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The Bees by Laline Paull

Book Club: "The Bees" by Laline Paull

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Welcome to the Great Mysterious by Lorna Landvik

Book Club: "Welcome to the Great Mysterious" by Lorna Landvik

Tue., 3/10/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For March, "Welcome to the Great Mysterious" by Lorna Landvik. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline

Thu., 3/12/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Everyone is invited to attend and discuss the book of the month.- The book for March is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. A community service position for Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only ... (read more)
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Book Club: "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn

Thu., 3/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn. ... (read more)
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Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Book Club: "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline

Mon., 3/16/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly discussion of "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline! Publisher's summary: A story about two very different women who build an unexpected friendship: a 91-year-old woman with a hidden past as an orphan-train rider and a teenage girl ... (read more)
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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Book Club: "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie

Mon., 3/16/15, 3:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Patrons are invited to the library for a discussion of "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie! ... (read more)
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The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat by Edward K

Women's Night Out: "The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat" by Edward Kelsey Moore

Mon., 3/16/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat." This novel follows three high school friends – dubbed "The Supremes" – as they weather life's highs and lows, but always gather each Sunday ... (read more)
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Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Book Club: "Memoirs of a Geisha" by Arthur Golden

Join us as we discuss "Memoirs of a Geisha" by Arthur Golden "A fisherman's daughter in 1930s Japan rises to become a famous geisha. After training, Sayuri's virginity is sold to the highest bidder, then the school finds her a general for a ... (read more)
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Defending Jacob by William Landay

Book Club: "Defending Jacob" by William Landay

Wed., 3/25/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss Defending Jacob by William Landay. ... (read more)
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Classic Book Club: "The Song of Hiawatha" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Wed., 3/25/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Join the Classic Book Club for a lively discussion of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic 1855 poem "The Song of Hiawatha." The poem tells the tell of a Native American with supernatural powers who brings peace and enlightenment to the shore of Gitchee ... (read more)
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Divergent by Veronica Roth

Book Club: "Divergent" by Veronica Roth

Thu., 4/9/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Everyone is invited to attend and discuss the book of the month.- The book for April is Divergent by Veronica Roth. In this compelling story, the city of Chicago is divided into 5 factions. With each of the factions dedicated to a ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin. ... (read more)
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Porch Lights by Dorothea Benton Frank

Book Club: "Porch Lights" by Dorothea Benton Frank

Tue., 4/14/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For April, Porch Lights by Dorothea Benton Frank is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, When Jimmy McMullen, a fireman with the NYFD, is killed in the line of duty, his wife, ... (read more)
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Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

Book Club: "Secret Keeper" by Kate Morton

Mon., 4/20/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Withdrawing from a family party to the solitude of her tree house, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson witnesses a shocking murder. Flash forward to 2011 and Laurel is searching for answers to family secrets from long ago.
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Women's Night Out: "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich

Mon., 4/20/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "The Round House." When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked, 14-year-old Joe Coutz ... (read more)
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The Spymistress by Jennifer Chiaverini

Book Club: "The Spymistress" by Jennifer Chiaverini

Join us as we discuss "The Spymistress" by Jennifer Chiaverini. "Pledging her loyalty to the North at the risk of her life when her native Virginia secedes, Quaker-educated aristocrat Elizabeth Van Lew uses her innate skills for gathering military intelligence to help ... (read more)
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The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Book Club: "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd

Tue., 4/21/15, 3:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Patrons are invited to the library for a discussion of "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd! ... (read more)
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The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCa

Book Club: "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" by Alexander McCall Smith

Wed., 4/22/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Museum of Extraordinary Things" by Alice Hoffman

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Museum of Extraordinary Things" by Alice Hoffman. ... (read more)
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The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

Book Club: "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty

Tue., 5/12/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For May, The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that ... (read more)
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A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the Dementia W

Book Club: "A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the Dementia Ward" by Charles Schoenfeld

Thu., 5/14/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
This story is about a retired truck driver whose mother was a resident of a dementia ward in Wausau, Wisconsin. After visiting this ward to visit his mother, Charles Schoenfeld decided to take the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) class. However, ... (read more)
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Book Club "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd

Thu., 5/14/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "The Invention of Wings." Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world.
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The Silver Star by Jeanette Walls

Book Club: "The Silver Star" by Jeanette Walls

Mon., 5/18/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Two motherless sisters Bean and Liz are shuttled to Virginia to live with their Uncle Tinsley in a decaying mansion. They must make a new life with their uncle. Then something happens to Liz and Bean is left to challenge the ... (read more)
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The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Book Club: "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion

Mon., 5/18/15, 3:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Patrons are invited to the library for a discussion of "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion! ... (read more)
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Loving Frank by Nancy Horan

Book Club: "Loving Frank" by Nancy Horan

Mon., 5/18/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Loving Frank by Nancy Horan will be discussed on May 18th @ 6:30pm. This will be a combined Book club as the Thursday session will not meet. This will be the last session until September 2015.
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Women's Night Out: "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nickolas Butler

Mon., 5/18/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "Shotgun Lovesongs," set in the fictional Wisconsin town of Little Wing and written by Wisconsin author Nickolas Butler. The discussion is open to the public, and new members are always ... (read more)
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George Washington's Secret Six by Brian Kilmeade a

Book Club: "George Washington's Secret Six" by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger

Wed., 5/27/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "George Washington's Secret Six" by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. ... (read more)
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Classic Book Club: "Call of the Wild," "White Fang" by Jack London

Wed., 5/27/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Join the Classic Book Club for a lively discussion of two great novels by Jack London! In "Call of the Wild," a crossbreed canine named Buck is passed from master to master as a sled dog in the harsh Yukon environment, but ... (read more)
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Book Club: "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker" by Jennifer Chiaverini

Tue., 6/9/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For June, Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “In Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, novelist Jennifer Chiaverini presents a stunning account of the friendship that blossomed between ... (read more)
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Book Club: White Ghost Girls by Alice Greenway

Thu., 6/11/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Everyone is invited to attend and discuss the book of the month.- The book White Ghost Girls by Alice Greenway, is about sisters, memory and loss. The story takes place in Hong Kong where this family lives because their fathers a photographer, ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Dog Stars" by Peter Heller

Thu., 6/11/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "Dog Stars" by Peter Heller. Surviving a pandemic disease that has killed everyone he knows, a pilot establishes a shelter in an abandoned airport hangar before hearing a random radio transmission that compels him to risk ... (read more)
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YA For Adults Book Club

Thu., 6/11/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Starting with "Twilight" and "Harry Potter," young adult literature has grown in popularity with more and more adults enjoying novels written for teens. Join our young adult librarian for a discussion around some of the most popular teen novels of the last ... (read more)
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Stratford Book Club "Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd

Mon., 6/15/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. On Sarah's eleventh birthday, she is given ownership of ten-year-old Handful, who is to be her handmaid. We follow their journeys over the next 34 ... (read more)
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Women's Night Out: "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes

Mon., 6/15/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "Me Before You." Jojo Moyes' 2012 novel brings to life two people who couldn't have less in common, and is a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do ... (read more)
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The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fan

Book Club: "The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion" by Fannie Flagg

Wed., 6/24/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion" by Fannie Flagg. ... (read more)
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Classic Book Club: "The Settlers (The Emigrants #3)" by Vilhelm Moberg

Wed., 6/24/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Join the Classic Book Club for a lively discussion of the third novel in Vilhelm Moberg's Emigrants series, which focuses on Karl Oskar and Kristina as they adapt to their new homeland and struggle to survive on their farm. No registration is ... (read more)
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I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Book Club: "I am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai

Thu., 7/9/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "I am Malala: The girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban" by Malala Yousafzai. The book documents the educational pursuits of the Nobel Peace Prize nominee who became an international symbol ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown. ... (read more)
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery by Joanne Fluke

Book Club: "Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery" by Joanne Fluke

Tue., 7/14/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For July, the Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery by Joanne Fluke is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “Hannah Swensen already has her hands full, between dodging her mother's attempts to marry her ... (read more)
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YA for Adults Book Club

