Adults

Evening Book Club

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm ~ Little Chute Public Library
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Author: Sarah Dunant

The Evening Book Club will be discussing The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant. Alessandra Cecchi is not quite fifteen when her father, a prosperous cloth merchant, brings a young painter back from northern Europe to decorate the chapel walls in the family’s Florentine palazzo. A child of the Renaissance, with a precocious mind and a talent for drawing, Alessandra is intoxicated by the painter’s abilities.

Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm ~ Kimberly Public Library
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Author: Jeffrey Zaslow

The Afternoon Book Club will be discussing The Girls from Ames by Jeffrey Zaslow. This book is a testament to the deep bonds of women as they experience life's joys and challenges-- and the power of friendship to triumph over heartbreak and unexpected tragedy.

Putting Your Garden to Bed

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Kimberly Public Library
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The excitement of the gardening season will soon be over, but that doesn't mean you should stop gardening!  Spring will come again. Now is the time to ensure that your garden gets off to a good start after the winter rest. Master Gardeners Lucy and Sonnet will answer your gardening questions and present information to wrap up the gardening season, including preparing your site for a successful year in 2015.

Wisconsin's Most Haunted Locations

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kimberly Public Library
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Join Chad Lewis as he takes the audience on a ghostly journey to some of the most haunted places in Wisconsin - from the wandering highway ghosts of the North Woods to haunted B&B's in Milwaukee. From phantom creatures prowling the forests to graveyard apparitions located in your own backyard, no place in Wisconsin is without its own haunting.

Volunteers Needed!

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We are looking for some faithful volunteers who would be great at shelving materials at the Gerard H. Van Hoof Library in Little Chute on Tuesdays, Thursdays and/or Fridays. If you are interested, please complete our Volunteer Application and return it to the library. More information about volunteer opportunities is available at http://www.kimlit.org/support-us/volunteer

2014 Fox Cities Reads

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Pick up a copy of WONDER by R.J. Palacio, the 2014 Fox Cities Reads selection, and join in discussions during the months to come. Unfortunately, Palacio's visit to the Fox Cities has been postponed due to a family emergency. We will share new dates as soon as they become available.

A Year of Listening Dangerously

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In 2013, InfoSoup Librarians challenged all adult library card holders to read books and write reviews in A Year of Reading Dangerously. Because of the success of this year-long program, they are continuing the challenge in 2014 with A Year of Listening Dangerously. Why not broaden your horizons and try a new format? Continue the challenge, and read dangerously this year, with your eyes OR your ears! 

Mid-Week Matinee

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the movies! This month's movie is a family classic. In 1940s Indiana, 9-year-old Ralphie dreams of his ideal Christmas gift: a genuine Red Ryder 200-shot carbine action air rifle. But when gruff dad and doting mom regularly respond "You'll shoot your eye out!" Ralphie mounts a full-scale Santa-begging campaign. He encounters a slew of calamities from snowsuit paralysis to the dreaded tongue-on-a-frozen-flagpole gambit. Refreshments will be provided. Rated PG.

Mid-Week Matinee

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the movies! This month's film tells the story of an unlikely World War II platoon that has been tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners.  In a seemingly impossible mission, they find themselves risking their lives in a race against time to avoid the destruction of 1,000 years of culture. Refreshments will be provided. Rated PG-13.

Mid-Week Matinee

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the movies! This month's film tells the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Colton claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. Refreshments will be provided. Rated PG.

Fox Cities Book Festival

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The Fox Cities Book Festival will take place April 17-24, 2013. 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.

Fox Cities Reads

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The 2013 Fox Cities Reads is underway! This year's author is Richard Louv, and two of his books, Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle, have been selected for this year's Reads program. Join us for some fun Reads events taking place at the Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library during March and April 2013.

2013 Adult Reading Challenge

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InfoSoup libraries are challenging adults to read books and write reviews in 2013 for a chance to win big prizes! The reading challenge is open to all adults 18 years or older who have a valid InfoSoup Library card. Learn more about it at http://read.infosoup.org/.