Book Groups

If you enjoy reading and stimulating conversations, then this is the place for you! Come in and give us a try.

The groups meet on the first Tuesday of every month from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm. or the first Wednesday of every month from 11 am – 12 pm. The books are at the front desk and the rest is up to you. 

Please register at the front desk.

We now have a new group!!  The Mother and Daughter's Book  Club is coming to the Peotone Public Library!  This group will meet on the first Monday of every month.


Tuesdays With Books

The group meets the first Tuesday of every month from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm.

Below are titles that the group has read in the past.

This Month's Title

Tuesday Night Book Discussion

May 6th, 2014 (Meeting at 6:30 pm)

Title:  Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore

By: Robin Sloan

Tuesday Night Book Discussion

June 3rd, 2014 (Meeting at 6:30 pm)

Title: The Bunco Club

By: Karen DeWitt

Books Previously Read:

Book Discussion List

The Five People You Meet in Heaven
by Mitch Albom
March 2006
Tuesdays with Morrie
by Mitch Albom
April 2006
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
by Lisa See
May 2006
The Reading Group
by Elizabeth Noble
June 2006
Peace Like a River
by Leif Enger
July 2006
A Bend in the Road
by Nicholas Sparks
August 2006
The Myth of You & Me
by Leah Stewart
September 2006
By Daphne DuMaurier
October 2006
Big Stone Gap : a novel
by Adriana Trigiani
November 2006
A Wedding in December
by Anita Shreve
December 2006
The Bean Trees
by Barbara Kingsolver
January 2007
Marley & Me: life and love with the world’s worst dog
by John Grogan
February 2007
Wish You Well
by David Baldacci
March 2007
Tara Road
by Maeve Binchy
April 2007
The Ghost at the Table
by Suzanne Berne
May 2007
The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini
June 2007
The Red Tent
by Anita Diamant
July 2007
When the Women Come Out to Dance
by Elmore Leonard
August 2007
The Secret Life of Bees
by Susan Monk Kidd
September 2007
The Time Travelers Wife
by Audrey Niffenegger
October 2007
Back When We Were Grown-Ups
by Anne Tyler
November 2007
Skipping Christmas
by John Grisham
December 2007
A Walk in the Woods
by Bill Bryson
January 2008
Buried Stuff
by Sharon Fiffer
February 2008
Open House
by Elizabeth Berg
March 2008
A Thousand Splendid Suns
by Khaled Hosseini
April 2008
At Home in Mitford
by Jan Karon
May 2008
Something Borrowed
by Emily Giffin
June 2008
The Other Side of the Bridge
by Mary Lawson
Playing with the Enemy
Gary Moore
August 2008
Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson
September 2008
The Weight of Water
Anita Shreve
October 2008
Eat Cake
Jeanne Ray
November 2008
The Christmas Train
by David Baldacci
December 2008
The Light of the Moon
by Luanne Rice
January 2009

The Wednesday Letters

By Jason Wright
February 2009
The Runaway Quilt
by Jennifer Chiaverini
March 2009
Dream When You’re Feeling Blue
by Elizabeth Berg
April 2009
Three Weeks with My Brother
by Nicholas Sparks and Micah Sparks
May 2009
The Art of Racing in the Rain
by Garth Stein
June 2009
The Face
by Angela Hunt
July 2009
A Farewell to Arms
by Ernest Hemingway
August 2009
The Prince of Tides
by Pat Conroy
September 2009
Dewey: the small-town cat who touched the world
by Vicki Myron and Bret Witter
October 2009
The Liar’s Club
by Mary Carr
November 2009

The Murder at the Vicarage
By Agatha Christie
December 2009
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
January 2010
Life Expectancy
by Dean Koontz
February 2010

The Devil in the White City
by Erik Larson
March 2010

Body of Evidence
by Patricia Cornwell
April 2010

The Penny Pinchers Club
by Sarah Strohmeyer
May 2010

In Cold Blood: a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
By Truman Capote

June 2010

by Sandra Dallas
July 2010

The Help
by Kathryn Stockett
August 2010

The Lake Shore Limited
By Sue Miller
September 2010

The Forgotten Garden
by Kate Morton
October 2010

Sundays at Tiffany's
by James Patterson
November 2010

Olive Kitteridge
by Elizabeth Strout
December 2010


The Cookbook Collector
by Allegra Goodman
January 2011

Not My Daughter
By Barbara Delinsky
February 2011

Water for Elephants
By  Sara Gruen
March  2011 


The Three Weissmanns of Westport
By Cathleen Schine
April  2011 

The Alchemist
By Paulo Coehlo
May  2011

Eat, Pray, Love: one woman's search for everything across Italy
by Elizabeth Gilbert
June 2011

The Quilter's Apprentice
by Jennifer Chiaverini
July 2011

The Stranger Beside Me

by Ann Rule
August 2011

Hanna's Daughters
by Marianne Fredriksson
September 2011

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
by Jamie Ford
October 2011

True Colors
by Kristin Hannah
November 2011

The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak
December 2011



A Redbird Christmas
by Fannie Flagg
January 2012

Garden Spells
by Sarah Addison Allen
February 2012

by Dolen Perkins-Valdez
March 2012

We Bought a Zoo
by Benjamin Mee
April 2012

Pictures of You
by Caroline Leavitt
May 2012

She walks in beauty : a woman's journey through poems
by Caroline Kennedy
June 2012

