Book Clubs

What’s more fun than reading a book?  Talking about it!

For Adults

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! Please visit our calendar for current meeting information. Titles are available for checkout at the Adult Services desk.

  • An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir: Laia is a Scholar living under the iron-fisted rule of the Martial Empire. When her brother is arrested for treason, Laia goes undercover as a slave at the empire’s greatest military academy in exchange for assistance from rebel Scholars who claim that they will help to save her brother from execution.
    Thursday, 6/11 ● 7-8:30 PM ● Applebee’s ● R-Requested

Literary Tastings
Enjoy a taste of the classics in this savory book discussion. Please visit our calendar for meeting locations. Titles are available for checkout at the Adult Services desk.

  • Far From The Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy: Bathsheba inherits the family farm and is forced to navigate both the challenges presented by her work and by the multiple men in her life – neither easy for a woman at that time.
    Tuesday, 6/16 ● 7-8:30 PM ● Stone Creek Grill ● R-Requested

The Next PageNP 6 A Light between the oceans
Books are best when shared! We’ll read some bestsellers and discover what’s on the next page. Titles are available for checkout at the Adult Services desk. Visit our calendar for meeting details.

  • The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman: Set on a remote Australian island, where a childless couple live quietly running a lighthouse, until a boat carrying a baby washes ashore.
    Wednesday, 6/3 ● 1-2 PM ● Adults ● ZB Library ● R-Requested
    Saturday, 6/6 ● 10-11:30 AM ● Adults ● ZB Library ● R-Requested

For ZB Teens

Join us for discussions, blogging, free snacks and sodas. Visit us on Facebook to learn how you can get a free book!

The Hardcover Society ● Grades 5-8

  • Skink—No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen: With the help of an eccentric ex-governor, a teenaged boy searches for his missing cousin in the Florida wilds.
    Thursday, 6/11 ● 6-7 PM ● Culver’s of Zion

The Hardcover HIGH Society ● Grades 9-12

  • All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven – When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school, it’s unclear who saves whom.
    Thursday, 6/11 ● 6-7 PM ● Culver’s of Zion

For Kids

Night OwlsNight-Owl
Kids – If you’ve ever been tempted to stay up all night reading a good book, then this club is for you! We’re sure to have a hoot! Click here for details.

  • I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly and This Is The House That Jack Built by Simms Taback.
    Tuesday, 6/23 ● 3:30-4:30 PM ● Grades K-8