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Updated Nov. 15, 2018
 
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Holiday and Children’s Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Milwaukee Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The Friends of Milwaukee Public Library will host the annual holiday sale, featuring a large selection of new children’s books, as well as adult fiction and nonfiction titles. Anodyne coffee and other refreshments available for purchase in the R Cafˇ in the Bookseller Used Bookstore. Friends members may enter sales 30 minutes before the public with current membership card; use the Eighth Street entrance and present card. All proceeds benefit the library. There will be a two-for-one special in the Bookseller Used Book Store during the sale.  

Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Annual Calendar Reading, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Milwaukee Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Poet contributors to the 2019 Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Calendar will read their poetry. Free. Calendars for sale at the event.  

Milwaukee Tellabration 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Mount Mary University’s Steimke Hall, North 92nd Street and Burleigh Street, Milwaukee. Storytellers from southeastern Wisconsin. Special guest storyteller Dan Keding from Urbana, Ill., and storytellers Paul Akert, Aaron Hardt, Erin Johnston and Elizabeth Matson with emcee Tom Clark and proclamation reader, Miss Chris (Joan Christopherson-Schmidt). Hosted by the Milwaukee Area Story Telling Guild since 1990. $5 at the door. 414-962-4425, cpeacy@gmail.com or www.organicarts.info.

“Hell’s Half Acre: The True Story of the Lost Battalion of World War I,” 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. Presented by Robert J. Laplander, author of “Finding the Lost Battalion” and preeminent authority on the most famous event of America’s part in the war.  

Discovery Lunch: Write a NonFiction Book, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday,  Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. Light lunch provided. Topics will include choosing a book subject, understanding your market and creating an outline that works. Presented by Rochelle Melander, author, speaker and certified professional coach.  

Nanowrimo Meet-up for Teens,  6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29, Oconomowoc Public Library, 200 W. South St., Oconomowoc. Whether your goal is to write the great American novel or to hang out with other teen writers, get feedback, inspiration, editing help, coffee, and emotional support during National Novel Writing Month. No registration required.

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.

The 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 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.

Its 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 Merrells 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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