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Adults Programs & Events

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library

This month, as a special treat, we are featuring Reinvent Ferment!  What are fermented foods? Join Karen and Eric of Reinvent Ferment for a workshop to learn how to craft your own living, fermented food.  You will get to learn about its health benefits, and join the Fermentation Family! Reinvent Ferment will provide a “fermentasting” of their living, fermented foods and share their love for the art, science, and magic of fermentation.  Learn more, share your love and recipes and questions for fermented foods in the Facebook event.

Summer is a perfect time to read for pleasure, and the library has a great music-inspired summer reading program called Libraries Rock! to encourage you in your reading endeavors. Registration begins on May 29 , and the program runs June 11-August 4 for eight weeks of reading fun! Stop by either location to sign up and pick up your reading logs. Read for two hours each week for a chance to win a grand prize, plus engage in classes, concert, and other shows that entertain and educate. See you this summer!

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Kimberly Public Library

Registration Required. Call 7887515 to reserve your spot.  In the meantime, invite friends, share your love of all things floral and more in the Facebook event.

We love our community!

For the One Who Finds Me seeks to create more magic and more kindness in the world, one tiny bouquet at a time. Founded in June 2015 by Danika Laine as a social art project in Madison, Wisconsin, the act of placing tiny bouquets in public spaces has caught on.

Monday, June 11, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, August 4, 2018 (All day)
Kimberly Public Library
Little Chute Public Library

Join the eight-week summer reading program Libraries Rock! for ages 3 through adult. Earn prizes and chances for grand prizes by reading throughout the summer. Stop in or call for more details: 920-788-7515 Kimberly or 920-788-7825 Little Chute.

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Little Chute Public Library

Enjoy a free afternoon at the movies each month for a favorite classic film!  June's selection is Holiday starring Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn.  A young man in love with a girl from a rich family finds his unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiancée's eccentric sister and long-suffering brother.

Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with Little Chute Park & Rec.

Connect with your fellow movie goers in the Facebook event HERE.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library

Registration required. To reserve your spot, call 788 7825. 

We love our community!

For the One Who Finds Me seeks to create more magic and more kindness in the world, one tiny bouquet at a time. Founded in June 2015 by Danika Laine as a social art project in Madison, Wisconsin, the act of placing tiny bouquets in public spaces has caught on.

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Seth's Coffee (106 E Main St, Little Chute)

Books & Brews meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at Seth's Coffee in Little Chute. New members welcome... just read the book and show up! We keep is pretty casual.  Invite friends and more in the Facebook event.

For more information on all of KimLit's book clubs, visit us atwww.kimlit.org/book-clubs

June's pick is The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
From goodreads: A moving, funny, triumphant novel that exalts the quiet victories of the inconspicuous among us.

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Little Chute Public Library

The Evening Book Club meets on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Little Chute Public Library This month's title will be A Land More Kind than Home by Wiley Cash.

"Up beyond Asheville, near where Gunter Mountain falls into Tennessee, evil has come to preach in a house of worship where venomous snakes and other poisons are sacraments.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Join us for a relaxing afternoon at the movies! June's feature is The 15:17 to Paris.  Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France.  Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring the real-life heroes.  Rated PG-13

Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with the Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Kimberly Public Library

Join The Book Sayers on the third Thursday of each month at 1:00 pm at the Kimberly Public Library to discuss a variety of fiction and non-fiction selections. This month's title will Persuasion by Jane Austen.  Invite friends, share your thoughts and more in the Facebook event.

"Jane Austen’s Persuasion depicts a young woman’s struggles with love, friendship and family. Anne Elliot who is pretty, intelligent and amiable, had some years before been engaged to a young naval officer, Frederick Wentworth, but had been persuaded by her trusted friend Lady Russell to break off the engagement, because of his lack of fortune and a misunderstanding of his easy nature. The breach had brought great unhappiness to Anne. Pre-Victorian England offers a romantic and whimsical backdrop for the characters.

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library

This free program (held the fourth Monday of each month from January thru October) will be held at our Little Chute location and does not require registration.   As always, feel free to RSVP, invite friends and get connected on our Facebook page or at the event.

This month's theme will be Weeds!  Weeds are a fact of life in any landscape, knowledge is power when fighting them. A Master Gardener demonstrates how to use online tools to identify weeds.  Discussion will focus on organic weed control methods and the responsible use of herbicides.  

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Kimberly Public Library

Like the library, this show is going to ROCK! Children’s musician Randy Peterson presents a concert filled with audience participation and musical fun. These engaging songs about the joy to be found at the library will have children feeling like reading rock stars!
Randy Peterson is a children’s musician from Green Bay who has been performing for children and families for over twenty five years. His concerts are upbeat, totally interactive and devoted to promoting the joy of reading. This show repeats at 1:30 p.m.
 

Fox Valley Memory Project
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Memory Cafes welcome those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment as well as family and friends of those affected.  It's a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie and lots of creative fun!  Please be aware that our policy is that for safety reasons, everyone needs to attend with at least 1 partner.  A collaboration of the Fox Valley Memory Project, Village of Kimberly Parks and Recreation, and Kimberly LIttle Chute Library

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm
Kimberly Public Library

Like the library, this show is going to ROCK! Children’s musician Randy Peterson presents a concert filled with audience participation and musical fun. These engaging songs about the joy to be found at the library will have children feeling like reading rock stars!
Randy Peterson is a children’s musician from Green Bay who has been performing for children and families for over twenty five years. His concerts are upbeat, totally interactive and devoted to promoting the joy of reading. 
 

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library

Like a good treasure hunt? Did you know there are treasures called geocaches likely hidden in your neighborhood as well as all around the world? Led by naturalist Debbie Nowak of 1000 Islands Nature Center, this class will show you how to get started with Gecocaching. Bring your own GPS or GPS-enabled mobile device, learn about the game, and even try finding a few practice caches around the library. A limited number of GPS units will also be on hand. All ages welcome.

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Revisit the school where you learn to rock. We’ll have popcorn to munch while you watch. Rated PG-13. 

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Little Chute Public Library

KimLit Arts & Crafts happens the fourth Thursday of every month at our Little Chute location and is intended for ages 16 and up.  Occasionally, a small materials fee and/or registration will be required, but check back to be sure.  Have fun with art again!   See the beauty and joy in all types of arts and the therapeutic benefits from just exploring a new art form!   This month's topic will be announced soon.   In the meantime, invite friends and share your hot crafting tips and tricks in the Facebook Event. 

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