Book Lovers

Welcome back to Lake Villa District Library. Face coverings required, social distancing measures will be in place and a limited number of people will be allowed in at one time. More Information

Your Next Favorite Book

If you're always on the lookout for something new to read, we have great resources for you. 

LVDL Recommends: Browse book lists put together by our staff.

Personalized Recommendations: You tell us what you like, we tell you what to read.

NoveList: a comprehensive resource for avid readers. Plug in your favorite book or author and you'll see recommendations for similar titles, similar authors, and other books in that genre. Or browse popular titles and read detailed reviews. 

Goodreads: Follow us on Goodreads to see what books our staff have been enjoying.

Book Discussions

We have eight discussion groups that meet regularly. Books being discussed will be available at the checkout desk 1 month before the discussion date. 

Our  Second Saturday Readers book discussion is for adults. We meet on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 10am. 

Our Murder and Mayhem Mystery book discussion is for adults. We meet on the 4th Monday of each month. 

Our Books On Tap book discussion is for adults. We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7pm.  (This discussion is held off site, check the calendar for location.)

Our Tenacious Dewey D Nonfiction book club if for adults. We meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7pm.

Our Popcorn and Paperbacks book discussion is for students in 9th through 12th grade. We meet on the 4th Sunday of each month at 2pm. 

Our Page Turners book discussion is for students in 7th through 8th grade. We meet on the 4th Monday of each month at7pm.

Our Novel Thoughts book discussion is for students in 4th through 6th grade.  We meet on the 3rd Monday of each month at 7pm. 

Our Great Decisions foreign policy discussion is for adults.  We meet on the 1st Friday of each month at 10am.

Favorite Contemporary Fiction

Join the Favoriate Contemporary Authors Fiction program and we will automatically place new books by LVDL’s 10 most popular authors on hold for you

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