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  • The Summer Reading Program is in full swing!

    The Summer Reading Program is in full swing!

  • This summer, each title read or listened to earns a Lego block! Help us build a house for Habitat for Humanity! We are also collecting pennies to donate!

    This summer, each title read or listened to earns a Lego block! Help us build a house for Habitat for Humanity! We are also collecting pennies to donate!

  • Cupcake Wars! July 20th 6:00 p.m.- Register today!

    Cupcake Wars! July 20th 6:00 p.m.- Register today!

  • Concerts at City Center- 52nd Street Band Wednesday, July 26, 6:30 pm

    Concerts at City Center- 52nd Street Band Wednesday, July 26, 6:30 pm

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!



July's Library Newsletter

Click HERE for the Library Happenings in July! 


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!









Wednesday, July 26th 6:00-7:00 pm

We will cover how to make a good photo better and what can be fixed. People who have signed up are welcome to send the instructor images so they can be edited in class. An overview of composition with various subjects and situations will be covered. Find out when the rules work and when they don't.



Code: Debugging the Gender Gap

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 | 6:00-8:00 pm

Conference Room

Come to the library for a showing of the documentary CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap (Not Rated, 79 min). 

CODE documentary exposes the death of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap. CODE raises the question: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code?

Following the viewing try your hand at some coding! Workstations will be set-up to introduce participants to various programming languages.Registration is encouraged. 



Paint Your Own Garden Markers

Monday, August 14 | 6:00-7:30 pm

Heritage Room

These stones, straight from the shores of Lake Michigan, can be decorated to proudly display in your home, or even to be used in your garden to mark what kinds of plants you've planted! Registration is required.


Maximize Your Medicare Benefits

Thursday, August 31  | 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Community Room

Learn more about your Medicare options! This presentation will provide an overview of Medicare Parts A, B, C and D as well as supplemental insurance and an explanation of how they all fit together. The program will also include information about Medicare’s upcoming annual open enrollment period (October 15 – December 7) and an explanation of how to use and understand the plan comparison tool on Medicare’s website.

Important information will be shared about special programs for Medicare beneficiaries with limited income that may help them pay their Medicare costs (Medicare Savings Plans) and also help pay for their Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (“Extra Help”).

Remember, the better informed you are, the better decisions you can make!

Presented by:
Debbie Bisswurm
Waukesha County SHIP Outreach Specialist
Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, Inc.


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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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