Upcoming Events

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Kids Read: Ms. Bixby's Last Day

June 29, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities, Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Share your thoughts about Ms. Bixby’s Last Day while enjoying snacks and tie-in activities. Grades 3-6. Sign up.             Ms. Bixby’s Last Day Three sixth graders work together to honor ...

Crime Readers Book Discussion

July 11, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
The Shadow District by Arnaldur Indrioason. A suspicious death in contemporary Iceland is linked to the murder of a young woman in Reykjavík during the American occupation in 1944. Books available June 13. ...

Monday Evening Book Discussion

July 16, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden. Vasya, the daughter of a supposed witch, must save her village in this story influenced by Russian folklore. Books available June 18. ...

Teen Book Club

July 17, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer By Michelle Hodkin Mara Dyer believes life can't get any stranger than waking up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there. It can. She believes there must be more to the accident she can't remember that killed ...

Families Read: The Infamous Ratsos

July 27, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities, Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Share your thoughts about The Infamous Ratsos while enjoying snacks and tie-in activities. Grades 1-3 with parent/caregiver. Sign up.             The Infamous Ratsos The Ratso brothers try ...

Crime Readers Book Discussion

August 8, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan. When a bookshop patron commits suicide, his favorite store clerk must unravel the puzzle he left behind. Books available July 11. ...

Monday Evening Book Discussion

August 20, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. The story of three generations of a struggling Mississippi family and the ghosts that haunt them. Books available July 16. ...

Teen Book Club

August 21, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Speak  By Laurie Halse Anderson From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless, outcast, because she busted an end-of-summer party b...

Friday Morning Book Group

September 7, 2018
9:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
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Great Books Discussion

September 18, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Description:
Read short selections from Counterparts to explore ideas through meaningful discussions. Copies are available for checkout or for $25 at the second floor Reference Desk. Join the group anytime.  ...

Friday Morning Book Group

October 5, 2018
9:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
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Crime Readers Book Discussion

October 10, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Sister by Rosamund Lupton. Refusing to believe that her artist sister committed suicide, Beatrice begins an obsessive search for the truth and is dismissed by her family and authorities until she closes in on a murderous predator. Available February ...

Monday Evening Book Discussion

October 15, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Evicted by Matthew Desmond. Non-fiction account of tenants and landlords in the poorest areas of Milwaukee during 2008-2009. Available February 19. ...

Great Books Discussion

October 16, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Description:
Read short selections from Counterparts to explore ideas through meaningful discussions. Copies are available for checkout or for $25 at the second floor Reference Desk. Join the group anytime.  ...

Friday Morning Book Group

November 2, 2018
9:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
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Crime Readers Book Discussion

November 14, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Sister by Rosamund Lupton. Refusing to believe that her artist sister committed suicide, Beatrice begins an obsessive search for the truth and is dismissed by her family and authorities until she closes in on a murderous predator. Available February ...

Monday Evening Book Discussion

November 19, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Evicted by Matthew Desmond. Non-fiction account of tenants and landlords in the poorest areas of Milwaukee during 2008-2009. Available February 19. ...

Great Books Discussion

November 20, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Description:
Read short selections from Counterparts to explore ideas through meaningful discussions. Copies are available for checkout or for $25 at the second floor Reference Desk. Join the group anytime.  ...

Friday Morning Book Group

December 7, 2018
9:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
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Crime Readers Book Discussion

December 12, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Sister by Rosamund Lupton. Refusing to believe that her artist sister committed suicide, Beatrice begins an obsessive search for the truth and is dismissed by her family and authorities until she closes in on a murderous predator. Available February ...

Monday Evening Book Discussion

December 17, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Evicted by Matthew Desmond. Non-fiction account of tenants and landlords in the poorest areas of Milwaukee during 2008-2009. Available February 19. ...