Non-Fiction Title of the Month
Book Club Help
The Huntley Area Public Library strives to provide the most convenient hold system possible for area book clubs. If you would like to use our services to place holds on your upcoming book club titles, please use the links below.
- Download the guidelines for book club holds (PDF 83Kb)
- Download the book club hold request form (PDF 78Kb)
If you have any questions, you may call the Information Desk at (847) 669-5386 and press 3. Our librarians also offer personalized assistance upon request.
A list of useful websites to guide your Book Club.
Tip of the Month
Has your group tried a “modern retelling” of an old classic? Some possible titles would be Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld (Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice), Emma by Alexander McCall-Smith (Jane Austen’s Emma), The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski (Shakespeare’s Hamlet), A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley (Shakespeare’s King Lear) and Circe by Madeline Miller (Homer's The Odyssey).
Is there a website or a tip that you would like to share with other book clubs? Do you have a book club related question to ask our staff? Contact us.
Online Book Club
Do you use Facebook? Join the Huntley Area Public Library's Online Book Club. We provide a selection each month, and take suggestions from members too! Read at your own pace and leave comments about the books your read. Also share other books you are reading or have read with other avid book lovers.