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Audiobook Month

June is Audiobook Month! I think we’ll all agree that finding time to read can be difficult. So many of us live full, busy lives and settling down with a good book isn’t at the top of our to-do lists. Audiobooks are the perfect solution. You can take your story on the go and listen as you work, do chores, or drive from place to place. (And yes, audiobooks are real books, and they totally count!) You ... Read More »

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New Berlin Public Library Hold Requests Service The Hold Process Let’s say a patron wants a particular item, but it isn’t on the shelf.  Here’s what happens when a hold is placed: 1) a computer request is placed (see below for options). 2) one or more of 24 libraries is notified of the request. 3) a member of that library staff pulls the book and registers the book for shipping. 4) transfer ... Read More »

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Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home Tuesday, May 30th | 6:00-8:00 pm Heritage Room Join us for a screening & discussion of Hometown Habitat, a 90-minute environmental, education documentary focused on showing how and why native plants are critical to the survival and vitality of local ecosystems. Flyer Here Please continue below for some great information and resources from the Wisconsin ... Read More »

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City of New Berlin Photography Contest is a great chance to capture what you love best about New Berlin! Photographers attending middle/high school in the City of New Berlin are invited to enter (their best high resolution images) to capture New Berlin through their own eyes. Entering is free and by email. Please contact Georgia Stanford at gstanford@newberlin.org with any questions. Here's the criteria: The ... Read More »

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Help Spread the Word About Stuttering

Stuttering Awareness Week is May 8-14 More than 70 million people worldwide stutter. That’s about 1% of the total world population and over 3 million people in the US alone. Stuttering is a communication disorder that affects the fluency of speech. It’s characterized by disruptions in the production of speech sounds or what are otherwise called disfluencies. These can be repetitions (li-li-like this), ... Read More »

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