Welcome to Book Buzz!

Book Buzz is the Lemont Public Library’s discussion group for adults of all ages.  We meet on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7pm.  Reserve copies are available at the Patron Services Desk one month before the discussion, as a downloadable ebook, and on our loanable Kindles.  Snacks and drinks are provided.  All are welcome, registration not required.

 

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

By Cain, Susan
2013-01 – Broadway Books
9780307352156 Check Our CatalogJanuary 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Discussion led by Adult Services Librarian Pam Zukoski.

A paradigm-shifting book that shows how dramatically our culture has come to misunderstand and undervalue introverts, and gives introverts the tools to better understand themselves and take full advantage of their strengths.

 

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
By Rowling, J. K.

9780590353427 Check Our Catalog Awards: Book Sense Book of the Year Award (1999), Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award (2001), Young Reader’s Choice Award (2001)Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Discussion led by Adult Services Manager Paul Dobersztyn.

Part of The Great Read 2017: Celebrating 20 Years of Harry Potter Magic

 

The Martian
By Weir, Andy
2014-10 – Broadway Books
9780553418026 Check Our CatalogAwards:
Green Mountain Book Award (2016)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Discussion led by Library Director Sandi Pointon.

When a freak dust storm brings a manned mission to Mars to an unexpected close, an astronaut who is left behind fights to stay alive.

 

 

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
By Shetterly, Margot Lee
2016-12 – William Morrow & Company
9780062363602 Check Our CatalogTuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:00 pmDiscussion led by Adult Services Librarian Carol McFarland

 

 

 

Britt-Marie Was Here
By Backman, Fredrik
2017-02 – Washington Square Press
9781501142543 Check Our CatalogTuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:00 pmDiscussion led by Adult Services Librarian Pam Zukoski

 

 

 

The Swans of Fifth Avenue
By Benjamin, Melanie
2016-01 – Delacorte Press
9780345528698 Check Our CatalogTuesday, June 27, 2017 at 7:00 pmDiscussion led by Library Director Sandi Pointon

 

 

The Handmaid’s Tale
By Atwood, Margaret
1998-03 – Anchor Books
9780385490818 Check Our CatalogJuly 25, 2017 at 7:00 pmDiscussion led by Library Director Sandi Pointon

 

 

 

The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life
By Partanen, Anu
2017-06 – Harper Paperbacks
9780062316554 Check Our CatalogAugust 22, 2017 at 7:00 pmDiscussion led by Adult Services Librarian Pam Zukoski

 

 

 

Faithful
By Hoffman, Alice
2016-11 – Simon & Schuster
9781476799209 Check Our CatalogSeptember, 2017 at 7:00 pmDiscussion led by Library Director Sandi Pointon

 

 

 

A Wrinkle in Time
By L’Engle, Madeleine
2007-05 – Square Fish
9780312367541 Check Our CatalogAwards:
Newbery Medal (1963)
October 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Discussion led by Youth Services Manager Mary Inman.

 

 

Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
By Aslan, Reza
2014-09 – Random House Trade
9780812981483 Check Our CatalogNovember 28, 2017 at 7:00 pmDiscussion led by Adult Services Librarian Pam Zukoski.