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918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States
262-249-5299 www.lakegeneva.lib.wi.us

January 2018

Movie Night: Sunset Boulevard

January 9, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Enjoy a classic film on the library’s big screen and free library parking! In Sunset Boulevard, Gloria Swanson plays Norma Desmond, an aging silent film queen, and William Holden plays the writer who is held in thrall by her madness. The film won three Oscars and was nominated for eleven. The library is pleased to offer movie viewings on their large movie screen donated by David Malsch of the Black Point Film Festival. In addition, the donation of a DVD…

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Activities by the Lake

January 10, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Activities by the Lake is a program for adults who like to craft, color, create, and game. On a monthly basis, the library will provide coffee, time, and space in their Smith Meeting Room, and materials for adult coloring, game playing, and jigsaw puzzle making. Participants are also welcome to bring their own craft or knitting or crocheting project and enjoy the camaraderie. Everyone is welcome to attend at no charge. Registration at the front desk is encouraged, and drop-ins…

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80’s Craft Night

January 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Make rad friendship bracelets & pins, decorate bodacious snap bracelets, & like totally rock our to awesome 80’s music!  All ages & walk-ins welcome. Please pre-register at the front desk. Supplies provided!  Free parking!  Sponsored by the Friends of the Lake Geneva Public Library.

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AWYA BOOKS! (Adults With YA Books)

January 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Pronounced “Awww, yeah! Books!” Book Club for Adults who read YA fiction. You know, like Miss Sara! Come discuss the book you just read, the best book you ever read, or the new book you can’t wait to read. Awesome cookies will be served. Please notice the change in start time to 6:00 pm.

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Get Back in Shape in 2018: Ruth Rorig

January 15, 2018 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Do you want to lose weight, be healthier, stop old habits, enjoy life? Ruth Rorig, Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer invites you to make this year the best year ever by adding positive shifts to increase flexibility, balance, strength, and wellness. She will teach you how to assess your current mental and physical condition, make better food choices, and energize with movement and breathing. Wear comfortable clothing to participate in stretching.  Free library parking!  Program sponsored by the Friends of…

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Healthy Alternatives for Your Favorite Foods: Claire Mathison

January 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Does eating carbohydrates and sugar make you feel tired, fatigued? Do you love ice cream, but it leaves you with mild to severe indigestion? Find healthy alternatives to your favorite foods, and indulge in foods that feed the body! During this interactive talk, Claire Mathison, Nutrition Response Testing Practitioner will explore how food can be a healing medicine to get people back on track and symptom-less in 2018. Mathison will introduce delicious alternatives to the foods that can trigger stressors…

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Book Club: Loving Frank by Nancy Horan

January 25, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Join us for an afternoon book discussion of Loving Frank, a novel by Nancy Horan, based on the dramatic love story of Mamah Borthwich Cheney & Frank Lloyd Wright. The discussion will be led by Roberta Rohdin-Killian in the Lake Geneva Public Library, a building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright protege James Dresser. Find your copy of the book in our Share Library Catalog. Please pre-register at the front desk. Free library parking!  Program sponsored by the Friends of the…

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Sensory Playtime

January 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

                Babies and Toddlers! Come make a mess at the Library instead of at your house! We have bins to dig through, water to splash in, and a baby obstacle course for you to try. Parents, you get to talk with your little ones about colors, textures, numbers, and sounds. You can pretend to dig for dinosaurs together, or make up a story about the sea turtles swimming in the water tub. Or…

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Women’s Conversation Circle with Ruth Rorig

January 29, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          On Monday, January 29, at 6:30 p.m., all local women are invited to gather in the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Smith Meeting Room for a Women’s Conversation Circle. Conversation facilitator Ruth Rorig of the YMCA will invite women to explore the power of collaboration and strive to become more aware of their impact on others and the world around them through conversation. This conversation circle will provide a guided discussion geared towards women interested sharing…

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Movie Night: Eight Below

January 30, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        Join us for movie night on the library’s big screen after you visit the snow sculptures at Lake Geneva’s Winterfest. Join us the next day on January 31st at 6:30 p.m. to meet a real Door County Sled Dog! Free library parking! Walt Disney Picture’s Eight Below, is the thrilling tale of incredible friendship between eight amazing sled dogs and their guide Jerry (Paul Walker). Stranded in Antarctica during the most unforgiving winter on the planet,…

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The Making of a Sled Dog Team: Door County Sled Dogs

January 31, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            At the Lake Geneva Public Library on Wednesday, January 31, at 6:30 p.m., mushers Rick and Bonnie will tell the story of how they turned a group of rescued dogs into a sled dog team in Door County, Wisconsin. People of all ages are invited to attend this participatory program to meet and pet a 100 lb. sled dog and learn about the sport of dog sledding. Rick and Bonnie will exhibit one of…

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February 2018

Otaku Club for Teens

February 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        Every month you can come hang out with teens who love Anime and Manga as much as you do! Talk about your favorite books and shows. Tell us about your experiences at conventions. Help Miss Sara select new materials for the Library. And finally, have some snacks! All Middle School and High School students (12–18 years old) are invited to attend.

