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All babies and toddlers are welcome to a morning of stories, rhymes, and play. The best way for any child to start the day! Recommended for ages 6 months-3 years, but ALL children are welcome! No registration required.
Come join the club for Lego Builders! We’ll give you the pieces, you give us a masterpiece! A great way to express creativity, learn about teamwork, and just have fun! Legos and Mega Bloks will be provided. No registration required.
To kick off the month of October at the Library, retired funeral director Steve Person presents on Victorian funeral and mourning customs and how they have shifted into today’s funeral traditions. Mortuary and embalming equipment and instruments from the Victorian era will be on display during this presentation.
We will talk about what programs the Library needs, what to add to our collection, and other ways we can improve the Library for teens like you! We will have snacks and play games! New members are welcome! Please fill out the application at tinyurl.com/mry5rxc3.
Compete in a Mario Kart Tournament!! Show us your racing skills on the big screen. Registration is required, space is limited. Please email Emily at email@example.com to register.
Location: Retzer Nature Center (S14W28167 Madison St., Waukesha, WI 53188)
We invite those living with memory loss, their care partners, and families (grandkids too) to attend our free family-friendly outing. Join us for activities throughout the day, which will include a planetarium show, art making, live music, paved hiking trails, refreshments, and more. Registration is preferred but not required. If you would like to register, please call Bridges Library System at 262-896-8245
Join us for a monthly cooking club focusing on beginner to intermediate recipes while learning various culinary techniques. This month we will make recipes that may just scare your socks off. Registration is required. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Registration opens on September 26.
Local author, Donna Rewolinski, will be visiting the Library to read from her Novice Mystery series and talk about her writing and publishing life. Signed copies of her books will be available for purchase after the Q&A.
Where All Light Tends to Go by David Joy
The area surrounding Cashiers, North Carolina, is home to people of all kinds, but the world that Jacob McNeely lives in is crueler than most. His father runs a methodically organized meth ring, with local authorities on the dime to turn a blind eye to his dealings. Having dropped out of high school and cut himself off from his peers, Jacob has been working for this father for years. The only joy he finds comes from reuniting with Maggie, his first love, and a girl clearly bound for bigger and better things than their hardscrabble town. Jacob has always been resigned to play the cards that were dealt him, but when a fatal mistake changes everything, he’s faced with a choice: stay and appease his father, or leave the mountains with the girl he loves. In a place where blood is thicker than water and hope takes a back seat to fate, Jacob wonders if he can muster the strength to rise above the only life he’s ever known.
The Library will be hosting a Blood Drive in conjunction with the Red Cross. For an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org and enter ‘Hartland’ in the ‘Find a Blood Drive’ box. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Where All Light Tends to Go by David Joy
Jacob McNeely works for his father in a meth ring and has always been resigned to play the cards that were dealt him, but when a fatal mistake changes everything, he’s faced with a choice: stay and appease his father, or leave the mountains with the girl he loves. In a place where blood is thicker than water and hope takes a back seat to fate, Jacob wonders if he can muster the strength to rise above the only life he’s ever known.
Come dressed up in your Halloween costume and listen to some spooky stories! Then with flashlights in hand, read some great Halloween stories under our blanket forts, or make some crafts with our librarians. Don’t forget to stop by the Reference desk to get some candy! FREE and no registration! All ages welcome, young kids must be accompanied by adult.