April 2018 - Marinette County Consolidated Libraries

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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