We hope you can join us at the library for one of these great book clubs!
- St. Croix County Traveling Book Club (2019-2020)
Join us for a special traveling book club at a different location each month. All meetings are the third Tuesday of the month with optional dinner beginning at 6 p.m., or you can join the book discussion at 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 17 Woodville – Phoenix Grill. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.
Oct. 15 Baldwin – Phoenix Grill. The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens.
Nov. 19 Hudson – Smilin’ Moose. The Library Book by Susan Orlean.
Jan. 21 Glenwood – Pump House. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides.
Feb. 18 Hammond – Parkside. Furious House: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep.
March 17 Roberts – Barn Board. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.
April 21 New Richmond – Champs Sports Bar. The River by Peter Heller.
May 19 Deer Park – Laurel Supper Club. Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini
- Novel Bunch Book Club (2020)
Each discussion will be hosted by a different librarian, and we hope you’ll join us for a variety of topics and genres.
All sessions will be the second Wednesday of the month with the exception of November. The club meets from 6:30-7:30 at the library.
January 8: Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout.
February 12: The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman.
March 11: The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo.
April 8: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren.
May 13: Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson.
June 10: The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg.
July 8: The Vegetarian by Han Kang.
August 12: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett.
September 9: I’ll be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara.
October 14: Turn of the Screw by Henry James.
The November 7, 3:30 p.m. session is at Pier 500 to discuss 2021 selections.
- Bookmarks Book Club
Bookmarks members read fiction and non-fiction on a variety of subjects including history, biography, fiction, and current topics.
Meets the third Wednesday of each month in room 219 from 10:30-11:30am. Everyone welcome!
January 16, A Room With a View by E.M. Forster
February 20, Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
March 20, Station Eleven by Emily St. John
April 17, First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong by James R. Hansen
May 15, Eleven Miles to Oshkosh by Jim Guhl
June 19, Ben Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson
July 17, They Don’t Mean to but They Do by Cathleen Schine
August 21, Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin
September 18, One Second After by William Forstchen
October 16, An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear
November 20, Twenty One Lessons for the Twenty First Century by Yuval Harari
December 18 , The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
- Teen and Tween Book Clubs for 2020
For Tweens – Which Was Better? Book Club
Read the selected book and then come to the movie. After the movie, we’ll debate which was better. Drinks and snacks provided. Meets on Saturdays at 12:30. Please register.
February 1, Holes by Louis Sachar
May 16, The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson) by Rick Riordan
For Teens – Genre and Pizza Sampler
We’ll read books from different genres and order pizza from restaurants across town. Sampling for the brain and the palate! Held on Fridays at 4:15. Please register.
January 10, The Spill Zone (dystopian graphic novel) by Scott Westerfeld
February 7, When Dimple Met Rishi (rom-com) by Sandhya Menon
March 6, Fever, 1793 (historical fiction) by Laurie Halse Anderson
April 3, Liar (thriller) by Justine Larbalestier