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Monday, April 23, 2018


4:00 PMPaint a Piggy Bank 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Claire Tidwell
Description:  As a part of Smart Money week come and kiddos will paint their very own piggy bank while you lean some smart saving tips for your littles ones. Recommended for ages 3-10 No registration required. Supplies are first come, first serve. 



Tuesday, April 24, 2018


9:30 AM - 10:30 AMRhyme Time 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Rhyme Time offers caregivers and children the perfect opportunity to engage with songs, rhymes, and simple stories.  Each 20-30 minute class period is followed by a play time.

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMThe Round House Book Discussion 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  We will be discussing The Big Read book, The Round House by Louise Erdrich .  Everyone is invited to attend and discuss the book and enjoy refreshments.



Wednesday, April 25, 2018


4:00 PMYoung Adult Advisory Council 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Youth age 11-18 are invited to make friends, eat food, and have a positive impact within their community. Under the direction of the Youth Educational Services Librarian, YAAC members select and review books, movies, and music for the young adult area; design and implement library programs and services for teens; and positively represent the library to their peers.  Interested teens should contact Deana Rolfsmeyer (drolfsmeyer@whitewater-wi.gov) for an application.



Thursday, April 26, 2018


9:30 AM - 10:30 AMGrowing Readers 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Growing Readers allows children and their favorite adult to engage with songs, rhymes, stories, and play.  Each session includes picture books, movement activities, and nursery rhymes.  Each 30 minute class period is followed by art or activities and a play time.



Thursday, May 3, 2018


6:00 PM - 7:30 PMMark Denning-Rescheduled 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Educator Mark Denning, a member of the Oneida Nation, will speak about Anishinaabe cultural perspectives in The Round House that may be invisible to the casual reader. He will also educate participants about native dance, and about how the dances themselves, and the clothing the dancers wear, tells stories. This event is being offered in connection with The Big Read. The program is free and open to all ages.




Tuesday, May 8, 2018


6:00 PM - 8:00 PMIrene Adler,  



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  To Sherlock Holmes, she is always simply “The Woman.” Laura F. Keyes presents a living literary performance as Irene Adler, the only woman who outsmarted the world’s greatest detective. Hear the famous tale of their meeting from her own lips.  This program is free and open to everyone.  No registration required.



Wednesday, May 9, 2018


5:30 PMEffigy Mounds Preserve Presentation & Tour 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Kori Oberle will give a presentation on the Effigy Mounds Preserve, followed by a tour of the Mounds.  This program is free and open to everyone.



Monday, May 14, 2018


10:30 AMMedicare Workshop 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Learn the ABC's of Medicare. Whether you are approaching initial enrollment, or are already enrolled and concerned, attend this educational session and increase your awareness.  You’ll define your own enrollment action list, learn Part A & B benefits, and understand Part D drug plans and the Donut Hole.  We’ll review 2018 Deductibles, Exclusions, WI Mandates, and Supplement plan differentiation, including Part C.  If you have questions before the workshop or would like to RSVP, please call Larry Raupp at 920-285-9184.

5:00 PMWork it with Richard Simmons 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Claire Tidwell
Description:  Come work out with Richard Simmons and your favorite librarians. Please wear comforatable clothes to move in. Water will be provided. No registation is required. All ages and every BODY is welcome.

*You should cosult your physician or other health care provider before starting this or any other fitness program*



Tuesday, May 15, 2018


12:00 PM - 2:00 PMAsk a Millennial: Social Media 



Location:  
Contact:  Claire Tidwell
Description:  Lean the ins and outs of social media from Claire from how to post almost anything to sercurity. 
A general session will be held to learn about Facebook, Snapcat, and Instagram. The session will be followed by an oppertunity for one on one meetings for you to ask all your questions. Sign up for one on one's at the front desk or online 
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ZRaZJHuaschtEQ89ewXgfmP4uk65WvYkazwe8GdmlL4/edit?usp=sharing 

6:00 PM - 7:30 PMBike Elves Presentation 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  The Bike Elves will be here to discuss bicycle maintenance.  They will demonsrate how to properly inflate a tire, how to change tubes, and how to tell what size tube your bike will need.  This event is free and for the entire family.  The Bike Elves will have a few bikes on hand to give out to children who do not have a bike.  For those children who do have a bike, they will enter their name into a drawing for a bicycle accessory. 
 
