Hazel Mackin Community Library
311 West Warren Street
Roberts, WI 54023
715-749-3849
HMCL@robertspubliclibrary.org

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Library Hours

Mon. 10 am - 6 pm
Tues.  1 pm - 8 pm
Wed. 10 am - 6 pm
Thurs.  1 pm - 8 pm
Fri. 10 am - 6 pm
Sat. 10 am - 1 pm
Sun. closed

 Teen Book Club

Grades 8-12

Thursday, April 20, 2017 

6:30 - 7:30 pm

"Con Academy"

by John Schreiber 

It's his senior year and Will Shea has conned his way into one of the country's most elite prep schools. But he soon runs into Andrea, a fellow con-artist. With the school not big enough for the both of them, they make a bet that whoever can con Brandt Rush, the richest, most privileged student in the school out of $50K, gets to stay at the school. Will starts setting up his con (an online poker scam) with his uncle who's one of the best grifters in the business, but also with the unwanted help of his father. The plot thickens as Will starts falling for fellow student Gatsby, and some of Will's lies start to catch up with him.

In this twisty tale of scams, secrets, lies and deception, it hard to figure out who's conning who!

 

** NOTE TIME CHANGE 

 


  Tween Book Club

Grades 4-7

Saturday, April 22, 2017 

10 - 11 am

"Princeless

by Jeremy Whitley and M. Goodwin

Adrienne Ashe never wanted to be a princess. She hates fancy dinners, is uncomfortable in lavish dresses, and has never wanted to wait on someone else to save her.

However, on the night of her sixteenth birthday, her parents, the King and Queen, locked her away in a tower guarded by a dragon to await the rescue of some handsome prince. Now Adrienne has decided to take matters into her own hands!

 Princeless is the action/adventure for the girl who’s tired of waiting to be rescued and ready to save herself! 


 "A Novel Idea" Book Club

for adults

March 28, 2017

6 pm

at Bobtown Brewhouse

"The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society "

by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

“ I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers.” January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. Who could imagine that she would find it in a letter from a man she’s never met, a native of the island of Guernsey, who has come across her name written inside a book by Charles Lamb….

As Juliet and her new correspondent exchange letters, Juliet is drawn into the world of this man and his friends—and what a wonderfully eccentric world it is. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society—born as a spur-of-the-moment alibi when its members were discovered breaking curfew by the Germans occupying their island—boasts a charming, funny, deeply human cast of characters, from pig farmers to phrenologists, literature lovers all.

Juliet begins a remarkable correspondence with the society’s members, learning about their island, their taste in books, and the impact the recent German occupation has had on their lives. Captivated by their stories, she sets sail for Guernsey, and what she finds will change her forever.

Written with warmth and humor as a series of letters, this novel is a celebration of the written word in all its guises, and of finding connection in the most surprising ways.