Reading Resources - Book Club Selections

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Thank you to everyone who participated in our 1st Community Read. It was a great success!Ugly Prey: An Innocent Woman and the Death Sentence that Scandalized Jazz Age Chicago by Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi

The true story of a Stickney resident's murder trial. Ugly Prey tells the riveting story of Italian immigrant Sabella Nitti, the first woman ever sentenced to hang in Chicago, in 1923, for the alleged murder of her husband.
For an archive of events, here: OnebookUglyPrey



Adult Readers Book Club
4th Monday of the month at 7pm*
*Due to holidays, December's meeting will be Wednesday 1/8/19   + May's meeting will be Wednesday 5/27/19

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Book Club is taking a break for the summer. Join us in September as we reconvene. For online fun, join the Library's SVFPLD Adult Readers Book Club Facebook group.


The Couple Next Door by Sheri Lapena
Monday, September 23rd at 7pm

For more info, email

Senior Book Club at the North Clinic
Meets quarterly (4x a year) Fridays at noon
The Library brings book club to the North Clinic Senior group. Books are dropped off at the clinic a month in advance (in Jewel Sinople's office) or can be picked up at the Library. The Clinic is located at 6721 W. 40th Street.

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Friday, August 23rd at noon 
For more information about the Book Club, call 708-749-1050 x120 or email us at


Adult Readers Book Club Selections: 2018-2019
October 22nd November 26th January 28th February 25th
March 25th April 22nd May 20th June 24th

Book Club Selections: 2017-2018

book cover of Underground Railroad
book cover Hidden FiguresCover of Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walkcover of Kiss Carlo

Book Club Selections: 2016-2017
book cover of A Man Called Ove
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