The people who join are bright, witty and have so many insights to share that its a shame to limit our get togethers to just the book club. No one has to choose a book per say, rather we send out a list of five titles usually around a central theme and. Its also easy to assume that chicago is the areas monolithic cultural hub. Flipping hungrily through the pages like a chocoholic craving the next sugary hit, you just. So why not join a book club and share your thoughts with others. The erie centre book clubs membership includes residents of multiple chicago neighborhoods, chicagoarea suburbs and northwest indiana jan 21, 2011 6. For bookworms in the southwest suburbs, heading to town house books. Its easy to spot the crowds at malls and multiplexes.
Each month the group chooses a new book that deals with themes of race, gender, and justice. Readers circle is the leading 501 c 3 nonprofit connecting readers to local book clubs, reading groups, and literary salons. The beauty and simplicity of a walking book club is that it covers three essentials to a healthy brain mental, physical and social activity. The walking book club is like a regular book club, except we take the meeting outside and walk while we talk. Our meetup place of choice is robertos ristorante at 483 spring rd.
The erie centre book clubs membership includes residents of multiple chicago neighborhoods, chicagoarea suburbs and. Book groups and book chats are a great way to share your love of reading with others. An interview with the western readers, a group of nine readers who live in west auckland, new zealand. From cyberpunk, to steampunk, to biopunk, and all the punks inbetween, we want to read books from all across the genre.
We meet on the third thursday of each month in the near western suburbs of chicago. Your moveable french feast in chicagos western suburbs. In 1918 some of the local men returning from world war i banded together and began holding meetings in a building situated on the openair skating rink in liverpool road, ashfield, where the ashfield public school now stands. They love the freedom this allows them, to explore and follow exactly what interests each of them. A shared love of books west suburban living february 2019.
Find groups in west chicago, illinois about topic and meet people in your local community who share your. Due to the ongoing covid19 situation we are not currently running our book groups program as usual and are unable to refer new members at this time. Instead of picking a single specific book, the group chooses a genre, topic or author to discuss. Our easytouse app shows you all the restaurants and. We discuss new and popular young adult titles with a strong appeal to older adults. A bookstore specialising in new, quality fiction and nonfiction based in west end. I started this book club at the beginning of 2011 as i couldnt find a book group in the western suburbs that interested me. A good book is like a treasure chest full of happiness. While the australian bookclub mostly read contemporary australian fiction we. Pages club is an adult book club for readers of young adult teen books. Due to the ongoing public health crisis in australia and its impact at readings, we are unable to host book. Oh, thats the oak park library group, says one of the seated women, pointing to another knot of people also at the restaurant. But in fact the western suburbs have a vibrant, if underground and underappreciated, literary scene, small pockets of culture and community nurtured in book clubs.679 578 1165 285 956 194 406 224 713 655 1109 379 349 841 867 1196 632 714 1018 1206 1050 1452 380 1314 1118 270 892 1135 938 1117 274 407 1329 1211