Events, Programs & Book Clubs

Page Turners Book Club

Come join the Page Turners! A variety of interest book club, set to read books of a fun, whimsical, educational, and thought provoking nature.

Meetings to be held on the third Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. All are welcome!

Bookmarks Book Club

The Bookmarks Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 am.

In this book club, members read both fiction and non-fiction on a variety of topics, including history, biography, and current topics.

The book club welcomes new members to its meetings. For more information call the library (extension 105) and speak with the Director, Linda Donaldson.

 

October 15: David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, And The Art Of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

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November 19: Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death In A Storm Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink

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December 17: Quiet: The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

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Mystery Book Club

The Mystery Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm.

For further information contact Library Assistant Joan Bushman, 715-386-3101.  

 

October 15: The End of Wasp Season by Denise Mina

November 17: Raven Black by Ann Cleeves

December 17: Fleet Street Murders by Charles Finch

January 21: River of Darkness by Rennie Airth

February 18: Book of Killowen by Erin Hart

March 18: Cop Town by Karin Slaughter

April 15: Case Histories by Kate Atkinson

May 20: The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths

Preteen Book Club

Book Clubs are free (with free refreshments!) and open to local preteens, but enrollment is limited!!!

Please preregister at least a week in advance of the first meeting. You will need to have a valid library card.

Teen Choice Book Club (ages 13-18)

This school year’s Teen Book Club, for ages 13-16, meets the 3rd Thursday from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Most meetings are led by teens.  

To join, call the library 386-3101 or sign-up at the library. (Membership is limited).

This teen program is free. Call to reserve one of the limited copies of the book. You will need to have a valid library card. 

October 16: “Eleanor & Park,” by Rainbow Rowell

November 20: “Maze Runner,” by James Dashner

December 18: “Mystic City,” by Theo Lawrence 

January 15: “Evil Genius,” by Catherine Jinks

February 19: “If I Stay,” by Gayle Forman

March 19: “Gathering Blue,” by Lois Lowry

April 16: “Messenger,” by Lois Lowry

May 21: “Son,” by Lois Lowry

Rhyme Time Baby Story Time

storytimeRhyme Time Baby Story Time is for children birth to talking. Babies and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of stories, puppets, poems, finger plays, and action activities.

  • Registration is not required.
  • Programs are held every Wednesday at 10:15 am The next session begins in October.   

Walkey Talkey Story Time

storytimeWalkey Talkey Story Time is for children talking to age 3. Children and their caregivers are invited to join us in the story room for 25 minutes of stories, songs, poems, puppets, and activities.

  • Registration is not required.
  • Programs are held every Tuesday and Wednesday at 11:15 am. The next session begins in October.

Wiggles and Giggles Story Time

storytimeWiggles and Giggles Story Time is for children ages 3-5. Open the world of books by participating with them during the weekly story time. Books, puppets, songs, poems, flannel board stories, crafts, and action activities help to ready your child for a future of reading.

  • Registration is not required.
  • Programs are held on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm and Thursdays at 10:15 am and 1:00 pm. The next session begins in October.   
      

Library Board Meetings

  • Library Board meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm. The next meeting is Tuesday, October 21 at 6:30 pm at the library (700 First Street).
  • The agenda will be posted in the lobby of the Municipal Building and published in the Community Calendar section of the Hudson Star-Observer newspaper.
  • The meetings are open to the public, and interested people are invited to attend.