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Location & Hours

125 S. Municipal Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(630) 466-4686
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LIBRARY Hours
Mon: 10am - 8pm
Tues: 10am - 8pm
Wed: 10am - 8pm
Thur: 10am - 8pm
Fri: CLOSED
Sat: 10am - 4pm
Sun: 2pm - 6pm

Book Clubs

Books and Brews Book Club

Adults 21+ are invited join a unique book discussion that will pair a new book with a new beer each month!  Meetings will take place in our front garden during the warmer months. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be served.

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Tuesday Aug 24, 6-7pm: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. Click to register.

Tuesday Sept 28, 6-7pm: The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman. Click to register.

Tuesday Oct 26, 6-7pm: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. Click to register.

Tuesday Nov 16, 6-7pm: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by Victoria Schwab. Click to register.

Tuesday Dec 14, 6-7pm: The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan. Click to register.

Tales and Trails Book Club

A book club for the active reader! Yes, we walk and talk on a trail. A book club that helps with your steps for the day! Dogs and strollers are welcome to join us. Participants should be able to walk about 45 minutes at a slow to moderate pace. 

cover imageThe meeting place is the V.L. Gilman Trail entrance on Galena across from Christ Community Church May - October, and indoors at the Vaughan Athletic Center November - April. Books are available for pick up at the Circulation Desk one month before the meeting. 

Please be sure to register so we don't leave you behind on the trail!

Wednesday Sept 8, 10:30 - 11:30 am: All American Boys by Jason Reynolds

Wednesday Oct 13, 10:30 - 11:30 am: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel

Wednesday Nov 10, 10:30 - 11:30 am: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Wednesday Dec 8, 10:30 - 11:30 am: The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

Adult Book Discussion 

Join us for a book discussion led by patrons! This meeting will take place outdoors in the front garden. If there is inclement weather, the meeting will be held indoors in Meeting Room C. Masks are required indoors. 

The book is available for pickup at the circulation desk one month before the meeting. 

No registration required. This group is patron-led.

Tuesday Sept 7, 6:30pm: The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan

Tuesday Oct 5, 6:30pm: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Tuesday Nov 2, 6:30pm: The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

Book Club Support

book club supportDo you have a book club? Did you know the library can help you request copies for your club members to pick up?

Here are the items we will need from you:

  1. Book Club Meeting Dates
  2. Titles of Books
  3. Name of Book Club
  4. Number of Members
  5. Material Format Types (regular print, large print, physical audiobook) 
  6. Space Needs - would you like to meet at the Library?

Books can be made available to pick up from the circulation desk at least 3 weeks before your book club meeting. From the time of request, it will take at least 2 weeks for your books to arrive. Therefore, please request your books at least 5 weeks in advance of your next meeting if you would prefer at least 3 weeks to read your book. 

Certain popular titles may not be possible for us to get and we will let you know that upon receiving your title requests. 

Click here to send us an email. You can also call us at 630-466-4686 and ask to speak with the Adult Department.

Book Club Suggestions

Here are some great websites that will help you select a book for your club.  

Reading Group Choices - This website features a category of user-voted "favorites", as well as new spotlight books. Discussion questions are also provided for each book. 

Goodreads - This social media platform where you can "friend" other readers, allows you to track your books - which books you would like to read aka your "TBR - To Be Read" shelf, the ones you have read, and the books you are currently reading. It also features forums and user generated reviews and lists. Here are some Goodreads lists that include top rated books for book clubs: 

Lit Lovers - An online community that includes guide for how to start, run, and discuss a book club, as well as lists of recommended books for discussion. 

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