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Authentic Hawaiian Lei-Making & Hurricane Popcorn

February 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        On Monday, February 5, at 6:30 p.m., the Lake Geneva Public Library with host an Authentic Hawaiian Lei-making and Hurricane Popcorn Workshop as a part of their Escape to Hawaii in the Winter series. Participants are invited to make a lei with ribbon and traditional Hawaiian Hurricane Popcorn mix with Furikake and rice crackers. Everyone is welcome to attend this program at no charge. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. The class…

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Classics Movie Night: Philadelphia Story

February 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            Adults are invited to attend the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Classics Movie Night on the library’s big movie screen, featuring films from the library’s collection. The Philadelphia Story will be shown on Tuesday, February 6, at 5:30 p.m. In The Philadelphia Story, Philadelphia socialite, Tracy Lord, played by Katherine Hepburn, is about to married for a second time. Her charismatic ex-husband, played by Cary Grant, disrupts her imminent marriage by paying her family estate…

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Crafts by the Lake: Valentine Card Making

February 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        The “Crafts by the Lake” series continues in the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Smith Meeting Room on Wednesday, February 7, at 6:30 p.m. “Crafts by the Lake” programs are led by Loretta Moorhouse Nussbaum, who received her B.S. in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Participants will make a Valentine card. Everyone is welcome to attend the craft program at no charge. Children may attend, if accompanied by an adult. Registration at the…

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Ukulele Strum & Sing with Pamela Kundert

February 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            On Monday February 12, at 6 p.m., the Lake Geneva Public Library will host a “Ukulele Strum & Sing” with professional musician Pamela Kundert. Kundert will teach her audience to play Valentine-inspired songs in a group lesson from 6-6:30 p.m., which will be followed by a strum and sing-along complete with rhythm instruments participants will be invited to play. Pre-registration is requested, and 5 new ukuleles will be available to check out at the…

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Bee My Valentine Bee Program & Honey Tasting

February 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            On Tuesday, February 13, at 6:30 p.m., the Lake Geneva Public Library will host a “Bee My Valentine” bee program and honey tasting with presenter Kristine Karlson of Bee Haven Honey. Karlson will talk about beekeeping and what she has come to understand about bees after observing them closely. She will cover bee behavior, the beauty of bees, and medicinal benefits in products harvested from the hive. She will also share ways we can…

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Activities by the Lake: Valentine Edition

February 14, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            On Wednesday, February 14, at 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., the Lake Geneva Public Library will continue “Activities by the Lake,” a program for adults who like to craft, color, create, and game. On a monthly basis, the library will provide coffee, time, and space in their Smith Meeting Room, and materials for adult coloring, game playing, and jigsaw puzzle making. Participants are also welcome to bring their own craft or knitting or crocheting project and…

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Books by the Lake Book Discussion Group: The Aviator’s Wife

February 15, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            At the Lake Geneva Library on Thursday, February 15, at 1:30 p.m., Roberta Rohdin-Killian will lead Books by the Lake, a book discussion group in the library’s Smith Meeting Room. This month’s book selection is The Aviator’s Wife. Pre-registration is requested at the library’s front desk, and copies of the book may be checked out the front desk or placed on hold in the library’s Share catalog. Coffee will be served, and the program…

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Family Movie Night: “Wonder”

February 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        This film is perfect for 6-14 year olds, so bring your older kids. I can only fit about 70 people in the Meeting Room for Movie Night, so come early to get a spot and some popcorn. Blankets, pillows, and sleeping bags are encouraged, along with flannel pjs. 🙂 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Join the Friends to keep programs like this alive and well.

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Friday Book Club

February 16, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          Book club for 8-12 yr olds. Talk about your favorite books, new books, the book you just finished.  Any and all books! Awesome cookies will be served, but bring your own beverage.

