Book Discussion

Upcoming events

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Join us for our next round of B.Y.O.Book, the Library's 'books in bars' program!

This month, we'll meet to discuss Jesmyn Ward's 2017 novel "Sing, Unburied, Sing." From PW Reviews:

"Ward tells the story of three generations of a...

Adults Book Discussion

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Not quite a book group, Let's Talk Books is a series of casual conversations about books where we meet to share descriptions of our favorite reads. Join us for your favorite genres to chat with like-minded readers. Bring a couple of...

Adults Book Discussion

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Not quite a book group, Let's Talk Books is a series of casual conversations about books where we meet to share descriptions of our favorite reads. Join us for your favorite genres to chat with like-minded readers. Bring a couple of...

Adults Book Discussion

Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 4:00pm

Online

Join Green Iowa AmeriCorps and the Iowa City Public Library for a discussion of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural history of Four Meals by Michael Pollan

What should we have for dinner? Ten years ago, Michael Pollan confronted us with...

Adults Book Discussion Nature & Gardening Science & Technology

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Alternate History: a subgenre of fiction or science fiction that is set in a world in which history has diverged from the actual history as the result of one or more historic events having different outcomes.

Not quite a book group, Let's...

Adults Book Discussion

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Join us for ICPL's Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club! We will meet via Zoom to discuss "Who Fears Death" by Nnedi Okorafor. Feel free to join us, whether or not you've finished the book!

Borrow a book with Grab & Go or mail...

Adults Book Discussion

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Not quite a book group, Let's Talk Books is a series of casual conversations about books where we meet to share descriptions of our favorite reads. Join us for your favorite genres to chat with like-minded readers. Bring a couple of...

Adults Book Discussion

Saturday, March 20, 2021 - 4:00pm

Online

Join Green Iowa AmeriCorps and the Iowa City Public Library for a discussion of The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future by Gretchen Bakke.

America’s electrical grid, an engineering triumph of the twentieth...

Adults Book Discussion Nature & Gardening Science & Technology

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Unreliable Narrator - a literary character who intentionally withholds informatoin, lies to or misleads the reader - with or without malice - casting doubt on the story. A character who's perspective may be very different than the reader....

Adults Book Discussion

Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 4:00pm

Online

Join Green Iowa AmeriCorps and the Iowa City Public Library for a discussion of World of Wonders - In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

From beloved, award-winning poet Aimee...

Adults Book Discussion Nature & Gardening Science & Technology