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A resource guide to a good life in Wisconsin with links to reader advisories, used bookstores, resale shops, art museums and galleries, movie theaters, vegetarian restaurants, farmers’ markets, environmental groups of Milwaukee and Ozaukee Counties plus more...

Reddy Reader Advisory Tools:

What shall I read next?

What was appeal factor of the last book you enjoyed? Did you like the pacing, characters, storyline, time frame and/or setting? Would you like something very similar or very different? Would you like to read an audio book? Let’s begin our search. An excellent starting point:

Quick Links:
Readers’ Advisory Link Farm:
Online discussion: Fiction_L:
American Library Association Readers’ Advisory for Adults:
American Library Association Readers’ Advisory for Children and Young Adults:

Ideas from:
Mary K. Chelton is Associate Professor, GSLIS, Queens College, NY. Thanks to Joyce Saricks, Duncan Smith, John Charles, Bonnie Kunzel, and Elizabeth Basileo for help with examples

Secondhand Bookstores of Milwaukee and Ozaukee County:

Downtown Books-Bought and Sold:
Half Price Books:

Secondhand Shops of Milwaukee and Ozaukee County:

Another Look Consignment:
Christ Child Society:
Family Sharing:
Goodwill Industries, International, Inc.
Hidden Treasures Resale Shop:
Ivana’s Trunk:
Nearly New Family Fashions:
Society of St, Vincent DePaul:
The Salvation Army:

Art Museums and Galleries of Milwaukee and Ozaukee County:

Arts Mill:
Cedarburg Cultural Center:
Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University:
Milwaukee Art Museum:
Studio 6 Artists:

Movie Theaters of Milwaukeeand Ozaukee County:
AMC Theaters:
Downer Theater:
Humphrey Imax Dome Theater:
IPic Theaters:
Marcus Theatres:
Oriental Theatre:
Pabst Theatre:
Rivoli Theater:
Times Cinema:

Vegan/Vegetarian/Veg Friendly Restaurants of Milwaukee and Ozaukee County:

Beans and Barley Café:
Bombay Sweets:
Comet Café:
Fresh Healthy Eatery and Juice Bar:
Fuel Café:
Pallomino Bar and Restaurant:
Riverwest Co-op Café:
Shahrazad Restaurant:
Stak’d Burger Bar:
The Eatery on Farwell:
The Green Kitchen:
The National Café:
Transfer Pizzeria:
Verduras Tea House and Café:

Farmers’ Markets of Wisconsin:

Wisconsin Environmental Groups of Interest:

1000 Friends of Wisconsin:
Aldo Leopold Foundation:
Daylighting Collaborative:
Environmental Education Works for Wisconsin (EE):
Fellow Mortals Wildlife Hospital:
Four Lakes Group Sierra Club:
Friends of Scenic Lodi Valley:
Inland Sea Society:
Prairie Enthusiasts:
River Alliance of Wisconsin:
Treasures of Oz:
Waukesha County Environmental League:
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources:
Wisconsin Green Building Alliance:
Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group: LOST, FOUND OR INJURED ANIMAL:
Wisconsin Humane Society:

Oral Histories of Local Communities: (in progress)


All lists are works in progress. If you would like your store, museum, gallery, club, or other included, please contact

Madaline Reddy was educated at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee in Information Studies. Worked 16 years at Frank L. Weyenberg Library; organized the Manuscript Collections of Ozaukee Girls Club, Newcomers Club and other organizations.

Information Sharer with: Treasures of Oz, Next Door Foundation