Book Discussions

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

Fiction Book Discussion

  • First Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. and on the second 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

January - Less by Andrew Sean Greer
February- How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
March- What the Lady Wants by Renee Rosen
April- Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
May- Lila by Marilynne Robinson
June- Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

Previous discussion books

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

January - Endurance: A Year In Space, A Lifetime of Discovery by Scott Kelly
February - The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
March - White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
April- The Story of More by Hope Jahren
May- The Plateau by Margaret Paxson

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

January - Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
February - An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
March- Eeanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
April - Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
May - Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

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, January 6 at 7pm - The Art Forger by Barbara Shapiro
Monday, April 5 at 7pm- The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

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.

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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.