|Updated Dec. 1, 2016|
National Novel Writing Month Come Write In, 5:30
p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road,
Brookfield. Any NaNoWriMo writers (writing 50,000 words in 30 days in
November) from any region can drop in to write or chat with fellow
novelists. Or stop by the library anytime and ask to use a space for single
person or group writing. A Thank Goodness It’s
Over party on Dec. 3. For more on NaNoWriMo, visit nanowrimo.org. Brookfield
library: 262-782-4140, option 1.
in Bay View’s
Little Italy,” 6
p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Milwaukee Public Library - Tippecanoe Branch, 3912 S. Howell Ave.,
Milwaukee. History writer Anna Passante will perform as Edna Dunlop
(1874-1965), the first female assistant city editor of the Milwaukee
Journal, in Passante’s book “Anarchy in Bay View’s Little Italy, September 9, 1917, and the Shocking
Sponsored by the St. Francis Historical Society.
Lunch and Learn: Books for Gift Giving - the Grownup Edition, 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Milwaukee Public Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The library will provide Cousins subs, chips and water. Doors open at noon. Registration is required; call 414-286-3011. Hear a round-up of the hottest titles of 2016 for family and friends - from sports to cooking to fiction.
Tuesday 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.
Forest 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.
Writers 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.Waukesha 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.
“Great Lives” Biography Book club, 1 p.m. fourth Monday of the month, Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. 262-782-4140.Mystery 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.
Muskego Public Library, online book clubs, Mondays through Fridays, sent via email, sign up at www.chapteraday.com/library/muskego.Armchair Travel Book Club, 10 a.m. third Tuesday of the month, Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. 262-782-4140.
It’s All Elementary Mystery Book Club, 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. 262-782-4140.Writers’ 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.
Browsing 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.Chapter 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.
Book 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.Patent 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.
Preschool 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.Talking About Books, 7:30 p.m. first Thursday of the month, Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. 262-782-4140.
Tour Historic Central Library, 11 a.m. each Saturday, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Free tours. Meet in the rotunda.Muskego Writers Workshop, 7 p.m. fourth Thursday of the month, Muskego Public Library, S73-W16663 Janesville Road, Muskego. 262-927-2102.
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