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Evening Book Club

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm ~ Little Chute Public Library
Author: Marnie Mamminga

The Evening Book Club will be discussing Return to Wake Robin: One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts by Marnie O. Mamminga. Five generations of Mamminga's family have been rejuvenated by times together in Wisconsin's Northwoods. In a series of evocative remembrances accompanied by a treasure trove of vintage family photos, Mamminga takes us to Wake Robin, the cabin her grandparents built in 1929 on Big Spider Lake near Hayward, on land adjacent to Moody's Camp. Along the way she preserves the spirit and cultural heritage of a vanishing era, conveying the heart of a place and the community that gathered there.

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Bicycle Maintenance 101

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
bike repair

Learn the basics of bike maintenance and safety to prepare yourself for road and trail rides this summer. We'll cover tire maintenance, chain and brake adjustments, safety concerns, and everything in between. Local bicycle and cycling enthusiast, Bruce Meulemans, will be here to share his knowledge and answer any question you might have.

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

Pajama Story Time

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Kimberly Public Library

Come in your jammies and get snappy with stories about crocodiles/alligators followed by a craft project. Fun for the whole family!

Mid-Week Matinee

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the movies! This month's movie tells the profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family's home, escape from the events unfolding around them. Refreshments will be provided.

FOLKS Meeting

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Little Chute Public Library

The Friends of the Library will meet on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 7:00PM. All FOLKS members are welcome! Please come and share your ideas.

Bird Watching Across Wisconsin

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kimberly Public Library
sandhill crane

Local birder, Tom Sykes, will be here to share his experiences, knowledge, and tips. Learn how to make the most of your bird watching, taking advantage of all the wildlife Wisconsin has to offer. Tom will share photos he has taken on many of his birding adventures.