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  • The Summer Reading Program has begun!

    The Summer Reading Program has begun!

  • Wednesday, July 12 | 6:00-7:00 pm

    Wednesday, July 12 | 6:00-7:00 pm

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    Making "hanimals" together at the Library!

2017 Concerts at City Center

Concerts at City Center is a free, outdoor summer music series. Music starts at 6:30 pm. Feel free to bring your own food and beverages. Come join us for an evening under the stars! Lawn chairs and blankets are advised.

Click here for dates!



June's Library Newsletter

Click HERE for the Library Happenings in June! 


Click HERE for Teen Happenings



Friday Movie Matinees!

1 pm - 3 pm
Community Room

Click on the popcorn for the June movie matinee schedule.

Movie Flyer - Movie Matinee 

Summer Programs!

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

Summer Reading Program Flyer for Youth and Parents

May-August 2017 Programs for Adults


Volunteer @ the Library!

Interested in volunteering at the library? Visit these links for more information on how to get involved!

NBPL Volunteer Application

NBPL 2017 Volunteer Opportunities 

NBPL 2017 Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Teens!


We're Hiring for 4 positions! A Library Page, Youth Services Librarian, a Young Adult/Adult Services Librarian and an Adult Librarian!

Click here to be routed to the City of New Berlin's website and the applications!





Trivia Night at the Library!

Wednesday, June 28th 6:30-8:30

Commuity Room

Put your knowledge to the test! Teams will compete against each other to get the highest score. The contest will feature six rounds of questions. Categories will be include history, science, sports, popular culture, geography, and a set of mystery/miscellaneous questions. 

Registration is required. You can sign up with your friends to create your own team (no more than eight people) or come solo and we’ll find a team for you to join! 

This event is family friendly.



Fireworks and Vacation Photos

Wednesday, June 28th | 6:00-7:00 pm

Conference Room

We will cover the basic camera settings for your camera to get great fireworks photos. We will also discuss a few editing tips to make your photos look great and ready for printing and cover some other summertime activities that make great photo opportunities and some tips to help you out.



Benefits of Acupuncture

Tuesday, July 11 | 10:00-11:00 am

Heritage Room

Have you ever wondered why someone would purposely have little needles stuck into them? Then join us for a speaker from Aurora Healthcare talking about the benefits of acupuncture! It is believed acupuncture can help with a variety of ailments including asthma, chronic pain, anxiety and depression. Registration is required.


Wild Edibles

Wednesday, July 12 | 6:00-7:00 pm

Heritage Room

Get ready to start foraging in your yard for things to eat! Dianne Robinson, from the DNR, will join us to explain about all the wild plants that are edible. She'll go over what's safe to eat and what you want to avoid. 



Meet the Cello!

Monday, July 17 11:00am

The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music presents meet the cello.  Learn about the cello as well as the musical concepts of rhythm, pitch and tempo.  Each child will be given the opportunity of try out a child-sized version of the instrument!  

All ages welcome.  Registration is not required


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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 and Use Form (PDF)

Meeting Room Application Form (PDF)


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Our library hosts a blog that delivers the latest library news as well as book reviews and book lists on a variety of topics. You can subscribe or view the blog by clicking here!



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Gale Courses

A wide range of highly interactive, instructor-led courses that you can take entirely online through Gale Courses, also known as ed2go. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.


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