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Monday, June 25, 2018


4:30 PMMake Your Own Instruments 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Let’s make some noise!  Use everyday objects to make guitars, drums, shakers and more! Recycled materials will be provided on a first come first served basis. All ages are welcome and no registration is required.



Wednesday, June 27, 2018


10:00 AMStorytime at Starin Park 



Location:  Starin Park
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes! The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library will be hosting family storytimes at Starin Park. This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.



Thursday, June 28, 2018


1:00 PM - 5:30 PMTeen Service Day 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Interested in getting some volunteer experience?  The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library has an opportunity for community-minded teens interested in working with children.  Participants will select, plan, and implement a children’s program for the students at Innovation Camp. Volunteers must be 12-18 years of age. Registration is required and can be completed on our website starting June 1st.  



Monday, July 9, 2018


4:30 PMPete the Cat Party 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Nobody knows how to have a groovier time than Pete the Cat! Join us for an hour of Pete-related crafts, activities, and of course-stories!  All ages are welcome and no registration is required.



Tuesday, July 10, 2018


2:30 PM - 3:30 PMWhat Are You Reading? 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  
Join us as we discuss the books we have read or are currently reading.  Come find out which books we loved and which we did not love.  This is a great way to add new authors and titles to your reading list.  It's also a great way to eliminate titles from your list.  Life's too short to read bad books!




Wednesday, July 11, 2018


10:00 AMStorytime at Starin Park 



Location:  Starin Park
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes! The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library will be hosting family storytimes at Starin Park. This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.



Thursday, July 12, 2018


4:00 PMHillbilly Silly Science Spectacular Comedy Show 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Take a dash of science, a blob of humor, throw in a hillbilly, and what do you get? You get the explosive good time of the Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular Comedy Show! Witness the crazy antics of Dr. Cletus Beaker, MD as he puts a unique twist on the world of science and experiments. Using his high level of intellect and scientific training skills, watch as this back-woods boy demonstrates his entries for the next upcoming science fair at his local elementary school (he's determined not to get beaten by the 4th graders again)! Crowds will laugh, learn, and have a rootin tootin good old time as you learn a brand new meaning to the old term: “Weird Science!”



Monday, July 16, 2018


9:30 AMDrive-In Storytime 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a . . .cardboard box?  Children ages 2-5 are invited to see how far their imaginations will take them at this unique twist on storytime.  Boxes and art supplies will be provided for participants to create a vehicle of their choice. Afterwards we will enjoy a story or two with Miss Deana.  No registration for this program is required, but supplies are first come, first serve.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PMMaker Monday 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Come create @ the library.  This hands-on class is for middle school ages, high school ages, and adults.  All supplies are provided by the library and the class is free.

6:30 PMLibrary Board of Trustees meeting 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Stacey Lunsford SLunsford@whitewater-wi.gov
Description:  This is the regular monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees.  Agendas and minutes are posted electronically elsewhere on this site.



Wednesday, July 18, 2018


10:00 AMStorytime at Starin Park 



Location:  Starin Park
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes! The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library will be hosting family storytimes at Starin Park. This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.



Thursday, July 19, 2018


4:00 PM - 8:00 PM4 Hour Theater 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Claire Kinder-Tidwell
Description:  Work with professional actors to put on your very own theatrical performance! Teens will work together to cast, learn and perform their own work under the guidance of actors from Voices Found Repertory  all in 4 hours. This program is open to ages 11-18. Registration is not required but is encouraged and can be found on our website starting June 1st.

For more information about Voices Found Rep check out https://www.voicesfoundrep.com/




Monday, July 23, 2018


4:30 PMRoyal Ball 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Claire Kinder-Tidwell
Description:  Here ye! Here ye! All Princes and Princesses of the land are invited to our Royal Ball. Enjoy decadent treats, amusing crafts, dancing and real princesses! All ages are welcome and no registration is required.



Wednesday, July 25, 2018


10:00 AMStorytime at Starin Park 



Location:  Starin Park
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes! The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library will be hosting family storytimes at Starin Park. This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.



Thursday, July 26, 2018


4:00 PMRhythm for Unity with Tom Gill 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  “Creating rhythm together helps build and celebrate community (and it's fun!)  Hand drumming is an ancient practice now available to groups of all ages and abilities.”-Rhythm for Unity website.

Participants of all ages are invited to join us for this fun and interactive music program.  No registration is required.
 




Monday, July 30, 2018


9:30 AMMud Party 



Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Claire Kinder-Tidwell
Description:  A mess in the name of science!  Come play with mud in our outdoor STEM program.  We will explore with dinos, plants, water and more!  Prepared to get messy, so please dress accordingly!  All ages are welcome and no registration is required.

