Book Discussion

Upcoming events

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 7:00pm

Online

Most people who like to read also like to talk books. And what's more fun than talking about the best things we've read lately? Bring some of your favorite new reads to the discussion. Not a traditional book group, Let's Talk Books...

Adults Book Discussion

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 7:00pm

Online

The 12 states known as the American Midwest (IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, Oh, SD, WI) have produced some of America’s most well-loved authors and award-winning fiction. Although Iowa is the geographic heart of the Midwest, there are many...

Adults Book Discussion

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 7:00pm

Other

Join us at our August event, where we discuss Emily St. John Mandel's "The Glass Hotel." Publisher's Weekly says: "Mandel’s wonderful novel (after Station Eleven) follows a brother and sister as they navigate heartache, loneliness, wealth,...

Adults Book Discussion

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 7:00pm

Online

Legal Thrillers are subgenre of both crime and thriller fiction where the main characters are lawyers or members of the legal profession (ex: prosecutors) and their employees and clients. Often, crusading lawyers become so involved in proving their...

Adults Book Discussion

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 7:00pm

Online

Join us for ICPL's Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club! We will meet via Zoom to discuss "A Spindle Splintered" by Alix E. Harrow. Feel free to join us, whether or not you've finished the book! Borrow a book or place a hold at search.icpl....

Adults Book Discussion

Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Tweens are invited to a monthly meet-up to discuss graphic novels. We'll be talking about a different book each month and doing activities based on them. Plus, cookies will be served! At our September meeting, we'll be discussing Drama by...

Tweens Book Discussion

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 7:00pm

Online

There are all sorts of books about adventures, extreme sports, and exploring. There are also books about Extreme Adventures. Adventures that involve a high level of physical exertion, mental or physical strength or endurance, or highly specialized...

Adults Book Discussion

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 7:00pm

Online

Whether it is an recognizable adaptation or a complicated new treatment that has new characters or a new setting, reading a reimagined story you already know can be a lot of fun. Seeing well known characters act in new ways, or stories told from a...

Adults Book Discussion

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 7:00pm

Online

Why do people read Horror? In general, because they enjoy the thrill of being scared or the sense of terror or dread that builds as they read. In Horror, it’s the combination of the characters and the mood or atmosphere of the story that creates the...

Adults Book Discussion

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 7:00pm

Online

There are many reasons to read books by indigenous authors. Often native characters are stereotyped or tokenized in literature and film when written by non native authors. Too often native voices are silenced. Native American literature reflects...

Adults Book Discussion