Want to join an existing book group or start one?
- First, join the Friends of the Elm Grove Library.
- Look at the existing book groups and choose one.
- Contact the FOEGL Book Groups Chairman Judy Giljohann (262-784-2119 or firstname.lastname@example.org ) and ask about forming a group in your interest area: history, mysteries, biographies, etc.
- Three current book groups meet in the library or adjoining village hall meeting rooms.
THE YOUNG AND THE REST OF US
Meets from 1 – 2 p.m. the second Thursday of the month (except December and January) in the Parkview room or the Reinder’s room of the Elm Grove Village Hall. Contact Betsy, 262-784-7087 or RBHaus@aol.com if you are interested in visiting the group. The following is the reading list for the coming season.
July 14, 2016 The Green Road by Anne Enright
August 11, 2016 Lila by Marilynne Robinson
September 8, 2016 Evicted by Matthew Desmond
October 13, 2016 The Turner House by Angela Flournoy
November 10, 2016 The Millionaire and the Bard by Andrea Mays
February 9, 2017 My Antonia by Willa Cather
March 9, 2017 Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
April 13, 2017 Book Conversation – Recommend a favorite book!
May 11, 2017 The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
June 8, 2017 Planning Luncheon – Details to be announced
THE BIBLIOMANIACS BOOK GROUP
Meets at 10 a.m. on the third Wednesday of the month in the Parkview room of the Elm Grove Village Hall from September to May. If you are interested in visiting this group, contact Connie Pavletich at 262-786-4775 or email@example.com The reading list for the coming season follows.
September 21, 2016 Being Mortal by Atul Gawandi
November 16, 2016 Just Mercy by Bryon Stevenson
January 18, 2017 Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
February 15, 2017 Thunderstruck by Eric Larson
March 15, 2017 Red Notice by Bill Browder
April 19, 2017 Rosemary – The Hidden Kennedy Daughter by Kate Larson
May 17, 2017 Planning meeting
THE ONCE AND FUTURE BOOK GROUP
Meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday on the month (except November and December) in the Parkview Room of the Elm Grove Village Hall. Contact Cathy Kobs at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join a lively discussion.of contemporary fiction which has been published in a trade paperback edition.
July 27, 2016 Fasting, Feasting by Anita Desal
August 24, 2016 Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafron
September 28, 2016 Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald
October 26, 2016 Thirteen Moons by Charles Fraiser
January 25, 2017 The Boy from Reactor 4 by Orest Stelmach
February 22, 2017 City of God by E.L. Doctorow
March 22, 2017 The Sellout by Paul Beatty (2016 Man Booker prize)