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Book Discussions

What We're Reading Wednesdays: A Virtual B.Y.O.Book Club

Join our librarians for a fun evening of sharing the books you've been reading on the first Wednesday of the month! Have you been in a reading slump? Tune in to be inspired by your neighbors' and librarians' recommendations. We'll get suggestions from each other to add to our To-Read lists. Register to have the Zoom meeting information emailed to you, or watch on Facebook Live. For more information, email Becky at rclark@aurorapubliclibrary.org

Books n' Brew

Join us for our Books n' Brew book discussion group. Held at McCarty Mills Taproom, a relaxed setting to socialize, discuss books, and enjoy libations. Your drink is on you. Contact discussion leader Cesar Ortega at cortega@aurorapubliclibrary.org for more information. Books will be available for pickup at the West Branch Circulation Desk. McCarty Mills Taproom is located at 140 S. River St., Aurora.

Meets in-person

September 14

October 12

Breakfast Book Club

Join us for Eola Road Branch's Breakfast Book Club. We read a variety of titles, mainly historical fiction, and meet once a month for a fun discussion. Contact discussion leader Yiota Piraino at yiota@aurorapubliclibrary.org for any questions! Books will be available for pickup at the Eola 2nd Floor Reference Desk. 

Meets in-person

July 27

August 17

September 28


Club de Lectura en Español 

Te invitamos a ser parte de nuestro club de lectura “Almas Lectoras”. Ven a conversar acerca del contenido, los personajes y tus pasajes favoritos. Esta es una gran oportunidad de interactuar con otros y compartir tus pensamientos en un ambiente relajado. Si estas interesado pasa a recoger una copia del libro en la biblioteca Santori (2do piso) y regístrate para asistir al evento en persona.

October 27



Griot African-American Book Discussion

The Griot Book Discussion features books by African-American authors. Meets in-person at Eola Road Branch or virtually via Zoom on the third Tuesday of the month.  Please register and choose your attendance option.  Zoom links will be emailed out 1 week prior to discussion.  Print copies of the book are available at the Eola 2nd Floor Reference Desk. Email group facilitator Becky Clark at rclark@aurorapubliclibrary.org for more information.

Hybrid meeting: in-person or on Zoom

August 21

September 20

October 18

Eola Road Book Discussion

Join us for Eola Road Branch's monthly book discussion group. We read a variety of fiction and nonfiction and meet once a month for discussion. Contact discussion leader Elke Lange-Lalos at 630-264-3437 for a copy of the book.

Meets in-person.

August 10

September 7

October 5

West Branch Book Discussion

Join us for West Branch's monthly book discussion group. We read a variety of contemporary fiction and non-fiction and meet once a month for a thought-provoking discussion. Please register for in-person, as seating is limited. Contact discussion facilitator Dani Linn at dtlinn@aurorapubliclibrary.org for more information or for a Zoom link to join us virtually. Pick up print copies of the selected title at the West Branch Circulation Desk.

Hybrid meeting: in-person or on Zoom

August 25

September 29

October 27

West Branch Nonfiction Book Discussion

Join us for West Branch's monthly nonfiction book discussion group. We read a variety of contemporary nonfiction and meet once a month for a lively discussion. Contact discussion facilitator Janet Stephens at jstephens@aurorapubliclibrary.org for more information or to receive a Zoom link to join us virtually. Copies of the selected title available at the West Branch Circulation Desk.

Hybrid meeting: in-person or on Zoom

August 16


September 20

October 18