A Ridge Rd.
- Monday, April 14 - Mather Place, 2801 Old Glenview Rd.