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Sensory Playtime

February 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          Dig, scoop, bury, find, splash, bang! Bring your baby, toddler, and preschooler to the Library for this messy program that engages the senses.

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Calligraphy Workshop

February 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            A calligraphy workshop will be held at the Lake Geneva Public Library on Monday, February 19, at 6:30 p.m. The workshop will be led by Loretta Moorhouse Nussbaum, who received her B.S. in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Participants will practice calligraphy writing using markers and cartridge fountain pens, as well a dip pens and ink. Alphabet samples and practice sheets will be provided. Glass pens from the Italian Island…

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Movie Night: Breathe

February 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

      Adults are invited to attend the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Movie Night on the library’s big movie screen, featuring films from the library’s collection. Breathe will be shown on Tuesday, February 20, at 5:30 p.m. and is rated PG-13. Breathe is the inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Enjoy free library parking. The library is pleased to offer movie…

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Poems by the Lake: The Poetry of Escape & Distraction

February 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

      The reading series “Poems by the Lake” will continue in the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Smith Meeting Room on Wednesday, February 21, at 6:30 p.m. The program is part of an open-mic series led by Alisha Hines, who received her MFA in Creative Writing: Poetry from Bowling Green State University. Those who attend the program are invited to read their favorite poems aloud on any subject or simply listen in the library by the lake. In celebration…

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Cherry Cheesecake Make & Take (afternoon session) – SESSION FULL

February 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          Update: registration is important for his event if you plan on attending! Please call the library at 262-249-5299 to sign up. Walk-ins will only be able to participate if we have enough supplies; no guarantee unless pre-registered. Thank you! Make a no-bake cherry cheesecake at the Lake Geneva Public Library on Thursday, February 22, at 1pm or 6 p.m., in honor of George Washington’s birthday, and take it home with you to enjoy. Everyone is…

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Cherry Cheesecake Make & Take – SESSION FULL

February 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          Update: registration is important for his event if you plan on attending! Please call the library at 262-249-5299 to sign up. Walk-ins will only be able to participate if we have enough supplies; no guarantee unless pre-registered. Thank you! Make a no-bake cherry cheesecake at the Lake Geneva Public Library on Thursday, February 22, at 1pm or 6 p.m., in honor of George Washington’s birthday, and take it home with you to enjoy. Everyone is…

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Music in the Library: Violinist Lydia Metzger

February 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        On Friday, February 23, at 3 p.m., violinist Lydia Metzger will perform in the Lake Geneva Public Library’s foyer during the ongoing “Music in the Library” series. People of all ages are invited to browse the library collection while they listen to music and enjoy beverages. The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Lake Geneva Public Library. Lydia Metzger’s musical education began at age four with her mother, Beth Balge, who taught her piano.…

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Marriage: Put the Plan in Planning a Future Together

February 24, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        Marriage: Put the Plan in Planning a Future Together will be held at the Lake Geneva Public Library on Saturday, February 24, at 10:30 a.m. Marriage educator and writer Paula Holt will share a five-step process to address the key topics in marriage, including money, sex, in-laws, and more. Holt will provide a list of free and low-cost marriage preparation resources. Participants are invited to enter a raffle for a chance to win one of Holt’s…

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Teen Club

February 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          Teen program for all the things you’re interested in. Do you write?  Do you make art? Do you like to experiment with food? Did something happen at school today that you need to discuss? How about in the world? This is the club for all the things YOU want to talk about, no matter what it is.  

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Professional Abraham Lincoln Presenter: Kevin Wood

February 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            At the Lake Geneva Library on Monday, February 26, at 6:30 p.m., professional Abraham Lincoln presenter, Kevin Wood, will present “A New Birth of Freedom,” a first-hand account of Lincoln’s life.  In costume, Wood will bring history to life from the establishment of the USA in 1776 through the end of the Civil War in 1865. Wood, who bears a remarkable resemblance to “the Great Emancipator,” has done extensive research about Lincoln’s life and…

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Movie Night: Arctic Tale

February 27, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          In celebration of International Polar Bear Day, the Lake Geneva Public Library will show the movie Arctic Tale on the library’s big movie screen on Tuesday, February 27, at 5:30 p.m. This movie is rated G. Enjoy free library parking. Set in the vast snow kingdom at the top of the world, Arctic Tale is a real life adventure from the people who brought you March of The Penguins. Join narrator Queen Latifah as she…

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Local History Program: Why is it Called That? with Michael Rehberg

