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  • February 1st-28th  We’re asking patrons to take a chance on a blind date book.

    February 1st-28th We’re asking patrons to take a chance on a blind date book.

    We’re asking patrons to take a chance on a blind date book. Books will be wrapped in paper and waiting, anonymously, for you to take home! If you let us know how your “date” went and return your blind date review card, you’ll be entered into a raffle!

  • Girls Who Code Club begins in March offering free after school sessions for 6-12th graders! Stay tuned for more information soon!

    Girls Who Code Club begins in March offering free after school sessions for 6-12th graders! Stay tuned for more information soon!

  • Libraries Transform runs from Feb.1- Feb. 28 with programs EVERY day at EVERY Bridges Library System Library! Attend 3 programs to be entered into a grand prize drawing!

  • Coyotes in New Berlin Program | Thursday, Feb. 22nd from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

    Coyotes in New Berlin Program | Thursday, Feb. 22nd from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Waukesha Water Pipeline Discussions

Residents New Berlin will have the opportunity to discuss the three different Waukesha water pipeline routes in an open-house setting. 

Meeting held at New Berlin City Hall 3805 S. Casper Dr. on Thursday, Feb. 25th from 5:30-7:30 p.m.


 

 

 

 

 

 

New Berlin Quilt Series

March is National Quilting Month and we are celebrating by displaying your quilts and offering quilting programs including a visit by Trudie Hughes!

 

Quilts from the community will be displayed in our lobby during the month of March and you get to vote on your favorites! Those with the top three votes will win a prize! Voting begins March 1st!

 

Quilting Programs are planned every Tuesday and Wednesday with prizes sponsored by Elm Grove's Patched Works and Oconomowoc's Ben Franklin Crafts. Click HERE for the event flyer!

 


Library Newsletter for February!

Click HERE for the Library Happenings in February! 

 


Friday Movie Matinees!

1 pm - 3 pm
Community Room

Click on the popcorn for the January movie matinee schedule.

Movie Flyer - Movie Matinee

 


 

Volunteer @ the Library!

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

NBPL Volunteer Application

Wisconsin and Federal Tax Form Update:

The Wisconsin and Federal IRS forms we will be receiving this year have arrived. If you need tax forms that we do not have available, you may use the Library's public computers for printing or ask the Adult Reference staff at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk for assistance. Thank you! 

 


Libraries Transform is a nationwide campaign run by the American Library Association to promote the importance and relevancy of libraries!

This February, libraries throughout Waukesha & Jefferson Counties are hosting a variety of programs for adults, teens, and kids.

Attend programs at 3 or more different libraries to be entered in a prize drawing!

For a copy of the Libraries Transform Brochure and a complete listing of all programs, please click HERE. 


 

Coyotes in New Berlin

Thursday, February 22 | 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Heritage Room

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Biologist Dianne Robinson will share the natural history of coyotes iin Wiscosin and an overview of the coyotes habitat, diet and behavior.We will also discuss recommendations for optimum coexistence with our coyote population. 

APPROPRIATE FOR ALL AGES.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED.


Computers & Coffee Series

Monday, February 26th | 9:30 - 11:00am

New to computers? Want to refresh your computer skills while enjoying a cup of coffee?

February's Computer's & Coffee session focuses on computer basics. Click here for additional sessions planned to help build your computer knowledge in 2018!


Theater at the Library

Tuesday, February 27th | 5:00-6:00p

Children ages 5-8 can participate in fun theater activities that encourage reading and literacy skills through movement, pantomime, puppets and games. Registration is required. Please call the Youth Services Reference Desk at 262-754-1814.


 

 

And in March...

 

Gun Fight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America

Thursday, March 1 | 6:00-7:15
Heritage Room

To join the discussion, books will be available at the Circulation Desk for check out on Thursday, February 1. Please RSVP at 262-754-1815.

Gunfight is a timely work examining America’s four-centuries-long political battle over gun control and the right to bear arms. In this definitive and provocative history, Adam Winkler brilliantly weaves together the dramatic stories of gun-rights advocates and gun-control lobbyists, providing often unexpected insights into the venomous debate that now cleaves our nation. 


The Unusual History of Punishment

Wednesday, March 7| 6:30pm

Community Room

What do elephants and ash have to do with punishment? Dr. Kathleen Foss will join us to discuss the unusual methods of punishment that have been used around the world.

Open to all ages, but parental discretion is advised. Registration encouraged.


Keepin’ It Reel

Thursday, March 20 | 1:00 pm
Conference Room

This popular documentary and discussion series has returned to the New Berlin Public Library! Join us at 1:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month to view and discuss documentaries about culture, history, and politics. On March 20 we’ll showJiro Dreams of Sushi, a 2011 film about 85 year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, his pursuit of culinary perfection, and his complicated relationship with his son. Call (262) 754-1815 to register.


Computers & Coffee Series

Topic: Internet Basics

Monday, March 26th | 9:30 - 11:00am

New to computers? Want to refresh your computer skills while enjoying a cup of coffee?

Computer's & Coffee session focuses on computer basics. Click here for additional sessions planned to help build your computer knowledge in 2018!


 

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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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