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Milwaukee Bucks Reading Challenge

Mon., 1/18/16 Fri., 2/19/16 @ All MCPL Locations
The Milwaukee Bucks is challenging Wisconsin students in first through eighth grade to read during the winter months! With each page read, students score points. When a predetermined number of ... (read more)
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Book Club: "In the Unlikely Event" by Judy Blume

Thu., 2/11/16, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for a discussion of "In the Unlikely Event" by Judy Blume. In 1987, Miri Ammerman returns to her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, to attend a commemoration ... (read more)
Book Club Edgar Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

Thu., 2/11/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler. Brimming with the luminous insight, humor, and compassion that are Anne Tyler's hallmarks, this capacious novel ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion

Mon., 2/15/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion. Don Tillman, a professor sets up a project designed to find him the perfect ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Women's Night Out: "Dead Wake" by Erik Larson

Mon., 2/15/16, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a lively discussion of best-selling author Erik Larson's book "Dead Wake" about the sinking of the ship Lusitania that preceded World ... (read more)
Book Club Womens Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Readers of Classic Literature: "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll

Wed., 2/24/16, 12:00pm 1:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Readers of Classic Literature book club as they follow Alice down the rabbit hole into a wonderland filled with strange and mysterious creatures. No registration required, and new members are always welcome! Call 715-261-7230 for more information.
Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
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YA for Adults: "There Will Be Lies" by Nick Lake

Thu., 3/3/16, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Starting with "Harry Potter" and "Twilight," 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 couple of years. In February we will be reading Nick Lake's "There Will Be Lies." ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Room" by Emma Donoghue

Thu., 3/10/16, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for a discussion of "Room" by Emma Donoghue. This is a story about a mother and her son, Jack. He liked to do what all five year ... (read more)
Book Club Edgar Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Dead Wake" by Erik Larson

Thu., 3/10/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "Dead Wake" by Erik Larson. The #1 New York Times best-selling author of In the Garden of Beasts presents a 100th anniversary chronicle of ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Calling Me Home" by Julie Kibler

Mon., 3/14/16, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
The Marathon City Book Club is held the second Monday of each month. The book for March is "Calling Me Home" by Julie Kibler. ... (read more)
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Readers of Classic Literature: "Out of Africa" by Isak Dinesen

Wed., 3/23/16, 12:00pm 1:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a discussion of "Out of Africa," a memoir by Isak Dinesen (aka Karen Blixen) about her 17 years living on a 4,000-acre coffee plantation near Nairobi, ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
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YA for Adults: "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi

Thu., 4/7/16, 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 ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Inside the O'Briens" by Lisa Genova

Mon., 4/11/16, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
The Marathon City Book Club is held the second Monday of each month. The book for April is "Inside the O'Briens" by Lisa Genova. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "A Touch of Stardust" by Kate Alcott

Thu., 4/14/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "A Touch of Stardust" by Kate Alcott. Although Julie Crawford has dreams of becoming a screenwriter, the only job she's able to find is ... (read more)
Book Club National Library Week Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Vintage" by Susan Gloss

Mon., 4/18/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us a friendly get-together as we discuss "Vintage" by Susan Gloss. ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Readers of Classic Literature: "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen

Wed., 4/27/16, 12:00pm 1:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a lively discussion of Henrik Ibsen's 1879 play, "A Doll's House," which portrays the tragic hypocrisy of Victorian middle-class marriage. No registration required, and new members are always welcome! Call 715-261-7230.
Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

YA for Adults

Thu., 5/5/16, 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 ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "The Girl Who Chased the Moon" by Sarah Addison Allen

Mon., 5/9/16, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
The Marathon City Book Club is held the second Monday of each month. The book for May is "The Girl Who Chased the Moon" by Sarah Addison Allen. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Our Souls at Night" by Kent Haruf

Tue., 5/10/16, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Our Souls at Night" by Kent Haruf! ... (read more)
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I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Book Club: "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai

Thu., 5/12/16, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai! ... (read more)
Book Club Edgar Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Leaving Time" by Jodi Picoult

Thu., 5/12/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "Leaving Time" by Jodi Picoult. For over a decade, Jenna Metcalf obsesses on her vanished mom Alice. Jenna searches online, rereads journals of the ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Finding Jake" by Bryan Reardon

Mon., 5/16/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Finding Jake" by Bryan Reardon. A heart wrenching but redemptive story of psychological suspense told from the point of view ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Into The Free" by Julie Cantrell

Mon., 5/16/16, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Into The Free" by Julie Cantrell. ... (read more)
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Readers of Classic Literature: "East of Eden" by John Steinbeck

Wed., 5/25/16, 12:00pm 1:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Readers of Classic Literature book club for a lively discussion of Steinbeck's epic novel "East of Eden," which is set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley ... (read more)
Book Club Community Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.