Programs For Adults

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Summer Reading Program

June 8 – August 7

 

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  • Registration begins on June 8. Fill out an orange registration card a the front desk, and receive your goodie bag! You must have a library card in good standing to register.
  • Start reading! Read/listen to any book of your choice. Audiobooks, graphic novels, and magazines count too.
  • Submit your reviews starting June 15. Fill out a green review card with a few sentences about your reading experience. Each review gives you one entry into the weekly drawing. Reviews must be submitted by Saturday each week to be included in the drawing on Mondays.
  • Join us for the Adult Summer Reading Open House on August 7 at 11:00 am. We will celebrate summer reading and hand out the end of the program prizes.

 

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  • June 8 – 13: Complete the registration form and pick up your goodie bag. You can also grab the tic-tac-toe challenge.
  • June 15 – 20: Match the Quote to the Hero (film or TV).
  • June 22 – 27: Movie Villains Quiz
  • June 29 – July 4:  Heroes Around the World Match
  • July 6 – 11: Literary Heroes Quiz
  • July 13 – 18: Classical Heroes Crossword Puzzle
  • July 20 – 25: American Heroes Quiz
  • July 27 – Aug 1: Hand in your tic-tac-toe challenges. This is also the last week to turn in review cards!

 

escape signalTic Tac Toe Challenge

  • Pick up a tic-tac-toe card.
  • Read, listen to, or watch 3 works that fit the categories in one line (vertical, horizontal, or diagonal).
  • Fill in the title and author (if applicable) of each. No duplicate titles please.
  • Turn in the completed card for entry in the Grand Prize drawing.

 

 

 

Fur, Feathers, and Fidelity: Military MascotsWVMLogo

August 24 – September 19

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Gallery Reception on August 23 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm

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Mascots perform an important service in the military. Whether a lion, a monkey, or a dog, military mascots are a source of pride and morale for troops. This exhibit presents a variety of mascots dating back to the Civil War, shining a light on the human side of military service and engaging animal lovers of all ages.

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Join us for a reception on Sunday, August 23 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm to celebrate the exhibit. Light refreshments will be served. We also suggest visiting the Jefferson Historical Society Museum, which will be open during those hours. The reception will be held in the library meeting room. Please use the City Hall entrance or the west side entrance off of Linden Drive.

Exhibit provided courtesy of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum. It is funded in part by the Wisconsin Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Wisconsin Veterans Museum is an educational activity of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs.