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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 Immortalists" by Chloe Benjamin

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of this book, about four siblings who learn the exact date that they each will die and how this information affects the course of their lives.

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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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Women's Night Out: "Janesville" by Amy Goldstein

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

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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: "Life As We Knew It" by Susan Pfeffer

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this teen romance, about a teen girl and her family, who struggle after a meteor hits the earth.

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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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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: "The Wee Free Men" by Terry Pratchett

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this book, about a girl who tries to rescue her baby brother from an invasion in Fairyland.

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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: "Hidden Figures" by Margot Lee Shetterly

Adult Event Join the library Book Club in January to discuss this book, a true story about four African-American women who worked at NASA and contributed to the space program.

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Nonfiction @ Night: "Dopesick" by Beth Macy

Adult Event Discuss our monthly book club pick about the national opiod crisis!

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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: "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman

Adult Event Drop by the library for a lively discussion of "A Man Called Ove," about a curmudgeon who finds an unexpected friendship among neighbors.

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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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Book Club: "The Boston Girl" by Anita Diamant

Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at the library! For the month of January, we'll be reading "The Boston Girl" by Anita Diamant!

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

Adult Event This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Mon., 1/21/19, 6–7pm @ MCPL Spencer 

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Book Club: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of Whitehead's recent, but now classic, novel! New people are always welcome!

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Women's Night Out: "Pachinko" by Min Jin Lee

Adult Event Drop-in Participate in a lively discussion of an eclectic mix of books with the Women's Night Out book club!

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Book Club: "A Gentleman In Moscow" by Amor Towles

Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of January, we'll read and discuss this novel, about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel in 1920s Russia.

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Book Club: "A Fall of Marigolds" by Susan Meissner

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "A Fall of Marigolds," about two women - one in 1911 and the other in 2011 - who mourn the men that they love, both of whom died tragically.

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Nonfiction @ Night: "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel Brown

Adult Event Discuss our monthly book club pick about the American rowing crew that prevailed at the 1936 Berlin Olympics!

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Book Club: "The Last Mrs. Parrish" by Liv Constantine

Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at the library! For the month of February, we'll be reading "The Last Mrs. Parrish" by Liv Constantine!

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Book Club: "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nickolas Butler

Adult Event Join the library Book Club in February to discuss this book by Wisconsin author Nickolas Butler!

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

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

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Book Club: "Still Life with Bread Crumbs" by Anna Quindlen

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "Still Life with Bread Crumbs," about a world-famous photographer who learns to look at life in a new way after moving to a small country cabin.

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Women's Night Out: "The Education of Will" by Patricia McConnell

Adult Event Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of an eclectic mix of fiction and non-fiction with the Women's Night Out book club!

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

Adult Event 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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Nonfiction @ Night: "Evicted" by Matthew Desmond

Adult Event 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

Adult Event 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

Adult Event 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

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

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

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

Adult Event 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

Adult Event 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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Nonfiction @ Night: "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell

Adult Event 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

Adult Event 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

Adult Event 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

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

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

Adult Event 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: "The Radium Girls" by Kate Moore

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

Adult Event 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

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 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie

Adult Event 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

Adult Event 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: "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman

Adult Event 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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