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Dwight Foster Public Library – FCCU Community Room

October 2018

Stars & Stripes Honor Flight program

October 18, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Kent Rice, US Army Veteran and Honor Flight Board Member, will present an entire day of the Honor Flight experience. He will also provide information on how Veterans can participate.

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Craft Club

October 25, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

This month: Fall Suncatcher. Adults and school-age children. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. This is a drop-in program, no registration necessary. Come anytime during the Craft Club hours.

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November 2018

In Search of America

November 10, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am

View this film produced by Marc Kornblatt with discussion to follow.

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In Search of America

November 10, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Marc will present In Search of America, his hour-long documentary filmed over six months during the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election. More than an election story, the film is a study in civil discourse, offering a personal portrait of America at a significant moment in our country’s history.

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Craft Club

November 29, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

This month: Winter Trees. Adults and school-age children. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. This is a drop-in program, no registration necessary. Come anytime during the Craft Club hours.

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January 2019

Who Was George Armstrong Custer?

January 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Consider the Conversation: When End of Life Care is Appropriate

January 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by staff of SSM Health at Home.

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Craft Club

January 24, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This month is Snowmen at Night. Open to adults and school-age youth. Youth 8 and under need to be accompanied by an adult. Drop in anytime between 3:30 and 5:30 to create your project.

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Travel to Kenya

January 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Amy Christian will present her trip to Kenya.

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Who Was George Armstrong Custer?

January 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tom Rolof, Veteran and USMC & Army, retired, will share Custer's story and the events leading to his demise at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

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February 2019

Craft Club

February 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This month is Swipe Art. Open to adults and school-age youth. Youth 8 and under need to be accompanied by an adult. Drop in anytime between 3:30 and 5:30 to create your project.

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Travel to Antarctica

February 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pat & Ken Belt will describe their trip to this exotic location.

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March 2019

Great Lakes Challenges and Opportunities

March 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Water Library librarian Anne Moser will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the Great Lakes. This program compliments our current photography exhibit provided by the Wisconsin Water Library at UW-Madison titled: Under the Surface.

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Travel to Ireland

March 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jill Fuller will describe her travels on the Emerald Isle.

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Who Was George Armstrong Custer?

March 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Tom Rolof, Veteran and USMC & Army retired, will share Custer's story and the events leading to his demise at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. This program will be of interest to adults and students in grade 5 and up.

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Memory Cafe

March 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

A family social event presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and Dwight Foster Public Library. Share your stories and socialize with others who have worries about their memory. This program is designed for Individuals with MCI, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia and their care partners as well as those who worry about memory problems. Please note this is not a support group. Call 800.272.3900 to register.    

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April 2019

Travel to Yellowstone National Park

April 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

DAVID COVEY is a lifelong resident of Fort Atkinson. Over the last 30 years he and his wife have annually returned to Yellowstone, hiking with naturalists and taking class tours from the Yellowstone Forever Institute.  Upon retirement they work seasonally for Yellowstone Forever an official non-profit partner of Yellowstone affording them time to experience even more adventures in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. This presentation will feature many of David's amazing photographs.

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Author Mark O’Connell

April 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

O'Connell will discuss his book The Close Encounters Man: how one man made the world believe in UFOs. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Craft Club

April 25, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This month is Splatter Paint. Open to adults and school-age youth. Youth 8 and under need to be accompanied by an adult. Drop in anytime between 3:30 and 5:30 to create your project.

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May 2019

Author Scott Spoolman

Spoolman will share the fascinating story of Wisconsin's geologic history.

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Yoga Flow with Essential Oils

May 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

We would like to invite you to this basic yoga class incorporating essential oils to enhance your experience. If you do not have a yoga mat we will have one for you. This class is suitable for adults who have no previous yoga experience. Registration is REQUIRED. Please call the library at (920) 563-7790 to register.

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Craft Club

May 23, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This month is Flower Pots. Open to adults and school-age youth. Youth 8 and under need to be accompanied by an adult. Drop in anytime between 3:30 and 5:30 to create your project.

