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Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 1 – 5 pm

Thursday, June 30, 2022  |  9 am – 9 pm

Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 1 – 5 pm

400 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Book Clubs

Book Club

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

  • A Burning by Megha Majumdar
  • American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
  • Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
  • Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty
  • Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • Caste: The Origins of our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
  • City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Costalegre by Courtney Maum
  • Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
  • Dutch House by Ann Patchett
  • Educated by Tara Westover
  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  • Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
  • Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
  • Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
  • Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead
  • How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon
  • Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb
  • Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen: The Emotional Lives of Black Women by Inger Burnett-Zeigler
  • Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America by Maria Hinojosa
  • The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
  • The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
  • The Girl With the Louding Voice by Abi Dare
  • The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
  • The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
  • The Guest List by Lucy Foley
  • The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi
  • The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by VE Schwab
  • The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave
  • The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
  • The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
  • The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  • The Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin
  • The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris
  • The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller
  • The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray
  • The Rose Code by Kate Quinn
  • The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson
  • The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
  • The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
  • Untamed by Glennon Doyle
  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • What’s Mine and Yours by Naima Coster
  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo


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.

Book club group


Everyone is welcome at monthly meetings of Thursday Evening Book Club. Copies of book discussion titles are available on the 2nd floor near the study rooms.

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