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Registration is required for some programs. 

Contact the library at 262-785-4980 or
nbinfo@newberlinlibrary.org
to RSVP. Thank You!

Download the Spring 2017 Adult Programs Newsletter

 

Adult Programs

Spring 2017 Program Guide for Adults

We've planned great programs for you this spring! Click here to view the schedule from January-April! We look forward to seeing you at the library!

 


UPCOMING PROGRAMS 

 

Healing with CBD

Thursday, March 23, 2017 | 1:00-2:00 pm and 6:00-7:00 pm

Join us for this NEW community educational session to learn about healing with CBD (aka Hemp Oil). This session will focus on the natural healing properties of CBD, including the latest consumer recommendations regarding quality testing, adult/pediatric dosing, and available intake methods including transdermal patches, salves and capsules. 

 


 

Simple & Healthy Nutrition for Dogs and Cats

Saturday, March 25, 2017 | 11:00-12 noon

Sponsored by What's in the Bowl? Pet Shop, Sean B. Jones, MS, MBA, will present a brief history of the domestic cat and dog and then discuss simple and natural options to keep our canine and feline friends healthy!

 


 

Sewerology 101

Monday, March 27, 2017 | 6:00-7:00 pm

Discover where your water comes from, where it goes when you are finished with it, and the difference between storm sewers and sanitary sewers. In this interactive presentation about water, we will also discuss the Waukesha water issue, find out what a watershed is and what impact you have on our waters—for better or worse. You can become a positive influence on your watershed. 

This is part of a Water Resources Series sponsored by Waukesha County. 


 

How to Grow the Best Tomatoes

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | 6:00-7:00 pm

Tomatoes are a popular crop to grow. This session will have tips for beginners and veterans alike and teach you how to get your best tomatoes ever.

This is part of our Spring Gardening Series presented by Joey and Holly Baird of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener. 


 

Local Author Fair

Saturday, April 1, 2017 | 10:00 am -1:00 pm

The library will be hosting an array of local authors. Stop by and meet writers from all over the region and learn about their books. The fair will include a Q&A starting at noon. Here's the flyer.

 


 

Value of Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels

Monday, April 3, 2017 | 6:00-7:00 pm

Rain barrels have been used for many generations. Discover how they can actually help restore a more natural water flow while saving you money. Not only will we explored how to install rain barrels, we will learn about the benefits of rain gardens. Rain gardens and rain barrels can be a beautiful solution to water pollution.

This is part of a Water Resources Series sponsored by Waukesha County. 


 

Clean Water, Healthy Law Workshop

Monday, April 10, 2017 | 6:00-7:00 pm

Learn how to have a healthy lawn and yard without harming local rivers and streams. This workshop will cover lawn care and watering, plus how to incorporate features like rain barrels and rain gardens into your landscape Practices covered in this workshop are not only friendly to our local lakes and rivers but to our pets and children as well.

This is part of a Water Resources Series sponsored by Waukesha County. 


 

Poetry Reading with Jim Landwehr

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 | 7:00-8:00 pm

Jim Landwehr is a local author whose love of outdoor sports and life in the Midwest has influenced his writing. His poetry relates to all walks of life while delving into the intricacies of Midwestern life in the 21st century. Landwehr has two poetry collections, Written Life and Reciting from Memory, as well as, his memoir Dirty Shirt: A Boundary Waters Memoir.


 

Growing Potatoes

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | 6:00-7:00 pm

Interested in growing some spuds? This session will cover tips on how to get started with this versatile vegetable and how to grow potatoes in containers and in the ground. 

This is part of our Spring Gardening Series presented by Joey and Holly Baird of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener. 


 

War Dogs: America's Unsung Heroes of War

Thursday, April 13, 2017 | 7:00-8:00 pm

Sponsored by What's in the Bowl? Pet Shop, visit the library to learn about the history of the war dogs and the breeds used in the military.

