What’s more fun than reading a book? Talking about it!
Forever Young Adult Book Club
If you enjoy Young Adult (YA) books, but you’re a little less Y and a bit more A, this is the group for you! The ZB Library FYA Book Club meets on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at Stone Creek Grill. Be one of the first 10 to register and get a free copy of the book. Titles are also available on the Book Group Kindles, available for checkout at the Adult Services desk. For a link to the catalog list of all ZB FYA titles, click here.
- 12/5 – The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd
Dr. Moreau’s daughter, Juliet, travels to her estranged father’s island, only to encounter murder, medical horrors, and a love triangle. See more….
Enjoy a taste of the classics in this savory book discussion. We’ll meet on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Stone Creek Grill in Winthrop Harbor. Be one of the first 10 to register and get a free copy of the book. Titles are also available on the Book Group Kindles, available for checkout at the Adult Services desk. For a link to the catalog list of all ZB Literary Tastings titles, click here.
- We’ll be taking a break in December – check back for more dates!
The Next Page
Books are best when shared! We’ll read some bestsellers and discover what’s on the next page. We meet on the first Wednesday of each month from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at the library. Be one of the first 10 to register and get a free copy of the book. Titles are also available on the Book Group Kindles, available for checkout at the Adult Services desk. For a link to the catalog list of all ZB Next Page titles, click here.
- 12/4 – Longbourn by Jo Baker
* Pride and Prejudice was only half the story * If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats, Sarah often thought, she’d most likely be a sight more careful with them. In this irresistibly imagined belowstairs answer to Pride and Prejudice, the servants take center stage. See more….
FOR ZB TEENS
The Hardcover Society is a book discussion group for ZB Teens. Visit zbteens.com to learn how you can get a free book! Special events follow each discussion.
- 12/12 – A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill–an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss. See more….
- 12/12 – Hate List by Jennifer Brown
Sixteen-year-old Valerie, whose boyfriend Nick committed a school shooting at the end of their junior year, struggles to cope with integrating herself back into high school life, unsure herself whether she was a hero or a villain. See more….
- 12/9 – Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney
Greg Heffley’s on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things around? See more….
Guys Read: Guys in K-8th grades will read awesome books and talk ‘em over with other dudes. Hang out, munch on snacks and have fun playing games on Tuesday, 12/17 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
In order to earn prizes for reading, check out the reading challenges page!