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Author Richard Haney

May 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Haney is the author of "When is Daddy Coming Home?": An American Family During World War II.

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June 2019

Martin Schreiber, author of “My Two Elaines”

June 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Former Wisconsin Gov. Martin J. Schreiber continues the most important campaign of his life when he visits Dwight Foster Public Library to talk about the challenges of being an Alzheimer's caregiver. He will discuss his book "My Two Elaines" as well. Call the library at (920) 563-7790 to obtain a copy of the book to read before this discussion. Registration is requested for this program. The first 15 families/individuals to register will receive a free copy of the book.

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Veg Out! Nutrition and Gardening Camp

June 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Registration is required. Recommended for grades 1-5. Kids will learn about building a healthy plate, where food comes from and diversity in food and nutrition. Please visit Fort HealthCare Farm to School to register for one session. An AmeriCorps Farm to School program sponsored by Fort Health Care.

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Marc the Zani, Interactive Variety Show

June 18, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Held in the Library Community Room.

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Adult Painting Event

June 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Light Up Your Night with an illuminated, painted wine bottle. You can bring your own bottle or use one of ours. We provide the rest of the materials too. There is no charge for this program but registration is required. Call the library at (920) 563-7790 to register.

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Musician Randy Peterson

June 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Held in the Library Community Room.

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July 2019

Ballet Storytime

July 9, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Held in the Library Community Room.

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Recognizing Scams & Identity Theft

July 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Presented by staff of SSM Health at Home.

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Mad Science “Reach for the Moon”

July 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Held in the Library Community Room.

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Carrie Catt, Belle La Follette and How the Battle for Woman Suffrage Was Won

July 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Hear tales of La Follette, Catt, and other amazing stories of the courage, perseverance, and political savvy which enabled three generations of women over a seventy-two year period to successfully agitate to win the vote.

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Musician Tom Pease

July 23, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Held in the Library Community Room.

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August 2019

Pokemon Tournament

August 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

There will be 2 groups: 1st grade through 5th grade. And 6th grade and up. There will be 3 rounds for the tournament; each round will be random pairing. There is a 60 card requirement for each child (must have energy card). If you so not have a deck, Planet Chaos has decks that will be available to borrow for the day. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. All sponsored by Planet Chaos. Registration is at…

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Review of Mueller Report

August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 17, 2019

An opportunity for citizens to review an outline of the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election". Registration is requested. Call the library at (920) 563-7790 to register or for further information.

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K9 Demonstration

August 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Featuring Officer Boeve and Bolt from the Fort Atkinson Police Department. The program will include a drug sniff demonstration and time for questions. This event is free and open to the public, but donations for the K9 Unit are also welcome.

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Memory Cafe

August 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

A family social event presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and Dwight Foster Public Library. Share your stories and socialize with others who have worries about their memory. This program is designed for Individuals with MCI, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia and their care partners as well as those who worry about memory problems. Please note this is not a support group. Call 800.272.3900 to register.    

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Chair Auction ends/ Friends 40th Anniversary party begins

August 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Happy Anniversary Friends of the Library! 2019 is the 40th Anniversary of our Friends Group. Celebrate with them on Tuesday September 17. They are holding a painted chair auction from September 9 through September 17. Then on September 17 there is a special book sale from 3 to 6:30 pm. The winning chair bids will be awarded at 7 pm when the Friends will cake and party to the music of Bill Camplin. All are welcome!!

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September 2019

Memory Cafe

September 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

A family social event presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and Dwight Foster Public Library. Share your stories and socialize with others who have worries about their memory. This program is designed for Individuals with MCI, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia and their care partners as well as those who worry about memory problems. Please note this is not a support group. Call 800.272.3900 to register.    

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Saturday Morning Philosophy

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Join the weekly discussion led by UW-W Professor Chris Minor.

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Teen Pom Pom Catapult

September 23, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us to build your own catapult and then we will have a tournament against each other for distance and aiming at targets.  This is our first program of the school year and we are so excited to shoot for the moon!  All materials will be provided.

