Art in the Library
The public is invited to meet the artist at a reception to be held on Saturday, September 22 from 1– 2:30 pm in the library. The event is free, and refreshments will be served.
Abigail Bostwick lives in Northern Wisconsin. She is an artist, author and journalist. Abigail’s pieces on display are watercolor and ink, as well as pastel and some acrylic. They feature her love of strong, powerful horses, wolves, moose, Buffalo and the delicate but masterful owl, elegant cranes and a shy heron.
Abigail draws inspiration from her love of nature, the wilderness, animals and Lake Superior. Her favorite mediums are watercolor, ink and acrylic. She also enjoys creating jewelry with sea glass.
A lifelong Wisconsin resident, she studied geology and earth science in college. Abigail enjoys reading, running and cats. She is an author of several kids’ novels, a blogger and reporter for The Lakeland Times.
Applications are being accepted for October 2018 -February 2019 exhibits. The application form is available in the library or here. The exhibits can be a single artist or a group of artists representing a theme or medium.
Boulder Junction Public Library Book Club
2018-2019 Reading List!
The Boulder Junction Public Library sponsors a monthly book discussion club led by area book lovers. The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm in the library. Newcomers are always welcome to participate in any month’s discussion.
This year’s reading list promises to satisfy all book lovers with a variety of writing styles and subjects. Click on the title of the book to go directly to our catalog to order the book!
July 11, 2018: The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
August 8, 2018: The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott
September 12, 2018: Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
October 10, 2018: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
November 14, 2018: Radium Girls by Kate Moore
December 12, 2018: They May Not Mean to, But They Do by Cathleen Schine
January 10, 2019: Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran
February 14, 2019: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
March 14, 2019: The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
April 11, 2019: The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood
May 9, 2019: Annual luncheon and book selection for next year
June 13, 2019: The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan
If you prefer to borrow your books through the library system, you can order online at http://merlin.nwls.lib.wi.us or you can contact Library Director, Cherie Sanderson. For people with eReaders, be sure to check the WPLC digital library website at dbooks.wplc.info.