Book Discussion Groups 

The Friends of the Elm Grove Library book discussion groups are open to all FOEGL members and are welcoming new and returning participants.  

The Young and the Rest of Us 

Meets from 1 – 2 pm the second Thursday of the month (except December and January) in the Reinder’s Room of the Elm Grove Village Hall.  Contact 262-784-7087 or RBHaus@aol.com if you are interested in visiting the group.  The following is the reading list for the upcoming season. 

  • September 14, 2017 The Man Who Would Be King by Rudyard Kipling
  • October 12, 2017       The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • November 9, 2017 Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
  • February 8, 2018    Wintering by Peter Geye
  • March 8, 2018       Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
  • April 12, 2018       Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
  • May 10, 2018        Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance
  • June 14, 2018       Planning Luncheon – details to be announced

The Bibliomaniac’s Book Club  

Meets at 10:00 am the third Wednesday of the month in the Park View 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 pavcd@wi.rr.com  The following is the reading list for the upcoming season. 

  • September 20, 2017       Evicted by Matthew Desmond
  • October 18, 2017             Nightingale  by Kristin Hannah
  • November 15, 2017        Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • January 17, 2018            Wuthering Heights  by Emily Bronte
  • February 21, 2018             Bellevue  by David Oshinky
  • March 21, 2018                Destiny of the Republic  by Candice Millard
  • April 18, 2018                 Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
  • May 16, 2018                  Planning meeting 

The Once and Future Book Group 

Meets at 7:00 pm the fourth Wednesday of the month (third Wednesday in November and December), usually in the Park View Room of the Elm Grove Village Hall.  Most of the books for this group are contemporary fiction and selections are chosen every two – three months so there is opportunity for input throughout the year.  Contact Cathy Kobs at ckobs1013@gmail.com if you would like more information.  The following is the reading list for the next few months.

  • August 23, 2017:              Pepperland by Barry Wightman, selection of two more books
  • September 27, 2017:       After This by Alice McDermott
  • October 25, 2017:            H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
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