Multiple copies of books are available for a 6-week loan period. They are available on a first come, first served basis.
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Barrington Area Library Book Discussions, 2013-2014
Join professional book discussion leader Lanny Ori for thought-provoking discussion of notable titles. Books are available for checkout at the Adult Services reference desk approximately one month prior to the discussion. Use the links below to register for upcoming discussions.
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher by Timothy Egan
Howards End by E.M. Forster
Join librarians Liz and Emily to discuss popular titles at our new social book club. Meets upstairs at The Annex, 205 Park, right next to McGonigal's in downtown Barrington. We'll provide some appetizers - other food and beverages available for purchase.
Monday, September 9, 7 PM The Round House by Louise Erdrich
Monday, October 7, 7 PM The Dinner by Herman Koch
Monday, November 4, 7 PM A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
Book Club Resources
Award-winning Books: Directory of awards and prize winners.
Guides for starting book clubs: Find reading suggestions and tips for running your book club.
Literature Resource Center: Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of 122,000 authors from every age and literary discipline.
LitLovers: Discussion guides, titles suggestions, and reviews.
NoveList: Database with book recommendations for all ages. Reviews and discussion guides.
What to Do When There's No Discussion Guide Available: General questions from ReadingGroupGuides.com