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Madison Public Library Book Discussions of Just Mercy

Several branches of the Madison Public Library are hosting book discussions of Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy in the next few months. Stevenson’s book has received much publicity and acclaim since its publication, and it has sparked discussions about social justice and activism at UW-Madison and in the wider Madison community.

Copies of the book are available in hardcover, as a book on CD, and electronically via Overdrive as an ebook or as an mp3 audiobook (which you can access from your iPad, iPhone, iPod, Android phone, tablet, etc.) via the Overdrive app.

If you are interested in attending one of these discussions, the schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday, October 14th, at 7:00 pm at the Sequoya Library branch
  • Saturday, October 17th, at 1:30 pm at the Goodman South Madison Library branch
  • Wednesday, October 21, at 7:00 pm at the Central Library branch
  • Thursday, November 5, at 6:30 pm at the Lakeview Library branch
  • Thursday, November 12, at 12:00 pm at the Lakeview Library branch
  • Tuesday, November 24, at 7:00 pm at the Pinney Library branch
  • Wednesday, December 2, at 6:30 pm at the Meadowbridge Library branch
  • Wednesday, January 20, at 7:00 pm at the Alicia Ashman Library branch

To visit the Madison Public Library’s web page about these discussions and other events, click here.

To read the list of suggested discussion questions from MPL and Go Big Read, click here.