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New Databases!

Check out two online resources now offered by our Bridges Library System! (Have your library card handy to access the databases. Rosetta Stone requires you to create a free account.) Add a foreign language to your skill set with Rosetta Stone. This resource includes 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests. Learning is structured around core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening ... Read More »

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Library Computer Classes

The library will be offering four free computer classes in February and March! Each class will be offered twice. Attend one class or all four. Please register at the Reference Desk or call 262-785-4980. PowerPoint BasicsTuesday, February 23rd - 9:15-10:15 a.m.Wednesday, February 24th - 6:30-7:30 p.m. PowerPoint Beyond the BasicsTuesday, March 1st - 9:15-10:15 a.m.Wednesday, March 2nd - 6:30-7:30 p.m.   Word ... Read More »

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Home Delivery Library Service

During the Great Depression, there was a WPA project in rural Kentucky where librarians would deliver books to people on horseback. These “Pack Horse Librarians” helped these rural residents stay informed and entertained. Click here to learn more. Photo courtesy of the New Deal Network Our Library offers a Home Delivery Service, too. No horses are involved, of course! But the idea is similar . . . ... Read More »

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Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays, everyone! The Library is closed Thursday, December 24th, and Friday, December 25th, for the Christmas holiday. (Reopening on Saturday, December 26th, at 9:00 a.m.) We will also be closed Thursday, December 31st, and Friday, January 1st, for the New Year's holiday. (Reopening on Saturday, January 2nd, at 9:00 a.m.) Online resources like eBooks and audiobooks from Overdrive and the online databases ... Read More »

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Interested in the history of New Berlin? If so, you might enjoy looking at some photographs from the New Berlin Historical Society that are included in an online collection hosted by the Milwaukee Public Library. Click here to access this online collection, and enjoy!  Note: Once on that page, navigate to the various pictures by using the arrows on either side of the line under the thumbnail images. (See screenshot ... Read More »

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