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October 2018

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Babygarten 10:00 am
Oct 01st - 10:00 am

BabygartenBabygarten

Mondays at 10:00 am

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

 
 
 
Women's Health: Diet and Breast Health 6:00 pm
Oct 01st - 6:00 pm

Women's Health: Diet and Breast Health

Monday, October 1 at 6:00 pm

with Caryn Myhre, Registered Dietician

Jubilee Schroeder, BSN, CBCN, Breast Health Center Coordinator, Certified Navigator-Breast Nurse

Jean Meier, BSN RN, Women’s Health Manager at Westfields Hospital & Clinic

A discussion of women’s health topics including: annual exams and issues women may experience; breast health and mammograms; women’s nutrition.

Wear pink to be entered into a drawing!

 

Sponsored by Westfields Hospital & Clinic

 

 
 
 
Willow River Writers 10:00 am
Oct 02nd - 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.

 
 
 
Library Apps 1:00 pm
Oct 02nd - 1:00 pm

Library Apps

Tuesday, October 2 at 1:00 pm & 6:00 pm

Enjoy our digital library services with eBooks, audiobooks and digital magazines! Learn more about Flipster, Freading, Libby and OverDrive.
Bring your devices for a hands-on experience.

 

Class size limited.  Registration required.


 
 
 
Homeschool Hub 2:00 pm
Oct 02nd - 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
Oct 02nd - 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 Apps 6:00 pm
Oct 02nd - 6:00 pm

Library AppsLibrary Apps

Tuesday, October 2 at 1:00 pm & 6:00 pm

Enjoy our digital library services with eBooks, audiobooks and digital magazines! Learn more about Flipster, Freading, Libby and OverDrive.
Bring your devices for a hands-on experience. Registration Required.

 

 
 
 
 
Mystery Book Club 10:00 am
Oct 04th - 10:00 am

Mystery Book Club

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

The October discussion will be on Detective Cross by James Patterson.

 
 
 
Friends of the Library Silent Auction 7:00 pm
Oct 04th - 7:00 pm

Friends of the Library Silent Auction

Thursday, October 4 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm

The Friends of the Library Silent Auction supports library materials and programs. Descriptions of auction items are on the Friends of the Library website and will be posted in the Library.

Only cash or local checks will be accepted. Bidders must be present, no bids will be taken over the phone. All winning bids must be paid for and collected that evening.

Friends of the Library Website: http://friendsofthelibrary.wixsite.com/friendsofthelibrary

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Oct 05th - 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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Babygarten 10:00 am
Oct 08th - 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
Oct 09th - 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.

 
 
 
Learn Libby 6:00 pm
Oct 09th - 6:00 pm

Learn Libby

Tuesday, October 9 at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm

Meet Libby, our one-tap app for reading eBooks and listening to audiobooks. Join us to learn how quick and easy you can enjoy our digital library from anywhere at anytime. Browse, Borrow, Enjoy. Bring your device for this great hands-on class so we can get you reading.

 

Class size limited.  Registration required.

 
 
 
 
Candidate Forum 7:00 pm
Oct 11th - 7:00 pm

Candidate Forum Assembly District 29

Thursday, October 11 at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers of the Civic Center

Candidates: Brian J. Corriea, Rob Stafsholt, John Rocco Calabrese

Submit Candidate Questions to: tlindfors@rivertowns.net

 

More information: https://www.facebook.com/NRWICANDIATEFORUM/?ref=br_rs

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Oct 12th - 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!

 
 
 
Mark Moran Antiques Appraisal 1:00 pm
Oct 12th - 1:00 pm

Mark Moran, Antiques Appraiser, is back for a FREE appraisal event!

Viewing is free and open to all. Registration Required for one FREE appraisal.

Mark Moran will return to the Friday Memorial Library on Friday, October 12 for an antiques and collectible appraisal event. Moran bought and sold antiques for more than 30 years, specializing in vintage folk art, Americana, and fine art. He has been active as an appraiser of antiques and fine art for more than 20 years.

