October 2018 - Marinette County Consolidated Libraries

MARINETTE: Egg Drop

It’s back! Our annual egg drop will take place in conjunction with our Science Fest on Saturday, November 3rd. This year, we will have a station set up for you to build at during the Science Fest OR you can prebuild at home and get your egg loaded at the library. ALL entries must be completed and registered by 2:45 that day. Design rules are here: EGG DROP COMPETITION GUIDELINES.doc2018 xContact the library prior to the day of the event if you have any questions.


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.

November 28, 2018: Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

December 19, 2018: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

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.


Grades 5-8 Book Club begins @ Wausaukee Nov. 19

Our Young Adult Book Club is starting for 2018-2019 year with Crossover by Kwame Alexander.  Josh and Jordan must come to grips with growing up on and off the court to realize breaking the rules comes at a terrible price, as their story’s heart-stopping climax proves a game-changer for the entire family.  Pick up a book at the library to read before the book club date.  Make sure you complete a bus pass so you can be dropped off at the library after school.  See you on Nov. 19th!



Crivitz November storytime

CRIVITZ LIBRARY

NOVEMBER STORYTIME

Thursday, November 1st – 10:00 am AND 11:30  am

Old McDonald had a farm

Thursday, November 8th – 10:00 am AND 11:30  am

Fall Leaves

Thursday, November 15th – 10:00 am AND 11:30  am

Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 22nd – NO STORY TIME

HAVE A GREAT THANKSGIVING!!!

Thursday, November 29th – 10:00 am AND 11:30  am

Bears


Crivitz Storytime – October

CRIVITZ LIBRARY 

OCTOBER STORYTIME

 

Thursday, October 4th

10:00 AM & 11:30 AM

Chickens and dancing

Thursday, October 11th

10:00 AM & 11:30 AM

Apples

Thursday, October 18th

10:00 AM & 11:30 AM

If you give a Mouse a Cookie

 

Thursday, October 25th

10:00 AM & 11:30 AM

Halloween Theme


Marinette: Retirement Accumulation Workshop

November 5 at 6 PM at the Stephenson Public Library

Hors d’oeuvres will be served starting at 5:30 PM

Alan Dewitt of Thrivent Financial will help participants find answers to questions like “How much should I save for retirement?” and “What type of accounts should I have?”. Be confident in what you’re saving for retirement when you learn how to build a strong and adaptable financial strategy.

This event is free and open to the public. The session is geared toward adults, but teens may find the information useful, too. Please register for this event by calling the library at 715-732-7570.

For more information click here: Retirement Accumulation Workshop Poster


Marinette: Safe Banking for Seniors

November 7 at 10 AM at the Stephenson Public Library

Ellen Landenberger from Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust will address protecting senior citizens against financial abuse. This session will be geared toward seniors and anyone who cares for an aging adult.

This event is free and open to the public. The session is geared toward adults, but teens may find the information useful, too. Please register for this event by calling the library at 715-732-7570.

For more information click here: Safe Banking for Seniors Poster


Marinette: Science Fest and Egg Drop

November 3, 2018 from 1 to 3 PM

Egg Drop starts at 3 PM

Science Fest at the Stephenson Public Library will feature demonstrations, hands-on experiments, and education to help rediscover the fun in science. This event will have activities for children, teens, and adults–all are welcome to attend this free event.

While at the Science Fest, stop at the Egg Drop station to make your container to support the fall of a chicken egg. Starting at 3 PM, Dan from Affordable Tree Service will be back to drop the eggs in the parking lot.


Marinette: Avada Hearing Screening

October 17, 2018 at the Stephenson Public Library

Please call the library at 715-732-7570 to register for your free appointment.

Hearing loss can be frustrating, inconvenient and, for many, embarrassing. Although it is easy to manage, many people with hearing loss have never had their hearing checked. Avada Audiology and Hearing Care would like to invite everyone over the age of 50 in for a complimentary hearing screening at the library.


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