Book Discussion Groups at Morton Library


Books & Bites

Books & Bites meets on the third Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.  Join us for a fun book group that meets at a different local restaurant each month! We’ll discuss our monthly read (and have other bookish conversation) while enjoying local eats! Pick up your copy of the book at the library’s Checkout Desk. Ages: Adult

Upcoming Locations & Titles - 2018

May 15 @ Hacienda Fuentes, 608 S. Main St. 
Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker

June 19 @ Season Gastropub, 149 S. Main St.
The Soloist: a Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music by Steve López

July 17 @ Monical's Pizza, 1067 W. Jackson
Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O'Farrell

August 21 @ Eli's Coffee Shop, 205 W. Jefferson
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate


Chapter Chatters Tween Book Club

Chapter Chatters Book Club for Tweens logo

Chapter Chatters for Tweens meets on the third Wednesday from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
This is a Book Club for ages 9-12 and meets once a month for a book discussion, activities, and snacks. Snacks and drinks are provided. (No registration.)

Copies of the book are available at the library.
Call 309-263-2200 or email to reserve a copy.

Upcoming Titles - 2018

May 16: The Wonderling by Mira Bartok – Arthur is one of many groundlings who live in a terrible orphanage. He and another groundling plan an escape and set off on a quest full of adventure.  

June 20: Pictures of Hollis Wooks by Patricia Reilly Giff – Hollis Woods is a foster child who runs away. But, when she is placed with Josie, a retired teacher, she might want to stay for good. 

July 18: Room One by Andrew Clements – Ted Hammond has two mysteries to solve. How will his school remain open when there aren’t enough students? And whose face does he keep seeing in the window of the abandoned house next door? 

August 15: Early Sunday Morning by Barry Denenberg – This is the fictional diary of Amber who lived in Hawaii during the Pearl Harbor attack.