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“A new book club, for a brew generation”

Books on Tap is a book club created by and catered to new adults. It is a collaboration between the Lemont Public Library and the Pollyanna Brewing Company. Join us on the second Thursday of every month at Pollyanna Brewing Company @7:00PM. To keep up with Books on Tap communication, visit our Bookmovement Page.

Pollyanna Brewing Company is located at 431 Talcott Ave in downtown Lemont. Visit their website for brew information. Participants must be 21 years or older.

All books may be read on one of our “Loan-able” Kindles!

2016 Books on Tap Archive 

What’s on Tap for 2017:

The Hike by Drew Magary – January 12th, 2017

When Ben, a suburban family man, takes a business trip to rural Pennsylvania, he decides to spend the afternoon before his dinner meeting on a short hike. Once he sets out into the woods behind his hotel, he quickly comes to realize that the path he has chosen cannot be given up easily. With no choice but to move forward, Ben finds himself falling deeper and deeper into a world of man-eating giants, bizarre demons, and colossal insects.

Copies of The Hike will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

 

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 & 2 by J.K Rowling & Jack Thorne – February 9th, 2017

As an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and a father, Harry Potter struggles with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs while his youngest son, Albus, finds the weight of the family legacy difficult to bear.

Copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

 

have-a-nice-dayHave a Nice Day! A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks by Mick Foley – March 9th, 2017

A chronicle of the life and career of a seemingly deranged World Wrestling Federation superstar discusses his three different personalities and traces his rise to popularity.

Copies of Have a Nice Day will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

 

 

Stationstation eleven Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel – April 13th, 2017

 One snowy night Arthur Leander, a famous actor, has a heart attack onstage during a production. Jeevan Chaudhary, is in the audience and leaps to his aid. A child actress named Kirsten Raymonde watches in horror as Jeevan performs CPR, pumping Arthur’s chest as the curtain drops, but Arthur is dead. That same night, as Jeevan walks home from the theater, a terrible flu begins to spread. Hospitals are flooded and Jeevan and his brother barricade themselves inside as life disintegrates outside.

Copies of Station Eleven will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog. 

ready player one Ready Player One by Ernest Cline – May 4th, 2017. 

 At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, READY PLAYERONE is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut– part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

Copies of Ready Player One will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

radianceRadiance by Catherynne M. Valente – June 8th, 2017

A passionate SF tale from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author, Catherynne M. Valente. Severin Unck’s father is a famous director of Gothic romances in an alternate 1986 in which talking movies are still a daring innovation due to the patent-hoarding Edison family.

Copies of Radiance will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.