Barrington Area Library Book Discussions
Join professional book discussion leader Lanny Ori for thought-provoking discussion of notable titles. Books are available at the Adult Services reference desk approximately one month prior to the discussion. Use the links below to register for upcoming discussions - the group takes a hiatus in the summer months. Get on the Lanny Ori Book Discussion Group e-mail list and stay up-to-date on the selected books and discussion dates.
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Join librarians Liz and Sam to discuss popular titles in a social book club for adults. Meets upstairs at McGonigal's in downtown Barrington. We'll provide some appetizers or desserts - other food and beverages available for purchase.
In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg
Monday, March 13, 7 PM
Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson
Monday, April 10, 7 PM
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
Monday, May 8, 7 PM
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith
Monday, June 12, 7PM
Book Club Resources
Award-winning Books: Directory of awards and prize winners.
Reading Group Guides: The online community for reading groups. Questions for your discussions can be found on this website. Search by author, title and subject.
Goodreads: Can help you decide what to read next based on what you've enjoyed in the past.
LitLovers: Discussion guides, titles suggestions, and reviews.
NoveList: Database with book recommendations for all ages. Reviews and discussion guides.
What to Do When There's No Discussion Guide Available: General questions from ReadingGroupGuides.com
Talk to Us
What titles will your club be discussing in the future? Contact Liz Kirchhoff. This information helps us to make purchasing decisions for our book club collection.