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The Life of Increase Lapham: Early Chronicler of Plants, Rocks, Rivers, Mounds and All Things Wisconsin Local English professor, Martha Bergland and journalist, Paul Hayes tell the compelling story of Wisconsin’s first scientist and one of our most treasured naturalists…Increase Allen Lapham. In addition to Lapham's ability to observe, understand, and catalog the natural world he was… -Self ... Read More »

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This past May, the ALS Association began honoring baseball great Lou Gehrig's legacy in a nationwide campaign to raise money for cutting-edge research to find treatments to cure the neurodegenerative disease that took Gehring's life at age 37 and bears his name. Well into August this campaign has reached a fantastic global reach with seemingly everyone challenging friends, family and celebrities to the "Ice ... Read More »

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In June we begin the New Berlin Public Library's 3rd Annual ProHealth Care Regency Senior Communities summer concert series on the library green! These summer concerts are free and open to all! Only thing you need to bring are blankets, chairs and snacks if you'd like. There will also be vendors available if you'd like to purchase treats! Here's the summer's line up.... -Swing Nouveau Wednesday, June 18th ... Read More »

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This past February, we received exciting news! We learned that the Waukesha County Federated Library System (WCFLS) had been awarded a Library Service and Technology Act (LSTA) grant for an accessibility project to serve members of our collective Waukesha County communities that are affected by hearing loss.  Funds were allocated for eight portable hearing loop systems to be installed at WCFLS libraries. Written ... Read More »

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NBPL Supports the Arts!

Our Volunteer Library Curator, Leona Roesch, an artist herself, oversees our Library Gallery space.  Leona is instrumental in working with local artists to make sure different styles are represented in our gallery. It’s always exciting to see what will brighten our main hall every month!  For the month of May, we are excited to welcome a wonderful group of student artists from the Donna Lexa Art ... Read More »

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