Wisconsin's Oldest Bookstore

Events at Janke Book Store


Dec 01, 2018 from 5:00 PM

Meet Jan Brett

Meet beloved author and illustrator Jan Brett on Saturday, December 1 at 5:00 PM!

Details for this special event with Jan Brett at Janke Book Store are still in the works. Mark your calendars!


Oct 11, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 pm

Unethical

On Thursday, October 11 from 4-6 PM, meet Ed Wall, author of Unethical at Janke Book Store.


Sep 29, 2018 from 10:00 AM

Lakeside Companion

On Saturday, September 29, at 10:00, meet Ted Rulseh, author of The Lakeside Companion at Janke Book Store. This program is in collaboration with the 2018 Central Wisconsin Book Festival.


Sep 29, 2018 from 7:00 PM

The Fall of Wisconsin

The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is happy to welcome Dan Kaufman, author of The Fall of Wisconsin, to discuss his book on the state of Badger politics. This event will be held at the UW Center for Civic Engagement at the UW-SP Wausau Campus. Janke Book Store is a supporter of the Central Wisconsin Book Festival.


Sep 29, 2018 from 1:00 PM

Our Living Ancestors

Saturday, September 29 at 1:00 PM, meet John Bates, author of Our Living Ancestors at Janke Book Store. This program is in collaboration with the 2018 Central Wisconsin Book Festival.


Sep 08, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Wisconsin Waterfalls

Saturday, September 8 from 12:00 to 3:00 PM, meet photojournalist Bob Schneider, author of Wisconsin Waterfalls at Janke Book Store.


Sep 08, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Strawberry Chicken

On Saturday, September 8, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, meet Molly Vidas, author of Strawberry Chicken, at Janke Book Store.


Oct 08, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Dead Spider

Sunday, October 8, meet author Victoria Houston at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. 

Books will be for sale at the museum courtesy of Janke Book Store.


Oct 08, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Fly Rod of Your Own

Sunday, October 8, meet author John Gierach at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.

Books will be available for sale courtesy of Janke Book Store at the museum.


Oct 07, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Fly Rod of Your Own

Saturday, October 7, meet author John Gierach at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.

Books will be available for sale from Janke Book Store at the museum.


Oct 07, 2017 from 11:00, 12:00 and 1:00

Namaste, Great Gray

Saturday, October 7, meet Beverly Davis, author of Namaste, Great Gray. Participate in a storytime and yoga at 11:00 am, 12:00pm, and 1:00pm in the lower level at Janke Book Store.


Sep 30, 2017 from 3:00 - 4:00 PM

My Two Elaines

Saturday, September 30 at 3:00 PM, meet former Governor Martin Schreiber, author of My Two Elaines, at Janke Book Store.

Books will be available for signing.


Sep 30, 2017 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Badger Baseball

Saturday, September 30, meet Steven Schmitt, author of A History of Badger Baseball:  The Rise and Fall of America's Pastime at the University of Wisconsin.

Books will be available for signing.


Sep 09, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Creating God by Jean Dee

Saturday, September 9, 2017, visit with author Jean Dee.  Books will be available for autographing.


Sep 09, 2017 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Death at Gills Rock

Saturday, September 9, 2017, meet Patricia Skalka at Janke Book Store. Books will be available to purchase.


Sep 07, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM

The Love You Find

Thursday, September 7 from 5:00 to 7:30 PM meet author, Kandace Elmergreen at Janke Book Store.


Jan 28, 2017 from 12:00, 1:00, and 2:00 PM

Winter Fest Storytime

Join Sonja and Cooper the Therapy Dog for Winter Fest Storytime on Saturday, January 28, at 12:00, 1:00, and 2:00 PM. Janke Book Store, Lower Level.


Dec 19, 2016 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM

Meet Marla McKenna

Monday, December 19 from 4 - 7 meet author Marla McKenna at Janke Book Store

I'm a Secret Superhero will be available for purchase.


Dec 10, 2016 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Meet Jonathan Graham and Pat Lane Diaz

Saturday, December 10 from 12 - 2 PM, meet author Jonathan Graham and illustrator Pat Lane Diaz.

Bright Cold Sunny Day will be available for purchase and autographs.


Dec 10, 2016 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Meet Gary and Mary Carle

Saturday, December 10 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM, meet Gary and Mary Carle.

Copies of their book Where the Brown Things Go will be available for signing from the author/illustrator team.


Dec 03, 2016 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Meet author John Marvin Hanson

Saturday, Dec 3rd - Meet author John Marvin Hanson
HUNTING CAMP 52: Tales from a North Woods Deer Camp


Nov 03, 2016 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Book release party for Heidi Riveron

Book release party for Heidi Riveron
HEALTHY AND LEAN:  THE SCIENCE OF METABOLISM AND THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WEIGHT MANAGEMENT


Oct 23, 2016 from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Meet & Greet author Karl Stewart with Walter John Chilson

Meet & Greet author Karl Stewart with  Walter John Chilson
SEVENTH CRUISE: A WWII novel based on interviews with local veterans.


Oct 20, 2016 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Book Talk and Signing with author Jack Mitchell

Book Talk and Signing with author Jack Mitchell
WISCONSIN ON THE AIR:  100 Years of Public Broadcasting in the State That Invented It


Jun 09, 2016 from 3:00PM-5:00PM

Meet & Greet VICTORIA HOUSTON

Meet & Greet VICTORIA HOUSTON  @ Janke Book Store, 505 Third Street, Downtown Wausau.  Her newest Loon Lake mystery DEAD LOUDMOUTH is now available.  Great Father's Day gift!


Blue Jeans in High Places

Mar 10, 2016 from 4:30-5:30

Meet Mike McCabe

Author of Blue Jeans in High Places


Jan 30, 2016 from 12:00, 1:00 & 2:00

Story Time with Illustrator Robyn McNaull

HOOT-HOOT, GOODNIGHT


Jan 16, 2016 from 1:00-3:00

Meet & Greet - Mark Weissman M.D.

BRAINSURGEON


Jan 12, 2016 from 3:00-5:00

Meet & Greet - Senator Tim Cullen

RINGSIDE SEAT: WISCONSIN POLITICS, THE 1970s TO SCOTT WALKER


Dec 05, 2015 from 1:00 - 3:00pm

Meet & Greet - Mark Weissman

Author of 

Brainsurgeon

Wings on an Angel

Clouds on a Ghost


Nov 28, 2015 from 1:00-4:00

Meet & Greet - Kathleen Ernst

Kathleen is the author of 

The Chloe Ellefson Mysteries:

Death on the Prairie

Tradition of Deceit

Heirloom Murders

Old World Murder

Heritage of Darkness

Lightkeeper’s Legacy

Settler’s Life:  Pioneer Life 

American Girls books


Nov 02, 2015 from 4:00-6:00

Meet & Greet - Gary Jones

Doc's Codicil


Sep 12, 2015 from 11:00-4:00

Lisi Detlefsen - Time for Cranberries


Sep 12, 2015 from 11:00-3:00

Tom Freement - Boathouses