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

February - Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
March - Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
April - Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
May - The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
June - Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

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
  • Missed a meeting? Check out the blog for more information on each month's discussion True Story Book Club Blog

February 26 - Johnstown Flood by David McCullough
March 26 - Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
April 30 - Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong

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

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.