February 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        At the Lake Geneva Library on Wednesday, February 28, at 6:30 p.m., Michael Rehberg of Black Point Estate and Gardens will present his new program “Why is it Called That?” From Duck Lake to Lake Como and Bigfoot Lake to Geneva Lake, the program explains how and why key places in our local area got their names. Rehberg will answer questions like: Who was Edward C. Delavan, Lewis F. Linn, Rueben J. Walworth? Where was the town called…

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March 2018

Classic Movie: Woman of the Year

March 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          Adults are invited to attend the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Classics Movie Night on the library’s big movie screen, featuring films from the library’s collection. Woman of the Year will be shown on Tuesday, March 6, at 5:30 p.m. In Woman of the Year, rival reporters Sam and Tess, Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess’s hectic lifestyle. The…

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Polish Easter Eggs: Crafts by the Lake – SESSION FULL

March 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        The “Crafts by the Lake” series continues in the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Smith Meeting Room on Wednesday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m. “Crafts by the Lake” programs are led by Loretta Moorhouse Nussbaum, who received her B.S. in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Participants will learn Pisanki, a Polish Easter egg craft. Using a special tool, a blown egg is painted with designs in hot wax. The colors “pop” in an…

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Lake Geneva & The Civil War: Patrick M. Quinn

March 10, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        At the Lake Geneva Library on Saturday, March 10, at 10:30 a.m., local newspaper columnist and local historian, Patrick M. Quinn, will present “Lake Geneva and the Civil War.” Quinn’s program will feature abolitionist sentiment in Geneva before the Civil War, the role of Genevans who served in four Civil War regiments, and post-Civil War life in Geneva, (and, after 1882, Lake Geneva). Patrick M. Quinn was born at Lakeland Hospital in 1942 and grew up…

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Bite Make & Take: Claire Mathison

March 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        At the Lake Geneva Library on Monday, March 12, at 6:30 p.m., Nutrition Testing Practitioner, Claire Mathison, will present: “Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites: A Healthy Alternative Make & Take.”  Pre-registration is required at the Reference Desk by Thursday, March 8, and space is limited. This talk is a continuation of Mathison’s previous talk at the library, and participants will be invited to make a healthy alternative to chocolate chip cookie dough bites they can eat on…

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Activities by the Lake: Craft, Color, Game, Create

March 14, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            Activities by the Lake is a program for adults who like to craft, color, create, and game. On a monthly basis, the library will provide coffee, time, and space in their Smith Meeting Room, and materials for adult coloring, game playing, and jigsaw puzzle making. Participants are also welcome to bring their own craft or knitting or crocheting project and enjoy the camaraderie. This month, win a door prize raffle for attending the Activities…

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Write-IN the Library

March 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

      On Wednesday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m., Lake Geneva Public Library will begin a new “Write-IN” series at the library, led by Alisha Hines, who received her MFA in Creative Writing: Poetry from Bowling Green State University. The program is designed to give writers space and time to write and to gather as a community to talk about writing. Writing prompts, paper, writing utensils, and books to inspire writing will be available at the program. Participants at…

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Book Discussion: The Round House by Louise Erdrich

March 15, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            At the Lake Geneva Library on Thursday, March 15, at 1:30 p.m., Roberta Rohdin-Killian will lead “Books by the Lake,” a book discussion group in the library’s Smith Meeting Room. This month’s book selection is The Round House, by Louise Erdrich, and will be read to celebrate the local Big Read. Pre-registration is requested at the library’s front desk. Free copies of the book will be given to the first fifteen registrants, and copies…

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Movie Night: Victoria & Abdul

March 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

      Adults are invited to attend the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Movie Night on the library’s big movie screen, featuring films from the library’s collection. Victoria & Abdul will be shown on Tuesday, March 20, at 5:30 p.m. and is rated PG-13. Victoria & Abdul tells the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s, remarkable rule, played by Academy Award winner Judi Dench. When Abdul Karim, a young clerk, travels from…

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*CANCELED* Waking up White: Debby Irving, Racial Justice Writer & Educator

March 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            **CANCELED due to author illness** *Will be rescheduled* At the Lake Geneva Library on Monday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m., racial justice educator and writer, Debby Irving, will present her book Waking Up White. Using historical and media images, Debby will examine how she used her belief system to interpret the world around her. Debby explores how she spent decades silently reaffirming racial patterns instead of questioning the racial disparities and tensions she could…

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Artist Stage: Pam Ring

March 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          Artist Pam Ring will do a demonstration of her collage art technique during an “Artist Stage” program at the library, and beverages will be served. The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Lake Geneva Public Library. Ring was named Artist of the Month by the Geneva Lake Arts Foundation (GLAF) for March. Each month, a member is chosen to be the featured artist at the Lake Geneva Public Library’s ongoing “Artist of the…

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April 2018

Otaku Club

April 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Club for TEENS who like Anime and Manga. Talk about your favorite Anime and Manga. Share your original Manga style artwork. Enjoy tasty after school snacks.

