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Great Lakes, Small Streams: How Water Shapes Wisconsin

  We drink it, fish in it, clean with it, swim in it and travel across it. Water has always been critical for our survival. The Great Lakes region is home to one of the largest freshwater resources on the planet. That water shaped the landscape, history, and communities of our state. The Wisconsin Historical Society's traveling display "Great Lakes Small Streams: How Water Shapes Wisconsin" explores our state's ... Read More »

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1st Annual Project Rainway Barrel Auction

To raise awareness of water as a limited natural resource, the New Berlin Public Library partnered with the Waukesha County Green Team and invited artists, students, and community members to create rain barrel masterpieces to be put up for auction! Want to participate? It’s easy! The bidding begins at our preview night on Friday, May 12th from 5:30-6:30 pm. You will be able to meet the artists at this ... Read More »

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National Library Week

Did you know it’s National Library Week? April 9-15 this year, we celebrate libraries and all that they do. Want to do your part to help? Here’s a list of simple ways your can support your library this week and all year long. Get a library card if you don’t already have one. Visit the library and check out a book (or CD or DVD or magazine). Attend a library program. Make a donation. The library ... Read More »

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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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