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Julie Moriva – Local Author

Julie Moriva

Presents her book:

“Dream Big, Why Not!”

At

Crivitz Library

June 14th at 3:00 pm

 

“Do you have unfulfilled dreams? Would you love a different career? Is there a hobby or interest you’re passionate about but have yet to pursue? Do you have a goal you want to achieve but have no idea where to start? So did Julie Moriva. She launched into action without much thought or planning on her journey to becoming a professional songwriter. But by luck or fate, she did one surprising thing that turned out to be the key to being able to look back, connect the dots and see what worked to propel her towards reaching her goal.”


Crivitz Adult Summer Fun!!

Crivitz Library

Adult Summer Fun!

Calling all adults that enjoy

brainteasers

and

puzzles.

Between June 11th and July 27th

Sign up for the Adult Summer Fun

and

complete a weekly puzzle or teaser

to get an entry for a weekly prize.

Ask one of our ROCKIN Librarians

for a weekly teaser or puzzle


Crivitz Childrens Summer Reading Program Schedule

CRIVITZ LIBRARY

SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2018

June 6th – 8th: Registration begins.  Stop in for a Reading Lob.

Make a father’s day card for someone special.

 

June 11 -15:  Registration Continues! Stop in for Reading Log.

There is still time to make a father’s day card anytime!

 

June 18th: Anytime between 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (Shaffer Pavilion)Kindness Rocks!!! 

We will paint rocks that inspire     others.

 

June 25th:  10:00 am – Pete the Cat is coming to visit the Library.  

Pete stories and dance with Pete! (Photo op)

 

July 2nd – 6th:    Take home activities (Have a great 4th of July)

 

July 11th:  10:00 amMerline’s Magic (unicycling, balloon sculpting and face painting). 

(Shaffer Pavilion)

 

July 16th10:30 am Meet Fang from Timber Rattlers.

 

 

July 19th1:30 pm – Rocks Rule!  Earthhaven Museum will be doing a presentation on Rocks, Minerals and fossils. 

 

July 23rd:  Anytime between 10:00 am – 2:00 pm  

Make a Music Instrument (drum, Maracas, etc)

 

July 30th:  PARTY DAY! REGISTRATION AT 10:30 AM  AT:  JOHN SHAFFER PAVILION 

        RANDY PETERSON TO START AT 11:00 AM  LUNCH TO FOLLOW


Marinette: Ukulele Strum Along

June 21 at 6 PM: Nursery Rhymes

July 12 at 6 PM: Traditional and Folk Music

August 2 at 6 PM: Christmas and Seasonal Music

Using three simple chords, you can learn to play many different nursery rhymes and songs on the ukulele. If you have a ukulele, bring it. If you don’t have a ukulele, use one of ours. This program is open to teens and adults who want to learn the basics of playing the ukulele.

 


Marinette: Genealogy Workshop Series

June 28 from 6 to 7:30 PM: Wisconsin Newspaper Database

July 19 from 6 to 7:30 PM: HeritageQuest

August 9 from 6 to 7:30 PM: Recollection Wisconsin & Wisconsin Historical Society

In each of these sessions, Reference Librarian Mariel will introduce an online database useful in researching genealogy and local history. Practice along with her by bringing your laptop and genealogy tree questions.


Marinette: Reading Circle

May 7 at 2 PM

Calling all book lovers! Meet with Librarian Mariel to talk about books, books, and more books. In addition to bringing reading suggestions, Mariel will ask you about the books you are reading and the books you recommend to others.


Marinette: Wednesday Afternoon Book Club

Want to read ahead? This is the list of upcoming discussion books.

Check InfoSoup.org to order a copy of the book.

May 23, 2018: Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf

June 27, 2018: The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

July 25, 2018: Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig

August 22, 2018: Honolulu by Alan Brennert

The Wednesday Afternoon Book Club meets at 1:00 PM at the Stephenson Public Library (1700 Hall Ave., Marinette). New members are welcome to join the discussion.


MARINETTE: Summer Schedule

It’s here! Our May through August schedule of programs is available now. You can pick up your paper copy in the library or download it here. (It’s in an  8″ x14″ format).

 

Summer 2018 Program Guide 8×14 (1)

 

May will feature our regular school year offerings of Preschool Story Time, Itsy Bitsy Story Time, Lego night,    Genealogy, and Wednesday Afternoon Book Club.

 

 

 

This summer we will be offering some favorites and some new options for all ages. Our theme is “Libraries Rock” and we will start off with a “Summer Blast Off” Party where you can register and have some fun (hopefully the weather will cooperate). We will even have an option for kids attending the Marinette City Supervised Playgrounds.  Check the  event listings in the newspaper and on Facebook throughout the summer for themes and details.

All programs/events are free and open to the public.

 

 

 


Manure & Water Quality in Marinette County discussion @ Wausaukee on April 27 @ 10AM 4PM

PLEASE NOTE DATE AND TIME CHANGE!

Manure is well known as one of nature’s most perfect fertilizers and is an essential component of all livestock farms. However, there are potential drawbacks to using manure in certain situations.  Scott Reuss, UW-Extension Horticulture and Agriculture Agent for Marinette and Oconto counties, will present a discussion about this very topic at the Wausaukee Public Library on Friday, April 27th @ 10AM.  This event is free and no registration is necessary.  Information and handouts will available to all attendees.  For more information call Scott @ 715-732-7510 or the library @ 715-856-5995.



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