|Updated September 13, 2018|
Used Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, first-floor Community Room at
Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Friends of Milwaukee
Public Library sale feature a large selection of gently used books including
adult fiction and nonfiction titles for only 25 cents each; children’s
books two for 25 cents. Join or renew Friends membership on the day of the
sale to be entered to win a library gift basket. All proceeds from the sale
benefit the library. Friends members may enter sales 30 minutes before the
public with a current membership card; use the Eighth Street entrance.
Into a Great Book, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Milwaukee Public Library -
East Branch, 2320 N. Cramer St., Milwaukee. Want to know which books to cozy
up with this fall? Sip a warm beverage while enjoying a presentation of the
library’s most-anticipated reads.
Meet the Author: Ben Tyjeski, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Milwaukee Public Library - Tippecanoe Branch, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee. Sculptor and architectural historian Ben Tyjeski will talk about the history of architectural terra cotta in Milwaukee County. From battling dragons to tropical birds spreading their feathers, see how clayworkers shaped the urban environment with their artistic vision and high-grade craftsmanship. Learn about the handmade process of turning clay into vitrified masonry.
Writer’s Night, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. first Thursday of the month, Franklin Library, 9151 W. Loomis Road, Franklin. Contact volunteer Kay E. Evenson at 414-630-9264 or at email@example.com. All are welcome; open to the public. Bring a portion of your writings for a critique.
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.
Creative Writing Collective,
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Milwaukee Public Library - Tippecanoe Branch,
3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee.
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 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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