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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

INSPIRING IDEAS. ENRICHING LIVES. CREATING COMMUNITY. CELEBRATING LITERACY.

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.

October 9, 2017
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

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

October 10, 2017
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 
Young Adult

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.

October 11, 2017
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 
Children

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
October 12, 2017
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
 
Mystery

“Murder, Mayhem and Fishing in northern Wisconsin”

Craft Presentations
October 13, 2017
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
October 14, 2017
9:15 am -
10:15 am
 

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.

11:00 am -
12:00 pm
 

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
October 15, 2017
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
October 8, 2018
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Chic Lit, Series, Travel

Susan will share the sights and places that inspired her first book, White Lake and the anticipated sequel, Return Home. She will also reveal some interesting history of the areas frequented by her characters. When she's done, you too, will want to plan a trip to these Islands!

October 10, 2018
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 
Coming of Age, Mystery

Author Jim Guhl’s new novel, Eleven Miles to Oshkosh, takes readers back to a 1970s Wisconsin where he tells the story of a teenage boy coming to age as he deals with the unsolved murder of his father.

Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Fatherhood, Memoir

One Day You’ll Thank Me translates the small, often hilarious moments common among parents of young children, especially dads, into “life lessons” about fatherhood.

Non-Fiction
October 11, 2018
10:00 am -
11:00 am
 
Mystery, Series

It's a grim world out there. Perhaps you need a nice, wholesome cozy murder mystery to lift your spirits. Modern life can be poisonous. Spend an hour with Kathy and her amateur sleuth, Rhiannon Nolan.

Craft Presentations
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 
Marketing, Picture Book, Self-Publishing

Writer and filmmaker John Mitchell gives his humorous take on the crazy chaos of self-distribution in the film and the self-publishing world.

Craft Presentations
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Social Justice

Joan Treppa, a social justice advocate for those wrongfully convicted, shares her research and insight into a tragedy that shocked a community and is considered by a growing number of supporters to be a grave injustice that is still unresolved.

Non-Fiction
October 12, 2018
10:00 am -
11:00 am
 
Nature, Picture Book

Turn your passion into a picture book! Join my protagonist, Mr. McGinty, and me as we embark on a mission to save the monarch butterflies!

Craft Presentations Family-Friendly
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 
History, Science

Adopting the geologic habit of seeing everything, including ourselves, as entities sculpted by time is a perceptual shift that can be transformative on the personal and societal levels.

Non-Fiction
October 13, 2018
11:00 am -
12:00 pm
 
Memoir, Motherhood

Please join Laura Jean Baker, author of The Motherhood Affidavits, to learn how her braided memoir might serve as a template for your own life story. 

Craft Presentations Non-Fiction
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 
Reading, Storytelling

The very stories we share and receive are as essential to our survival as food, water, and shelter. They help us make sense of our world. They save our lives.

Fiction
October 14, 2018
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 
Headliner, Mystery

Come learn about Linda Castillo's background, how she broke into publishing, and some information on writing and researching her current release, A Gathering of Secrets.

Fiction
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