Book Clubs & Discussion Groups

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Help for Local Book Groups

Did you know that the library provides book-lending services to members of about 140 active book clubs? Let us help you start your own! We offer an extensive collection of popular titles.

Book club guides

Register your book club with the library

Check out our NEWEST book club titles in our catalog!

Catalog listing of all book club titles or download the list of books in this collection.

What should your book club read next? Titles grouped by genre or theme to help you zero in on what interests your members.

Please note: Titles listed with due dates in our catalog may still be available for book club use. To inquire about specific titles, please contact Readers' Advisor Connie Regan: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Call the Adult Services Desk at 847-362-2330, ext. 1302, if you have any further questions.

Booked for Dessert

 

We enjoy hosting local book clubs at the library. We'll reserve our Quiet Reading Room for a one-time meeting of your group, give you a tour of the library, and serve sweet treats. Interested? Please contact the Fiction, Movies, and Movies staff at 847-362-2330, ext. 1302.

 

 

Read, Rant, Rave

Book discussions at the library. Anyone who had read or is reading the book is welcome to join.

 

Morning Book Discussion

Meets monthly at 10 a.m. on the second Wednesday. Meeting Room at Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. Led by Connie Regan. Drop in. Contact the Adult Services Desk at 847-362-2330, ext. 1302, to reserve a copy of our monthly selections.

Morning Book Discussion selections & dates

 

Evening Book Discussion

Meets monthly at 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday. Meeting Room at Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. Led by Ellen Jennings. Drop in. Contact the Adult Services Desk at 847-362-2330, ext. 1302, to reserve a copy of our monthly selections.
Evening Book Discussion selections & dates

 

Nonfiction Book Club

Meets monthly at 2 p.m. on the first Friday. Quiet Reading Room (main level) at Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. This group reads selections from a broad range of subjects and explores a breadth of acclaimed nonfiction works. Led by Haley Samuelson. Drop in. Contact the Adult Services Desk at 847-362-2330, ext. 1302, to reserve a copy of our monthly selections.
Nonfiction Book Discussion selections & dates

 

Classics Book Group

Meets every other month beginning in January, at 7 p.m. on the first Monday. Meeting Room at Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. Led by Ellen Jennings. Revisit classic literature; spend time with old favorites. If you have an eReader or tablet, you can download a copy of the monthly selection from the library's MyMediaMall Duke Classics collection. Contact the Adult Services Desk at 847-362-2330, ext. 1302, to reserve a print copy of our monthly selections. Please sign up for this event.

 

Agatha Christie Mystery Book Club

Meets monthly at 1:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday. Meeting Room, Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. Led by Mary Ann Constantine. Drop in. Contact the Adult Services Desk at 847-362-2330, ext. 1302, to reserve a copy of our monthly selections.

 

REMEFRITA, English Language Learners Book Discussion

This is a small group of English language learners who enjoy reading and talking about books. REMEFRITA stands for REading, MEeting FRIends, TAlking. Form more information, please contact Trish Compton at 847 362-2330, ext. 1139, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .