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.
- 6/27 – Every Day by David Levithan
Every morning A wakes in a different person’s body, in a different person’s life, learning over the years to never get too attached, until he wakes up in the body of Justin and falls in love with Justin’s girlfriend, Rhiannon.
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.
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 1:00-3:00 p.m. or 6:30-8:00 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.
FOR ZB TEENS
Stop by or call the Youth Services desk at 847.872.4680, ext. 5, to find out how to get a free copy of the book! These groups for ZB Teens include a discussion, food and fun activity.
The Hardcover HIGH Society
This group is for readers grades 8-12. HIGH Society books may contain mature language or content.
Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John
Eighteen-year-old Piper becomes the manager for her classmates’ popular rock band, called Dumb, giving her the chance to prove her capabilities to her parents and others, if only she can get the band members to get along.
The Hardcover Society
Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick
When his younger brother is diagnosed with leukemia, thirteen-year-old Steven tries to deal with his complicated emotions, his school life, and his desire to support his family.
FOR ZB KIDS
Guy’s Read: Dudes in grades K-8 will read awesome books for guys and talk ‘em over with other guys! Hang out, munch on snacks and have fun playing tabletop and video games just for guys. Tuesday, 6/25 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
The Magic Tree House Book Group: Readers in grades K-4 can join Jack and Annie in their adventures around the world. It doesn’t matter if you’ve already read any of the books or are just starting the series. Each week, we’ll select a book to discuss. Come to one session or all of them. Wednesdays from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on 6/19 and 6/26.
In order to earn prizes for reading, check out the reading challenges page!