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December 2018

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Sit. Stay. Read. 10:00 am
Dec 01st - 10:00 am

Sit. Stay Read. with Alaska

Select Saturdays at 10:00 am This is a wonderful opportunity for kids of all ages but especially for new readers to practice their blossoming skills with Alaska, our therapy dog.

 
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Opening at Noon Dec 03rd (All day)
Dec 03rd (All day)

Opening at NoonThe Library will be opening at noon on Monday, December 3rd to allow for staff training.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

 
 
 
Willow River Writers 10:00 am
Dec 04th - 10:00 am

Willow River Writers

Willow River Writers Group

Meets the first and third Tuesdays at the Civic Center, Lower Level Conference Rm 1, in New Richmond from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

This group is led by volunteers.

 
 
 
Homeschool Hub 2:00 pm
Dec 04th - 2:00 pm

Homeschool HubHomeschool Hub

Tuesdays at 2:00 pm

A network hub is a common connection point for devices in a network. Come connect with other homeschool families. Each week will be a different activity. For more information contact Youth Services.

Please plan to attend with your child.

 
 
 
Sit.Stay.Read. 4:00 pm
Dec 04th - 4:00 pm

TuckerSit. Stay Read. with Tucker

First and third Tuesdays at 4:00 pm This is a wonderful opportunity for kids of all ages but especially for new readers to practice their blossoming skills with Tucker, our therapy dog.

 
 
 
Job Center of WI 10:00 am
Dec 05th - 10:00 am

Job Center of Wisconsin

Wednesday, December 5 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Dana Sharon from the Job Center of Wisconsin will be here to provide employment services.

Including assistance with:

  • Enhancing your job search
  • Applying for unemployment
  • Job Center of Wisconsin Website
  • Resume writing
  • Interview preparation
  • Networking
 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Dec 06th - 10:00 am

Little UniversityLittle University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Mystery Book Club 10:00 am
Dec 06th - 10:00 am

Mystery Book Club

Mystery Book Club meets the first Thursday of each month at 10:00 am.

The December discussion will be on Found Money by James Grippando.

*Dec meeting at Table 65.

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Dec 07th - 10:00 am

Little UniversityLittle University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Heritage Holiday Tea 1:00 pm
Dec 07th - 1:00 pm

Holiday TeaHeritage Holiday Tea

Friday, December 7 at 1:00 pm at the Heritage Center

Join us for an afternoon of fun, friendship and tea, in celebration of the holiday season.

Registration required for this free adult event.  Seating is limited.

 

This event is now full.

 

 

 


 
 
 
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Grinch Week Dec 10th (All day)
Dec 10th (All day)

Grinch Week

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Week

Stop in for Grinch themed activities all week long, including:

  • Surround the Grinch with Love
  • Whoville Scavenger Hunt
  • Grinch Activity Booklets
  • Photo Station
 
 
 
Grinch Week Dec 11th (All day)
Dec 11th (All day)

Grinch Week

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Week

Stop in for Grinch themed activities all week long, including:

  • Surround the Grinch with Love
  • Whoville Scavenger Hunt
  • Grinch Activity Booklets
  • Photo Station
 
 
 
Grinch Week Dec 12th (All day)
Dec 12th (All day)

Grinch Week

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Week

Stop in for Grinch themed activities all week long, including:

  • Surround the Grinch with Love
  • Whoville Scavenger Hunt
  • Grinch Activity Booklets
  • Photo Station
 
 
 
Grinch Week Dec 13th (All day)
Dec 13th (All day)

Grinch Week

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Week

Stop in for Grinch themed activities all week long, including:

  • Surround the Grinch with Love
  • Whoville Scavenger Hunt
  • Grinch Activity Booklets
  • Photo Station
 
 
 
Grinch Week Dec 14th (All day)
Dec 14th (All day)

Grinch Week

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Week

Stop in for Grinch themed activities all week long, including:

  • Surround the Grinch with Love
  • Whoville Scavenger Hunt
  • Grinch Activity Booklets
  • Photo Station
 
 
 
Grinch Week Dec 15th (All day)
Dec 15th (All day)

Grinch Week

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Week

Stop in for Grinch themed activities all week long, including:

  • Surround the Grinch with Love
  • Whoville Scavenger Hunt
  • Grinch Activity Booklets
  • Photo Station
 
 
 
Babygarten 10:00 am
Dec 10th - 10:00 am

BabygartenBabygarten

Mondays at 10:00 am

Rhymes, stories, and play time. Best for infants through 2 years.

 
 
 
Homeschool Hub 2:00 pm
Dec 11th - 2:00 pm

Homeschool HubHomeschool Hub

Tuesdays at 2:00 pm

A network hub is a common connection point for devices in a network. Come connect with other homeschool families. Each week will be a different activity. For more information contact Youth Services.

