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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

Human Trafficking and the Opioid Epidemic

Tues. October 17

6:30-8:30 pm 

Community Room

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.



Library Newsletter for October!

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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.

To participate:

Stop by the library on or after October 11th to pick up a pumpkin! **While supplies last!**

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

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!



Fine Fun Motor Skills to Promote Handwriting

Monday, October 16 | 6:00-7:00 pm.

Youth Program Room

This program will address writing readiness skills along with the use of preparation techniques to instill good writing habits, appropriate writing grips, proper positioning, upper-body strength and eye coordination activities. A multi-sensory approach is used to make handwriting more fun and enjoyable. Check out our program flyer for more information and call the Youth Services department (262-754-1814) to register!



Family Board Game Night!

Tuesday, October 17 | 5:30-7:30 pm

Youth Program Room

Come to the Youth Services Program room on Tuesday, October 17th, for a Family Board Game Night.  We will have some classic board games and decks of cards (and card game books).  Drop by anytime between 5:30—7:30 p.m. for family togetherness time. Registration is not needed.


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



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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