• Virtual Gardening Programs

  • Children's Craft - Electric Robot Card


    Children's Craft - Electric Robot Card​
    You won't want to miss out on this fun electric robot card! Pick up this craft kit October 26 - 30 between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Craft kits are located outside the Library’s doors next to curbside pick-up.
  • Colossal Fossils Paleontology Series



    Colossal Fossils Paleontology Series
    We are excited to be hosting a 4-week paleontology series presented by Colossal Fossils! You will have three chances each week to attend. Choose the session that is most convenient for you and your family. Topics include Tyrannosaurus Rex (Nov 11, 12 & 14), Predators & Prey (Nov 18, 19 & 21), Ice Age Giants (Dec 2, 3 & 5), and Women of Science (9, 10 & 12). Presentations are offered Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m., Thursdays at 1:00 p.m., or Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.
    This program will be hosted on Zoom. Registration is required! Click the link below to register.

     
  • Spiritualism and the Morris Pratt Institute and how it led to the Witches of Whitewater



    Spiritualism and the Morris Pratt Institute and how it led to the Witches of Whitewater
    Join us for this local history program presented by Carol Cartwright of the Whitewater Historical Society.
  • ​Children’s Craft



    Children's Crafts – November 9 and 23 at 11:00 a.m. 
    Visit the Library's Facebook page or YouTube channel to view live programs or watch recordings of past library programs.

    Picking up craft kits in November – No need to register or call ahead!
    Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
    During curbside service hours, craft kits will be located outside the Center St. doors on a cart. 
    Monday-Friday from 12:30 -7:00 p.m.; Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    While the Library is open the craft kits will be located inside the library next to the service desk. 

     
  • ​I Can’t Find Grandma! Now What? Genealogy Resources at the Library



    I Can’t Find Grandma! Now What? Genealogy Resources at the Library
    Thursday, November 5th at 4:00 p.m.

    You’ve been trying out Ancestry from home and you have found some information on your family. You are eager to find more. Then you hit a brick wall: “I know my ancestor lived in this place in 1920.  Why can’t I find them?” Learn some tips and techniques for making your family history research more productive and enjoyable. There will be an opportunity for a general Q & A after the presentation.

    Click the link below to register for this program. 
     
  • Virtual Storytime with Animals



    Virtual Storytime with Animals
    Presented by the Humane Society of Jefferson County

    Tuesday, November 10th at 6:00 p.m.

    Join us for this virtual read aloud presented by the Humane society of Jefferson County. Listen to a story and meet some of the animals!
    Click the link below to register.
  • Adult Craft


    Adult Crafts – November 2, 16, and 30 at 11:00 a.m.
    Visit the Library's Facebook page or YouTube channel to view live programs or watch recordings of past library programs.

    Picking up craft kits in November – No need to register or call ahead!
    Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
    During curbside service hours, craft kits will be located outside the Center St. doors on a cart. 
    Monday-Friday from 12:30 -7:00 p.m.; Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    While the Library is open the craft kits will be located inside the library next to the service desk. 
  • Mondays @ 6:00 p.m. beginning on October 19th

    A chapter book read aloud featuring diverse authors, characters, and worldviews.  Join us in developing empathy through children’s literature.    

     

    Tune in on Facebook Live!  

     

    *Selected materials are recommended for upper elementary students and above.

     
  • HelpNow Live Online Tutoring

    http://www.bridgeslibrarysystem.org/helpnow
     
  • October Children's Crafts



    Children's Crafts – October 12th and 26th at 11:00 a.m. 
    Visit the Library's Facebook page or YouTube channel to view live programs and past events. Craft kits are located outside the library’s south doors Monday – Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

     
  • Voting Basics: What You Need to Know to Vote in Wisconsin’s General Election 2020



    Make sure your vote counts! Learn about the different voting options available in the Whitewater area and choose the safest option for you.
    Presented by the League of Women Voters Whitewater Area.

    Resources
    myvote.wi.gov (register, find polling place, request Absentee Ballot)
    VOTE411.org (learn about candidates and issues)
    voteridwisconsin.org (statewide voter helpline 608-285-2141)
    elections.wi.gov (Wisconsin Elections Commission)
    LWVWI.org (League of Women Voters of Wisconsin)
    uww.edu/vote (UW Whitewater Warhawks Vote)
     

     
  • Whitewater Community Reads

  • The Library has a YouTube channel!





    Did you know that the Library has a YouTube channel? Subscribe for videos made just for you!
  • Community Oral History Project



    The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library would like to invite you to participate in a community oral history project. Record a video or audio clip of yourself telling a story about your experience during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    For more information on how to participate, please email tthomas@whitewater-wi.gov.

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    STORYTIME

    Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.

     

    Join us on Facebook Live for stories, songs and silliness with Miss Deana!  It’s fun for the whole family!  

     

    https://www.facebook.com/ILYPL

  • New Database



    Creativebug is a database featuring thousands of videos from top designers and artists about everything from art and design to sewing, food, and jewelry making.  It is a great place to learn a new skill or develop a daily creative practice.  Best of all, it’s free with your Whitewater library card!  So get making!
  • Logging into your library account in CAFE is easy!

  • Curbside Pickup Service-REVISED FOR JULY 27, 2020

  • New Trial Service

  • New Gale Courses will be available soon. See the tutorial!

  • Flipster for Desktops Tutorial Video

  • Extended to December 31


Registration Forms


I Can’t Find Grandma! Now What? Genealogy Resources at the Library Thursday, November 5th at 4:00 p.m.

Colossal Fossils 4-week ZOOM Series November and December
Virtual Storytime with Animals Tuesday, November 10th at 6:00 p.m.