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Voting Location Change for 2016 Spring Primary Election

The City of New Berlin will be combining polling locations for the February 16, 2016, Spring Primary Election. The Library will not be a polling location for this election. The entire City will be directed to vote at the New Berlin City Hall. Click here to read more voting information.

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Heifer International Service Project

In 2016, the NBPL will continue our efforts to support local and global community service projects. For the months of January and February, NBPL will be collecting change in an effort to support the work of Heifer International

Click here to learn more

NBPL fundraising page






Fireplace Display

Check out the display near the fireplace on the 2nd floor. It's all about photography!fireplace display


Teen Happenings on Instagram!

We've started an Instagram feed for information about our teen programs, new books, and more! Check us out and follow us!

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Friday Movie Matinees

1 pm - 3 pm.
Community Room

Click on the piece of popcorn for the February movie matinee schedule.

January Matinee Schedule

Monday Morning Movies

10:30 am - 12:30pm
Conference Room

The movie, Roxanne, will be shown on Monday, February 8th.

Click here for the entire Monday Morning Movie schedule for February!


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Blind Date with a Book

Blind Date with a Book

Fall in love this February! All month long, you can check out our eligible bachelors and bachelorettes! Pick a book from our display in the front lobby, check it out, complete a Rate Your Date form, and enter for a chance to win a prize!




E-Reader Open Houses 

Tues., Feb. 9, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Business Room

Did you get an eReader over the holidays and want to learn how to use it? We're here to help. Come in for some one-on-one instruction on downloading eBooks to your iPad, Kindle, nook, or Android device. 

Be sure to bring your device and your questions! No registration is required.

Click here for the program flyer.



Great Great Lakes

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Business Room

Moira HarringtonIn this talk, Wisconsin Sea Grant's Moira Harrington, will share some lake facts and information on recent research and outreach projects related to the lakes. Lake Michigan, and its fellow four Great Lakes, make up the world's largest freshwater system. On a planet that's demanding ever greater amounts of fresh, clean water, the Great Lakes are pretty appealing. They've always been appealing to those of us here in Wisconsin.

Sponsored by Sea GrantClick here for the program flyer.

Please stop by the Reference Desk or call 262-785-4980 to register.

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Understanding Water Resources

Thursday, February 11, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Community Room

Where does your water come from? Where does it go when you are finished with it? What is the different between storm sewers and sanitary sewers? We'll answer these questions and more in this interactive presentation about water. Have you wondered about the Waukesha water issue? We'll talk about that, too. Find out what a watershed is and what impact you have on our waters -- for better or worse. you can become a positive influence on your watershed. Click here for the program flyer.

Call 262-785-4980 to register. 

Waukesha County Parks & Land Use


Cookie Decorating Program

February 18th, 2016 6:30-7:30 pm

Youth Services Program Room

cookie decoratingAttention Teens (grades 7-12): You're invited to a cookie decorating program! Please call the Youth Services desk at 262-754-1814 to register, or email the Young Adult Librarian, Maria, at

The nearby Pick 'n Save will be donating the cookies and frosting, and their bakery manager will be here to demonstrate decorating techniques!


Memory Café

The Four Points Library Memory Project is a partnership between Milwaukee and Waukesha County Libraries. Our mission is to provide programs to those living with memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, and other forms of dementia. Our hope is to help create dementia-friendly communities. 

Click here to learn more about this project and the dates for upcoming Memory Café programs.

Click here to view the Channel 4 News video covering the kick-off event on January 19th at our Library, and about the Memory Café program in general.


Color Your Way to Calm

2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month
1 pm - 4 pm Business Room

adult coloring groupCome and experience the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring books! Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils and crayons will be provided. Adults only please.





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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 to download today!


Meeting Room Information

Meeting Room Policy (PDF)

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

Visit Our Library Blog!

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 selecting Blog from the What's New tab!



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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.