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  • Interfaith's Lifetime Art Program Exhibit at the Library through September 27th

    Interfaith's Lifetime Art Program Exhibit at the Library through September 27th

  • Friends’ September Used Book Sale | Sept. 22nd-24th

    Friends’ September Used Book Sale | Sept. 22nd-24th

  • Celebrate National Comic Book Day@ the Library!.

    Celebrate National Comic Book Day@ the Library!.

  • Local yarn artist shares an important message at the Library.

    Local yarn artist shares an important message at the Library.

Money Magazine ranks New Berlin as #11 on the list of the top 100 best places to live in America!

Read the article here!



Library Newsletter for September!

Click HERE for the Library Happenings in September! 



Friday Movie Matinees!

1 pm - 3 pm
Community Room

Click on the popcorn for the September 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 



Friends’ September Used Book Sale

Friday, Sept. 22nd,

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

(FOL Preview Night-For Members Non-members welcome with $10 donation or membership purchase)

Saturday, Sept. 23rd, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 24th,

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.






Comic Creations

Thursday, September 28 | 6:00-8:00 pm

Teen Suite

For ages 8-and up. Registration encouraged, but walk-ins will be welcome. Join us for a fun night of Comic Creations as we recognize National Comic Book Day! Explore and create using ComicLife©. Participants can clip, draw, transform, and caption their own comics. Plenty of inspiration in the form of graphic novels will be provided. This program will take place on the second floor in the Teen Suite—registration will take place at the Adult Reference Desk.

Ckick here for flyer!



Tween Candy Sushi

Sunday, October 1  | 1:30 pm 

Brush up on your chopstick skills! This fun program for tweens aged 8-14 will be Sunday, October 1 at 1:30 pm in the library’s Community Room. Similar to the TV show MasterChef Junior, participants will be given a secret ingredient to incorporate into their candy sushi creations. Prizes will be awarded for the most realistic, most creative, and best-in-show creations. The program is limited to 25 participants and registration is required. Registration begins Tuesday, September 5th; please call or visit Youth Services to register. Some ingredients used may contain traces of common allergens. Please call if you have concerns and we will do our best to accommodate your child’s needs.



Issues Affecting Our Communities: Human Trafficking and the Opioid Epidemic

Tuesday, October 17th | 6:30-8:30 pm 

If you live or serve in New Berlin and surrounding communities, you have probably heard about issues we face with human trafficking. Did you know that Wisconsin ranks third in the nation for human trafficking? No community is immune. The opioid epidemic, which affects all ages, is another concerning problem. Please join us for presentations on these significant community issues. Knowledgeable experts will explain human trafficking and the opioid epidemic, how these problems affect us all and what is being done to combat them.

Please contact Mary Mattila at 262-798-7309 to register.


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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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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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