Adults

The Book Sayers

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm ~ Kimberly Public Library
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Author: Jodi Picoult

We’ll be discussing Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult. Leaving Time is a love story – love between mother and child, love between soulmates, and love between elephants—told from a variety of narrators, all of whom are broken and lost. Jenna is searching for answers to the disappearance of her mother, and seeks the help of a retired police detective and a psychic. Alice, Jenna’s mom, disappeared after a tragic accident during her work at the elephant sanctuary. The book is an ode to motherhood in all its forms.

Evening Book Club

Monday, June 22, 2015 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm ~ Little Chute Public Library
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Author: Ayana Mathis

We'll be discussing The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis. A debut of extraordinary distinction: through the life of her unforgettable heroine, Hattie Shepherd, Mathis tells the story of the children of the Great Migration, a story of bitterness and love, and the promise of a new North, built on the backs of Hattie's children.

Great Beginnings Book Club

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am ~ Kimberly Public Library
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Author: Daniel Woodrell

Join us as we discuss The Maid’s Version by Daniel Woodrell. Alma DeGeer Dunahew works as the maid for a prominent citizen and his family in West Table, Missouri. In 1929 her scandalous, beloved younger sister is one of the 42 killed in an explosion at the local dance hall. Who is to blame? Alma thinks she knows the answer--and that its roots lie in a dangerous love affair.

Books & Brews

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm ~ Seth's Coffee (106 E Main St, Little Chute)
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Author: Celeste Ng

Meet us at Seth's Coffee for a new book club for the 20's & 30's crowd. We'll be discussing Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. "Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet" . . . So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio.

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Introduction to Knitting

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Little Chute Public Library

If you have always wanted to learn how to knit, this is your opportunity. Our knitting librarians will share their knowledge to get you on your way to DIY. Learn the basics of casting on, knitting and finishing a piece. Participants will leave with suggestions for books and online resources to continue developing their skills. Please bring U.S.-size 7, 8 or 9 knitting needles. Yarn will be provided for a practice project - a knit coaster. This program is intended for adults and teens.

Rosemaling Class

Monday, July 13, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Little Chute Public Library

Join us for an afternoon of art and education as we learn about the history and tradition of rosemaling. Community member, Judy Deckert, will share a demonstration of this painting technique and allow time to try it yourself.

Kimberly Memory Project Celebrates Local Heroes

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kimberly Public Library

Library volunteer, Mary Lamers, has been recording video interviews of Kimberly residents who can remember the early days of the Village. During her interviews, she made connections with many local veterans who shared a wealth of history regarding their experiences in World War II. Come and hear their stories and help us celebrate the lives of our local heroes!

Fox Cities Book Festival

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The Fox Cities Book Festival will take place April 20-26, 2015. We have a fabulous line-up of authors coming to our library this year! Take a look at who is coming, pick up their books at the library, and get the author visits on your calendar today. Full schedule available here.

Master Gardeners: Creating Holiday Decorations

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library
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Members of the Outagamie County Master Gardeners will demonstrate how to create beautiful holiday decorations using materials that you can find in your backyard.

Master Gardeners: A Tour of French Gardens

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library
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Join the Outagamie Country Master Gardeners as they share photos and stories of travels to gardens of the French Riviera and Paris. France has a wealth of beautiful gardens. Tour the gardens of Versailles, Claude Monet, the Philip Rothschild estate, and a vineyard.

Master Gardeners: Bulbs

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library
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Planting spring flowering bulbs should be done at this time of the year. Pick up a few tips from the Outagamie County Master Gardeners on how to plant now to create a gorgeous spring display.

Master Gardeners: Composting

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library
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Composting is an easy way to turn your kitchen and yard waste into the best soil amender. In this presentation the Outagamie County Master Gardeners will show us how to get started. It's easier than you think!

Master Gardeners: Vegetable Gardening

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library
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Vegetable gardening is very rewarding. Serving tomatoes and beans that you have grown yourself taste so much better! Join the Outagamie Country Master Gardeners to learn a few basics to start your own vegetable garden.

2015 Fox Cities Reads

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We are happy to announce that the 2015 Fox Cities Reads selection is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline! Pick up a copy today, join in upcoming discussions & programs, and see this best selling author April 20-21st in the Fox Cities. You can learn more about Fox Cities Reads and this year's book at www.foxcitiesreads.org.

Midweek Matinee

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Enjoy an afternoon at the movies! Title for this month to be determined. Save the date! Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Midweek Matinee

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Enjoy an afternoon at the movies! Title for this month to be determined. Save the date! Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Midweek Matinee

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Enjoy an afternoon at the movies! Title for this month to be determined. Save the date! Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Midweek Matinee

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Enjoy an afternoon at the movies! Title for this month to be determined. Save the date! Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Midweek Matinee

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Enjoy an afternoon at the movies! Title for this month to be determined. Save the date! Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Midweek Matinee

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Enjoy an afternoon at the movies! Title for this month to be determined. Save the date! Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with Kimberly Senior Citizens.