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  • The Old World Wisconsin 2016 Photography Exhibit on display through February 22nd

    The Old World Wisconsin 2016 Photography Exhibit on display through February 22nd

  • Celebrating the works of Stan Lee.

    Celebrating the works of Stan Lee.

Teen Movie Night

Thursday, March 2, 2017 | 5:00 pm

There's no school tomorrow, so why not celebrate with a movie night at the library! Open to tween and teens ages 12-18, no registration is required. We’ll have button making, book hedgehogs to create, and pizza of course! Vote for which movie you want here!


Winter Reading Program

This year the library is hosting a winter reading program for adults and teens.

The program will run from December 1st, 2016 until January 31st, 2017. Adults do not have to register, but teens who wish to participate do. Teens can sign up at the 2nd floor reference desk.

To participate, teens and adults alike can:

· attend library programs

· complete book rating cards for any fiction or non-fiction book (audio- and e-books count)

· participate in other select ticket giveaway days 



Friday Movie Matinees!

1 pm - 3 pm
Community Room

Click on the popcorn for the January movie matinee schedule.

Movie Flyer - Movie Matinee 

Spring Programs!

Spring programs have begun!

Check out our flyers for more details on the youth, teen and adult programs we've planned! 


January/February 2017 Programs for Youth and Parents 

January-April 2017 Programs for Adults 

Spring 2017 Parenting Programs


New in 2017! The State of Wisconsin requires voters to register online. Please visit:

Bo is still under the weather this week--he's getting better but we've all decided that one more week of rest would be best for him.


There are 2 other opportunities for reading to a dog this week. Zaya will be at the library Wednesday night from 6:00-7:00 and Annie will join us Saturday after Lego Club from 11:00-12:00. Please give the Youth Services desk a call (262-754-1814) if you have any questions. 

Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality.

-Andy Goldsworthy


Artist Jan Gehr captures winter and the seasons in her pastels and watercolors exhibited at the library through January 31st.










Making a Shutterfly Book

 Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | 6:00-7:00pm

 We will go through the process of making a  book in class, look at templates and other  book options.  We will also talk about photo  selection for publishing, telling a story, and  previewing your book. Contact the Adult Reference Desk to register!


Old World Murder Book Discussion

Monday, February 6, 2017 | 6:00-7:00 pm

Heritage Room

 Old World Murder is the first story in  the award-winning Chloe Ellefson  mystery series, and the sixteenth  published book by bestselling author  Kathleen Ernst. The Chloe novels  combine local history and mystery with  a little romance! If you have already  read this story, please register to join  the discussion by calling the Adult  Reference Desk. If this is a new story  for you, stop at the front desk and  check out a copy today and let us know  you'll be joining the discussion!

 From Jan. 10th - Feb. 22nd, the library  will be hosting the Old World Wisconsin  2016 Photography Exhibit, so you can  see first hand the landscape of Ernst's story!


 Click here for a video to learn more about an Old World Murder


Immigrant Voices Make Democracy Stronger: TED Talk

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | 10:00-11:100 am

Technology. Education. Design. TED Talks are short, powerful presentations that cover a wide range of topics. The library will be showing Sayu Bhojwani's TED Talk entitled Immigrant Voices Make Democracy Stronger.

Through Bhojwani's own story of becoming an American citizen, the immigration scholar reveals how her love and dedication to her country turned into a driving force for political change. "We have fought to be here," she says, calling immigrant voices to action. "It's our country, too."



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Try One Click Digital TODAY!  

One Click Digital an offering for you to download some of the most popular titles in audio book format!

Click here for information about One Click Digital. Please note you need to register for a free account using your Library Card # before you can access the One Click audio books.


Meeting Room Information

Meeting Room Policy (PDF)

Meeting Room Use Procedures for Application & Application Form (PDF)





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