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January 2020

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Library Closed Jan 01st (All day)
Jan 01st (All day)

Closed January 1, 2020

In observance of New Year's Day, Friday Memorial Library will be closed on January 1, 2020.

We will reopen on January 2, 2020.

 
 
 
 
 
Sit. Stay. Read. 10:00 am
Jan 04th - 10:00 am

Alaska and LolaSit. Stay Read. with Alaska or Lola

Select Saturdays at 10:00 am This is a wonderful opportunity for kids of all ages but especially for new readers to practice their blossoming skills with Alaska or Lola, our therapy dogs.

 
 
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Babygarten 10:00 am
Jan 06th - 10:00 am

BabygartenBabygarten

Mondays at 10:00 am

Rhymes, stories, and play time. Best for infants through 2 years.

 
 
 
Resolve to Stay Stress Free 4:00 pm
Jan 06th - 4:00 pm

Resolve to Stay Stress FreeTeen Tours & Tutorials: Resolve to Stay Stress Free

Monday, January 6 at 4:00 pm

Grades 6-12

We will be discussing ways to hang on to a bit of the stress relief from winter break as the end of the semester approaches. We'll make stress balls, sensory bottles, and color some mandalas. Discussion of how unplugging can be more relaxing than trying to escape online. Registration Preferred. 

Register

 
 
 
Willow River Writers 10:00 am
Jan 07th - 10:00 am

Willow River Writers

Willow River Writers Group

Meets the first and third Tuesdays at the Civic Center, Lower Level Conference Rm 1, in New Richmond from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

This group is led by volunteers.

 
 
 
Library Board Meeting 4:30 pm
Jan 07th - 4:30 pm

Library Board Meeting

Meetings are typically held the first Tuesday of the month at the Civic Center, ED Lab at 4:30 pm.

Open to the public.

 

Library Board Information

 
 
 
 
Mystery Book Club 10:00 am
Jan 09th - 10:00 am

Mystery Book Club

Mystery Book Club will meet the second Thursday of this month at 10:00 am.

The January discussion will be on Eleven Miles to Oshkosh by Jim Guhl.

 
 
 
Job Center of WI 10:00 am
Jan 09th - 10:00 am

Job Center of WisconsinJob Center of Wisconsin

First Wednesdays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Dana Sharon from the Job Center of Wisconsin will be here to provide employment services.

Including assistance with:

  • Enhancing your job search
  • Applying for unemployment
  • Job Center of Wisconsin Website
  • Resume writing
  • Interview preparation
  • Networking
 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Jan 09th - 10:00 am

Little University

Little University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Crafty Adults: Mini Hoop Embroidery 6:00 pm
Jan 09th - 6:00 pm

Mini Hoop EmbroideryCrafty Adults: Mini Hoop Embroidery

Thursday, January 9 at 6:00 pm

Explore this adorable, modern, and fun way to frame your tiny stitching creatively using one of these miniature embroidery hoops. In this class you will learn some simple stitches to make into a necklace from a mini hoop!

Registration Required. Ages 18+ are welcome to attend.

This class is now full.

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Jan 10th - 10:00 am

Little University

Little University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Stuffed Animal Sleepover 10:00 am
Jan 11th - 10:00 am

Stuffed Animal SleepoverStuffed Animal Sleepover

Saturday, January 11 at 10:00 am

Have you ever wondered what happens when the library is closed? Bring a stuffed animal friend (if it's ok for them to spend the weekend!) and enjoy some stories. Tuck in your animal and come back Monday to find out what kind of adventures they had!

 
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Babygarten 10:00 am
Jan 13th - 10:00 am

BabygartenBabygarten

Mondays at 10:00 am

Rhymes, stories, and play time. Best for infants through 2 years.

 
 
 
Homeschool Hub 2:00 pm
Jan 14th - 2:00 pm

Homeschool Hub

2nd and 3rd Tuesdays at 2:00 pm

Come connect with other homeschool families. We will meet twice a month with one session focusing on creating with various art materials and the other session offering unique programs not often found elsewhere 

For more information contact Youth Services.