 


 

Starting Out With Succulents

Saturday, April 22, 2017  | 10:00-11:00 am

A look at some great beginner (hard to kill),  readily available plants. We will discuss potting, lighting,  watering, and propagating new plants from the plants you currently have. 

 


 

How to Maximize Your Garden Space

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | 6:00-7:00 pm

Whether your garden is limited in size or you have room to grow, this session will teach you to get the most out of whatever size space you have! 

This is part of our Spring Gardening Series presented by Joey and Holly Baird of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener. 


 

Code: Debugging the Gender Gap

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

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. 

 

 

Friday Movies at the Library

Community Room | 1 pm - 3 pm

Movie Matinee Schedule

We transform the Community room into a movie theater most Friday afternoons for free flicks! Join us! Movie ratings and contents may vary. Not all movies will be suitable for all audiences.

Click on the popcorn for this month's movie matinee schedule. 

 
 

 

A Memory Café is a social gathering for those who are experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or mild cognitive impairment, and a family member or care partner. The Café is a place to have fun, find support, and share experiences. Memory Cafés are being held monthly on Tuesdays at four public libraries in Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties.

Click here to learn more about the Memory Café and other upcoming events.

Click below for flyer! 

Tuesday, May 16th Memory Cafe at the New Berlin Public Library

 

Book Clubs

Do you enjoy talking about the books you read? The New Berlin Public Library offers an array of book discussion groups.

Mystery of the Month meets every 2nd Monday in the Conference Room from 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Agatha Mystery Club meets every 2nd Monday in the Quiet Reading Room from 2:00-3:30 p.m.  (This book club will resume in September.)

Never Ending Stories (general fiction) meets every 3rd Wednesday from 7:00-8:45 p.m.

As the Pages Turn (general fiction) meets every 4th Monday in the Quiet Reading Room from 2:00-3:30 p.m.  

Classics Book Club (classics) meets every 1st Tuesday in the Conference Room from 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Books And Brew Book Club (variety, mostly fiction but maybe some non-ficiton) meets every 1st Thursday at a local bar from 6:00-8:00 p.m. You can learn more about this group on Goodreads

Please contact the Adult Reference desk at 262-785-4980 if you are interested in joining one of the book clubs.
 


Home Delivery Service

The New Berlin Public Library provides home delivery of materials to patrons who are not able to visit the library in person. This service is provided for those cardholders with residency in New Berlin who are confined due to illness, age, disability or other qualifying circumstance. 

Learn More >

 

Upcoming Adults Events

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As the Pages Turn Book Club

Monday, March 27, 2:00 pm
The As the Pages Turn is a general fiction book discussion group that meets every 4th Monday
 
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Sewer-ology 101

Monday, March 27, 6:00 pm
Discover where your water comes from, where it goes when you’re done with it, and the
 
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How to Grow the Best Tomatoes

Wednesday, March 29, 6:00 pm
Tomatoes are a popular crop to grow. This session will have tips for beginners and veterans
 
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Friday Movie Matinee

Friday, March 31, 1:00 pm
Come enjoy a free movie at the library! FREE ADMISSION. No RSVP required… please
 
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Value of Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels

Monday, April 3, 6:00 pm
Rain barrels have been used for many generations. Discover how they can actually help restore
 
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Classics Book Club

Tuesday, April 4, 4:30 pm
 
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Books & Brews Book Club

Thursday, April 6, 6:00 pm
Books and Brews is for book lovers (21+ only) who want to stay away from typical book club
 
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Friday Movie Matinee

Friday, April 7, 1:00 pm
Come enjoy a free movie at the library! FREE ADMISSION. No RSVP required… please
 
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Mystery of the Month Book Club

Monday, April 10, 1:30 pm
Mystery of the Month is a mystery book discussion group that meets every 2nd
 
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Clean Water, Healthy Lawn Wokshop

Monday, April 10, 6:00 pm
Learn how to have a healthy lawn and yard without harming local rivers and streams. This workshop
 
 

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