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Oswego Public Library District

Circulation: (630) 978-1205

Adult Services: (630) 978-1024

Youth Services: (630) 978-1272

Adult Book Discussions

Genre Book Club

Explores and discusses a new genre every month.
        Meets the second Thursday of each month from 7-8 PM at the Montgomery campus.
        Contact group moderator Andrea Dyba in Adult Services for more information.

Date

Title

Author

January 12 Gangland Chicago Richard Lindberg
February 9 The Art of Hearing Heartbeats Jan-Philipp Sendker
March 9 Sailing to Sarantium Guy Gavriel Kay
April 13

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Mary Doria Russell
May 11 A Man Called Ove Fredrik Backman
June 8 The Burgess Boys Elizabeth Strout
July 13 A Study in Scarlet Arthur Conan Doyle
August 10 Defending Jacob

William Landay

September 14 Shackleton's Stowaway Victoria McKernan
October 12 Persepolis Marjane Satrapi
November 9 Smoke and Mirrors Neil Gaiman
December 14 No Discussion  

 

Thursday Book Discussion Group

Provides an opportunity for readers to share insights and discover new books.
         Meets on the second Thursday of each month from 1-2 PM at the Oswego campus.
         Contact group moderator Laura Stevens in Adult Services for more information.

Date

Title

Author

January 12  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks  Rebecca Skloot
February 9  Little Heathens  Mildred Armstrong Kalish
March 9  What We Keep  Elizabeth Berg
April 13  And Then There Were None  Agatha Christie
May 11  The Expats  Chris Pavone
June 8  Destiny of the Republic  Candice Millard
July 13  A Fall of Marigolds  Susan Meissner
August 10  Without You, There Is No Us  Suki Kim
September 14  In Cold Blood  Truman Capote
October 12  A Man Called Ove  Fredrik Backman
November 9  The Invention of Nature  Andrea Wulf
December 14 No Discussion  

  

Mystery Book Club

Discusses plots, settings, and characters of favorite mysteries. 
      Meets the third Wednesday of each month from 7-8 PM at the Oswego campus.
      Contact group moderator Camille Wresinski in Adult Services for more information.

Date

Title

Author

January 18 In Cold Blood Truman Capote
February 15 Beat the Reaper Josh Bazell
March 15 World's Greatest Sleuth Steve Hockensmith
April 19 The Borrower Rebecca Makkai
May 17 Suspect Robert Crais
June 21 The Woman in Cabin Ten Ruth Ware
July 19 Killer Stuff Sharon Sloan Fiffer
August 16 The Body in the Library Agatha Christie
September 20 The Kind Worth Killing Peter Swanson
October 18 The House of Silk Anthony Horowitz
November 15 The Trapped Girl Robert Dugoni
December 20 No Discussion  

 

Award Winners & Classics Book Discussion Group

Discusses classic novels and recent award winners.
      Meets the first Thursday of each month from 7-8 PM at the Oswego campus.
      Contact group moderator Gloria Drake in Adult Services for more information. 

Date

Title

Author

January 5  Gangland Chicago  Richard Lindberg
February 2  Circling the Sun  Paula McLain
March 2  The Dream Lover  Elizabeth Berg
April 6  All My Puny Sorrows  Miriam Toews
May 4  Fieldwork  Mischa Berlinski
June 1  My Brilliant Friend  Elena Ferrante
July 6  Flight Behavior  Barbara Kingsolver
August 3 The Wizard of Oz  L. Frank Baum
September 7 Some Luck  Jane Smiley
October 5 Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald  Therese Fowler
November 2 Tender Is the Night  F. Scott Fitzgerald
December 7 The Lost City of the Monkey God   Douglas J. Preston

Newcomers are always encouraged and welcomed!
Please contact group moderators through the Adult Services department at (630) 978-1024 
or through our Ask a Librarian service to find out how you can sign up for any of our book discussions.