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Adult Summer Reading: Week 8

Adult Summer Reading: Week 8

by West Bend Library on Jul 25, 2022

It's the final week of summer reading! Check out the books we've always wanted to read, and don't forget to return your adult summer reading logs to the Reference Desk (or, if you're on Beanstack, earn the Summer Reading Champ badge) by Tuesday, August 2.

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Adult Summer Reading: Week 7

Adult Summer Reading: Week 7

by West Bend Library on Jul 18, 2022

Read any award winners lately? This week's adult summer reading suggestions focus on New York Times best sellers and National Book Award winners and finalists. Feel free to read from any genre on these lists — poetry, young adult fiction, graphic novels, and more are all covered!

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Adult Summer Reading: Week 6

Adult Summer Reading: Week 6

by West Bend Library on Jul 11, 2022

Banned Books Week isn't until September, but as part of this week's summer reading digital displays, we're sharing Banned or Challenged books and Memoirs Written by Women. This is the third-to-last week of the adult summer reading program, so get started today if you still want to participate!

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Adult Summer Reading: Week 5

Adult Summer Reading: Week 5

by West Bend Library on Jul 4, 2022

It's a new month, and that means we've got July Staff Picks for you! Plus, there's a list of books fitting the adult summer reading program category of Historical Fiction Taking Place Outside the United States. Celebrate the Fourth, then get ready to go on a new adventure in your reading!

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Adult Summer Reading: Week 4

Adult Summer Reading: Week 4

by West Bend Library on Jun 27, 2022

Did you see the movie, but now you want to read the book? Have you never read a graphic novel before and want to check that category off on your reading log? This week's blog offers reading suggestions for two adult summer reading categories: Inspired a Movie or TV Show that Came Out in 2020 or Later and Graphic Novels!

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Adult Summer Reading: Week 2

Adult Summer Reading: Week 2

by West Bend Library on Jun 13, 2022

The phrase "don't judge a book by its cover" isn't meant to be taken literally. But what if we judged books by their covers anyway? Check out these books with interesting covers and titles and check off that category on your reading log!

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Library Closed

Library Closed

by West Bend Library on Mar 18, 2020

The library is closed to the public as of March 18. We will reopen when it is safe to do so. Due dates will be extended accordingly. Watch this space for more details.

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Hey Zucchini, Don't You Be a Meanie

Hey Zucchini, Don't You Be a Meanie

by West Bend Library on Sep 20, 2019

It’s that time of year again – what are we going to do with all this zucchini?! Check out some of the West Bend Library staff's favorite tried-and-true zucchini recipes, and get suggestions for cookbooks you can get from the library to explore more!

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Reaching Out to Washington County’s Outreach Librarian

Reaching Out to Washington County’s Outreach Librarian

by West Bend Library on Jul 19, 2019

It’s not often that you meet someone who’s truly passionate about their job. Nancy Larson, the outreach librarian at the West Bend Community Memorial Library, is one of these rare individuals. The sole coordinator of Washington County’s book delivery service, Nancy makes library accessible to seniors and the homebound.

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July Staff Picks

July Staff Picks

by West Bend Library on Jul 12, 2019

If you’re looking for book suggestions, who better to ask than your local librarian? They went to college for this, after all. Check out these eight books, which are all staff favorites at the West Bend Library.

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