New Years’ Resolution: Join a Book Club!

The best thing about reading books? Talking about them! We've got book clubs for all ages that meet up monthly to discuss everything from classics to best sellers to seasonal reads. There's a variety of times to choose from, so you're bound to find a club or discussion group that fits your schedule. 

For Adults

Book Clubbers (First  Thursday of the month at 7pm)
January 7: Landline by Rainbow Rowell
February 4: The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
March 3: Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian

Spinecrackers (First Friday of the month at 10 am)
January 8: The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
February 5: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed (2013)
March 4: Where’d You Go, Bernadette: A Novel by Maria Semple (2013)

Night Readers (Every third Thursday at 7 pm)
December 17: The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
January 21: We are Called to Rise by Laura McBride
February 18: Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

Bookalicious - A Not-So-YA-Book Club (2nd Monday of the month @ 7pm)
Meet at the Village Vintner (2380 Esplanade Drive, Algonquin, 847-658-4900) to discuss a Young Adult genre book while enjoying some appetizers. 
December 14: Far From You by Tess Sharpe
January 11: Heist Society by Ally Carter

For Kids

Bookaneers (Grades K-2)

Saturday, December 12, 2-3 pm
Gingerbread Edition
We will read a gingerbread-themed story and then work in teams to decorate Gingerbread Houses that will be on display in the library for the month of December. Registration begins November 14.

Saturday, January 9, 2-3 pm: 
The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life
We’ll read and discuss the Monarch-Award-nominated book written and illustrated by Lois Ehlert. Afterwards we will create our own art collages in her style. Registration begins December 12.

Cover to Cover Youth Book Club (Grades 3-5)

Thursday, December 10, 7-8pm
Frindle by Andrew Clements. Registration begins November 13.

Thursday, January 14, 7-8pm
I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 by Lauren Tarshis.

Pageturners Youth Book Club (Grades 5-8)

Thursday, December 10, 7-8pm
Join us as we discuss The White Giraffe by Lauren St. John.

Thursday, January 14, 7-8pm
This month's read is Bomb by Steve Sheinkin. Registration beings December 11.

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