Fox Cities Book Festival 2018: October 8th - October 14th

Fox Cities Read’s Events 2018-02-14T17:53:23+00:00

Meet the author and share in the conversation with the person who wrote the book. Join the many book discussions and author presentations through out the Fox Cities.

Author Presentations

Book Clubs & Discussions

School Visits

Author Presentations (open to the public)

Date and Time: Thursday, April 12, 12:45PM

Location: Kaukauna High School

Description: This event is open to the public

Date and Time: Thursday, April 12, 6:30PM

Location: Appleton North High School

Description: Book sales and signing after the event, courtesy of The Reader’s Loft

Date and Time: Friday, April 13, 10:00AM

Location: Appleton Public Library

Description: Book sales and signing after the event, courtesy of Thomas A. Lyons Fine Books

Book Clubs and Discussions

Date and Time: Thursday, February 15, 1:00PM

Location: Kimberly Public Library

Description: Afternoon Book Club


Date and Time: Monday, March 12, 6:00PM

Location: Little Chute Public Library

Description: Teen Book Club


Date and Time: Monday, March 19, 6:30PM

Location: Little Chute Public Library

Description: Evening Book Club


Date and Time: Tuesday, March 20, 2:00PM

Location: Menasha Public Library

Description: Book Club


Date and Time: Wednesday, March 21, 12:00PM

Location: Appleton Public Library

Description: Downtown Book Club


Date and Time: Monday, March 26, 10:00AM

Location: Neenah Public Library

Description: Monday Morning Book Klatch


Date and Time: Thursday, April 5, 6:30PM

Location: Kaukauna Public Library

Description: Facts Behind the Fiction: The Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff


Date and Time: Tuesday, April 10, 10:00AM

Location: Kaukauna Public Library

Description: Daytime Book Group


School Visits

School visits are open to students and staff only. Ruta Sepetys will visit students at Neenah High School.

Past Reads

2017
Sharon Draper, Stella By Starlight

2016
David Sheff, Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction

2015
Christina Baker Kline, Orphan Train

2014
R. J. Palacio, Wonder

2013
Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder and The Nature Principle: Human Restoration and the End of Nature-Deficit Disorder

2012
Bill Strickland, Make the Impossible Possible: One Man’s Crusade to Inspire Others to Dream Bigger and Achieve the Extraordinary

2011
Luis Alberto Urrea, Into the Beautiful North and The Devil’s Highway

2010
Lesley Kagen, Whistling in the Dark

2009
Michael Perry, Off Main Street, Population: 485, and Truck

2008
Alice Hoffman, Blackbird House and Green Angel

2007
Barbara Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed