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July 2020

Lincoln as Storyteller

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

        Email rstrehlow@lakegeneva.lib.wi.us to register for this Zoom program!  Mr. Lincoln shares some of his favorite stories and jokes, and explains why he used these so often.  You’ll still get a good dose of both the nation’s history and Mr. Lincoln’s personal history.

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Shore Path Scandals

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

        Email rstrehlow@lakegeneva.lib.wi.us to register for this Zoom program!  Life on Geneva Lake hasn’t always been serene. We’ve had our share of sea serpents, masked men and sinking ships. We’ve even had brazen women who swam without their stockings on! Come listen to the tales – some of which have lasted for over a century.

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The Sky Above Geneva Lake

July 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

      Email rstrehlow@lakegeneva.lib.wi.us to register for this Zoom program! It’s a wonderful time to admire the stars and look for constellations in the cool summer nights. Learn how to orientate yourself at night and what to look for. This summer will feature two notable and bright planets and one of the best meteor showers of the year! Summer constellations are also fun and easy to learn.

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Yerkes History Discussion

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

      Email rstrehlow@lakegeneva.lib.wi.us to register! Join former Yerkes Outreach staff for an event full of stories and images from Yerkes Observatory. Learn about the incredible scientific advancements and the historic figures that have walked those halls. While the Observatory is in the process of reopening we can still explore the architecture of this magnificent structure.

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August 2020

Dark Skies Above Geneva Lake

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

        Email rstrehlow@lakegeneva.lib.wi.us to register! The dark skies movement is a growing push to not only improve the night sky for astronomical viewing, but to also improve our health! GLAS has now spent over a year with students developing a night sky sensor and doing public outreach about the effects of light pollution. Learn about the environmental and human effects of light pollution from local students working to promote this movement and collect data!

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Alice Paul: Winning Votes for Women

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

        Email rstrehlow@lakegeneva.lib.wi.us to register!  Join us as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the signing of the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote. Dr. Leslie Goodard will be portraying suffragette Alice Paul, a dynamic leader who pioneered radical techniques to get women the vote. Don’t miss this historic presentation on this momentous anniversary.

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October 2020

Lakeshores Memory Cafe

October 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library, 918 W Main Street
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          Our rotating Memory Café welcomes two new member libraries, Barrett Library in Williams Bay and Matheson Library in Elkhorn. Beginning with the new year, these libraries will join Aram Memorial Library, Lake Geneva Public Library and Burlington Public Library in presenting interesting programs for anyone in the early stages on the dementia spectrum and their caregivers. This relaxing hour will include a themed presentation as well as snacks and fellowship. Hope to see you there!  …

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