Please plan to attend with your child.

 
 
 
Melt & Pour Soap Making 4:30 pm
Dec 11th - 4:30 pm

Melt & Pour Soap MakingMelt & Pour Soap Making with Sharon Overland

Tuesday, December 11 at 4:30 pm & 6:00 pm

Learn how to make melt and pour soap with Sharon Overland. Class size limited.  Registration required.

Participants must be adults 18 & older.

This event is now full.

 
 
 
Tech Tutor 10:00 am
Dec 12th - 10:00 am

Tech Tutor

Tech Tutor

Wednesday from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bring your device, bring your questions.
We are here to help! During these one-on-one sessions, we will do our best to answer your basic technology questions related to the following topics: 

  • Library Apps for digital content including eBooks, audiobooks and magazines.
  • Library websites to locate library materials, resources and events.
  • Library databases such as our Auto Repair Reference Center, Learning Express, Ancestry or HeritageQuest, BadgerLink, Consumer Reports and so many more.
  • Basic use of computers
  • Basic set up and use of email
  • Using your Apple, Android or Kindle devices
  • Searching the web and use of commonly used websites such as Facebook or Pinterest.
  • Using Microsoft Office products

*Disclaimer: These sessions are intended for educational purposes only. We do not remove viruses, run software updates, diagnosis errors or repair computers.

 

Registration Required for a 30 minute session.

Register

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Dec 13th - 10:00 am

Little UniversityLittle University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Grinch Manufacturing Shop 6:00 pm
Dec 13th - 6:00 pm

Grinch ShopGrinch Manufacturing Shop

Thursday, December 13 from 6:00-7:00 pm

The Grinch has taken over Santa's workshop and is outsourcing the work. Stop by to help create some special crafts in grinchy-style and be photographed in Whoville Square. Crafts will include an ornament, Grinch dust, and a special surprise.

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Dec 14th - 10:00 am

Little UniversityLittle University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Classic Grinch Movie 10:00 am
Dec 15th - 10:00 am

Classic GrinchSaturday Stories & More: Classic Grinch Movie

Saturday, December 15 at 10:00 am

Cap off How the Grinch Stole Christmas Week with a viewing of the classic film from 1966.

Saturdays are for adventures and exploring. Come explore, share a story, and more with your family and friends. All ages.

 
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Babygarten 10:00 am
Dec 17th - 10:00 am

BabygartenBabygarten

Mondays at 10:00 am

Rhymes, stories, and play time. Best for infants through 2 years.

 
 
 
Willow River Writers 10:00 am
Dec 18th - 10:00 am

Willow River Writers

Willow River Writers Group

Meets the first and third Tuesdays at the Civic Center, Lower Level Conference Rm 1, in New Richmond from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

This group is led by volunteers.

 
 
 
Homeschool Hub 2:00 pm
Dec 18th - 2:00 pm

Homeschool HubHomeschool Hub

Tuesdays at 2:00 pm

A network hub is a common connection point for devices in a network. Come connect with other homeschool families. Each week will be a different activity. For more information contact Youth Services.

Please plan to attend with your child.

 
 
 
Sit.Stay.Read. 4:00 pm
Dec 18th - 4:00 pm

TuckerSit. Stay Read. with Tucker

First and third Tuesdays at 4:00 pm This is a wonderful opportunity for kids of all ages but especially for new readers to practice their blossoming skills with Tucker, our therapy dog.

 
 
 
Library Board Meeting 6:30 pm
Dec 18th - 6:30 pm

December Library Board Meeting

Meetings are typically held the last Tuesday of the month at the Civic Center, ED Lab at 4:30 pm.

Open to the public.

 

Library Board Information

 
 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Dec 20th - 10:00 am

Little UniversityLittle University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Dec 21st - 10:00 am

Little UniversityLittle University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
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Library Closed Dec 24th (All day)
Dec 24th (All day)

Friday Memorial Library will be closed in observance of Christmas.

We will reopen Wednesday, December 26 at 9:00 am.

 
 
 
Library Closed Dec 25th (All day)
Dec 25th (All day)

Friday Memorial Library will be closed in observance of Christmas.

We will reopen Wednesday, December 26 at 9:00 am.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Noon Year's Eve 11:00 am
Dec 31st - 11:00 am

Noon Year's EveNoon Year's Eve

Monday, December 31 from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Celebrate with activities, music, bingo, and a countdown to a Mylar balloon drop as the clock strikes twelve… noon.

 
 
 
Closing at 5:00 pm 5:00 pm
Dec 31st - 5:00 pm

Friday Memorial Library will be closing at 5:00 pm.

We will reopen on Wednesday, January 2 at 9:00 am.