The Sugar Grove Library offers four book clubs for adults. View the schedule below and join us!
Adult Book Discussion Group
Meets the first Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room. Books are available for pick up at the Circulation Desk one month before the meeting. No registration. Click on the title to view the description.
Tues. April 2, 6:30 pm: Not My Father’s Son by Alan Cumming
Tues. May 7, 6:30 pm: The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Joukhadar
Tues. June 3, 6:30 pm: Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter by Kate Clifford Larsen
Tues. July 2, 6:30 pm: The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
Tues. Aug 6, 6:30 pm: The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
Tues. Sept 3, 6:30 pm: Becoming by Michelle Obama
Tues. Oct 1, 6:30 pm: If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin
Tues. Nov 5, 6:30 pm: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Tues. Dec 3, 6:30 pm: American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee
Tues. Jan 7, 2020, 6:30 pm: I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka
Mystery Book club
Meets the first Thursday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room. No registration. These titles are not in our catalog currently. The books will be ordered from outside of our system. Books are available for pick up at the Circulation Desk one month before the meeting.
Thur. Mar 7, 6:30 pm: Untimely Death by Elizabeth J. Duncan
Thur. Apr 4, 6:30 pm: Moving is Murder by Sara Rossett
Thur. May 2, 6:30 pm: Death is Like a Box of Chocolates by Kathy Aarons
Thur. Jun 6, 6:30 pm: The Calamity Cafe by Gayle Leeson
Books and Brews Book Club
Spice up your Monday nights by pairing a good book with a good beer!
Adults 21+ are invited join a unique book discussion that will pair a new book with a new beer each month! Meetings will take place inside Passages cafe and will feature a craft beer from a local brewery.
Books & Brews meetings are the third Monday of the month. Books are available at the circulation desk one month before meeting.
Mon. Feb 18, 7:00 pm: The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
Mon. Mar 18, 7:00 pm: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Mon. Apr 15, 7:00 pm: I’m Just a Person by Tig Notaro
Mon. May 20, 7:00 pm: Slaughterhouse-5 by Kurt Vonnegut
Mon. June 17, 7:00 pm: The Black Hand by Stephan Talty
Mon. July 15, 7:00 pm: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
Mon. Aug 19, 7:00 pm: The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel
Mon. Sept 16, 7:00 pm: A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Mon. Oct 21, 7:00 pm: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
TALES AND TRAILS BOOK CLUB
We walk and talk for this book club! Dogs and strollers are welcome. This club is led by a Librarian and books are chosen from all different genres in order 'go off the beaten path' from your usual reading selections. Books are available for pick up at the Circulation Desk one month before the meeting. The meeting place is the V.L. Gilman Trail entrance on Galena across from Christ Community Church.
Please be sure to register on our online calendar, so we don't leave you behind on the trail!
Wed. Apr 10, 10:30 am: Educated by Tara Westover
Wed. May 8, 10:30 am: Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory
Wed. Jun 12, 10:30 am: Circe by Madeleine Miller
Wed. Jul 10, 10:30 am: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Wed. Aug 7, 10:30 am: The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Wed. Sep 11, 10:30 am: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfeld
Wed. Oct 9, 10:30 am: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens