Bront‘ Birthday Bash, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, the Richard E. and
Lucile Krug Rare Books Room of the Milwaukee Public Central Library, 814 W.
Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. English professor Sukanya Banerjee paints a
picture of Bront‘‘s life in 19th-century England. Bring a friend. Join
the celebration with crafts including spring cherry blossoms and Victorian
and Learn: Raising a Super Reader,” 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday,
Milwaukee Public Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Subs,
chips and water will be available starting at noon. Registration is
required; call 414-286-3011. Seating is limited.
Saturday: “Alchemy of the Wounded Heart: A Poetry Workshop,” taught by
author Lisa Marie Brodsky, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 7 at AllWriters’ Workplace
& Workshop, 234 Brook St., Waukesha. It will show how to transform
emotional turmoil into cathartic and beautiful poetry. The $95 fee includes
lunch catered by CafŽ de Art. www.allwritersworkshop.com
and book signing: “My Sister’s Mother: A Memoir of War, Exile and
Stalin’s Siberia,” by Donna Urbikas, 7:30 p.m. May 13, Polish Center of
Wisconsin, 6941 S. 68th St., Franklin. RSVP required; email Marjorie
Piechowski at email@example.com. For more information, visit
http://www.polishcenterofwisconsin.org/about/polanki/ or call 414-529-2140.
evening book group, 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. second Tuesday of each month,
Hales Corners Public Library, 5885 S. 116th St. 414-529-6150 or www.halescornerslibrary.org.
Ridge book group, 2:30
p.m. to 3:30 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Hales Corners Public
Library, 5885 S. 116th St. 414-529-6150 or www.halescornerslibrary.org.
Ink, 7 p.m. first and third Mondays of the month for critiquing for
publication, workshops and writing-related speakers, 4702 S. Packard Ave.,
Cudahy. 414-744-9644 or visit www.writersinc.writernetwork.com.
Writers’ Workshop, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. third Monday of each month,
Brookfield Highlands Senior Apartments, 20825 George Hunt Circle, Town of
Brookfield. 262- 679-0862.
Lives” Biography Book club, 1 p.m. fourth Monday of the month, Brookfield
Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. 262-782-4140.
book discussion group, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. second Monday of the month, New
Berlin Public Library, 15105 Library Lane, New Berlin. 262- 785-4980.
Public Library, online book clubs, Mondays through Fridays, sent via email,
sign up at www.chapteraday.com/library/muskego.
Travel Book Club, 10
a.m. third Tuesday of the month, Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun
Road, Brookfield. 262-782-4140.
All Elementary Mystery Book Club, 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month,
Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. 262-782-4140.
Roundtable, 1 p.m. to 3
p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Redbird Writing Studios, 3195 S.
Superior St., Milwaukee. 414-481-3029.
and Reading Society adult book group, 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month,
Muskego Public Library, S73-W16663 Janesville Road, Muskego. 262-971-2102.
One Writers Group, 7
p.m. to 9 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, Martha Merrell’s
Books, 231 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-662-4834.
discussion group, 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of the month, Waukesha
Public Library, 321 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. 262-524-3682 or visit www.waukesha.lib.wi.us.
Searching 101, business librarians teach a seven-step strategy, noon to 1:30
p.m. fourth Thursday of the month, second-floor
Krikelas Room of Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Free.
story hour, 9:45
a.m. to 10:30 a.m. every second Tuesday of the month, Alice Baker Memorial
Public Library, 820 E. Main St., Eagle. 262- 594-2800.
About Books, 7:30 p.m. first Thursday of the month, Brookfield Public
Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. 262-782-4140.
Historic Central Library, 11 a.m. each Saturday, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave.,
Milwaukee. Free tours. Meet in
Writers Workshop, 7
p.m. fourth Thursday of the month, Muskego Public Library, S73-W16663
Janesville Road, Muskego. 262-927-2102.