Book Discussions

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
  • For more information contact Nicole Wagner at 630-868-7533 or by email at nwagner@wheatonlibrary.org.

May - The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
June - Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
July - The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
August - The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan
September - Beartown by Fredrik Backman

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 at the Circulation desk. For more information please contact Matt Binder at 630-868-7529 or mbinder@wheatonlibrary.org
  • Missed a meeting? Check out the blog for more information on each month's discussion True Story Book Club Blog

June 25 - Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History by Kurt Andersen
July 30 - Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel
August 27 - Underground in Berlin by Marie Jalowicz Simon
September 24 - Mozart’s Starling by Lyanda Lynn Haupt
October 29 - Vacationland by John Hodgman

Biz Book Reviews

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. in meeting room B in the lower level of the library.
  • Please register online or call the Reference Desk 630-868-7520.
  • Co-sponsored by the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce and CHOICES Worldwide.

January 16 - The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How by Daniel Coyle
February 20 - Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive by Dorie Clark

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.