Can You Keep a Secret?
by Sophia Kinsella
July 2012

by Geraldine Brooks
August 2012

The Memory Keeper's Daughter
by Kim Edwards
September 2012

The Fixer Upper
by Mary Kay Andrews
October 2012

The Rope Walk
by Carrie Brown
November 2012

Almost Moon
by Alice Sebold
December 2012




State of Wonder
by Ann Patchett
January 2013

The Light Between Oceans
by M. L. Stedman
February 2013

Catering to Nobody
by Diane Mott Davidson
March 2013

1984: a novel
by George Orwell
April 2013

by Kent Haruf
May 2013

A Town Like Alice
or Legacy
by Nevil Shute
June 2013

The Storyteller
by Jodi Picoult
July 2013

The Lost Symbol
by Dan Brown
August 2013

Barefoot Season
by Susan Mallery
September 2013

The River of Doubt
by Candice Millard
October 2013

The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
November 2013

The Christmas List
by Richard Paul Evans
December 2013


The Chicago Way
Michael Harvey
January 2014

The Thirteenth Tale
Diane Setterfield
February 2014 

Digging to America
Anne Tyler
March 2014

The Things They Carried
Tim O'Brien
April 2014

Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore
Robin Sloan
May 2014

 The Bunco Club
Karen Dewitt
June 2014


Clue: A Mystery Book Club

The Peotone Public Library hosts a Mystery Book Discussion group on the first Wednesday of every month from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.
The books are available at the front desk.

This Month's Title

Mystery Wednesday Book Discussion
May 7th, 2014 (Meeting at 11:00 am.)
Title:   Mr. Peanut
By:    Adam Ross

Mystery Wednesday Book Discussion
June 4th, 2014 (Meeting at 11:00 am.)
Title:   The Savage Garden
By:      Mark Mills

Books Previously Read:

Mystery Book Discussion List

The Maltese Falcon
by Dashiell Hammett
February 2010
The Long Good-bye
by Raymond Chandler
March 2010
Murder at the Library of Congress
by Margaret Truman
April 2010
And Then There Were None
by Agatha Christie
May 2010

The House That Jack Built
by Ed McBain
June 2010

The Murder Room
by P. D. James
July 2010

 A Morbid Taste for Bones
by Ellis Peters
August 2010


The Daughter of Time
by Josephine Tey
September 2010


The Book of Spies

by Gayle Lynds

October 2010


7th Heaven

by James Patterson

November 2010


The Songcatcher
by Sharon McCrumb
December 2010



The Suspect
by John Lescroart
January 2011


Double Indemnity
by James M. Cain
February 2011

A Noble Radiance
by Donna Leon
March 2011 

Tears of the Giraffe
by Alexander McCall Smith
April 2011 

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
by Stieg Larsson
May 2011 

Still Life
by Louise Penny
June 2011

The Overlook
by Michael Connelly
July 2011

The Book of Old Houses
by Sarah Graves
August 2011

Maisie Dobbs
by Jacqueline Winspear
September 2011

The Lace Reader
by Jamie Ford
October 2011

The Likeness
by Tara French
November 2011

A Christmas Beginning
by Anne Perry
December 2011


Merry, Merry Christmas 
by Carolyn Hart
January 2012

The Scent of Rain and Lightning
by Nancy Pickard
February 2012

Dying for Mercy
by Mary Jane Beh Clark
March 2012

Murder Unleashed
by Elaine Viets
April 2012

Think Twice
by Lisa Scottoline
May 2012

Blind Alley
by  Iris Johansen
June 2012

The Teaberry Strangler
by Laura Childs
July 2012

The Edge
by Dick Francis
August 2012

The Dante Club
by Matthew Pearl
September 2012

Lethal Legacy
by Linda Fairstein
October 2012

Secrets of the Grave
by Tami Hoag
November 2012

One Good Turn
by Kate Atkinson
December 2012



Echo Park
by Michael Connelly
January 2013

Gaudy Park
by Dorothy Sayers
February 2013

The Eyre Affair
by Jasper Fforde
March 2013

The Scold's Bridle
by Minette Walters
April 2013

by Harlan Coben
May 2013

Deader House & Gardens
by Joan Hess
June 2013

To Fetch a Thief
by Spencer Quinn
July 2013

The Double Bind
by Chris Bohjalian
August 2013

Defending Jacob
by WIlliam Landay
September 2013

The Big Sleep
by Raymond Chandler
October 2013

The Face of a Stranger
by Anne Perry
November 2013

KIssing Christmas Goodbye
by M.C. Beaton
December 2013


Gone Girl
by GIllian Flynn
January 2014

The Innocent Man
by John Grisham
February 2014

The Beautiful Mystery
Louise Penny
March 2014

Alias Grace
Margaret Attwood
April 2014

Mr. Peanut
Adam Ross
May 2014

The Savage Garden
Mark Mills
June 2014






Mother and Daughter Book Club!

Check our calendar for future Mother and Daughter Book Club dates.

This Month's Title:

Mother and Daughter Book Club

July 11th, 2011 (Meeting at 4 pm)

Title:   No Talking

By:   Andrew Clements 

Mother and Daughter Book Club

August  1st, 2011 (Meeting at 4 pm)

Title:   11 Birthdays

By:   Wendy Mass

Mother and Daughter Book Club

September 5th, 2011 (Meeting at 4 pm)

Title:   In the year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

By:   Bette Bao Lord


Books previously read:

Book Discussion List


Charlotte's Web
by E. B. White
May 2011

No Flying in the House
by Betty Brock
June 2011

No Talking
by Andrew Clements
July 2011

11 Birthdays
by Wendy Mass
August 2011

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
by Bette Bao Lord
September 2011