Please plan to attend with your child.

 
 
 
Travel Leaders: Traveling Tips 6:00 pm
Jan 15th - 6:00 pm

Travel Leaders: Traveling TipsTravel Leaders: Traveling Tips

Wednesday, January 15 at 6:00 pm

Come learn from Travel Leaders on where you should vacation next. Find out about great travel practices, the best time to purchase your vacation and also when is it the best time of year to travel.

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Jan 16th - 10:00 am

Little University

Little University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Jan 17th - 10:00 am

Little University

Little University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Spine Thrilling Book Club 9:00 am
Jan 18th - 9:00 am

Spine Thrilling Book Club meets select Saturdays at 9:00 am.

The January discussion will be on A Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay.
 

 
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Babygarten 10:00 am
Jan 20th - 10:00 am

BabygartenBabygarten

Mondays at 10:00 am

Rhymes, stories, and play time. Best for infants through 2 years.

 
 
 
Siama's Congo Music 1:00 pm
Jan 20th - 1:00 pm

Siama's Congo MusicSiama's Congo Music

Monday, January 20 at 1:00 pm at The Old Gem Theater

No School? No Problem!

On this very special musical journey to Africa, Siama plays guitar and fascinating traditional instruments like mbira and balafon while Dallas Johnson encourages everyone to sing along to happy songs in Kikongo, Lingala & English and shares stories that bring Siama's rural homeland to life. This program is especially designed for kids and families but it's enjoyed by everyone so don't miss it!

Find out more about Siama here: www.siamamusic.com.

 
 
 
Willow River Writers 10:00 am
Jan 21st - 10:00 am

Willow River Writers

Willow River Writers Group

Meets the first and third Tuesdays at the Civic Center, Lower Level Conference Rm 1, in New Richmond from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

This group is led by volunteers.

 
 
 
Homeschool Hub 2:00 pm
Jan 21st - 2:00 pm

Homeschool Hub

2nd and 3rd Tuesdays at 2:00 pm

Come connect with other homeschool families. We will meet twice a month with one session focusing on creating with various art materials and the other session offering unique programs not often found
elsewhere 

For more information contact Youth Services.

Please plan to attend with your child.

 
 
 
Traveling Book Club 6:00 pm
Jan 21st - 6:00 pm

Traveling Book ClubSt. Croix County Traveling Book Club 2

Tuesday, January 21 at 6:00 pm

Pump House in Downing

Join us for a very special traveling book club. Each month a different St. Croix County library will host a book discussion at a local restaurant. All meetings will be held the 3rd Tuesday of the month with optional dinner beginning at 6:00 pm or just join us for the book discussion at 6:30 pm.

Please register at your local library and order a copy of the book.

The January discussion will be on The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides.

 
 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Jan 23rd - 10:00 am

Little University

Little University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Jan 24th - 10:00 am

Little University

Little University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Next Chapter Book Club 1:00 pm
Jan 25th - 1:00 pm

Next Chapter Book ClubNext Chapter Book Club for Tweens and Adults

Saturday, January 25 at 1:00 pm

Grades 4-6 suggested.

Don't stop reading with a child just because they are now a reader. A book club specifically for connecting tweens and their adults through great books.

We will discuss Allies by Alan Gratz

 
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Babygarten 10:00 am
Jan 27th - 10:00 am

BabygartenBabygarten

Mondays at 10:00 am

Rhymes, stories, and play time. Best for infants through 2 years.

 
 
 
Mason Jar Salads 6:00 pm
Jan 28th - 6:00 pm

Mason Jar SaladsMason Jar Salads

Tuesday, January 28 at 6:00 pm in the Civic Center

This class you will learn how to build the ultimate mason jar salad – they are perfect as grab and go lunches! We will review over how to overlap different ingredients so you can enjoy different weekly recipes. No supplies needed, we will supply the Mason jar for this class.

Registration Required. Ages 18+ are welcome to attend.

Register

 
 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Jan 30th - 10:00 am

Little University

Little University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Jan 31st - 10:00 am

Little University

Little University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!