Request your copy of the books online through CountyCat, call the library at (414) 321-9595, or stop at the Reference Desk.
Adult Book Discussion
Second Wednesday of the Month, 7:00-8:00 PM
September 14, October 12, November 9
For the Zoom meeting link contact Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org or (414) 321-9595 ext. 4106.
September 14: Butter, Honey, Pig, Bread by Francesca Ekwuyasi
October 12: Switchboard Soldiers by Jennifer Chiaverini
November 9: If Cats Disappeared from the World by Genki Kawamura
Sci-Fi Book Club
Second Tuesday of the Month, 7:00-8:00 PM
September 6, October 11, November 8
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! For the Zoom meeting link, contact Gabriel at email@example.com or (414) 321-9595 ext. 4101.
September 6: Bird Box by Josh Malerman
October 11: Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
November 8: Neuromancer by William Gibson
History Book Club
Fourth Tuesday of the Month, 7:00-8:00 PM
August 23, September 27, October 25, November 22
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! Contact Phil at firstname.lastname@example.org or (414) 321-9595 ext. 4116 for more details and to register.
August 23rd: The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World – and Globalization Began by Valerie Hansen
September 27: Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy by Nathaniel Philbrick
October 25: City of Fortune: How Venice Ruled the Seas by Roger Crowley
November 22: BOOK REPORT! Read a History Book and Talk About It with the Group!
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by William Gibson
Henry Dorsett Case was the sharpest data-thief in the Matrix, until an ex-employer crippled his nervous system. Now a new employer has recruited him for a last-chance run against an unthinkably powerful artificial intelligence.
Sirens of Titan
by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Malachi Constant, "the richest man in America," gives up his indulgent lifestyle to follow an urgent calling to probe the depths of space.
by Josh Malerman
An apocalyptic near-future world, where a mother and her two small children must make their way down a river, blindfolded. One wrong choice and they will die.
City of Fortune: How Venice Ruled the Seas
by Roger Crowley
Draws on firsthand accounts of pitched sea battles, skillful negotiations, and diplomatic maneuvers to offer a complete history of Venice's centuries-long reign as a naval power and maritime trading empire.
Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy
by Nathaniel Philbrick
Does George Washington still matter? Philbrick argues for his unique contribution to the forging of America by retracing his journey as a new...
If Cats Disappeared from the World
by Genki Kawamura
Our narrator's days are numbered. Estranged from his family, living alone with only his cat Cabbage for company, he was unprepared for the doctor's diagnosis that he has only months to live.
by Jennifer Chiaverini
A bold, revelatory novel about one of the great untold stories of World War I—the women of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, who broke down gender barriers in the military, smashed the workplace...
Butter, Honey, Pig, Bread
by Francesca Ekwuyasi
Spanning three continents, Butter Honey Pig Bread tells the interconnected stories of three Nigerian women: Kambirinachi and her twin daughters, Kehinde and Taiye.
he Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World – and Globalization Began
by Valerie Hansen