Bookin’ It To Lunch

2021 – 2022 Schedule

*Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, meetings will be via Zoom unless otherwise noted.*

The Bookin’ It To Lunch Study Group meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 11:45 am. Everyone is welcome! Participants are encouraged to read the book prior to coming to the meeting but it is not a requirement for attendance. Most book selections are based on AAUW’s mission, women’s issues, or diversity.

Watch for updated information, published in the“Highlights” newsletter and posted on Facebook at AAUW Aurora – IL Area BranchFor more information, contact Andi at

Thursday, September 23, 2021 TBA

The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villaviencio

Thursday, October 28, 2021 TBA

The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear by Kate Moore

Thursday, December 2, 2021* via Zoom

New Women in the Old West: From Settlers to Suffragists, an Untold American Story by Winifred Gallagher

*Moved due to Thanksgiving

Thursday, January 27, 2022  via Zoom

        The Lemon Tree: An Arab, A Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan

Thursday, February 24, 2022 via Zoom

How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America by Clint Smith

Thursday, March 24, 2022 TBA

All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, A Black Family Keepsake by Tiya Miles

Thursday, April 28, 2022, 6 pm* TBA

All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis Edited by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson & Katharine K. Wilkinson   NOTE: Johnson is an AAUW American Fellow Recipient

*This will be an all-branch program

Thursday, May 26, 2022 TBA

When the Apricots Bloom by Gina Wilkinson

Thursday, June 30, 2022 TBA

The Killing Season: A Paramedic’s Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Opioid Epidemic by Peter Canning

Thursday, July 28, 2022 TBA

Planning Meeting for 2022 – 2023

Thursday, August 25, 2022 TBA

Once I Was You: A Memoir by Maria Hinojosa