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Events: Book Club

Which is Better? Book-to-Movie Night
"Bridge to Terabithia"

All-Ages All ages are invited to watch the film adaptation of "Bridge to Terabithia" then discuss how the movie compares to the book by Katherine Paterson!

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Book Club: "Murder On The Orient Express" by Agatha Christie

Adults Stop by the library for an engaging discussion of our monthly book club pick!

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Teen Book Club: "Steampunk!" by Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant

Teens Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this collection of 14 Steampunk-inspired stories written by various authors!

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Book Club: "Anna and the Swallow Man" by Gavriel Savit

Adults Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of February, we'll read and discuss this novel, about a young girl who travels to the Polish countryside after her father is taken to a concentration camp.

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Readers of Classic Literature
"O Pioneers!" by Willa Cather

Adults Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of some of history's greatest works of literature, including Cather's prototype feminist novel!

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Nonfiction @ Night: "Evicted" by Matthew Desmond

Adults Discuss our monthly book club pick about eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads.

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Book Club: "How To Stop Time" by Matt Haig

Adults Join us for our monthly book club at the library! For the month of March, we'll be reading "How to Stop Time" by Matt Haig!

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Book Club: "The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan

Adults Join the library Book Club in March to discuss this revered novel by Amy Tan!

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Book Club: "She Stood for Freedom" by Loki Mulholland

Adults Drop by the library each month for a lively discussion of our monthly book club selection!

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Book Club: "The Overstory" by Richard Powers

Adults Drop by the library for a lively discussion of "The Overstory," consisting of fables about the impacts of humans on the natural world.

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Book Club: "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck

Adults Join us for a discussion of "Of Mice and Men," about two ranch hands in Depression-era California who dream of a better life until an act of unintentional violence threatens their future.

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Book Club: "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance

Adults Drop by the library for a lively discussion of J.D. Vance's best-selling book!

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Book Club: "The Last Suppers" by Mandy Mikulencak

Adults Stop by the library for an engaging discussion of our monthly book club pick!

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Women's Night Out: "Evicted" by Matthew Desmond

Adults Take part in a lively discussion a variety of books during the Women's Night Out book club!

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Book Club: "Surprise Me" by Sophie Kinsella

Adults Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of March, we'll read and discuss this novel, about a married couple who realize they don't know each other as well as they had thought.

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Teen Book Club: "The Poet X" by Elizabeth Acevedo

Teens Teens are invited to take part in a lively discussion of a wide range of books!

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Nonfiction @ Night: "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell

Adults Discuss our monthly book club pick about the qualities and habits of successful people!

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Book Club: "The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde

Adults Join us for our monthly book club at the library! For the month of April, we'll be reading "The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde!

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Book Club: "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance

Adults Join the library Book Club in April to discuss this best-seller by J.D. Vance!

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Book Club: "The Woman in Cabin 10" by Ruth Ware

Adults Drop by the library each month for a lively discussion of our monthly book club selection!

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Book Club: "Unsheltered" by Barbara Kingsolver

Adults Take part in a lively discussion of this novel, about the lives of two different families, who live centuries apart.

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Book Club: "I Let You Go" by Clare Mackintosh

Adults Join us for a discussion of "I Let You Go," about a woman who suffers the loss of her young son and the two officers who try to get to solve the case.

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Book Club: "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman

Adults Drop by the library for a lively discussion of this quirky 2017 book by Gail Honeyman!

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Book Club: "The Radium Girls" by Kate Moore

Adults Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of April, we'll read and discuss this novel, about the hundreds of young women worked at the radium-dial factories during World War I.

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Teen Book Club: "Property of the Rebel Librarian" by Allison Varnes

Teens Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this book about books, libraries and one child's love of reading!

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Nonfiction @ Night: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot

Adults Discuss our monthly book club pick about the cells of a woman that were taken without her consent and used to study cancer, develop the polio vaccine and more.

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Book Club: "Three Cups of Tea" by Greg Mortenson

Adults Drop by the library each month for a lively discussion of our monthly book club selection!

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Book Club: "There There" by Tommy Orange

Adults Take part in a lively discussion of this novel, about a Native American powwow that changes the lives of some of its attendees forever.

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Book Club: "Unthinkable" by Helen Thompson

Adults Take part in lively discussion of Helen Thompson's intriguing book about nine different, but extraordinary, brains!

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Book Club: "The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie

Adults Join the library Book Club in May to discuss this book by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows!

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Book Club: "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead

Adults Join us for a discussion of "The Underground Railroad," about a young slave trying to find the road to freedom.

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Book Club: "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed

Adults Drop by the library for a lively discussion of Cheryl Strayed's celebrated memoir!

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Book Club: "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng

Adults Stop by the library for an engaging discussion of our monthly book club pick!

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Book Club: "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman

Adults Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of May, we'll read and discuss this novel, about an eccentric loner who meets two other isolated individuals and forms friendships with them.

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