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Reading Suggestions

Having trouble determining what book to discuss next?


Book Discussion Guides

With a week’s notice the Adult Department can produce a guide that contains biographical materials, reviews, criticisms, and questions designed to spark a lively discussion. For more information, please contact the Readers’ Advisory Librarian.


Book Bundles

Bundles are sets of ten book-club friendly titles owned by the Glen Ellyn Public Library and made available exclusively to Glen Ellyn book clubs. Please contact the Readers’ Advisory Librarian for availability. Our current bundles include

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Educated by Tara Westover

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann


The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

The Overstory by Richard Powers

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens


Book Club Book Request

If we don’t already have a bundle for your title, we can gather books for your book club. Please fill out the form below and email our Reader’s Advisory Librarian with any questions.