Wednesday, December 2, 6:30pm at the Minocqua Brewing Company. Join us for a conversation/discussion with Patricia McConnell, a Certified Applied animal Behaviorist (CAAB), who has made a lifelong commitment to improving the relationship between people and animals. Patricia is an adjunct professor in the Department of Zoology at UW-Madison and was, for many years, a contributor to Wisconsin Public Radio’s Calling All Pets. Remember that this event is also streamed live at the library where there are plenty of good seats, plus root beer and pretzels. For more information about Science on Tap check online at scienceontapminocqua.org.
Join us for a FREE afternoon matinee in the library’s program room! (Click the linked titles below to learn more about each feature film).Thursday, Dec. 3, 1pm – The Man from U.N.C.L.E PG-13/116 min. Friday, Dec. 11, 1pm - Ricki and the Flash PG-13/101 min. Thursday, Dec. 17, 1pm - Mission Impossible Rogue Nation PG-13/131 min.
November 9 through December 4. UW-Madison offers a free, four-week online learning experience entitled “Climate Change Policy and Public Health”, led by UW-Madison professor Jonathan Patz. The course will explore the impact of human activities on climate change and, consequently, on public health, as well as the many benefits to climate change mitigation. Experts from across the globe will provide background and insights. The course is engaging and informative. Learn more about the class and sign up at moocs.wisc.edu. To further the conversation locally, the library is hosting informal discussions on November 12, 19 and December 10, from 6 to 7:30pm. Hearty snacks will be served!
Dr. Kate Hospice staff will facilitate an open conversation about embracing our mortality. All area residents are invited. For more information, call Randi at 715.356.8805. Coffee & refreshments will be served.