Book Clubs and Discussion Groups

Chapters Summer 2016 Book Discussions

Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
Tuesday, June 14, 1:30 pm/South Community Library
Discussion questions for Sandcastle Girls

Valley of Amazement
Wednesday, July 13, Noon/Main Library Auditorium
Bring your lunch. Dessert and beverage provided
Discussion questions for Valley of Amazement

For more information, contact Mary Dunn ( or 608.789.7145)

Challenge Yourself This Summer
Adult Summer Reading
June 13-August 7 

Challenge yourself this summer by reading or attending programs on the summer reading checklist card. After you finish one of the five different checklist cards, you will be eligible for grand prize drawings. Just drop the card in the appropriate box at each library location. You may enter twice, but two different checklist cards must be used. Drawing for the grand prizes will take place on August 15. 

Join us for Book Chats @JavaVino on these Thursdays at 10:30 am: June 16, 23, and 30; July 7, 14, and 21. 


Great Books

The Great Books is a collection of books that is considered a foundation of Western Culture. The Library sponsors a Great Books group, facilitated by library patron Edward Staats. All Great Books discussions will be held at Main in the Archives Room, 2nd floor, unless otherwise noted. All begin at 6:15 pm and end at 7:45 pm  Participants are responsible for purchasing their own copy of the texts.  Questions may be directed to Edward Staats at 608.385.6020. New members are welcome!