Library Book Clubs
*Our Book Clubs are not currently meeting at their regular times or in-person, but they are still meeting online. Call us at (309) 524-2470 if you want more information on how you can join in.
Mystery Book Club
A mystery book discussion group that meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm. Books are provided on a first-come, first-served basis, and can be picked up at the Information Desk on the second floor. Come pick up a copy and start sleuthing today!
A Novel Naptime
A Book Club for Parents with Young Children
Do you have young kids and can't seem to find the time to get away for a fulfilling book group? Come join us for A Novel Naptime, our popular materials book group for parents - where kids preschool age and under are welcome! We will meet the third Wednesday of every month at 10:30am. for a discussion. Toys and activities will be available for the kids. Don't worry, we fully expect there to be crying and interruptions while we meet, and that's ok!
Please register and pick up a copy of the book at the Information Desk.
Popular, Contemporary Book Club
A contemporary fiction and nonfiction book discussion group that meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm. Books are provided on a first-come, first-served basis, and can be picked up at the Information Desk on the second floor. Or find any copy and join us!
As part of WQPT's community program series for Ken Burns' Hemingway miniseries, join Dr. Everett Hamner, WIU English Professor, for a book discussion of one of Hemingway's best known works, The Old Man and the Sea.
Thanks to WQPT, copies of the book are available for book club participants to pick up at the library's information desk, while supplies last.
Registration is required for this virtual program; a link for program access will be sent out to registrants prior to the program.