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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 14 The Beauty of Humanity Movement Camilla Gibb
February 11 The Elegance of the Hedgehog Muriel Barbery
March 10 The Aviator's Wife Melanie Benjamin
April 14

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the
Window and Disappeared

Jonas Jonasson
May 12 Redsparrow Jason Matthews
June 9 No Discussion   
July 14 No Discussion  
August 11 No Discussion

 

September 8 The Round House Louise Erdrich 
October 13 Heart-Shaped Box Joe Hill
November 10 The Martian Andy Weir
December 8 Ordinary Grace William Kent Krueger

 

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 14 Girl in Translation Jean Kwok
February 11 The Art of Hearing Heartbeats Jan-Philipp Sendker 
March 10 Reading Lolita in Tehran Azar Nafisi
April 14 Behind the Beautiful Forevers Katherine Boo
May 12 The Shoemaker's Wife Adriana Trigiani
June 9 Case Histories Kate Atkinson
July 14 The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee  Marja Mills
August 11 The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry Gabrielle Zevin
September 8 The Dinner Herman Koch
October 13 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Mark Haddon
November 10 The Other Typist Suzanne Rindell
December 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 Jaymie Middendorf in Adult Services for more information.

Date

Title

Author

January 20 The Thirteenth Tale Diane Setterfield
February 17 An Unsuitable Job for a Woman P.D. James
March 16 In the Woods Tana French
April 20 The Good Girl Mary Kubica
May 18 Gaudy Night Dorothy L. Sayers
June 15 The Killer Next Door Alex Marwood
July 20 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Mark Haddon
August 17 Elizabeth is Missing Emma Healey
September 21 See Also Murder Larry D. Sweazy
October 19 The Silkworm Robert Galbraith
November 16 Brush Back Sara Paretsky
December  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 7 Under the Wide and Starry Sky Nancy Horan
February 4 Still Alice Lisa Genova
March 3 Middlesex Jeffrey Eugenides
April 7 The Round House Louise Erdrich
May 5 Mister Owita's Guide To Gardening Carol Wall
June 2 Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey Fiona Carnarvon
July 7 Headhunters on My Doorstep J. Maarten Troost
August 4 The Harder They Come T.C. Boyle
September 1 Zeitoun Dave Eggers
October 6 Etta and Otto and Russell and James Emma Hooper
November 3 When the Moon is Low Nadia Hashimi
December 1 The Wright Brothers David G. McCullough

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.