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February Adult Programs

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Great Courses Lecture Series: Masterworks of American Art

Join us Tuesday mornings in February from 9:30-10:45 a.m. to learn the history of American art from the Revolutionary era to westward expansion. After viewing two lectures we will share discussion about the lectures.  Please register by contacting the Adult Reference Desk at 262-754-1815

Lectures and Outlines

Feb. 5th:“Art in the New World” and “A Revolution in Art”

Feb. 12th:”The 1820s: Art in the Era of Good Feelings” and “Native Americans and Westward Expansion”

Feb. 19th: “The Civil War in Art” and “Art-The Mirror of Social Change”

Feb 26th: “1876-1893 - The Civic Revival of a Nation” and “Ourselves and Our Posterity

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Programs

Great Backyard Bird Count 

How can you and your family learn about birds and contribute to science at the same time? By participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count of 2019! All you need is 15 minutes and a window, but if you're feeling more adventurous, get outside on a trail! Join this annual, global event by piocking up a packet at the Library!  Also coming soon: bird-watching kits to check out!

 

Monthly Happenings!

Friday Movies

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. Closed captioning provided.

Click HERE for this month's movie matinee schedule. 

  
 

Crochet Club

Mondays from 6:00-8:00 pm

The Crochet Club is a fun evening of crocheting and community. This club meets in the Heritage Room and all levels of crochet abilities are weclome!  

Adults only please.


 

Keepin' It Reel

Every Third Tuesday from 

1:00- 3:00 p.m

This popular documentary and discussion series is an awesome way to meet new poeple and learn something new! Join us at 1:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month to view and discuss documentaries about culture, history, and politics.  Call (262) 754-1815 to register.


 

Coloring Club

Second Thursdays from 1:00-4:00 pm

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring books! Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and helps promote overall wellness. Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils and crayons will be provided.

This club meets the 2nd Thursday of the month from 1:00-4:00 pm in the 2nd floor Conference Room. 

Adults only please.


  

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 Library Memory Project.

 

Book Clubs

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

Click the book club for a list of past titles!

Mystery of the Month and Agatha Club 

We have two mystery clubs for readers to discuss popular mysteries and thrillers! Every 2nd Monday both clubs meet-- the Mystery of the Month Club (MOM) meets in the Heritage Room from 1:30-3:00 p.m. and the Agatha Cub meets in the Quiet Study Room from 2-3:30. (Agatha members take June-August off). Both clubs read different titles each month. MOM Moderator: Barbara, Agatha Moderator: Natalie  

Mystery of the Month: 2017 Reading List   2018 Reading List

Agatha Club: 2017 Reading List   2018 Reading List

Never Ending StoriesWith a never ending selection of great fiction, this group reads popular fiction titles and meets to discuss every 3rd Wednesday from 7:00-8:45 p.m. in the Heritage Room. Never Ending Moderator: Leah

2017 Reading List   2018 Reading List

As the Pages Turn Another chance to read great popular fiction and discuss together, this reading group meets every 4th Monday in the Conference Room from 2:00-3:30 p.m.  As the Pages Turn Moderator: Sarah

 2017 Reading List   2018 Reading List

Classics Book ClubTolstoy, Austen and Twain! If you enjoy reading classic literary works and discussing them, this is the group for you! Reader meet every 1st Tuesday in the Conference Room from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Classics Moderator: Natalie

2017 Reading List   2018 Reading List

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


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 >

To have the Library come discuss the Home Delivery Program to your organization, please contact Natalie at 262-754-1819.

 

Upcoming Adults Events

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Crochet Club

Monday, February 18, 6:00 pm
The New Berlin Public Library Crochet Club is a fun evening of crocheting and community. All
 
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Memory Cafe

Tuesday, February 19, 2:00 pm
Under the Big Top! Discover Wisconsin’s circus connections and hear stories of
 
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Friday Movie Matinees!

Friday, February 22, 1:00 pm
Join us on Fridays for flicks at the Library! We select a variety of films from new releases
 
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Crochet Club

Monday, February 25, 6:00 pm
The New Berlin Public Library Crochet Club is a fun evening of crocheting and community. All
 
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Join us Tuesday mornings in February from 9:30-10:45 a.m. to learn the history of American
 
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Peaceful Places: "Tapping Documentary"

Wednesday, February 27, 10:00 am
“The Tapping Solution: The Revolution Starts Within” Learn the history and
 
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Friday Movie Matinees!

Friday, March 1, 1:00 pm
Join us on Fridays for flicks at the Library! We select a variety of films from new releases
 
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Crochet Club

Monday, March 4, 6:00 pm
The New Berlin Public Library Crochet Club is a fun evening of crocheting and community. All
 
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Quilt Series- Open House

Tuesday, March 5, 6:00 pm
Join for the launch of a month of quilting programs!  -See New Berlin's historic quilts -Vote
 
 

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