Events, Programs & Book Clubs

Help Us Celebrate!

celebrate 5th anniversary

 

 

Help us celebrate 5 years in our new building! Join us on Saturday, July 11 from 12 noon - 3 p.m. for entertainment by The Splatter Sisters, family fun and games, and root beer floats and ice cream.

 

 

 

Summer Reading 2015

Every hero has a story

 

The library has a large variety of programs this summer for preschool, elementary school, preteens, teens, and adults. See the Summer Reading page for more information.

 


 

Page Turners Book Club

Come join the Page Turners! A variety of interest book club, set to read books of a fun, whimsical, educational, and thought provoking nature.

Meetings to be held on the third Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. All are welcome!

July 16: We are not ourselves by Matthew Thomas

August 20th: Big little lies by Liane Moriarty

September 17th: All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr




Bookmarks Book Club

The Bookmarks Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 am.

In this book club, members read both fiction and non-fiction on a variety of topics, including history, biography, and current topics.

The book club welcomes new members to its meetings. For more information, call the library.

July 15: The Time in between by Maria Duenas, historical fiction

August 19: Leaving time by Jodi Picoult, suspense fiction

September 16: Such good girls: the journey of the Holocaust's hidden child survivors by R.D. Rosen, nonfiction

October 21: Madame Picasso by Anne Girard, biographic, historical fiction, love stories

November 18: All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr, historical fiction

December 16: Wild: From lost to found on the Pacific Crest trail by Cheryl Strayed

Mystery Book Club

The Mystery Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm.

For further information contact Library Assistant Joan Bushman, 715-386-3101.

July 15: The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Alder-Olsen

August 19: Mr. Churchhill's Secretary by Susan Elis MacNeal

September 16: Wicked Autumn by G.M. Maillet

October 21: The Gods of Gotham by Lindsay Faye

November 18: A Beautiful Place to Die by Malla Nunn

December 16: Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver

 

Rhyme Time Baby Story Time

Rhyme Time Baby Story Time is for children birth to talking. Babies and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of stories, puppets, poems, finger plays, and action activities.

  • Registration is not required.
  • Programs are held every Wednesday at 10:15 am.  The current session ends August 12.   

Walkey Talkey Story Time

Walkey Talkey Story Time is for children talking to age 3. Children and their caregivers are invited to join us in the story room for 25 minutes of stories, songs, poems, puppets, and activities.

  • Registration is not required.
  • Programs are held every Tuesday and Wednesday at 11:15 am. The current session ends August 12.

Wiggles and Giggles Story Time

Wiggles and Giggles Story Time is for children ages 3-5. Open the world of books by participating with them during the weekly story time. Books, puppets, songs, poems, flannel board stories, crafts, and action activities help to ready your child for a future of reading.

  • Registration is not required.
  • Programs are held on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm and Thursdays at 10:15 am. The current session ends August 13.   
      

Library Board Meetings

  • Library Board meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm. The next meeting is Tuesday, July 21 at 6:30 pm at the library (700 First Street).
  • The agenda will be posted in the lobby of the Municipal Building and published in the Community Calendar section of the Hudson Star-Observer newspaper.
  • The meetings are open to the public, and interested people are invited to attend.