Presented by Rochelle Pennington
April 15, 2019 at 4 PM
at the Peshtigo Public Library
331 French Street, Peshtigo, Wisconsin
Rochelle Pennington is a Wisconsin author, storyteller, and columnist with national renown. In this gripping narrative, she will delve into the history of the launch of the Edmund Fitzgerald and mystery surrounding its demise in 1975.
This event is free, open to the public, and sponsored by the Marinette County Consolidated Public Library Services.
Story time might be coming to an end for 2018, but it will be back sooner than you know it. Watch for news about story time at the Peshtigo Library in the new year. It will return on Friday mornings at 10:30 am in February. With stories to read and crafts to create, your kids are sure to love it!
The annual Holiday Open House hosted at the Peshtigo Public Library will be held on Wednesday, December 19th from 3:30 to 5:30 pm. Santa Claus will be coming from 4 to 5 pm and there will be treats inside the Library for all to enjoy. There will also be a children’s coloring contest, holiday gift basket drawings, and crafts to make or take home. This will be a time of festive fun for the Library and its patrons so we hope to see you then!
We are having a book sale! Come to the Peshtigo Library anytime on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 am- 6 pm to check out the sale. We are starting on Friday, December 21st and the sale won’t end until January does.
Nature isn’t a place you go, it’s where you live! Join us to explore the nature right here in Marinette County.
Want to get your family off the couch and out for a real life adventure? All ages are invited to Meet Miss Lara from the Stephenson Public Library and crew at Harmony Arboretum and/or Dave’s Falls to see what kind of plants and animals live right here in Marinette County. We will use the free SEEK app by iNaturalist that is designed for kids and families to use to identify local species, sort of like the musical Shazam app, but for nature. Events are free and open to all ages, but preregistration is needed.
Register for either event or both by calling the Stephenson Public Library at 715.732.7570.
Peshtigo Public Library’s annual Holiday Open House will be on Wednesday, December 20th from 3:30-5:30. This event is put on by the Peshtigo Library and the Peshtigo Parks and Recreation Department, with volunteers from the Peshtigo Woman’s Club and Peshtigo Library Foundation.
Wednesday, December 20th will be filled with fun and holiday cheer. The party begins at 3:30 and goes until 5:30. Treats and Hot Chocolate will be provided. There will be a Coloring Contest for the children, as well as crafts to do. A Holiday Gift Basket drawing will be held for the adults. Santa will be coming also! Santa will arrive at the Peshtigo Library at 4 and stay until 5. Bring your camera and your best smile! Come join us for a pleasant evening celebrating the holidays!
It’s time to join in on some science fun! The Stephenson Public Library will be part of the Wisconsin Science Festival on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. This event will have activities for young children, teens, and adults-all are welcome to attend this free event.
Science Fest at the Library will feature demonstrations, hands-on experiments, and education to help rediscover the fun in learning scientific principles and concepts.
The egg drop will take place at 3:00. Check our Facebook Egg Drop event for details and click here for 2017 Egg Drop Guidelines
Story Times @ the Stephenson Public Library
Preschool Story Time:
This program is for ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome) with their adult. We sing songs, read stories, rhyme, move, and make a craft. Join us on TUESDAYS at 10:00 a.m. Be sure to check our published Fall 2017 Program Guide 8×14 or our Facebook page (Stephenson Public Library) for specific dates and topics.
Itsy Bitsy Story Time:
This program for ages 0-3 years (siblings welcome) and their adult incorporates songs, movement, short stories, fingerplays, rhyming, and social time. Join us on WEDNESDAYS at 11:00 a.m. Be sure to check our published Fall 2017 Program Guide 8×14 or our Facebook page (Stephenson Public Library) for specific dates.
Antique Appraiser, Mark Moran, will be coming to the Peshtigo Library on Wednesday, October 4th. This event is hosted by the Peshtigo Library Foundation and free to all participants and spectators. It will begin at 4 pm and go until 7 pm. Space is limited for those who wish to have items appraised. Stop in to the Peshtigo Library or call to sign up: 715-582-4905. It is also limited to one item per person.
Accepted Items Include: Fine Art, Furniture, Ceramics, Glassware, Vintage Photographs, Advertising, Folk Art, Metalware, Clocks, and Costume Jewelry.
Excluded Items Are: All Weapons, Varmint Traps, Fine Jewelry (Including Precious Gems), Watches, Coins & Currency, Beanie Babies, Musical Instruments, and Nazi Memorabilia.
Since this is held in the Peshtigo Library, which normally closes at 6 pm, all library items you wish to check out, can only be checked out until 6. All computers will shut down at that time, and the library will only be opened for the antique appraisal event from 6-7 pm.
Peshtigo Public Library story time is reaching its end for 2017. December 15th will be the last story time of the year, starting at 10:30 am. Story time will continue in February of 2018.
Friday mornings at 10:30 story time begins for our preschool-aged children. The program goes for half an hour and includes two stories, and a craft to follow. Our next story time will be on December 1st with stories about Winter. On December 8th it is all about polar bears, and on December 15th we are reading about the holidays. We have a lot of fun and hope you will come join us at our next story time.