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Oswego Public Library District

Circulation: 630.978.1205

Adult Services: 630.978.1024

Young Adult Services: 630.978.1655

Youth Services: 630.978.1272

Adult Book Discussions

Genre Book Club - New Dates!

Explores and discusses a new genre every month.
        Meets the second Tuesday 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 11 The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien
February 8 The Comet Seekers Helen Sedgwick
March 8 The House of Silk Anthony Horowitz
April 12

Dark Matter

Blake Crouch
May 8 All Other Nights Dara Horn
June 12 One Good Dog Susan Wilson
July 10 The Sisters Brothers Patrick deWitt
August 14 The Flintstones Vol 1

Mark Russell

September 11 Headhunters on My Doorstep J. Maarten Troost
October 9 Frankenstein Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
November 13 The Sense of an Ending Julian Barnes
December 10 No Discussion  

 

Thursday Afternoon 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 11 Everything I Never Told You Celeste Ng
February 8 Lilac Girls Martha Hall Kelly
March 8 This Is How It Always Is Laurie Frankel
April 12 The Second Mrs. Hockaday Susan Rivers
May 10 A Change of Heart Sonali Dev
June 14 The Lost City of the Monkey God Douglas Preston
July 12 The Woman in Cabin 10 Ruth Ware
August 9 Homegoing Yaa Gyasi
September 13 The Pillars of the Earth Ken Follett
October 11 The Pillars of the Earth (cont'd) Ken Follett
November 8 The Nightingale Kristin Hannah
December 13 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 17 Killing Floor Lee Child
February 21 Outfoxed David Rosenfelt
March 21 Before the Fall Noah Hawley
April 18 Love, Lies, and Liquor M.C. Beaton
May 16 The Ranger Ace Atkins
June 20 Give Me Chocolate Annie Hansen
July 18 Quiet Neighbors Catriona McPherson
August 15 The Dry Jane Harper
September 19 The Crossing Places Elly Griffiths
October 17 Incendiary Michael Cannell
November 14 Mystery in White J. Jefferson Farjeon
December 19 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 4 In the Unlikely Event Judy Blume
February 1 The Orphan Master's Son Adam Johnson
March 1 Arthur & George Julian Barnes
April 5 Cooking for Picasso Camille Aubray
May 3 No One Is Coming to Save Us Stephanie Powell Watts
June 7 Travels with Charley John Steinbeck
July 5 The Almost Sisters Joshilyn Jackson
August 2 The Zookeeper's Wife Diane Ackerman
September 6 Behold the Dreamers Imbolo Mbue
October 4 The Other Einstein Marie Benedict
November 1 Killers of the Flower Moon David Grann
December 6 Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk Kathleen Rooney

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.