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MCPL Book Clubs: November 2017

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Edgar Book Club: “The Finest Hours” by Michael Tougias and Casey Sherman

Thurs. 11/9. Join us for a discussion of this book, which chronicles a real-life rescue mission the U.S. Coast Guard made in 1954 to save oil tankers ripped apart by a massive storm. 11:30 a.m. 715-352-3155. [MCPL Edgar]

Athens Book Club: “Redeployment” by Phil Klay

Thurs. 11/9. Join a lively discussion of this historical fiction novel about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. New members always welcome! 6:30 p.m. 715-257-7292. [MCPL Athens]

Marathon City Book Club: “The Casual Vacancy” by J.K. Rowling

Mon. 11/13. Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City! For the month of November, we’ll be reading “The Casual Vacancy” by J.K. Rowling! Free, with new members always welcome! Call 715-443-2775 for more information. 5:45 p.m. 715-443-2775. [MCPL Marathon City]

Hatley Book Club: “Dear Daughter” by Elizabeth Little

Tues. 11/14. Join our Hatley Branch Book Club in November to discuss the novel “Dear Daughter” by Elizabeth Little! 2:00 p.m. 715-446-3537. [MCPL Hatley]

Rothschild Book Club: “Before the Fall” by Noah Hawley

Wed. 11/15. After a tragic plane crash, the only two survivors are a down-and-out painter and the four year-old heir to a media empire in Noah Hawley’s novel “Before the Fall.” 11:00 a.m. 715-359-6208. [MCPL Rothschild]

Spencer Book Club: “The Silver Star” by Jeanette Walls

Thurs. 11/16. Join us at our Spencer Branch for a discussion of the book “The Silver Star,” about two sisters who move in with their uncle and face hardships as they grow up. 1:30 p.m. 715-659-3996. [MCPL Spencer]

Mosinee Book Club: “A Spool of Blue Thread” by Anne Tyler

Mon. 11/20. This story follows the lives of four generations of the Whitshank family, spanning from the 1920s until present day. 1:00 p.m. 715-693-2144. [MCPL Mosinee]

Stratford Book Club “The Martian” by Andy Weir

Mon. 11/20. While on a space mission to Mars, astronaut Mark Watney is accidentally left behind and must figure out a way to grow food and survive until NASA can send a mission back to rescue him. 1:00 p.m. 715-687-4420. [MCPL Stratford]

Spencer Book Club: “The Silver Star” by Jeanette Walls

Mon. 11/20. Join us at our Spencer Branch for a discussion of the book “The Silver Star,” about two sisters who move in with their uncle and face hardships as they grow up. 6:30 p.m. 715-659-3996. [MCPL Spencer]

Women’s Night Out Book Club: “The Green Road” by Anne Enright

Mon. 11/20. Stop by the Women’s Night Out book club for a lively, social discussion of a novel about an Irish family whose children spread across the globe and reunite over Christmas. 6:30 p.m. 715-261-7200. [MCPL Wausau]

Readers of Classic Lit Book Club: “The American Dream”/”Zoo Story” by Edward Albee

Wed. 11/22. Join us for a discussion of two of Edward Albee’s classic one-act plays! No registration required and new participants are always welcome! 12:00 p.m. 715-261-7200. [MCPL Wausau]

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