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Review of Mueller Report

September 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 26, 2019

An opportunity for citizens to review an outline of the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election". Registration is requested. Call the library at (920) 563-7790 to register or for further information.

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Drop-in Craft Club

September 26, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 28, 2020

Drop in between 3:30 and 5:30 pm to create your project. Open to adults and school-age youth; however children under age 8 need to be accompanied by and adult. April 23: Magazine Silhouette May 28: Chalk Butterfly

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Review of Mueller Report

September 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 26, 2019

An opportunity for citizens to review an outline of the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election". Registration is requested. Call the library at (920) 563-7790 to register or for further information.

Find out more »

Saturday Morning Philosophy

September 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Join the weekly discussion led by UW-W Professor Chris Minor.

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October 2019

Los Lecheros

October 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Los Lecheros is a carefully researched 20-minute documentary film that explores rising tensions over undocumented dairy workers. We are proud to be offering screenings of the film, produced by The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism and Twelve Letter Films with support from the Wisconsin Humanities Council. The film will be followed by a facilitated discussion led by Coburn Dukehart, the digital and multimedia director for the Center for Investigative Journalism.

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Saturday Morning Philosophy

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Join the weekly discussion led by UW-W Professor Chris Minor.

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Saturday Morning Philosophy

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Join the weekly discussion led by UW-W Professor Chris Minor.

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The Sandwich Generation – What Are My Resources?

October 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Presented by staff of SSM Health at Home.

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Memory Cafe

October 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

A family social event presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and Dwight Foster Public Library. Share your stories and socialize with others who have worries about their memory. This program is designed for Individuals with MCI, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia and their care partners as well as those who worry about memory problems. Please note this is not a support group. Call 800.272.3900 to register.    

Find out more »

Saturday Morning Philosophy

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Join the weekly discussion led by UW-W Professor Chris Minor.

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Teen Candy Sushi

October 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Interested in trying sushi?  This may be the time to take the leap, because we are only using candy and sweets!  We will provide a large assortment of candy and food items and will have some recipes to follow or you can be totally creative yourself.  Of course we will have to enjoy them at the end of the hour.  All materials will be provided.

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Drop-in Craft Club

October 24, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 28, 2020

Drop in between 3:30 and 5:30 pm to create your project. Open to adults and school-age youth; however children under age 8 need to be accompanied by and adult. April 23: Magazine Silhouette May 28: Chalk Butterfly

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Saturday Morning Philosophy

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Join the weekly discussion led by UW-W Professor Chris Minor.

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November 2019

Don Nass, WWII B-29 Tokyo Bombing Missions “Bomber Boys”

November 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presented by the US Veterans Project - Library

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Women’s Marine Corp. 101st Anniversary

November 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presented by the US Veterans Project - Library. Col. Wendy Goyette is the guest speaker.

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US Coast Guard History: past, present and future

November 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presented by the US Veterans Project Library. Lt. Phillip Gurthler will be presenting.

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The Role of the US Military in Apollo 11

November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presented by the US Veterans Project - Library. Scott Carmichael, author of the book Moon Men Return: USS Hornet and the Recovery of the Apollo 11 Astronauts will be the speaker.

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Stars & Stripes Honor Flight

November 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presented by the US Veterans Project - Library. Kent Rice and Howard Hadlui will be the speakers.

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Teen Repurposed Magazine Art

November 18, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Drop in to the library and create a piece of art.  We will be repurposing old magazines into contemporary art.  This will be an open night so that you can come anytime during the time.  All materials will be provided.

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Author Greg Renz

November 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Renz is the Wisconsin author of the book Beneath the Flames.

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Memory Cafe

November 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

A family social event presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and Dwight Foster Public Library. Share your stories and socialize with others who have worries about their memory. This program is designed for Individuals with MCI, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia and their care partners as well as those who worry about memory problems. Please note this is not a support group. Call 800.272.3900 to register.    

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December 2019

Memory Cafe

December 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

A family social event presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and Dwight Foster Public Library. Share your stories and socialize with others who have worries about their memory. This program is designed for Individuals with MCI, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia and their care partners as well as those who worry about memory problems. Please note this is not a support group. Call 800.272.3900 to register.    

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Noon Year’s Dance Party

December 30, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us as we dance, dance, dance and then count down to noon! Recommended for kids ages 0 to 6 and their siblings and families.

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January 2020

Drive-In Movie

Transform a box into a car. Then, hop in your car and watch a short movie. Supplies and snacks provided. Registration required.

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Memory Cafe

January 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

A family social event presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and Dwight Foster Public Library. Share your stories and socialize with others who have worries about their memory. This program is designed for Individuals with MCI, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia and their care partners as well as those who worry about memory problems. Please note this is not a support group. Call 800.272.3900 to register.    

Find out more »

Drop-in Craft Club

January 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 28, 2020

Drop in between 3:30 and 5:30 pm to create your project. Open to adults and school-age youth; however children under age 8 need to be accompanied by and adult. April 23: Magazine Silhouette May 28: Chalk Butterfly

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Travel to Ecuador

The Friends of the Library invite you to hear Jean Brooks describe her trip to this South American Country.

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February 2020

Such Anxious Hours: WI Women’s Voices From the Civil War

Jo Ann Daly Carr shares this compilation of letters from women on the home front during the Civil War.

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Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories

Film screening and discussion.

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Memory Cafe

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

A family social event presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and Dwight Foster Public Library. Share your stories and socialize with others who have worries about their memory. This program is designed for Individuals with MCI, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia and their care partners as well as those who worry about memory problems. Please note this is not a support group. Call 800.272.3900 to register.    

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National Vets Golden Age Games

Joe Naylor of the Education Dept. at the Wm. S. Middleton VA hospital in Madison will talk about this exciting opportunity for Veterans, ages 55 or older, who receive health care from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Saturday Morning Philosophy

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Join this weekly discussion group led by UW-Whitewater professor Chris Minor. No registration necessary, just drop in.

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Decorated Journal Class

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Join artist Sally Koehler as she shares techniques to turn a used book into a personal journal. You are welcome to join us for as many sessions as you would like. Materials provided, registration requested.

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Travel to Madagascar

The Friends of the Library invite you to hear Pat & Ken Belt describe their trip to this African nation.

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Drop-in Craft Club

February 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 28, 2020

Drop in between 3:30 and 5:30 pm to create your project. Open to adults and school-age youth; however children under age 8 need to be accompanied by and adult. April 23: Magazine Silhouette May 28: Chalk Butterfly

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Travel to Madagascar

The Friends of the Library invite you to hear Pat & Ken Belt describe their trip to this African nation.

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Baby Sign Language Class

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Saturday Morning Philosophy

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Join this weekly discussion group led by UW-Whitewater professor Chris Minor. No registration necessary, just drop in.

Find out more »

March 2020

Decorated Journal Class

March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Join artist Sally Koehler as she shares techniques to turn a used book into a personal journal. You are welcome to join us for as many sessions as you would like. Materials provided, registration requested.

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Saturday Morning Philosophy

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Join this weekly discussion group led by UW-Whitewater professor Chris Minor. No registration necessary, just drop in.

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A Towering Task: the story of the Peace Corps

Documentary film that takes viewers on a journey of what it means to be a global citizen. The film was directed by Alana DeJoseph and is narrated by the actress Annette Bening. The screening will be followed by a brief Q & A session with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

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Decorated Journal Class

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Join artist Sally Koehler as she shares techniques to turn a used book into a personal journal. You are welcome to join us for as many sessions as you would like. Materials provided, registration requested.

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Traveling Europe by Train with Kids

The Friends of the Library invite you to hear Jesse Clayton describe the travels of her family.

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Saturday Morning Philosophy

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Join this weekly discussion group led by UW-Whitewater professor Chris Minor. No registration necessary, just drop in.

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