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I'm With the Banned

I'm With the Banned

by Hannah on Oct 2, 2020

Each year, during the last week in September, libraries celebrate the freedom to read by observing Banned Books Week. In this blog post, you'll learn more about Banned Books Week and why people try to ban books!

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Curbside is BACK!

Curbside is BACK!

by Hannah on Aug 7, 2020

Trying to reduce your viral exposure? Have a medical condition that prevents you from wearing a mask? Take advantage of our new curbside service! Check out this post for details.

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Online Resources for Social Distancers

Online Resources for Social Distancers

by Hannah on Mar 22, 2020

If you're anything like me, your social media feeds have been inundated with free online things to do while social distancing. I decided to compile them into one big master post for easy browsing! We'll update periodically as we find more cool stuff.

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Keep Your Senses During the Census

Keep Your Senses During the Census

by Hannah on Mar 20, 2020

There's a lot going on right now, but please don't forget to respond to the 2020 Census! Information from the Census helps allocate resources to our community - including library funding! Learn the ins and outs of this important event in this blog post.

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We've Got the Madness... Book Madness!

We've Got the Madness... Book Madness!

by Hannah on Feb 21, 2020

NCAA men's basketball fans have March Madness; here at the library, we also have Book Madness! Vote for your favorite children's and teen books all month long - but first, fill out your bracket for the chance to win a prize!

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Stand Up and Be Counted! Register to Vote

Stand Up and Be Counted! Register to Vote

by Hannah on Jan 17, 2020

Are you registered to vote? If you've recently moved or changed your name, you may need to update your registration. This post will walk you through checking your status, getting registered, finding your polling place, and requesting an absentee ballot.

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Keep Your New Year's Resolutions with Gale Courses

Keep Your New Year's Resolutions with Gale Courses

by Hannah on Jan 3, 2020

Whether your New Year's Resolution is to improve your physical health, work on your financial health, improve your professional skills, or learn a new skill or hobby, we’ve got you covered. Try a free six-week class from Gale Courses to help you stick to your resolution! (If your resolution is to read more, well, obviously we’re here for you, too!)

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Travel Light with Digital Books

Travel Light with Digital Books

by Hannah on Dec 6, 2019

Winter travel can be rough. Whether you're driving to Grandma's for the holidays or flying to the beach for a getaway, space is always at a premium. Travel lighter this holiday season with the library's digital collections.

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When Publishers Restrict Ebooks, We All Lose

When Publishers Restrict Ebooks, We All Lose

by Hannah on Nov 1, 2019

You may enjoy reading ebooks from the library on your Kindle, or listening to digital audiobooks in the car, but have you ever wondered how the library is able to lend them out? Basically, we are at the mercy of book publishing companies, and some aren't choosing to play nicely. Changes are coming to the ebook lending world. Click through to learn more!

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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

by Hannah on Sep 13, 2019

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The West Bend Community Memorial Library is partnering with the National Alliance on Mental Illness to help reduce suicides in our community. Learn more about upcoming events and local suicide prevention resources.

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Get Ready for the Fall Book Sale

Get Ready for the Fall Book Sale

by Hannah on Aug 30, 2019

With September just around the corner, we've got the Fall Book Sale on the brain! Learn more about how the book sale works and when to stop by to get the best selection.

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Tax Update

Tax Update

by Hannah on Jan 11, 2019

The library provides free copies of many commonly-used tax forms. If we do not have a specific form, we can print a copy for you for 25 cents/page.

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