The Bike Elves project is focused on providing bicycles for children.  They take donated bikes, fix them up and give them away to children that do not have a bike, have a bike that is broken or a bike that is too small.  They often trade a broken bike for one that is not broken, and trade up bikes from a too small bike to a right sized bike. Children are their major focus, however they do provide bikes for adults who need bikes to get back and forth to work.  The Bike Elves are "changing the wolrd, one smile at a time!"

   




Thursday, May 17, 2018


5:00 PM - 7:00 PMAsk a Millennial: Social Media 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Claire Tidwell
Description:  Lean the ins and outs of social media from Claire from how to post almost anything to sercurity. 
A general session will be held to learn about Facebook, Snapcat, and Instagram. The session will be followed by an oppertunity for one on one meetings for you to ask all your questions. Sign up for one on one's at the front desk or online 
​https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ZRaZJHuaschtEQ89ewXgfmP4uk65WvYkazwe8GdmlL4/edit?usp=sharing 



Monday, May 21, 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.



Thursday, May 24, 2018


10:30 AMMedicare Workshop 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Learn the ABC's of Medicare. Whether you are approaching initial enrollment, or are already enrolled and concerned, attend this educational session and increase your awareness.  You’ll define your own enrollment action list, learn Part A & B benefits, and understand Part D drug plans and the Donut Hole.  We’ll review 2018 Deductibles, Exclusions, WI Mandates, and Supplement plan differentiation, including Part C.  If you have questions before the workshop or would like to RSVP, please call Larry Raupp at 920-285-9184.

6:00 PMMedicare Workshop 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Learn the ABC's of Medicare. Whether you are approaching initial enrollment, or are already enrolled and concerned, attend this educational session and increase your awareness.  You’ll define your own enrollment action list, learn Part A & B benefits, and understand Part D drug plans and the Donut Hole.  We’ll review 2018 Deductibles, Exclusions, WI Mandates, and Supplement plan differentiation, including Part C.  If you have questions before the workshop or would like to RSVP, please call Larry Raupp at 920-285-9184.



Thursday, June 7, 2018


6:00 PM - 7:30 PMState of Craft Beer  



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  We are happy to welcome author and photographer Matt Janzen, who's put together a unique book about craft beer in Wisconsin, aptly titled "State of Craft Beer."
Janzen traveled throughout the Badger State over the course of two years, visited more than 130 locations and snapped thousands of photos to compile a behind-the-scenes look at Wisconsin's breweries. The photos and stories in the book explore every aspect of the brewing process, from the fields and factories that supply everything from hops and barley to brewing equipment and tap handles. He'll speak about that journey, as well as overseeing production of the book itself — which was 100 percent manufactured in Wisconsin - take questions and sign copies of his book. This program is free.  A reception will take place at Second Salem Brewing Company following the presentation, everyone is welcome to join us!



Wednesday, June 13, 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.



Monday, June 18, 2018


9:30 AMSummer Days and Summer Nights with Miss Beth 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Read, Rhyme,Rhythm is a story time program designed for preschool, 4K, and Kindergarten aged children that explores early literacy skills through kinesthetic, auditory, and visual processing. Children develop and strengthen early literacy skills and a lifelong love for reading through a curriculum that includes children's literature  and poetry, gross and fine motor activities, creative dance, music, percussion instruments, art, and props (hoops, beanbags, parachute, scarves, blocks, ribbons).

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.



Tuesday, June 19, 2018


6:00 PMRick & Rise From Mourning Dayze 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Diane Jaroch
Description:  Rick and Rise will be at the library to perform in honor of the music theme of our Summer Reading Program.  Stop by the library and listen to some music.  While you are here you can check out a copy of Mourning Dayze: A Wisconsin Garage Band written by Rick Pfeifer.  This program is free and open to everyone.



Wednesday, June 20, 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 21, 2018


4:00 PM?Say Ol?! with Kaytales 



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Deana Rolfsmeyer
Description:  Tuneful Tales & Merry Melodies with Scores of Spanish - just enough LOCO to make tortillas dance!

Kay Elmsley Weeden presents ¡Say Olé!, a lively storytelling experience for children of all ages.  Families are invited to the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library on Thursday, June 21st at 4:00 p.m. for a bilingual experience incorporating stories, songs, and dancing.  This program is free and open to the public and no registration is required.



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.



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.



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.



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.