Program runs thru May 1! Ages 15+

Use a fun new DIGITAL method to track reading! Earn badges and automatically enter for chances at a $50 Kwik Trip gift card! Click the link above or download the Beanstack Tracker app and create an account to embark upon the Challenge. Complete the reading activities we’ve set up to earn badges. You also earn a prize along the way: choose between a vintage Winter Reading Challenge mug and a free book from our used-book sale. Not ready to go digital? Visit the Help Desk, to pick up a paper version of the challenge.

Wednesday, February 26 • 6-8:00 PM

Bring your projects and spend time with comrades who share your passion for handicrafts. Share tips and tricks. Socialize—or just enjoy listening to the conversation. Bring a beverage to sip as you work. Meet in the Webster Room. At these initial meetings, offer input regarding future scheduling, and we’ll settle on ongoing dates and times that best work for participants.

Tuesday, March 3 & 17 • 5:00 PM

Just learning the language? Want to brush up on your high school or college Spanish? Eager to converse fluently in your native tongue? Wherever your Spanish skills lie, spend a pleasant hour speaking the language. Get help with vocabulary, pronunciation, and phrases. Marie Ubrina leads the get-togethers. No registration required.

Thursday, March 5 & 19 • 10:15-11:45 AM

Whether you’re just beginning genealogical research, or have been pursuing your ancestors for years, you’ll find these meetings enjoyable and productive. The group meets every other Thursday in the library’s Webster Room. Meetings begin with a 20-minute presentation by research experts, then the remainder of the session is spent sharing stories and tips and learning the best ways to continue your research. No registration is required.

This month’s topics:

  • March 5: Explore USGenWeb
  • March 19: Explore Naturalization Records

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Monday, March 9 • 1:00-8:00 PM

Join instructor Carolee Crabb to create handmade cards. Participants may drop in any time during the session. Cost is $7 for materials. Please bring double-stick tape and scissors.

Tuesday, March 10 • 10-Noon & Wednesday, March 25 • 6-8:00 PM

Bring your projects and spend time with comrades who share your passion for handicrafts. Share tips and tricks. Socialize—or just enjoy listening to the conversation. Bring a beverage to sip as you work. Meet in the Webster Room.

Wednesday, March 18 • 12:15-12:45 PM

Bring a lunch and talk about your favorite subject: BOOKS! Hear about great new fiction and nonfiction titles! Pack or pick up lunch to enjoy at the library and settle in to chat with the book experts, otherwise known as your Help Desk staff. The library professionals will offer delicious reading suggestions that you are guaranteed to savor! The lunchtime book talks are scheduled the third Wednesday of each month, and no registration is required.

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Thursday, March 19 • 6:00 PM

From novice to published, and no matter your preferred genre or writing form, all who love to write are invited. Please bring a notebook and writing utensil. No registration is required.

This month’s prompt: TBA

Wednesday, March 25 • 10:00 AM

We’re bringing the Beach Book Club indoors for the season. Read and discuss great books by the library’s fireplace. This club for adults meets the fourth Wednesday of each month. Pick up a copy of Insane City by Dave Barry at the library’s front desk. No registration required.

Friday, March 27 • 1:00 PM

Spend a spring afternoon learning how to turn soft fluffy wool into cute and whimsical creatures. Marie shows you the process and all supplies are provided. Call (920)793-7114 or stop by the Help Desk to sign up. Ages 15+

Global Inequality

Tuesday, March 31 • 6:00 PM

Inequality is on the rise across the globe. Stark differences exist between countries in living conditions, education attainment, gender gaps, and personal freedoms. What does it take to be equal in the world? Money? Political empowerment? Luck? Dr. Melvin Johnson, associate professor of Natural and Applied Sciences at UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc campus, examines nations’ differences and addresses what conditions are required for countries of the world to be on more equal footing.

Mondays, 6:00-7:30 PM

Meet up with worthy opponents every week! Julie will be on hand to answer questions if you’re a beginner or need refreshing. For all ages.

Mondays, 6-7:30 PM

Warm up the coming cold months with fun and cozy game nights at the library! We’ll have all your favorites on hand; Battleship, Chutes & Ladders, Old Maid and Go Fish, and more. Bring along your own games if you’d like. Bring drinks and we’ll serve the popcorn. Pick a spot near the fireplace and enjoy this time with family and friends. Make Mondays something to look forward to!

Tuesdays, 12:30-2:00 PM

Have simple tech questions about your device? Stop by and ask Toni!