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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

 Doc

 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  TBD  
October 12  TBD  
November 9  TBD  
December 14  TBD  

 

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  TBD  
June 8  TBD  
July 13  TBD  
August 10  TBD  
September 14  TBD  
October 12  TBD  
November 9  TBD  
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  A Clue for the Puzzle Lady  Parnell Hall
May 17  Suspect  Robert Crais
June 21  The Woman in Cabin Ten  Ruth Ware
July 19  TBD  
August 16  TBD  
September 20  TBD  
October 18  TBD  
November 15  TBD  
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  My Brilliant Friend  Elena Ferrante
June 1  Fieldwork  Mischa Berlinski
July 6  Flight Behavior  Barbara Kingsolver
August 3  TBD  
September 7  TBD  
October 5  TBD  
November 2  TBD  
December 7  TBD  

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.