All Events

Fiction Book Discussion: Case Histories

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Join us as we discuss "Case Histories" by Kate Atkinson via Zoom. Copies are available at the library -- please ask at the Information Desk or Curbside Pickup.

This program is held in the Zoom Meeting format so that you may better engage and interact with the presenter and other participants. If you feel comfortable doing so, please turn your microphone and/or camera on.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Nonfiction Book Discussion: The Story of More

Monday, April 26, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Hope Jahren, an award-winning geobiologist, illuminates the link between human consumption habits and our imperiled planet in "The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go from Here." She outlines the projected consequences of global warming and the actions that we all can take to fight back.
Pick up a copy at the Information Desk or Curbside, read, and join this thoughtful discussion.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

New Moms Book Club: Homegoing

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Are you a new mom or a mom with young children looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Grab a drink and join us via Zoom as we discuss "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi. Copies of the book will be available at the library's Welcome Desk or via Curbside beginning March 30.

Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day of the discussion.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Fiction Book Discussion: Lila

Thursday, May 6, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us as we discuss "Lila" by Marilynne Robinson via Zoom. Copies are available at the library -- please ask at the Information Desk or Curbside Pickup.

This program is held in the Zoom Meeting format so that you may better engage and interact with the presenter and other participants. If you feel comfortable doing so, please turn your microphone and/or camera on.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Fiction Book Discussion: Lila

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Join us as we discuss "Lila" by Marilynne Robinson via Zoom. Copies are available at the library -- please ask at the Information Desk or Curbside Pickup.

This program is held in the Zoom Meeting format so that you may better engage and interact with the presenter and other participants. If you feel comfortable doing so, please turn your microphone and/or camera on.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Nonfiction Book Discussion: The Plateau

Monday, May 24, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
During World War II, French villagers offered safe harbor to countless strangers - mostly children - as they fled for their lives. The same place offers refuge to migrants today. Anthropologist Maggie Paxson analyzes: What are the traits that make a group choose selflessness? Pick up a copy at the Information Desk or Curbside, read, and join this thoughtful discussion.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

New Moms Book Club: Such a Fun Age

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Are you a new mom or a mom with young children looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Grab a drink and join us via Zoom as we discuss "Such a Fun Age" by Kiley Reid. Copies of the book will be available at the library's Welcome Desk or via Curbside beginning April 27.

Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day of the discussion.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, June 3, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
If you love to talk about contemporary fiction, join our Contemporary Book Discussion group. Pick up a copy of the upcoming title at the Checkout Desk. Visit http://wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions for titles.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
If you love to talk about contemporary fiction, join our Contemporary Book Discussion group. Pick up a copy of the upcoming title at the Checkout Desk. Visit http://wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions for titles.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
If you love to talk about contemporary fiction, join our Contemporary Book Discussion group. Pick up a copy of the upcoming title at the Checkout Desk. Visit http://wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions for titles.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Nonfiction Book Discussion: The Hidden Life of Trees

Monday, June 28, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Are trees social beings? Forester Peter Wohlleben argues that a forest is a social network. He draws on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families. Wohlleben also shares his deep love of woods and forests, explaining the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration. Pick up a copy at the Information Desk or Curbside, read, and join this thoughtful discussion.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults