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  • Trivia Night! Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Register Today!

    Trivia Night! Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Register Today!

  • Library in Bloom! Thanks to John & Christine Wollenziehn from Spring Gardens for your beautiful work!

    Library in Bloom! Thanks to John & Christine Wollenziehn from Spring Gardens for your beautiful work!

  • The Lure & Lore of Spices - Wednesday, Sept. 6th at 7:00 p.m.

    The Lure & Lore of Spices - Wednesday, Sept. 6th at 7:00 p.m.


Library Newsletter for August!

Click HERE for the Library Happenings in August! 



Friday Movie Matinees!

1 pm - 3 pm
Community Room

Click on the popcorn for the June 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 

NBPL 2017 Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Teens!




Due to an upgrade, the library catalog is temporariliy unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience!






Bizarre History of Wisconsin

Thursday, August 17  | 6pm

Community Room

Join us on August 17 at 6pm for Bizarre History of Wisconsin presented by Chad Lewis in the New Berlin Library's Community Room. Filled with strange deaths, ghosts, sea serpents, peculiar  people, medical anomalies, oddities, psychic phenomena, and UFOs, this presentation will certainly change the way you view the good ol' days of Wisconsin. Registration is encouraged.



Trivia Night!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Community Room


Put your knowledge to the test! Teams will compete against each other to get the highest score. Each night will feature six rounds of questions. June and August’s question categories will be include history, science, sports, popular culture, geography, and a set of mystery questions. July will be a Star Wars-themed trivia night. Registration is required. You can sign up with your friends to create your own team (no more than eight people) or come solo and we’ll find a team for you to join! This event is family friendly.



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.



The Lure & Lore of Spices

Wednesday, Sept. 6th  | 7:00 pm

Community Room

The history of the spice trade reveals fascinating tales of piracy, adventures and wars battled to control the spice trade. In addition to our spice talk, we will leave a healthy portion of time for you to have all your spice questions answered, so come prepared! Registration required.

Presented by: The Spice House


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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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