Book Discussions

Book to Art | Contemporary Books | True Story | New Moms | Biz Books

Contemporary Books

  • First Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. and on the second Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
  • Registration is not necessary
  • Pick up a copy of the book a month prior at the Circulation Desk
  • For more information contact Karen Schreck at 630-868-7533 or by email at kschreck@wheatonlibrary.org

Unsheltered, by Barbara Kingsolver

November - Unshelterd by Barbara Kingsolver

Previous discussion books

True Story: Nonfiction Book Discussion

True Story is Wheaton Public Library’s nonfiction book club. Each month we pick books that are the most interesting, captivating, and entertaining true stories that our world has to offer. If you want adventure, history, science, and a stimulating conversation about the human experience, then please join us for our book discussion.

  • Last Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
  • Registration is not necessary
  • Pick up a copy of the book a month prior at the Circulation Desk
  • For more information contact Bari Ericson at 630-868-7529 or by email at bericson@wheatonlibrary.org

October - The Last Castle by Denise Kiernan
November - The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu

New Moms Book Club

Are you a new mom looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Join us and make some new mom friends!

  • 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
  • Pick up a copy of the book a month prior at the Circulation Desk
  • For more information contact Courtney Tedrick at 630-868-7526 or by email courtney@wheatonlibrary.org

October - American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

Book to Art Club

This new quarterly book discussion group provides a creative way to engage with literature. Read and then create something at home inspired by the book. (The only artistic expectation is that you enjoy making it!) We will discuss the novel and share our projects.

  • Meets quarterly
  • Registration is not necessary
  • Pick up a copy of the book a month prior at the Circulation Desk
  • For more information contact Bari Ericson at 630-868-7529 or by email at bericson@wheatonlibrary.org

Wednesday, October 7 at 7pm - The Secret Lives of Color by Kassia St. Clair

Biz Book Review

Business and career coach Vickie Austin highlights business books for busy executives, employees, and entrepreneurs, from the hottest bestsellers to time-honored classics. She’ll share each book’s essence to give you new ideas and insights for your own business and career and include you in a lively discussion, whether you’ve read the book or not.

  • Meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
  • Please register online or call the Reference Desk 630-868-7520.
  • Co-sponsored by the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce and CHOICES Worldwide.

October - The Go-Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann
November - Today We are Rich by Tim Sanders
December - The 1-Page Marketing Plan by Allan Dib

Book Group Guides

Let us help your group!

We can supply information about new titles, book discussion guides, tips and Web sites to help you make your book club selections. We can also give you information on how to start a new club. Please let us know how we can help! Call Courtney Tedrick at 630-868-7526 or send an email to courtney@wheatonlibrary.org.

Request multiple copies for your book group
Request a title for your group.
We can supply up to 10 copies of a single title for your group. One member of the group must have a WPL library card and be willing to take responsibility for keeping track of the copies.