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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 Summer 2017 Adult Programs Newsletter

 

New in 2017! Voters in the state of Wisconsin may now register online. To do so, please visit:

 

 
You can also register to vote at the City Clerk's office during normal business hours until 5:00 PM the Friday before an election. 

 

https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/

 

Adult Programs

Summer 2017 Program Guide for Adults

We've planned great programs for you this spring! Click here to learn about some of the programs scheduled from May-August! We look forward to seeing you at the library!

 


UPCOMING PROGRAMS 

 

Code: Debugging the Gender Gap

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

Conference Room

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. 

 


 

Paint Your Own Garden Markers

Monday, August 14 | 6:00-7:30 pm

Heritage Room

These stones, straight from the shores of Lake Michigan, can be decorated to proudly display in your home, or even to be used in your garden to mark what kinds of plants you've planted! Registration is required.

 


 

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.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES

  

Editing/Composition

Wednesday, July 26th 6:00-7:00 pm

We will cover how to make a good photo better and what can be fixed. People who have signed up are welcome to send the instructor images so they can be edited in class. An overview of composition with various subjects and situations will be covered. Find out when the rules work and when they don't.

 

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 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.

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. 

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Upcoming Adults Events

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As the Pages Turn Book Club

Monday, July 24, 2:00 pm
The As the Pages Turn is a general fiction book discussion group that meets every 4th Monday
 
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Friday Movie Matinee

Friday, July 28, 1:00 pm
Come enjoy a free movie at the library! FREE ADMISSION. No RSVP required… please
 
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Classics Book Club

Tuesday, August 1, 4:30 pm
 
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Friday Movie Matinee

Friday, August 4, 1:00 pm
Come enjoy a free movie at the library! FREE ADMISSION. No RSVP required… please
 
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Color Your Way to Calm

Thursday, August 10, 1:00 pm
Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring books! Studies show
 
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Friday Movie Matinee

Friday, August 11, 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, August 14, 1:30 pm
Mystery of the Month is a mystery book discussion group that meets every 2nd
 
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These stones, straight from the shores of Lake Michigan, can be decorated to proudly display
 
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Friday Movie Matinee

Friday, August 18, 1:00 pm
Come enjoy a free movie at the library! FREE ADMISSION. No RSVP required… please
 
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