Tough Topics Book Club

Adults 18+ | Thursday evenings
6-8 p.m. | Dabble Box

Join our Community Resource Specialist Libby Richter and Reference & Digital Services Librarian Anna Zook for a bi-monthly book discussion that will challenge readers to contemplate difficult subjects in a supported environment. Registration is required.

Registration for each discussion is limited to eight people to make sure everyone has a copy of the book to read. Once you have registered, you may pick up a copy of the book to check out at the Information & Reference Desk on the second floor of the library. If you don’t need to borrow a copy and would simply like to join in the discussion, please call 715-839-5004 or email

Upcoming Titles

April 9: Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life by Eric Klinenberg
Named a best book of the year by NPR, Klinenberg’s work focuses on the importance of civic spaces as gathering places that fortify and enable human connections.

June 11: No House to Call My Home by Ryan Berg
August 13: The Children Act by Ian McEwan
October 8: No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder
December 10: …And This is How It Ends: The True Story of Minivans, Switchblade Combs, and the Homeless by Jen Sky


Registration for the April discussion will open on Sunday, March 1.