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Book Clubs

At The Library

No registration required. Anyone who has read the book is welcome to join.

All book clubs currently meet virtually.

Contact the Adult Services Desk at 847-362-2330, ext. 1302, to reserve copies of our monthly selections.

Second Wednesday of the month.

10:00am

Meets virtually.

Led by Jo Hansen

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Fourth Wednesday of the month.

7:00pm

Led by Ellen Jennings

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Selections from a broad range of subjects. Explore a breadth of acclaimed nonfiction works.

First Friday of the month

2:00pm

Led by Haley Samuelson

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First Monday every other month, starting in January.

7:00pm

Led by Ellen Jennings

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Third Tuesday every other month.

7:00pm

Led by Andrea Larson.

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Third Tuesday every other month.

7:00pm

Led by Andrea Larson

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A small group of English language learners who enjoy reading and talking about books.

REMEFRITA stands for REading, MEeting FRIends, TAlking.

For more information, contact Trish Compton at tcompton@cooklib.org or call (847)362-2330 x1139.

Fourth Monday of the month.

1:00pm

Led by Erica O'Rourke

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First Tuesday of the month.

7:00pm

Led by Becky King and Lindsay Barber-Peddycoart

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Local Book Clubs

We provide book-lending services to over 100 active book clubs. Let us help you start your own!

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Book Club Guidelines

 

Find Books For Your Club

NEW Titles | ALL Titles

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 Andrea Larson: alarson@cooklib.org

Further questions: Call the Adult Services Desk 847-362-2330 x1302.

 

Discussion Guides

View discussion guides for some of our most popular book club titles.

 


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