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A Chat with Agatha Christie: Chris Brookes

April 9, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          At the Lake Geneva Library on Monday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m., performer, Chris Brookes, will present “Unexpectedly Agatha: A Chat with Agatha Christie.” In her first person portrayal, Brookes will introduce her audience to the famous writer, Agatha Christie, who made a career out of doing what nobody expected. Christie wrote Murder on the Orient Express, among many other detective novels and short stories, created fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, and also…

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Toddler Time

April 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Story and Play Time for babies and toddlers! Interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. Parents, this is a good place to meet other moms and dads with babies. Bring a coffee for you, a snack for your baby, and just relax for awhile.

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Murder on the Orient Express: Classic Movie Night

April 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        Adults are invited to attend the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Classics Movie Night on the library’s big movie screen, as they were meant to be seen, featuring films from the library’s collection. The 1974 version of Murder on the Orient Express will be shown on Tuesday, April 10, at 5:30 p.m. In the classic version of Murder on the Orient Express, this Agatha Christie whodunit boasts an international cast. Ingrid Bergman won an Oscar for her…

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Black Point Estate: Watch Our Garden Grow

April 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        At the Lake Geneva Library on Wednesday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m., David Desimone, Director of Black Point Estate and Gardens will present his new program “Watch Our Gardens Grow: Restoration and Rejuvenation of the Black Point Gardens.” In 2014, Black Point Estate and the Black Point Horticulture Committee hired landscape architect Ted Wolff of Chicago, Illinois to develop a master garden plan for the site. In 2017, Northwind Perennial of Burlington was hired to install a half…

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Preschool Storytime

April 12, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2018

Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Storytime for 3-5 year olds and their parents Come interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Toddler Time

April 13, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until June 1, 2018

Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Story and Play Time for Babies and Toddlers Interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. Parents, this is a good place to meet other moms and dads with babies. Bring a coffee for yourself, a snack for your baby, and just relax with us for awhile. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Calligraphy Workshop

April 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

              A calligraphy workshop will be held at the library on Monday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required at the Reference Desk by Monday, April 9, and space is limited. The workshop will be led by Loretta Moorhouse Nussbaum, who received her B.S. in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Participants will practice calligraphy writing using markers and cartridge fountain pens, as well a dip pens and ink. Alphabet samples…

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Poems by the Lake: Poetry of Witness & Observation

April 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            On Wednesday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m., come to the library’s open-mic poetry reading series “Poems by the Lake.” The series is led by Alisha Hines, who received her MFA in Creative Writing: Poetry from Bowling Green State University. The theme for the reading is the poetry of witness and observation. Those who attend the program are invited to read their favorite poems aloud on any subject or simply listen in the library by…

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Preschool Storytime

April 19, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Storytime for 3-5 year olds and their parents Come interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Books by the Lake: Hillbilly Elegy

April 19, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            At the Lake Geneva Library on Thursday, April 19, at 1:30 p.m., Roberta Rohdin Killian will lead “Books by the Lake,” a book discussion group in the library’s Smith Meeting Room. This month’s book selection is Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance. Pre-registration is requested at the library’s reference desk. Free copies of the book will be given to the first 20 registrants, and copies of the book may be placed on hold in the…

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Toddler Time

April 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Story and Play Time for Babies and Toddlers Interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. Parents, this is a good place to meet other moms and dads with babies. Bring a coffee for yourself, a snack for your baby, and just relax with us for awhile. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Friday Book Club

April 20, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Book Club for 8-12 year olds. We talk about YOUR favorite books, the books you’re reading right now, and the books you can’t wait to read. During our next session, I will have free books to give away! As always, awesome cookies will be served, but you’ll have to bring your own drinks. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Sensory Playtime

April 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Dig in a tub of rice, noodles, or beans. Splash in a tub of water. Jump through the baby obstacle course. Make a mess at the Library instead of at your house! 🙂 Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers are invited.

