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Winter/Spring 2013 Book Discussion Groups
Nonfiction Book Discussion Group — With Leighanne Metter-Jensen, language arts teacher and Mead volunteer,
Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 12: “Half Broke Horses” by Jeannette Walls
March 12: “Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic” by Steven Johnson
April 9: “The Warmth of Other Suns” by Isabel Wilkerson
May 14: “The Motion of the Ocean” by Janna Cawrse Esarey
Fiction Book Discussion Group — With Nanette Bulebosh, professional librarian and Mead volunteer, Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 21: “1222: A Hanne Wilhelmsen Mystery” by Anne Holt
March 21: “The Elegance of the Hedgehog” by Muriel Barbery
April 18: “Driftless” by David Rhodes
May 16: “Orchard: A Novel” by Larry Watson
Book Discussion Group — With Joe Milicia, retired professor of English at UW-Sheboygan, Wednesdays, 2 p.m.
March 6 “The Marriage Plot” by Jeffrey Eugenides
April 3: “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith
May 1: “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins
Science Fiction Book Discussion Group — With Joe Milicia, retired professor of English at UW-Sheboygan,
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.
March 14: “The Caves of Steel” by Isaac Asimov
April 11: “The Android’s Dream” by John Scalzi
May 9: “The Left Hand of Darkness” by Ursula K. LeGuin
Horror Book Discussion Group — With Jim Carey, local author and lifelong horror fan, and Mead volunteer,
Wednesdays, 2 p.m.
Feb. 27: “The Shining” by Stephen King
March 27: “World War Z” by Max Brooks
April 24: “Dracula” by Bram Stoker
Romance Book Discussion Group — With Sandie Reinemann-Colby, library media specialist and lifelong romance fan.
Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
March 18: "1105 Yakima Street" by Debbi Macomber
April 15: "The Golden Season" by Connie Brockway
May 20: "Small Town Girl" by LaVyrle Spencer
All programs will be held in The Loft, on the third floor of the library. Mead Public Library can provide copies of discussion books for you to borrow. To use this service, sign up at the second floor Help Desk and provide your name, valid library card barcode and PIN, phone number or e-mail address, and signature. Please provide adequate time for this service. You will be contacted when your book has arrived and should pick it up at the Customer Service desk on the first floor of the library. Return the book in the regular book return slot; the usual fees for late or missing items will apply. Or, purchase your own copy or borrow the book using the library’s EasiCat catalog. Persons with disabilities who need accommodations to attend should e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Seven days are required for a sign language interpreter request. Mead book discussion groups are free, funded by the library’s Everhard-Forrer Fund and the Friends of Mead Public Library.