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Book Clubs

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Cover-to-Cover Book Club at the Main Library

Join this lively book club to discuss popular literary works. We meet on the second Thursday each month at 1:30 pm (Robeson Pavilion, Room C). To find out more, call 217/403-2070 or email

Current Cover-to-Cover Titles

Cover-to-Cover Titles

Table Talk Book Club at the Douglass Branch

Join these casual get-togethers to talk about books by contemporary African American authors. The Table Talk Book Club meets at the Douglass Branch Library on the second Tuesday each month at 6:30 pm (September through May). New members are always welcome! To find out more, call 217/403-2090  or email

Current Table Talk Titles  

Table Talk Titles

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What should my book club read next?

Check out a Book Club kit!  We offer multiple copies of 25 recommended titles. Read more »

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