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Teen Club: The Club for ALL the Things

April 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Are you a teenager? Then you’re invited! No matter what you’re into, this is your club. Books? Of course! Movies? Sure! Poetry? Yes! Food? We have that! Dungeons & Dragons? Some of the regulars play! That thing that happened at school today that you really want to discuss? Definitely! This is YOUR club. It is what you bring to it! I just bring snacks…and new books…and free books…and movies I think you might like…~ Miss Sara

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Social Security: Timing is Everything

April 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          The Lake Geneva Public Library invites the community to attend two programs for Money Smart Week, sponsored by Thrivent Financial of Lake Geneva. Two workshops will be hosted by local Financial Associate, Jim Pfeil. On Monday, April 23, at 6 p.m., Pfeil will host “Social Security: Timing is Everything” and on Thursday, April 26, at 12 p.m., “Preparing for Long-Term Care: A Gift Your Family Deserves.” During the Social Security workshop, participants can find out…

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All My Money Workshop: Amanda Kostman

April 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        The Lake Geneva Public Library invites the community to attend “All My Money: Change for the Better” workshops facilitated by Amanda Kostman, Walworth County University of Wisconsin Extension Family Living Educator. Pre-registration is required at the Reference Desk for the following workshops to be held on the following Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.: April 24: Lessons 1 & 2: “Who Am I With Money?” and “Tracking Sending” May 8: Lessons 3-5: “Saving,” “Spending Plans,” and “Money…

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Movie Night: The Darkest Hour

April 24, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        Adults are invited to attend the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Movie Night on the library’s big movie screen, featuring films from the library’s collection. The Darkest Hour will be shown on Tuesday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m. and is rated PG-13. The Darkest Hour was nominated for 6 and won 2 Academy Awards. Academy Award winner, Gary Oldman, gives a “towering performance,” according to Vanity Fair, and was directed by Joe Wright. As Hitler’s forces storm…

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Preschool Storytime

April 26, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Storytime for 3-5 year olds and their parents Come interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Family Movie Night

April 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

 

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Library Closed for Staff Training

April 27, 2018
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States
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Toddler Time

April 27, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Story and Play Time for Babies and Toddlers Interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. Parents, this is a good place to meet other moms and dads with babies. Bring a coffee for yourself, a snack for your baby, and just relax with us for awhile. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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May 2018

Preschool Storytime

May 3, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Storytime for 3-5 year olds and their parents Come interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Toddler Time

May 4, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Story and Play Time for Babies and Toddlers Interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. Parents, this is a good place to meet other moms and dads with babies. Bring a coffee for yourself, a snack for your baby, and just relax with us for awhile. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Otaku Club: The Last One Ever!

May 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Hey there Teens who like Anime and Manga, This is the last session of Otaku Club. We had a few good years, but the interest has been waning. NOT that the interest in Anime and Manga has waned! I’ll still keep buying new materials for you to check out, and I still want to hear your requests! We just won’t have a club anymore that is dedicated to Anime and Manga. Instead, you can bring your art work and discussions…

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All My Money Workshop with Amanda Kostman

May 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        The Lake Geneva Public Library invites the community to attend “All My Money: Change for the Better” workshops facilitated by Amanda Kostman, Walworth County University of Wisconsin Extension Family Living Educator. Pre-registration is required at the Reference Desk for the following workshops to be held on the following Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.: April 24: Lessons 1 & 2: “Who Am I With Money?” and “Tracking Sending” May 8: Lessons 3-5: “Saving,” “Spending Plans,” and “Money…

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Classics Movie Night: Please Don’t Eat the Daisies

May 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            Adults are invited to attend the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Classics Movie Night on the library’s big movie screen, as they were meant to be seen, featuring films from the library’s collection. Please Don’t Eat the Daisies will be shown on Tuesday, May 8, at 5:30 p.m. Please Don’t Eat the Daisies is a jovial comedy from 1960, based on the bestseller by playwright Jean Kerr. Kate Mackay, played by Doris Day, balances her…

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Write-IN

May 9, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

      On Wednesday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m., Lake Geneva Public Library will continue a new “Write-IN” series at the library, led by Alisha Hines, who received her MFA in Creative Writing: Poetry from Bowling Green State University. The program is designed to give writers space and time to write and to gather as a community to talk about writing. Writing prompts, paper, writing utensils, and books to inspire writing will be available at the program. Participants at…

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Preschool Storytime

May 10, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Storytime for 3-5 year olds and their parents Come interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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AWYA Books! (Adults with Young Adult Books = “Awww…yeah! Books!)