Categories of objects for appraisal may include:

  • Fine art, including paintings, drawings, prints and statuary.
  • Furniture  only smaller pieces able to be carried in.
  • Ceramics, including figural pottery, vases, dishes, kitchenware and stoneware.
  • Glassware, including lighting, marbles and souvenir items.
  • Vintage photographs, including snapshots, tintypes, ambrotypes and daguerreotypes.
  • Advertising, including posters, lithographed tin, paper and figural objects.
  • Folk art, including carvings, quilts, weathervanes, windmill weights and “outsider” art.
  • Assorted toys, including dolls (bisque, composition and plastic), windups and mechanical banks.
  • Metalware, including iron, bronze, brass, pot metal, silver, silver plate.
  • Clocks, including mantel, hanging and figural.
  • Costume jewelry, including brooches, bracelets, earrings.

Excluded items: all weapons, including swords and knives (though folding knives with advertising are accepted); coins and paper money; Beanie Babies; fine jewelry, including precious gems, pocket and wristwatches; most musical instruments, including violins (though some acoustic and early electric guitars are accepted).

Opinions of value are informal, and may not be used for insurance or charitable donations, which require a certified appraisal.

All are welcome to attend the event and enjoy watching, even if you don’t bring items for appraisal. You will find Mark is a knowledgeable appraiser, a delightful entertainer, and has wonderful people skills. 

More Information

 

This event is sponsored by: The Friends of Friday Memorial Library

 

 
 
 
Sit. Stay. Read. 10:00 am
Oct 13th - 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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Babygarten 10:00 am
Oct 15th - 10:00 am

BabygartenBabygarten

Mondays at 10:00 am

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

 
 
 
Pirate-ology 1:00 pm
Oct 15th - 1:00 pm

PirateologyPirate-ology with MN Jack Sparrow

Monday, October 15 at 1:00 pm in Council Chambers at the Civic Center

Pirate and nautical history through the eyes of MN Jack Sparrow. Touch real artifacts from sunken ships!

 
 
 
WRW Anthology Book Launch Party 6:00 pm
Oct 15th - 6:00 pm

WRWWillow River Writers Anthology Book Launch Party

Monday, October 15 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Table 65

Willow River Writers Anthology is a collection of poems and short stories from our local authors of the Willow River Writers group. Purchase books for only $10.00, meet and greet the talented authors and have your book signed. 100% of the proceeds from the book sales go to the New Richmond Library Building Fund.

 

Sponsored by: Friends of Friday Memorial Library, Thrivent Financial and Walmart.

 
 
 
Willow River Writers 10:00 am
Oct 16th - 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
Oct 16th - 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
Oct 16th - 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.

 
 
 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Oct 19th - 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!

 
 
 
Family Escape Room 10:00 am
Oct 20th - 10:00 am

Family Escape Room

Saturday Stories & More: Family Escape Room

Saturday, October 20 at 10:00 am

Puzzles & Locks - work together to solve them before time runs out in this Dr. Seuss themed escape room.

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
Oct 22nd - 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
Oct 23rd - 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.

 
 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Oct 25th - 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
Oct 26th - 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!

 
 
 
Dementia Series 3:00 pm
Oct 26th - 3:00 pm

Dementia Series

Dementia 101

Friday, October 26 at 3:00 pm

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia, it's time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

Dementia Series presented by, Nancy Abrahamson, Dementia Care Specialist from the Aging Disability Resource Center of St Croix County.

 Sponsored by the ADRC of St. Croix County

 
 
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Babygarten 10:00 am
Oct 29th - 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
Oct 30th - 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.

 
 
 
Library Board Meeting 4:30 pm
Oct 30th - 4:30 pm

October 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

 
 
 
Trick-or-Treat 1:00 pm
Oct 31st - 1:00 pm

HalloweenTrick-or-Treat

Wednesday, October 31 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm.