Book Clubs and Discussion Groups

Cabin Fever Reliever Adult Winter Reading Program
January 19-March 23

Relieve cabin fever this winter by reading a variety of books. Read six books by six different authors to be eligible to win Downtown Mainstreet Gift Certificates. Just fill out a reading slip after you've read six books and your name will be entered for the drawing. Only two entries per person, please.
1st prize--$75
2nd prize--$50
3rd-5th prizes--$25

Drawings to take place on Monday, March 30. 

Book Chats

Reading not enough of a reliever? Join Book Chats on Wednesdays, February--March 11 at JavaVino from 10:30-11:30. Share your favorite titles, least favorite titles, or just chat about the wonderful world of books. There will also be a drawing for a $10 JavaVino gift certificate at each Book Chat. 

Chapters Book Club

Chapters is the long-standing book discussion group at the Library. Books are selected for the whole year, and multiple copies of each title are available at all three locations. There are two different sessions for each book, and usually a sweet treat.  Discussion guides are available below.

2014-15 Chapters

(No January meeeting)

River of Doubt by Candice Millard

Wednesday, February 4, Main Trustees Room, 7 pm
Tuesday, February 10, South Community Library, 1:30
(Meetings are two weeks earlier)
Discussion questions

The Art Forger by Barbara Shapiro
Tuesday, March 10, South Community Library, 1:30 pm
Wednesday, March 18, Main Trustees Room, 7 pm
Discussion questions

(No April Meeting)

The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
Tuesday, May 12, South Community Library, 1:30 pm
Wednesday, May 20, Main Trustees Room,7 pm
Discussion questions

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!