May 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Are you a grown-up who reads teens books for fun? ME TOO! LET’S HAVE A CLUB! We’ll talk about what we’re reading, what we’re waiting for, what we can’t believe was published… Everything about YA books, from Fiction, Nonfiction, and Manga. And there will be COOKIES! I would like to extend a special invitation to all of those new adults who have just gotten too old for my Teen Club. THIS is your new club. Try it! You’ll like it!

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Toddler Time

May 11, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Story and Play Time for Babies and Toddlers Interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. Parents, this is a good place to meet other moms and dads with babies. Bring a coffee for yourself, a snack for your baby, and just relax with us for awhile. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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“In the Middle” Book Club

May 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

NEW Book Club for all Middle School Students. We will discuss the following Realistic Fiction: Ghost by Jason Reynolds Ungifted by Gordon Korman Summerlost by Ally Condie We will also discuss what you’re reading now, what you can’t wait to read, and what you would like us to discuss next. If you like to read and you’re in Middle School, 6th-8th grade, this is YOUR book club! Awesome cookies and soda will be served.

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Calligraphy Practice Session

May 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            A calligraphy practice session will be held at the Lake Geneva Public Library on Monday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required at the Reference Desk by Monday, May 7, and space is limited. The practice session will be led by Loretta Moorhouse Nussbaum, who received her B.S. in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Participants will practice calligraphy writing using markers and cartridge fountain pens, as well a dip…

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Chocolate USA

May 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States
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          Tuesday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m., author and photographer, Susan Miura, will present: “Chocolate USA” at the Lake Geneva Public Library. Pre-registration is required at the Reference Desk, and space is limited.Participants will celebrate chocolate, American style, as they sample chocolate and receive recipes to take home with them. A bit of history and travel are infused into this delicious presentation, with virtual stops in San Francisco, Las Vegas, Hershey, Boston, and Chicago. Miura will…

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They Can’t All Be Museums: Dave Desimone of Black Point

May 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

              At the Lake Geneva Library on Wednesday, May 16, at 6:30 p.m., David Desimone, Director of Black Point Estate and Gardens will present his new program “They Can’t All Be Museums: Historic Preservation in Walworth County.” In celebration of national historic preservation month, Desimone will highlight 10 examples of buildings throughout Walworth County that were saved from the wrecking ball through adaptive use. Some of the buildings on this list might surprise you, as you…

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Preschool Storytime

May 17, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Storytime for 3-5 year olds and their parents Come interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Toddler Time

May 18, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Story and Play Time for Babies and Toddlers Interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. Parents, this is a good place to meet other moms and dads with babies. Bring a coffee for yourself, a snack for your baby, and just relax with us for awhile. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Friday Book Club

May 18, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Book Club for 8-12 year olds. We talk about YOUR favorite books, the books you’re reading right now, and the books you can’t wait to read. During our next session, I will have free books to give away! As always, awesome cookies will be served, but you’ll have to bring your own drinks. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Tai Chi

May 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States
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        Join us for a free Tai Chi class taught by Ingrid Clemen! We will meet in the library meeting room and move to the park if weather permits. Come and enjoy the serenity of Tai Chi in the most scenic location around! *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Ukulele Strum & Sing

May 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            On Monday, May 21, at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., the Lake Geneva Public Library will host a “Ukulele Strum & Sing” with professional musician Pamela Kundert. Kundert will teach her audience to play Memorial Day-inspired songs in a group lesson followed by a strum and sing-along. Pre-registration is required by May 14, at the library’s reference desk, and space is limited. 5 new ukuleles may be available to check out, on a first-come,…

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Teen Club: The Club for ALL the Things

May 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Are you a teenager? Then you’re invited! No matter what you’re into, this is your club. Books? Of course! Movies? Sure! Poetry? Yes! Dungeons & Dragons? Some of the regulars play! Food? We have that! That thing that happened at school today that you really want to discuss? Definitely! This is YOUR club. It is what you bring to it! I just bring snacks…and new books…and free books…and movies I think you might like… This is a monthly club, so…

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Ukulele Strum & Sing

May 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            On Monday, May 21, at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., the Lake Geneva Public Library will host a “Ukulele Strum & Sing” with professional musician Pamela Kundert. Kundert will teach her audience to play Memorial Day-inspired songs in a group lesson followed by a strum and sing-along. Pre-registration is required by May 14, at the library’s reference desk, and space is limited. 5 new ukuleles may be available to check out, on a first-come,…

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All My Money Workshop: Amanda Kostman

