Marathon County Public Library

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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Sat.-Mon., 9/1-9/3.

Events: Book Club

Book Club: "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman

Adult Event Join us for a discussion about this novel, about a curmudgeon who finds an unexpected friendship among neighbors.

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Book Club: "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott

Adult Event Stop by the library each month for a spirited discussion of a wide range of books!

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Women's Night Out: "Glass House" by Brian Alexander

Adult Event Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of this nonfiction book, about a town in Ohio, which went from being middle class to run down over the past 40 years.

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Book Club: "Ethan Frome" by Edith Wharton

Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of August, we'll read and discuss Edith Wharton's 1911 novel about a tragic love triangle. New people are always welcome!

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Readers of Classic Lit: "A Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemingway

Adult Event Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of some of the greatest literature ever written with the Readers of Classic Literature book club!

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Book Club: "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead

Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at the library! For the month of September, we'll be reading "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead! Free, with new members always welcome! Call 715-443-2775 for more information.

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Book Club: "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson

Adult Event Join the library Book Club in September to discuss "Life After Life," about a woman who lives her life over and over again during the early 20th century.

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Book Club: "The Magnolia Story" by Chip and Joanna Gains

Adult Event Drop by the library in September for a lively discussion on this book, about the hosts of HGTV's "Fixer Upper!"

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Book Club: "The Paris Architect" by Charles Belfoure

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of this book, about an architect who is hired to design a secret hiding place for a wealthy Jewish citizen hiding from the Nazis.

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Book Club: "Rosemary" by Kate Clifford Larson

Adult Event Drop by the library for a discussion of our monthly book club selection. No need to register beforehand and new people are always welcome!

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Book Club "The Shadow of the Wind" by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Adult Event Have some good times with great books every month during meetings of the library book club!

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Book Club: "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate

Adult Event Stop by the library for an engaging discussion on a variety of books during their monthly book club meetings!

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Book Club: "The Orphan's Tale" by Pam Jenoff

Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In September, we'll read and discuss "The Orphan's Tale" by Pam Jenoff, and new people are always welcome!

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Readers of Classic Lit: "The Short Stories of Saki" by H.H. Munro

Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of some of history's greatest literature, including this short story collection!

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Teen Book Club: "A Dog's Purpose" by W. Bruce Cameron

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this heartwarming tale about the bond between a dog and his humans.

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Which is Better? Book-to-Movie Night: "Charlotte's Web"

All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the film adaptation of "Charlotte's Web," then discuss how the movie compares to E.B. White's classic book!

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Book Club: "My Antonia" by Willa Cather

Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at the library! For the month of October, we'll be reading "My Antonia" by Willa Cather! Free, with new members always welcome! Call 715-443-2775 for more information.

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Book Club: "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio

Adult Event Join the library Book Club in October to discuss "Wonder," about a young boy with facial differences who attends a public school for the first time after years of homeschooling.

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Book Club: "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel Brown

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

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Book Club: "The Bright Hour" by Nina Riggs

Adult Event Drop by the library for a lively discussion of "The Bright Hour," about a woman's journey living with a terminal cancer diagnosis.

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Book Club: "Rebecca" by Daphne du Maurier

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "Rebecca," about a young woman who marries, but her husband and his staff cannot shake the memory of his former wife, Rebecca.

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Book Club: "Beartown" by Fredrik Backman

Adult Event Drop by the library for a lively discussion of this best-selling novel by Fredrik Backman!

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Book Club "Sulfur Springs" by William Kent Krueger

Adult Event Stop by the library for an engaging discussion on a variety of books during their monthly book club meetings!

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Book Club: "Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann

Adult Event Stop by the library for a lively discussion of this best-selling book!

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Teen Book Club: "The Graveyard Book" by Neil Gaiman

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this eerie tale about a boy who is raised by the ghosts and other supernatural entities that inhabit a graveyard.

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Book Club: "In Harm's Way" by Doug Stanton

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

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Book Club: "The Radium Girls" by Kate Moore

Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at the library! For the month of November, we'll be reading "Radium Girls" by Kate Moore! Free, with new members always welcome! Call 715-443-2775 for more information.

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Book Club: "The Good Nurse" by Charles Graeber

Adult Event Join the library Book Club in November to discuss this book, about a nurse who killed hundreds of people over the course of 16 years.

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Book Club: "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle

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

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Book Club: "Kiss Carlo" by Adriana Trigiani

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "Kiss Carlo," about a family whose lives change dramatically after the delivery of a telegram.

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Book Club: "Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann

Adult Event Drop by the library for a lively discussion of David Grann's best-selling book!

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Which is Better? Book-to-Movie Night: "Holes"

All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the 2003 film adaptation of "Holes" then discuss how the movie compares to book by Louis Sachar!

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Book Club: "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion

Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of November, we'll read and discuss this novel, about an eccentric professor who develops a project in order to find himself the perfect wife.

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Teen Book Club: "Eleanor & Park" by Rainbow Rowell

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this teen romance, about two social outcasts who fall in love in 1986.

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Book Club: "The Little Prince" by Antoine Saint-Exupery

Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at the library! For the month of December, we'll be reading "The Little Prince" by Antoine Saint-Exupery! Free, with new members always welcome! Call 715-443-2775 for more information.

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Knitting Without Needles

All-Ages Event Drop-in Make your own knitted accessories by finger knitting and arm knitting at the library!

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Book Club: "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

Adult Event Join the library Book Club in December to discuss this classic holiday tale!

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Book Club: "The Prayer Box" by Lisa Wingate

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

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Book Club: "An Irish Country Christmas" by Patrick Taylor

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "An Irish Country Christmas," about a doctor who faces competition from a new physician in town during the holiday season.

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Book Club "The Ghost of Christmas Past" by Rhys Bowen

Adult Event Drop by the library for a lively discussion of this holiday-themed mystery novel!

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Book Club: "Mistletoe Inn" by Richard Paul Evans

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

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Teen Book Club: "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this novel, about a fifth grader with facial differences who enters public school for the first time.

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Book Club: "A Week in Winter" by Maeve Binchy

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

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

All-Ages Event 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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