Fox Cities Book Festival 2017: October 9th - October 15th

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Neenah Public Library

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240 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Neenah, WI 54956 United States
(920) 886-6315 http://www.neenahlibrary.org

From the Neenah Public Library’s beginnings of serving 6,000 residents the library now has a service population of 46,845, has 149,000 book volumes, over 16,000 magazines, and over 64,000 audio/visual/electronic materials, and 931,911 checkouts in 2014.

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Mon 9th
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 

This presentation showcases over 100 bizarre newspaper stories from Wisconsin that have not been seen in over 100 years.

Non-Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Susan loves to share her journey and process from the little girl to the of publishing her first book White Lake with the desire to inspire others to reach for whatever their dream is at anytime in their life.

Tue 10th
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 

In a world where hateful rhetoric and deceit have become the norm, finding your voice, summoning your courage, and speaking your truth is more critical than ever.

6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Join The Mill: A Place for Writers for the presentation of its annual short fiction and poetry awards.

Craft Presentations
Wed 11th
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 

Tricia Clasen will discuss her debut novel, "The Haunted House Project."

Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Jerald Podair will read from his new book and discuss how Dodger Stadium both divided Los Angeles and set it on course to become a 21st century global supercity.

Non-Fiction
Thu 12th
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 

A photo of an elderly Native American woman on exhibit in a museum captures the attention of a child. Forty years later, this child, now an adult, finds the photo again and learns the old woman is a relative.

Non-Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Craft Presentations
Fri 13th
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 

After stumbling upon a book of photographs depicting extinct animals, author and UW-Eau Claire English professor B.J. Hollars became fascinated by the creatures that are no longer with us; specifically, extinct birds. How, he wondered, could we preserve so beautifully on film what we’ve failed to preserve in life?

Non-Fiction
Sat 14th
10:00 am -
11:00 am
 

Jerry Apps shares his memories of water, from its importance to crops and cattle to its many recreational uses -- fishing trips, canoe journeys , and the simple pleasures of an afternoon spent dreaming in the haymow as the rain patters on a barn roof.

Non-Fiction
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 

I’m not here to argue against the stereotypes. I’ll let someone else do that. I’m here to tell you stories no one ever tells.

Sun 15th
3:30 pm -
4:30 pm
 

Campbell’s newest book, Braving It: A Father, A Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild (Penguin-Random House) was chosen by Amazon as one of May 2016’s top nonfiction books and was a finalist for the Banff Mountain Book Competition.

Non-Fiction
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