Sun., 7/19/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Starting with "Twilight" and "Harry Potter," young adult literature has grown in popularity with more and more adults enjoying novels written for teens. Join our young adult librarian for a discussion around some of the most popular teen novels of the last ... (read more)
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Stratford Book Club "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield

Mon., 7/20/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield. Biographer Margaret Lea is asked to write mysterious novelist Vida Winter's life story. As Vida unfolds her story, she shares with Margaret dark family secrets ... (read more)
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"Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

Book Club: "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" by Maria Semple

Wed., 7/22/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult. ... (read more)
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YA for Adults Book Club

Thu., 8/6/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Starting with "Twilight" and "Harry Potter," young adult literature has grown in popularity with more and more adults enjoying novels written for teens. Join our young adult librarian for a discussion around some of the most popular teen novels of the last ... (read more)
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Book Club: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. ... (read more)
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Bombshell by Catherine Coulter

Book Club: "Bombshell" by Catherine Coulter

Tue., 8/11/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For August, Bombshell by Catherine Coulter is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “FBI Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith, last seen in Backfire, has been recruited by Dillon Savich to join his unit ... (read more)
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Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

Book Club: "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver

Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us in a discussion of "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver. Tired of living on a failing farm and suffering oppressive poverty, bored housewife Dellarobia Turnbow, on the way to meet a potential lover, is detoured by a miraculous event on the ... (read more)
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Stratford Book Club "The Other Typist" by Suzanne Rindell

Mon., 8/17/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Other Typist" by Suzanne Rindell. Working as a typist for the NYC Police Department in 1923, Rose Baker documents confessions of harrowing crimes and struggles with changing gender roles. Searching ... (read more)
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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Club: "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak

Wed., 8/26/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Night Road" by Kristin Hannah

Tue., 9/8/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For September, Night Road by Kristin Hannah is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “For eighteen years, Jude Farraday has put her children’s needs above her own…. On a hot summer’s night ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Spymistress" by Jennifer Chiaverini

Thu., 9/10/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "The Spymistress" by Jennifer Chiaverini. Pledging her loyalty to the North at the risk of her life when her native Virginia secedes, Quaker-educated aristocrat Elizabeth Van Lew uses her innate skills for gathering military intelligence to ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Painter" by Peter Heller

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Painter" by Peter Heller. ... (read more)
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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Book Club: "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Wed., 9/23/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald. ... (read more)
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Book Club: " Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands" by Chris Bohjalian

Thu., 10/8/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands" by Chris Bohjalian. Half a year after a cataclysmic nuclear disaster, Emily, convinced that she will be hated as the daughter of the drunken father who caused the meltdown, assumes a ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Ocean At the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Ocean At the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Keep Quiet" by Lisa Scottoline

Tue., 10/13/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For October, Keep Quiet by Lisa Scottoline is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “Keep Quiet, an emotionally gripping and complex story about one man’s split-second decision to protect his son - ... (read more)
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The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

Book Club: "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty

Wed., 10/28/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "One Plus One" by Jojo Moyes

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "One Plus One" by Jojo Moyes. ... (read more)
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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Sroblewski

Book Club: "The Story of Edgar Sawtelle" by David Sroblewski

Tue., 11/10/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For November, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski. The publisher summary states, Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Sold" by Patricia McCormick

Thu., 11/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "Sold" by Patricia McCormick. From the bestselling author of "Cut" comes the powerful, ultimately triumphant story of a thirteen-year-old girl who is forced from her mountain home and sold into prostitution.
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I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Book Club: "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai

Wed., 11/18/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai. ... (read more)
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Home for Christmas by Andrew M. Greeley

Book Club: "Home for Christmas" by Andrew M. Greeley

Tue., 12/8/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For December, Home for Christmas by Andrew M. Greeley is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, "Peter makes a choice that forces him to leave Chicago—and Mariana—behind. Guilt leads him into the ... (read more)
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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Book Club: "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

Thu., 12/10/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.
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