Book Clubs

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For Adults

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.
Tuesdays | 7-8:30 PM | R-Suggested | El Lago Mexican Restaurant

  • 8/16: Northanger Abbey by Jane AustenNorthanger Abbey Cover
    Six weeks of shopping, taking tea with the most fashionable ladies and dancing with the most handsome gentlemen is what awaits young Catherine Morland when she makes her entree into the leisure society at Bath. But, oh, the thrill of an unexpected invitation from the mysterious Tilney family to stay at their home-a veritable abbey.

The Next Page
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.
Saturdays | 10-11:30 AM | R-SuggestedThe Nest Cover

  • 8/6: The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
    Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled, the Plumb family stands out as spectacularly dysfunctional.
  • 9/3: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
    A curmudgeon hides a terrible personal loss beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship.

For Millennials

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Enjoy a stimulating book discussion!
Thursdays| 7-8 PM | Ages 18-29 | Callie’s Bistro & Gifts

  • 7/21: The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge
    On an island off the south coast of Victorian England, fourteen-year-old Faith investigates the mysterious death of her father, who was involved in a scandal, and discovers a tree that feeds upon lies and gives those who eat its fruit visions of truth.
  • 8/18: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
    After witnessing something shocking, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?
  • 9/15: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
    Fashion’s the author’s experiences in the Second World War into an eloquent and deeply funny plea against butchery in the service of authority.

For ZB Teens

Join us for great discussions, blogging, and free snacks and sodas at Culver’s of Zion.  Discuss and share your opinions on new teen fiction titles provided by The Little Brown Publishing Company. The books are yours to keep, in exchange for your honest opinions. Visit us on Facebook to learn how you can get a free book!
Thursday, 8/11 | 6-7 PM | Callie’s Bistro & Gifts