Oswego Campus: 32 West Jefferson St, Oswego, IL 60543      Montgomery Campus: 1111 Reading Drive, Montgomery, IL 60538

Oswego Public Library District

Circulation: (630) 978-1205

Adult Services: (630) 978-1024

Youth Services: (630) 978-1272

Adult Book Discussions

Booking Around the World Discussion Group

Each thoughtful fiction book will be set in a different country.
        Meets the second Thursday of each month from 7-8 PM at the Montgomery campus.
        Contact group moderator Gloria Drake in Adult Services for more information.

Date

Title

Author

January 8 State of Wonder (Cancelled Due to Weather) Ann Patchett
February 12 State of Wonder Ann Patchett
March 12 The Rosie Project Graeme C. Simsion
April 9 How To Read the Air Dinaw Mengestu
May 14 The Cellist of Sarajevo Steven Galloway
June 11 Shanghai Girls Lisa See
July 9 The Art of Hearing Heartbeats Jan-Philipp Sendker
August 13 The Shoemaker's Wife

Adriana Trigiani

September 10 Land of Love and Drowning Tiphanie Yanique
October 8 The Burgess Boys Elizabeth Strout
November 12 Under the Wide and Starry Sky Nancy Horan
December 10 The Beauty of Humanity Movement Camille Gibb

 

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 8 The Goldfinch Donna Tartt
February 12 City of Thieves David Benioff
March 12 Empty Mansions Bill Dedman
April 9 The Husband's Secret Liane Moriarty
May 14 The Light Between Oceans M.L. Stedman
June 11 The Aviator's Wife Melanie Benjamin
July 9 The Poisonwood Bible Barbara Kingsolver
August 13 Bittersweet Colleen McCullough
September 10 The Year of Pleasures  Elizabeth Berg
October 8 The Book of Secrets  Elizabeth Arnold
November 12 TBD  
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 in Adult Services for more information.

Date

Title

Author

January 21 Missing Shelley Shepard Gray
February 18 And Then There Were None Agatha Christie
March 18 Red Sparrow Jason Matthews
April 15 Crocodile on the Sandbank Elizabeth Peters
May 20 Sharp Objects Gillian Flynn
June 17 Secrets of Sloane House Shelley Shepard Gray
July 15 The Husband's Secret Liane Moriarty
August 19 Working Stiff Judy Melinek
September 16 Cuckoo's Calling Robert Galbraith
October 21 Omens Kelley Armstrong
November 18 Still Life Louise Penny
December 16 Thirteenth Tale Diane Setterfield

 

Classics & Award Winners 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 8* State of Wonder (Cancelled Due to Weather) Ann Patchett
February 5 State of Wonder Ann Patchett
March 5 Romance Genre Discussion TBD
April 2 Give Me Chocolate Annie Hansen
May 7 The Ocean at the End of the Lane Neil Gaiman
June 4 The Martian Andy Weir
July 2 Black Water Joyce Carol Oates
August 6 A Man Called Ove Fredrik Backman
September 3 The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid Bill Bryson
October 1 We Are Completely Beside Ourselves Karen Joy Fowler
November 5 Euphoria Lily King
December 3 The Girls of Atomic City Denise Kiernan

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.