Request your copy of the books online through CountyCat, call the library at (414) 321-9595 ext. 4104, or stop at the Reference Desk.
Adult Book Discussion
In-person and on Zoom
Second Wednesday of the Month, 7:00 - 8:00 PM
September 8, October 13, November 10
Contact Melissa for Zoom log in directions at firstname.lastname@example.org or (414) 321-9559 ext. 4118.
September 8: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
October 13: My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
November 10: Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
History Book Club
Fourth Tuesday of the Month, 7:00-8:00 PM
September 28, October 26, November 23
The History Book Club is a critical, yet social conversation for those who enjoy learning about and discussing history. All are welcome, even those who did not read but enjoy history! We will meet on the Zoom online platform. Contact Phil at email@example.com or (414) 321-9595 ext. 4116 for more details and to register..
September 29: Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwrek, and a New History of America's Origin by Joseph Kelly
October 26: Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari
November 23 (this session starts at 6:30): Book Report! Read a history book of your choosing and present it to the group.
Science Fiction Book Club
One Monday of the Month, 7:00-8:00 PM
September 13, October 4, November 1
Are you a hard-core fan who loves reading science fiction? Or maybe you’ve never read any and are curious about the genre? This book club is aimed at Sci-Fi aficionados and newcomers alike, showcasing both new “soft” science fiction titles and “hard” classics. Get outside of the norm and join us in reading and discussing some great, innovative novels! Contact Gabriel at firstname.lastname@example.org or (414) 321-9595 ext. 4101 to register.
September 13: All Systems Red by Martha Wells
October 4: Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
November 1: Carrie by Stephen King
Explore Our Booklists:
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
by Yuval Noah Harari
Over the past century, humankind has managed to do the impossible and rein in famine, plague, and war. For the first time ever, more people die from eating too much than from eating too little...
Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwrek, and a New History of America's Origin
by Joseph Kelly
A groundbreaking history that makes the case for replacing Plymouth Rock with Jamestown as America's founding myth.
Nothing to See Here
by Kevin Wilson
Lillian and Madison were unlikely, yet inseparable friends at their boarding school. Then Lillian had to leave the school unexpectedly in the wake of a scandal, and they have barely spoken since. Years later, Lillian gets a letter from Madison pleading...
My Sister, the Serial Killer
by Oyinkan Braithwaite
Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends.
The Vanishing Half
by Brit Bennett
A stunning new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white.
by Stephen King
A sixteen-year-old misfit, denied everything by her fanatical mother and abused by her classmates, unleashes her terrifying telekinetic powers on an entire town.
by Michael Crichton
On a remote jungle island, genetic engineers have created a dinosaur game park. ...But as always there is a dark side to the fantasy and after a catastrophe destroys the park's defense systems, the scientists and tourists are left fighting for survival.
All Systems Red
by Martha Wells
A murderous android discovers itself in "All Systems Red", a tense science fiction adventure by Martha Wells that interrogates the roots of consciousness through Artificial intelligence.