Book Discussion

Book Discussion: January First by Michael Schofield

At age six, January ("Jani") Schofield was diagnosed with one of the most severe cases of child-onset schizophrenia on record. A passionate and inspirational account, January First is a father's soul-bearing memoir of the daily challenges and unwavering commitment to save his daughter from the edge of insanity while doing everything he can to keep his family together.

The Sun Prairie Public Library will have one or more of our regular book groups read and discuss this powerful story and the impact that mental illness can have on the entire family.

Teen Book Discussion: Stuck On Earth

The mission is simple: travel to Planet Earth, inhabit the body of an average teenager, and determine if the human race should be annihilated.

Join us discussing David Klass’s book Stuck On Earth an engrossing look at true friends, truer enemies, and awkward alien first kisses.

For teens in grades 6 and up.

Visit the 2nd Floor Information Desk for a copy of the book.

Sherlock Week: Stop Hounding Me: the influence of Arthur Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes

Read The Hound of the Baskervilles and join us in discussing the novel.

Library Director Richard MacDonald will cover the influence of Edgar Allen Poe on Conan Doyle, and Doyle’s influence on the development of the mystery genre.  We'll also discuss how Sherlock has continued to appear in literature over the years.

Copies of the book will be available on the second floor of the library.

No registration necessary.

A door prize will be given away!