Let's Talk Books

Let's Talk Books is a series of casual conversations about books where we meet to share descriptions of our favorite reads. Join us for your favorite genres to chat with like-minded readers. Bring a couple of recommendations to share or just show up to hear what everyone else loves!

Upcoming events

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 7:00pm

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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, September 13, 2022 - 7:00pm

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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 27, 2022 - 7:00pm

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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

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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

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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

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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

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 7:00pm

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There’s just something about reading books about books. Books about book clubs, bibliophiles, libraries or librarians, struggling authors, published authors, or bookstores large or small. Whether you're a fan, or just curious join us for the...

Adults Book Discussion

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 7:00pm

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For some people, the holidays can't start soon enough. For others it takes a bit to get in the holiday spirit. Not all Holiday Fiction has a Christmas tree on the front though. Join us as we share our favorite old or new holiday reads. Not a...

Adults Book Discussion