One Book One Village


Ordinary Grace (2013)

The library is excited to announce its first community-wide reading program, One Book, One Village, where people throughout Arlington Heights are invited to come together through a shared reading experience. The debut selection, Ordinary Grace, is an award-winning novel by New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger. It is one of those books that will stay with you long after the last page.

Get a copy and start reading Ordinary Grace today. Here's how:

VIP Author Dinner

Tuesday, October 28, 5–6 p.m. / Cardinal Room

Guess who’s coming to dinner? It may be you! Are you an A.H.cardholder and a member of an Arlington Heights book group? Would you like to have dinner with the author William Kent Krueger? Complete this survey and tell us why you’d like to dine with Kent. Be sure to include a question from your group. The VIP dinner will include a short book reading, time for questions, a group photo and a light meal. Those selected will be notified a week prior to the event. Survey closes October 15 at 5 p.m. Space is limited, so complete the survey today!

An Evening with Author William Kent Krueger

Tuesday, October 28, 7:30–9 p.m. / Hendrickson Room

New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger joins us for an evening conversation about his book Ordinary Grace, the story of 13-year-old Frank Drum growing up in small-town Minnesota during the summer of 1961. The interview-style program will be followed by questions from the audience and a book sale and signing. For A.H. cardholders only.
Register September 2nd, 9 a.m.