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Autism Resource Fair

Join us for this free event on Saturday, March 18th, 9:15 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in the Community Room to find out more about parenting a child with autism. Three 60-minute moderated panels will present information and resources relevant to parents. Various vendors and resources will be available throughout the event.

Autism 101: Services & Therapy

An introduction to autism, including diagnosis information and helpful tips.

Autism 102: School Issues

How to navigate the school system and ensure a great education experience for your child.

Autism 103: Ask Me Anything

Open Q&A forum with experienced parents of children with autism.

For more information, please email Linda at Southwest Pediatrics at LKoshick@chw.org or Kate at the New Berlin Public Library at kkrause@newberlinlibrary.org.

Sponsored by Southwest Pediatrics, a Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin primary care office; the New Berlin Public Library; and Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. 

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March Book Madness

We’ve selected 16 of our favorite books across four major genres and pitted them against one another in a March Madness-inspired tournament. Eight books will battle in each category: Fiction & Literature Mystery & Suspense Sci-Fi & Fantasy Young Adult Only one book can win!   How to Participate: ·  Complete a bracket (which you can pick up one at the library or print a ... Read More »

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March is National Quilting Month

In honor of National Quilting Month, the library is displaying an assortment of beautiful quilts. We're highlighting quilts made from bits and pieces of fabric.  Be inspired to make quilts from your stash! Whether it be strips, fat quarters, jelly rolls, or just plain scraps, there are a multitude of ideas and patterns for beautiful quilts. We have books on display near the 2nd floor fireplace to help inspire ... Read More »

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Take a Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes

Part of being a teen is developing empathy towards others, and one way to do that is to read books! Not just any books though, books where the main character is someone different from you. Someone who is face blind, like in Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven, or someone who is from a different country, like in The Milk of Birds by Sylvia Whitman. In the teen area we have a new diversity book list with lots ... Read More »

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Creating With Cardboard

Friday, March 3rd is a no school day, so come to the Youth Program Room and see what you can create with cardboard from 1-3 pm.  How tall of a structure can you build with cardboard? How fast can you make a marble roll?  Come and find out.  We have the supplies, you bring the creativity. For children in 4th grade and up, there will be contests and different challenges in the Heritage Room as ... Read More »

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