A joint venture between the Kettle Moraine Symphony and the West Bend Community Memorial Library! Join us for a program designed to show the connection between literature, music, and the arts. The session will feature stories, live musical selections, and a craft. The November KMS concert is titled “America!” and is a tribute to veterans. Symphony Storytime takes place at the West Bend Library and is geared for ages 4-10.
*Registration required. Call 262-335-5151 ext. 5246 to register!
Join us for a seasonal escape room on a WBSD no-school day! This activity is geared for grades 1-5, but we will allow parents to join the fun to help the students "escape"! Each session lasts approximately 45 minutes. Registration begins by October 1st by phone or in-library. Our escape rooms involve unlocking a variety of locks to get inside a box. (The room is not actually locked and you can come and go if necessary.)
Learn how to increase the life of your carved pumpkin, how to make lovely hostess gifts, and get tips for festive gatherings with essential oils!
Though Droughtlander is longer than expected, gear up for season five with a book chat. Gather with fellow "Outlander" fans to chat about the books and show, led by local expert Jody Allen.
Interfaith Caregivers of Washington County will be educating the community on the topic of Senior Frauds and Scams. Please come for an overview of the many different kinds of scams and how to handle them. We can not stop scams from happening - but we can educate ourselves on how not to fall for them. Let's work together to educate the community on all the different scams that are happening to you and millions of others.
NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations change attitudes, assumptions and ideas about people with mental health conditions. This free 60-minute presentation provides a personal perspective of mental health conditions, as leaders with lived experience talk openly about what it's like to have a mental health condition. Geared for teens and adults, but all ages are welcome.
Join us for Kiwanis Early Risers Family Night with Noelle from Zoozort! She brings a variety of exotic animals, typically including a wallaby, fennec fox, python, and skunk! It will be educational and fun!
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Terika, our children's librarian, read this gem of a book.
She recommends, Lessons from Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog by Dave Barry
Comedian Dave Barry realizes that his dog, Lucy, is dealing with old age far better than he is. She has more friends, fewer worries, and way more fun. So Dave decides to figure out how Lucy manages to stay so happy, to see if he can make his own life happier by doing the things she does. Super cute and a fast read!
Climate change has been all over the news lately, and the subject of much debate for years. The internet is full of posts seeming to confirm or disprove climate change, and it's not the only hot-button issue like that. But how can you tell the fact from fiction, the real news from the fake? We've got you covered!