May 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        The Lake Geneva Public Library invites the community to attend “All My Money: Change for the Better” workshops facilitated by Amanda Kostman, Walworth County University of Wisconsin Extension Family Living Educator. This session will focus on choosing credit: “What Happens If I Don’t Pay?” and “Credit History and Score”. The program is designed for individuals and families wishing to become more financially healthy, and especially beneficial to: Individuals with recent financial changes (retirement, divorce, loss of…

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Movie Night: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

May 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        Adults are invited to attend the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Movie Night on the library’s big movie screen, featuring films from the library’s collection. Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be shown on Tuesday, May 22, at 5:30 p.m. and is rated PG-13. In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle…

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ReferenceUSA database demonstration/training

May 23, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        Lake Geneva Public Library has ReferenceUSA, the premier online research and reference tool for area business professionals, sales reps, marketers, government agencies, job seekers, and students. Get fast and easy access to details on more than 44 million US businesses and more than 270 million US residents. Use ReferenceUSA to: Find sales leads Conduct market research Locate and research companies you want to work for Build a business plan Study market trends RSVP is requested but…

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Polish Flower Paper Cutting Craft

May 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

        The “Crafts by the Lake” series continues in the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Smith Meeting Room on Wednesday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m. with Wycinanki, a Polish flower paper cutting craft. “Crafts by the Lake” programs are led by Loretta Moorhouse Nussbaum, who received her B.S. in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Registration is required at the Reference Desk by Wednesday, May 16, and space is limited. Children may attend, if accompanied…

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Preschool Storytime

May 24, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Storytime for 3-5 year olds and their parents Come interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Book Group: Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

May 24, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            At the Lake Geneva Library on Thursday, May 24, at 1:30 p.m., Roberta Rohdin Killian will lead “Books by the Lake,” a book discussion group in the library’s Smith Meeting Room. This month’s book selection is Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler. Pre-registration is requested at the library’s reference desk. Copies of the book may be placed on hold in the library’s Share catalog. Coffee will be served, and the…

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Family Movie Night

May 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Come watch a new Family-Friendly movie on our Big Screen! Bring your blankets and pillows, wear your pajamas, and get all comfy-cozy on the floor. Most movies are perfect for 4-11 year olds, though I suggest researching each film yourself to see if it’s a good fit for your family.  Free popcorn will be served, but please bring your own drinks with resealable tops. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you…

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Toddler Time

May 25, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Story and Play Time for Babies and Toddlers Interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. Parents, this is a good place to meet other moms and dads with babies. Bring a coffee for yourself, a snack for your baby, and just relax with us for awhile. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Closed for Memorial Day

May 28, 2018
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States
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Preschool Storytime

May 31, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Storytime for 3-5 year olds and their parents Come interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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June 2018

Toddler Time

June 1, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Story and Play Time for Babies and Toddlers Interact with stories, sing songs, and play with the toys in the Picture Book Room. Parents, this is a good place to meet other moms and dads with babies. Bring a coffee for yourself, a snack for your baby, and just relax with us for awhile. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.

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Make & Take a Beach-Inspired Desert

June 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          Make a beach-inspired, sand parfait dessert at the Lake Geneva Public Library on Monday, June 4, at 6 p.m. Taste of Lake Geneva and Restaurant Week got us inspired to eat! Make a mini beach scene with vanilla cookies, pudding, and garnishes, and take the desert home with you to enjoy. Everyone is welcome to attend at no charge, and all supplies will be provided. Children may attend, if accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is…

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Paper-Making Craft

June 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

          The “Crafts by the Lake” series continues in the Lake Geneva Public Library’s Smith Meeting Room on Wednesday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. “Crafts by the Lake” programs are led by Loretta Moorhouse Nussbaum, who received her B.S. in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Participants will learn how to make paper. Everyone is welcome to attend the craft program at no charge. Children may attend, if accompanied by an adult. Registration…

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Toddler Time (Storytime for Babies–2yrs)

June 8, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

Special time for babies and toddlers at the Library! We sing, we read stories, and we play. Parents, this is a good time to relax with other parents of little ones. Feel free to bring a coffee for you and a snack for your child.

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Journal Making Workshop

June 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lake Geneva Public Library Meeting Room, 918 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States

            Make a journal to hold your summer memories! Our journals will be made from cardboard, rubber bands, and Popsicle sticks. The fun part will be decorating them with special paper, ribbons, stickers, glitter pens and more! Children between 4-12 yrs old are encouraged to attend. *** We welcome your feedback! If you attend this program, please let us know what you thought about it by completing a short survey here.  

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