Are you looking for a good book? Then come check out one of our book-centered programs! The Morton Grove Public Library is your source for what to read next!
BETWEEN THE LINES
Between the Lines will meet back again at the Morton Grove Public Library! The group will meet at two different times.
AMERICAN BORN CHINESE by Gene Luen Yang:
Thursday, February 23, 10 am.
Tuesday, February 28, 7 pm.
LILIAN BOXFISH TAKES A WALK by Kathleen Rooney:
Thursday, March 23, 10 am.
Tuesday, March 28, 7 pm.
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Also, make a note that the author of Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk, Kathleen Rooney, will join us at the Morton Grove Public Library on Sunday, March 19 at 2 pm for a reading and discussion. Register today!
LitLounge, cosponsored by the Morton Grove Public Library and the Skokie Public Library, meets at Village Inn Pizza, at 8050 Lincoln Ave., in Skokie.
SAINT MAZIE by JAMI ATTENBERG:
Wednesday, March 8, 7:30 pm.
DID YOU EVER HAVE A FAMILY by Bill Glegg:
Wednesday, April 12, 7:30 pm.
WALK 'N TALK
EUPHORIA by Lily King
Saturday, February 25, 10 am.
We won't let cold stop us! In February, travel with us to the lush and steamy New Guinea.
You can pick up the book at the Check-out Desk a month prior to the meet. The group will meet at Starbucks at 6763 West Dempster Street in Morton Grove where we'll start with hot coffee or chocolate and set on a walk and talk on the North Branch Trail.
MEET THE AUTHOR SERIES: KATHLEEN ROONEY
SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2 PM
It's the last day of 1984, and 85-year-old Lillian Boxfish is about to take a walk...
Join us for a reading and discussion with Kathleen Rooney, an author of bestselling Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk - a smart and charming story about the highest-paid advertising woman of 1930's (based on a real-life ad woman and author, Margaret Fishback).
We'll be serving snacks and refresments, and the author's books, provided by RoscoeBooks, will be available for purchase and signing. Register today!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Kathleen Rooney is a prolific poet, novelist, critic, editor, and a teacher at DePaul University. Her latest novel was named Library Journal's Fall 2016 Editor's Pick.
2017 AUDIOBOOK BUZZ FROM PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE
Want to learn about upcoming audiobook bestsellers? Come to our presentation led by a representative from Penguin Random House and get the inside scoop on the best of the future releases.
Plus, attendees will receive a free tote bag and a full-lenght audiobook courtesy of the publisher. Thank you, Penquin Random House!
Prizes: while supplies last. Register to reserve your free gift.
The book talk is held at the American Legion Memorial Civic Center in Morton Grove: 6140 Dempster Street, Morton Grove, IL. 60053. No registration required.
BOOKS ABOUT MUSLIM LIFE
Wednesday, March 1, 1pm
Whether secular of religious, these fiction and nonfiction titles will open your eyes about Muslim life and history.
EARTH DAY READS
Wednesday, April 5, 1pm
In April, let's renew our appriciation for planet Earth by discussing books about environment, nature, the outdoors, travel and our place in this world. Fiction and nonfiction titles will be featured.