Community Book Club

The Community Book Club meets September - May, on the last Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM at the library. Below is the complete list of books for 2018-2019

Books for 2018 -- 2019:

September 27: A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan (2010)

October 25: Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance (2016)

November 29: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen (2015)

January 31: The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman (2011)

February 28: When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Cullors and Asha Bandele (2018)

March 28: Brother by David Chariandy (2017)

April 25: There There by Tommy Orange (2018)

May 30: The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters by Priya Parker (2018)

Senior Book Club

The Jacksonville Area Senior Center Book Club will meet at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18 at the Community Park Building (1309 S. Main St.). Diane Hollendonner from the Jacksonville Public Library will lead the discussion on "The Grand Canyon" including tourist information and a special connection to Jacksonville/Illinois College.. Participants are invited to bring an item or story to share.