4:30 PMPotions Class 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Claire Kinder-Tidwell
Description:  We will teach you how to brew fame, bottle glory and make some really cool slime!  Stop on in a learn with Professor Claire how to make slime that sparkles or glows.  All ages welcome, no registration is required but supplies are first come first serve.



Tuesday, July 31, 2018


5:00 PM - 6:00 PMHappy Birthday, Harry Potter 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Happee Birthdae, Harry!  Celebrate the birthday of the Boy Who Lived with Harry Potter crafts, games, and other activities.  Wear your favorite Harry Potter costume for a chance to win a prize. All ages are welcome and no registration is required.
 




Wednesday, August 1, 2018


10:00 AMStorytime at Starin Park 



Location:  Starin Park
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes! The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library will be hosting family storytimes at Starin Park. This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.



Thursday, August 2, 2018


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMTeen Chopped Challenge-Harry Potter Edition 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Teens age 12 and up are invited to join us for our third annual Chopped Challenge!  Participants will work in teams to make mystery ingredients into delectable dishes. A prize will be awarded to the team with the most points at the end.  This year we have an added twist: all ingredients are Harry Potter inspired! No registration is required for this event. Audience members are welcome!



Friday, August 3, 2018


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMWand-Making 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Claire Kinder-Tidwell
Description:  Come make the perfect wand for you! The library’s community room will be open so stop on by anytime between 1 and 4 pm to make your very own wand. We will have all the supplies, you just need to bring yourself.



Monday, August 20, 2018


4:30 PM - 5:15 PMMaker Monday 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Come create @ the library.  This hands-on class is for middle school ages, high school ages, and adults.  All supplies are provided by the library and the class is free.



Monday, September 17, 2018


4:15 PM - 5:30 PMMaker Monday 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Come create @ the library.  This hands-on class is for middle school ages, high school ages, and adults.  All supplies are provided by the library and the class is free.



Wednesday, September 19, 2018


6:30 PM - 8:00 PMThe Packers' Century  



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Help us celebrate the Packers 100th Anniversary with Jim Rice, author and Packer historian.  Jim will share his program, The Packers' Century, which revisits the history of the NFL’s most successful franchise.  Jim's presentation traces the team’s history through hundreds of photos, old football cards, newspapers, magazines, and other media.  All the great games, players and special moments are included!  This program is free and open to everyone.



Thursday, October 11, 2018


6:00 PM - 8:00 PMInvestigating the Paranormal 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  The Investigating the Paranormal program will explore ghost hunting history, techniques, equipment and evidence captured.  The SAS (The Society for Anomalous Studies) team will talk about the many places they have investigated, how they approach paranormal investigations, show the equipment and techniques they use, and finally, show new  evidence they have captured, along with their best archived footage.  This program is free and open to everyone.



Monday, October 15, 2018


4:15 PM - 5:30 PMMaker Monday 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Come create @ the library.  This hands-on class is for middle school ages, high school ages, and adults.  All supplies are provided by the library and the class is free.



Wednesday, October 24, 2018


6:00 PMScreening of "Alice's Ordinary People" 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Alice's Ordinary People is a documentary DVD about Alice Tregay, an unsung heroine of the Civil Rights Movement.  Her remarkable story spans the historic period from the marches of Dr. King to the election of Barack Obama. And her great contribution in the field of politics is the thread which connects the two. 

As an introduction, Craig Dudnick, the creator of the film, will speak of the circumstances in Chicago which drew Alice to the movement, and how he came to make the documentary, whose viewing time is 56 minutes long.  The entire presentation will take less than two hours.  This screening is free and open to everyone.
 

 



Tuesday, October 30, 2018


6:00 PM - 7:30 PMChad Lewis Presents: Wisconsin's Most Haunted Places 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  This presentation takes the audience on a ghostly journey to some of the most haunted places in the state. It covers the entire state, from wandering ghosts in the North Woods, to a haunted B&B in Milwaukee. From phantom creatures prowling the woods to graveyard apparitions located in your own backyard, no place in WI is without its own hauntings. 



Monday, November 19, 2018


4:30 PM - 5:30 PMMaker Monday 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Come create @ the library.  This hands-on class is for middle school ages, high school ages, and adults.  All supplies are provided by the library and the class is free.



Monday, December 17, 2018


4:15 PM - 5:15 PMMaker Monday 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Come create @ the library.  This hands-on class is for middle school ages, high school ages, and adults.  All supplies are provided by the library and the class is free.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PMMaker Monday 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Come create @ the library.  This hands-on class is for middle school ages, high school ages, and adults.  All supplies are provided by the library and the class is free.