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Location & Hours

125 S. Municipal Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(630) 466-4686
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LIBRARY Hours
Mon: 10am - 8pm
Tues: 10am - 8pm
Wed: 10am - 8pm
Thur: 10am - 8pm
Fri: CLOSED
Sat: 10am - 4pm
Sun: 2pm - 6pm

Book Clubs

Books and Brews Book Club

Adults 21+ are invited join a unique book discussion that will pair a new book with a new beer each month!  Meetings will take place in our front garden (near flagpole) during the warmer months, and will be inside the library in the large meeting room during the colder months. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be served.

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Tues. Dec 14, 6-7pm: The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan. Click to register.

Tues. Jan 25, 6-7pm: Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok. Click to register.

Tues. Feb 22, 6-7pm: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. Click to register.

Tues. March 22, 6-7pm: The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah. Click to register.

Tales and Trails Book Club (on Hiatus)

A book club for the active reader! Yes, we walk and talk on a trail. A book club that helps with your steps for the day! Dogs and strollers are welcome to join us. Participants should be able to walk about 45 minutes at a slow to moderate pace. 

  • Please be sure to register so we don't leave you behind on the trail!
  • The meeting place is the V.L. Gilman Trail entrance on Galena across from Christ Community Church May - October.
  • Books are available for pick up at the Circulation Desk one month before the meeting. 

This book club is on hiatus for the winter. Please check back in the spring! Email us if you have any questions. 

Adult Book Discussion 

Join us for a book discussion led by patrons! This meeting will take place outdoors in the front garden. If there is inclement weather, the meeting will be held indoors in Meeting Room C. Masks are required indoors. 

The book is available for pickup at the circulation desk one month before the meeting. 

No registration required. This group is patron-led.

Click here to view the calendar and search for the next meeting!

Book Club Support

book club supportDo you have a book club? Did you know the library can help you request copies for your club members to pick up?

Here are the items we will need from you:

  1. Book Club Meeting Dates
  2. Titles of Books
  3. Name of Book Club
  4. Number of Members
  5. Material Format Types (regular print, large print, physical audiobook) 
  6. Space Needs - would you like to meet at the Library?

Books can be made available to pick up from the circulation desk at least 3 weeks before your book club meeting. From the time of request, it will take at least 2 weeks for your books to arrive. Therefore, please request your books at least 5 weeks in advance of your next meeting if you would prefer at least 3 weeks to read your book. 

Certain popular titles may not be possible for us to get and we will let you know that upon receiving your title requests. 

Click here to send us an email. You can also call us at 630-466-4686 and ask to speak with the Adult Department.

Book Club Suggestions

Here are some great websites that will help you select a book for your club.  

Reading Group Choices - This website features a category of user-voted "favorites", as well as new spotlight books. Discussion questions are also provided for each book. 

Goodreads - This social media platform where you can "friend" other readers, allows you to track your books - which books you would like to read aka your "TBR - To Be Read" shelf, the ones you have read, and the books you are currently reading. It also features forums and user generated reviews and lists. Here are some Goodreads lists that include top rated books for book clubs: 

Lit Lovers - An online community that includes guide for how to start, run, and discuss a book club, as well as lists of recommended books for discussion. 

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