All Events

Nonfiction Book Discussion: Endurance

Monday, January 25, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Endurance: A Year In Space, A Lifetime of Discovery is a stunning, personal memoir from Scott Kelly, the astronaut and modern-day hero who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station. It provides a message of hope for the future that will inspire generations to come. 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: Exit West

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Are you a new mom or a mom with young children looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Join us via Zoom as we discuss "Exit West" by Mohsin Hamid. Copies of the book are available at the library's Greeter Desk or via Curbside.

"Exit West" by Mohsin Hamid -- Two young lovers engage in a furtive affair shaped by local unrest on the eve of a civil war that erupts in a cataclysmic bombing attack, forcing them to abandon their previous home and lives.

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

Fiction Book Discussion: How to Stop Time

Thursday, February 4, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us as we discuss “How to Stop Time” by Matt Haig via Zoom. Copies are available at the library -- please ask at the Information Desk or Curbside Pickup.

This program is provided 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: How to Stop Time

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Join us as we discuss “How to Stop Time” by Matt Haig via Zoom. Copies are available at the library -- please ask at the Information Desk or Curbside Pickup.

This program is provided 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: Boys in the Boat

Monday, February 22, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
In The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Daniel James Brown tells an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times. An improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant. 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: An American Marriage

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Are you a new mom or a mom with young children looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Join us via Zoom as we discuss "An American Marriage" by Tayari Jones.

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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, March 4, 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, March 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, March 10, 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: White Fragility

Monday, March 29, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Robin DiAngelo's New York Times best-selling book, White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, explores the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality. Pick up a copy at the Information Desk or Curbside, read, and join this thoughtful discussion.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, April 1, 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, April 13, 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, April 14, 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

Thursday, May 6, 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, May 11, 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, May 12, 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

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