Excite Your Mind with Upcoming Events
Thu, Jun 8th
Boswell, along with Whitefish Bay Public Library, hosts a virtual event with Claudia Gray (the pen name of author Amy Vincent) for a chat about her new novel, a superior blend of humor and mystery that features Jane Austen’s beloved characters. Gray will be in conversation with Juneau Black – the pen name of Jocelyn Cole and Sharon Nagel, the writing team behind the charming Shady Hollow mysteries.
Teen Crafting: Vinyl Record Painting
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue, Jun 13th
Join us for Vinyl Record Painting. We'll provide the vinyl and the paint, and it's up to you to create a cool design or scene on your vinyl.
Entering Grades 7th-12th.
Razorblade Tears by S.A. Cosby
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wed, Jun 14th
Our Mystery Book Club meets once a month and is led by librarian Sharon Nagel. This month we're reading Razorblade Tears by S.A. Cosby.
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Mon, Jun 19th
Join us for a fun, educational storytime perfect for all ages. We'll share stories, songs, flannels and more!
Storytime will be held in the Tower of the children's area. (Please note the location change.) Please register for any updates.
Registration open now!
From our Blog
June 1, 2023
Back in 2019, when I was in library school and working at the Whitefish Bay Public Library as an intern, my boss put me in charge of hosting a monthly mystery book club. I had been in book clubs for decades, but I had never organized one, so this was a new challenge.
May 16, 2023
The 811 area of non-fiction, where the poetry books are shelved, is a peaceful place. This seems fitting to me as I seek out poetry when I feel unsettled and want to read words that will help ground me and offer me a new way of thinking about and looking at things. As poetry critic Stephen Burt said in his 2013 TED talk Why People Need Poetry, “Poems can help you say, help you show how you’re feeling, but they can also introduce you to feelings, [to] ways of being in the world, [to] people, very much unlike you, maybe even people from long, long ago.”