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Book Clubs for Summer

Looking to meet great people and have thought provoking discussions on your favorite books?
One way to beat the heat this summer is to participate in the many book clubs that are held at Milwaukee Public Library locations. Here are some upcoming dates and locations to remember

Atkinson Library | 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., 286-3068
As announced.
Bay View Library | 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., 286-3019
First and third Thursdays, 1 p.m. | Great Books Series
East Library | 1910 E. North Ave., 286-3058
Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
June 17 --- Carter Beates the Devil by Glen Gold
July 15 --- Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
Aug. 19 --- The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich
Sept. 16 --- Gods and Generals by Jeff Shaara
Oct. 21 --- Our Mothers' War by Emily Yellin
Nov. 18 --- The Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton
Dec. 16 --- Chang and Eng by Darin Strauss

Tippecanoe Library | 3912 S. Howell Ave., 286-3085
Wednesdays, 6 p.m.
July 9 --- Lost Horizon by James Hilton
Aug. 13 --- A Thousand Splended Suns by Khaled Hosseini
Sept. 10 --- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Oct. 8 --- The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
Nov. 12 --- Saving Fish From Drowning by Amy Tan

Zablocki Library | 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., 286-3055
Thursdays, 11 a.m.
June 26 --- The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
July 24 --- Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Aug. 28 --- Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
Sept. 25 --- Atonement by Ian McEwan
Oct. 23 --- Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Nov. 20 --- P.S., I Love You by Cecelia Ahern

Central Library Book Discussion | Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., 286-3000
Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
Librarians moderate lively book discussions each month in the comfortable surroundings of the Central Library Richard E. & Lucile Krug Rare Books Room. The books will be a starting point for exchanging ideas on themes, events and characters; reading the book in advance is NOT required.
July 8 --- Blood Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani
Aug. 12 --- Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver


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