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Events: Book Club

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Book Club: "Northern Spy" by Flynn Berry

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging discussion of a variety of books!

  • Wed., 5/25/22, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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Lunch With Col. Mustard: "With One Shot" & Author Dorothy Marcic!

Adults Join our Wausau staff and other true crime aficionados for a virtual book club discussion of "With One Shot." For May's discussion, we'll be joined by the book's author, Dorothy Marcic!

  • Attend Wed., 5/25/22, 1212:30 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Book of the Month: "Peaces" by Helen Oyeyemi

Adults Drop-in Stop by the library in May to pick up their Book of the Month selection along with some questions and comments to get you thinking about the book!

  • 5/25/31/22 @ MCPL Athens

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Book Club: "We Are Okay" by Nina LaCour

Adults Join fellow readers and the library staff to discuss Nina LaCour's 2017 young adult book, "We Are Okay."

  • Mon., 6/13/22, 5:456:45 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Book Club: "The Tip of the Iceberg" by Mark Adams

Adults Join fellow readers at the library for an engaging discussion of a wide variety of books!

  • Tue., 6/14/22, 121 p.m. @ MCPL Edgar

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Book Club: "Dead Angler" by Victoria Houston

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging discussion of a variety of books each month! June's meeting will be outside (weather permitting) with a virtual option.

  • Attend Tue., 6/14/22, 12 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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Book Club: "The Heirloom Garden" by Viola Shipman

Adults Join the library and fellow readers for a wonderful book club discussion in June.

  • Wed., 6/15/22, 12 p.m. @ MCPL Stratford

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Tween Book Club: Fantastic Books & Where to Find Them

Kids & Teens Registration Tweens ages 8-14 are invited to join us at the library over the summer for a new book club! Instead of discussing one book, we'll chat about genres like graphic novels, sci-fi and the environment!

  • Register Wed., 6/15/22, 24 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Book Club: "Things You Save in a Fire" by Katherine Center

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, discussion of our June book club selection, "Things You Save in a Fire" by Katherine Center!

  • Attend Mon., 6/20/22, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee

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Book Club: "The Last Thing He Told Me" by Laura Dave

Adults The Rothschild Book Club is back! Book lovers are invited to join the library staff for an outdoor gathering of their monthly book club!

  • Wed., 6/22/22, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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Book of the Month: "The Light Through the Leaves" by Glendy Vanderah

Adults Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up their June book of the month selection along with questions and comments to get you thinking more about the book!

  • 6/16/30/22 @ MCPL Athens

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Book Club: "Such a Fun Age" by Kiley Reid

Adults Join fellow readers and the library staff to discuss Kiley Reid's acclaimed and popular novel!

  • Mon., 7/11/22, 5:456:45 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Book Club: "What Alice Forgot" by Liane Moriarty

Adults Stop by the library for a lively chat with our staff and other book lovers! In July, they'll discuss Moriarty's acclaimed novel about a woman who must construct a lost decade.

  • Tue., 7/12/22, 121 p.m. @ MCPL Edgar

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Book Club: "Beautiful Day" by Elin Hilderbrand

Adults Join fellow book lovers and the library staff each month for an engaging discussion of a wide variety of books, including acclaimed author Hilderbrand's 2013 novel.

  • Attend Tue., 7/12/22, 12 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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Book Club: "The Vanishing Half" by Brit Bennett

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging discussion of our July book club selection, "The Vanishing Half" by acclaimed and popular author Brit Bennett!

  • Attend Mon., 7/18/22, 23 p.m. @ River Park

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Book Club: "News of the World" by Paulette Jiles

Adults Join the library staff and fellow readers for a wonderful book club discussion in July of Jiles' acclaimed novel "News of the World."

  • Wed., 7/20/22, 12 p.m. @ MCPL Stratford

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Book Club: "The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue" by V. E. Schwab

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an outdoor discussion of Schwab's dazzling 2020 novel!

  • Wed., 7/27/22, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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Book of the Month "Find Layla" by Meg Elison

Adults & Teens Drop-in Pick up a copy of Meg Elison's 2020 young adult novel at the library, and a set of questions and comments put together by our staff to get you thinking more about the book!

  • 7/17/30/22 @ MCPL Athens

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Book Club: "The Lager Queen of Minnesota" by J. Ryan Stradal

Adults Join fellow readers and the library staff in a discussion of J. Ryan Stradal's (author of "Kitchens of the Great Midwest"), "The Lager Queen of Minnesota!"

  • Mon., 8/8/22, 5:456:45 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Book Club: "Nobody Will Tell You This but Me" by Bess Kalb

Adults Stop by the library for an engaging discussion of books with fellow lit lovers and our staff! In August, they'll chat about Bess Kalb's maternal ancestry memoir.

  • Tue., 8/9/22, 121 p.m. @ MCPL Edgar

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Book Club: "The Four Winds" by Kristin Hannah

Adults Take part in a lively discussion of a wide variety of books with the library staff and other book lovers, including Kristin Hannah's 2021 novel in August!

  • Attend Tue., 8/9/22, 12 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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Virtual Book Club
"The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our August book club selection, "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig!

  • Attend Mon., 8/15/22, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Book Club: "These Precious Days" by Ann Patchett

Adults Join the library staff and fellow readers for a wonderful book club discussion in August of Patchett's newest collection of essays!

  • Wed., 8/17/22, 12 p.m. @ MCPL Stratford

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Book Club: "The Lost Apothecary" by Sarah Penner

Adults Anyone is invited to join the library staff and fellow book lovers for a discussion of a wide variety of books each month, including Penner's 2021 novel "The Lost Apothecary."

  • Wed., 8/24/22, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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Book of the Month: "The Keeper of Happy Endings" by Barbara Davis

Adults Drop-in Stop by the library in August to pick up their Book of the Month selection, Davis's 2021 novel, along with questions and comments about the book.

  • 8/18/31/22 @ MCPL Athens

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Book Club: "The Martian" by Andy Weir

Adults Join fellow readers and our Marathon City staff for a discussion of Andy Weir's interstellar thriller The Martian!

  • Mon., 9/12/22, 5:456:45 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Book Club: "Population: 485" by Michael Perry

Adults Stop by the library for an afternoon of engaging conversation about a wide variety of books, including Michael Perry's classic account of returning to his hometown as a volunteer firefighter.

  • Tue., 9/13/22, 12 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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Book of the Month: "Hippie" by Paulo Coelho

Adults Drop-in Stop by the library in September to pick up their Book of the Month selection along with some questions and comments to get you thinking about Coelho's 2018 novel!

  • 9/19/30/22 @ MCPL Athens

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