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  • Near and Beer to My Heart! | Friday, October 27 at 6 PM - 7:30 PM

    Near and Beer to My Heart! | Friday, October 27 at 6 PM - 7:30 PM

  • 3rd Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest (open to adults, teens and families) | October 11th-29th

    3rd Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest (open to adults, teens and families) | October 11th-29th

  • 92 Years of Rivalry: Bears vs Packers | Thursday, October 19 at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    92 Years of Rivalry: Bears vs Packers | Thursday, October 19 at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Library Newsletter for October!

Click HERE for the Library Happenings in October! 



Friday Movie Matinees!

1 pm - 3 pm
Community Room

Click on the popcorn for the October 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

NBPL 2017 Volunteer Opportunities 







3rd Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

Oct. 11-Oct. 29

This contest is open to adults, teens, and families.

The library pumpkins have all been distributed, but feel free to participate in the contest by bringing in your own pumpkins! 

Decorate your pumpkin and return it to the library by October 19th.

Voting! Stop by anytime between October 20th and the 27th to vote for your favorite pumpkin.

The contest winners will be announced on October 29th.

1st - $50, 2nd - $30 and 3rd - $20

The Library would like to extend a special thank you to Linders Farms

Flyer with details here!


Ask the Experts, A Focus on Struggling Readers and Dyslexia

Wednesday, October 18 | 7:00-8:00 pm

Youth Program Room

This workshop, geared to parents and educators is presented by Decoding Dyslexia Wisconsin and focuses on struggling readers and dyslexia. The first three years of "formal" education are about learning to read, after third-grade children must read to learn.  "What extra strategies can enhance reading at home?", "What does dyslexia look like over the years?", and "What are the key pieces in reading evaluations?"  These questions will be discussed, effective strategies in teaching reading will be shared and limited question and answer opportunities. This program will be held in the Heritage Room.

Registration required. 



92 Years of Rivalry: Bears vs Packers

Thursday, October 19 | 6:30-7:30 pm 

Learn about one of football's most intense rivalries, Bears vs Packers. Presented by author and historian Jim Rice, come listen to the 92 year history of this rivarly. Registration encouraged!  

(262) 785-4980 or



Baby Signing Class

Wednesday, October 25 | 9:30—10:30 am

Heritage Room

For children birth-3 and their caregivers.  Come and join us for a Halloween themed Baby Signing Class presented by Linda Anton, licensed Speech Language Pathologist who is also a Baby Signing Times instructor.  

Sign language has been shown to improve communication, increase speech and language development, increase vocabulary and interest in books, develop closer relationships with parents, reduce frustration, and build self-esteem.

The program is a halloween themed, so feel free to come in costume!

Registration is required—contact the Youth Services Department at 262-754-1814 to sign up.



Near and Beer to My Heart!

Friday, October 27 | 6:00-7:30 pm

Community Room

Are you interested in the history of brewing in Milwaukee? 
Want to sample some local beer from Biloba Brewing and learn about ingredients? Join us at the library October 27, at 6 pm!
Please note: Registration is strictly required and all attendees must be over 21 years of age.Contact 262-785-4980 to sign up!


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