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Story Time @ the Library

Preschool Story Time for ages 2-5 on Thursdays at 10:30 am ~ no registration required.

Story Time is scheduled for most Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. in October, November, January, February, April, May, July and August and is held in the meeting room at the library.

Contact the library @ 920-596-2252 for details.

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Babygarten @ the Library

Babygarten @ the LibraryBabygarten™ is much more than a playgroup!

Infants and children under 2-years of age and their caregivers will share nursery rhymes, songs, finger plays, bounces and books. The session always concludes with a free play period. Call the library for details at 920-596-2252. Read more »

America and the First World War: Looking Back 100 Years

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

We are pleased to host Dr. Scott Emmert, of Manawa, on Tuesday November 7th at 6:30pm, for the program "America and the First World War: Looking Back 100 Years". Dr. Emmert is a professor of English at UW-Fox Valley and has researched extensively on American writers and WWI. This presentation will be a broad look at America entering the war 100 years ago and the impact it had on the country and the world. Read more »

SML Book Discussion

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The next pick for the SML Book Discussion is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. The discussion will take place on Wednesday December 6th at 4:00pm. This event is open to people aged 16 and up. If you would like reserve a copy of the book click here to go to Infosoup to reserve a copy. If you want us to reserve a copy for you you can call the Library at 920-596-2252. The choice of this book is timely as Mr. Ishiguro has recently won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

On the Waterfront

Nobel Prize for Literature

“It was like when you make a move in chess and just as you take your finger off the piece, you see the mistake you've made, and there's this panic because you don't know yet the scale of disaster you've left yourself open to.”

Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go

Our next read for the SML Book Club is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiquro and what a timely choice because it was recently announced that Mr. Ishiguro was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature. This prestigious prize always raises the profile of a writer and that will make for a more interesting discussion come December. "Never Let Me Go" is a novel about cloning and is set in a dystopia not altogether unrecognizable. The book was adapted for a movie starring Keira Knightley in 2010. Other works from Mr. Ishiguro include The Remains of the Day which also became a well-known movie starring Anthony Hopkins. We are looking forward to reading and discussion "Never Let Me Go" and we invite anyone who is interested in the book and joining the discussion to attend the next book on the 1st Wednesday in December. If you want to place a hold on the book click here. If you want us to reserve a copy for you give us a call at 920-596-2252. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Kazuo Ishiguro and look forward to the discussion in December.