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October Book Clubs

Check out what our neighborhood library book clubs are reading in October and join the discussion!

Tippecanoe Library

Wednesday, October 13 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Song Yet Sung by James McBride


Song Yet Sung

East Library

Tuesday, October 19 at 7:00 p.m.
Dreams from my Father by Barack Obama


Dreams from My Father


Bay View Library

Wednesday, October 20 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen


Water for Elephants


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August Book Clubs

Book clubs will be held on Monday evenings in August to accommodate MPL's summer hours. Check out what our neighborhood libraries will be reading and discussing!

East Library

Monday, August 9 at 7:00 p.m.

Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Tippecanoe Library

Monday, August 9 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

The White Queen by Philippa Gregory

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Bay View Library

Monday, August 23 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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


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June Book Clubs

Summer weather is here! When you go out to enjoy the sun, take along one of these great reads and then join the discussion at one of MPL's branch libraries.

Tippecanoe Library

Wednesday, June 9 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

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East Library

Tuesday, June 15 at 7:00 p.m.

The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

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Bay View Library

Wednesday, June 16 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

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The Civility Solution: What to Do When People Are Rude

The civility solution.jpgRudeness can put a real damper on your day. Nobody likes being ignored by a sales clerk, honked at by an impatient driver, or being disrespected by someone talking loudly on a cell phone. In The Civility Solution, author P.M. Forni writes about the importance of civility in today's busy world and suggests ways to deal with rudeness in more than one hundred different situations.

Join your friends and neighbors to discuss this book at the Bay View Library, 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue on Wednesday, May 19 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.


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May Book Clubs

Here's what our neighborhood library book clubs will be reading in May!

Tippecanoe Library

Wednesday, May 12 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith

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East Library

Tuesday, May 18 at 7:00 p.m.

Eclipse
by Richard North Patterson

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Bay View Library

Wednesday, May 19 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

The Civility Solution: What to Do When People are Rude
by P.M. Forni

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April Book Clubs

Check out what our Neighborhood Library Book Clubs are reading in April:

Tippecanoe Library

Wednesday, April 14, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown

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East Library

Tuesday, April 20, 7:00 p.m.

Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton

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Bay View Library

Wednesday, April 21, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Uniform Justice by Donna Leon


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March Book Clubs

To celebrate the Big Read many MPL libraries will be holding book clubs to discuss The Call of the Wild by Jack London.


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Monday, March 8
1:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King

Tuesday, March 9
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Central

Tuesday, March 9
6:30 p.m.
Atkinson

Wednesday, March 10
5:30 p.m.
Zablocki

Wednesday, March 10
6:30 p.m.
Tippecanoe

Tuesday, March 16
6:30 p.m.
East

Wednesday, March 17
6:00 p.m.
Capitol

Monday, March 22
6:00 p.m.
Villard Avenue

Monday, March 23
6:30 p.m.
Forest Home

Saturday, March 27
1:00 p.m.
Mill Road

Wednesday, March 31
6:30 p.m.
Bay View

Also, the Bay View Library book club will be discussing The Case of Abraham Lincoln: A Story of Adultery, Murder and the Makings of a Great President by Julie M. Fenster on Wednesday, March 17 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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September Book Clubs @ MPL

In addition to King Library's discussion of Sandrine's Letter to Tomorrow on September 22, several other MPL branch libraries are having September book clubs. Check out what they are reading and join the discussion!

Tippecanoe Library
Wednesday, September 9th from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Playing for Pizza
Playing for pizza by John Grisham


East Library
Tuesday, September 15th at 7:00 p.m.
All This Hell
All this hell: U.S. nurses imprisoned by the Japanese by Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee.


Bay View Library
Wednesday, September 16th from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Garlic and Sapphires
Garlic and sapphires: the secret life of a critic in disguise by Ruth Reichl.

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