Science on Tap: UW-Madison’s Partnerships in the Northwoods: Putting the “You” in UW

vandenboschWednesday, November 5, 6:30pm, Minocqua Brewing Company.  Kathryn VandenBosch, Dean of UW-Madison’s College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, visits Science on Tap to share how the UW is building Wisconsin’s economy, promoting environmental stewardship, and enhancing our quality of life.

Remember, the event is available online at and is also streamed live in the community room at the library.  As a treat at the library, we will be serving a special Babcock Hall ice cream – Happy Cranniversary – to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences.


Check out StoryTime!

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Wednesday, November 5, 10am, Hibernation StoryTime. The cold is coming, and sleepy animals are curling up in their dens. Bring your blankets to StoryTime and curl up to stories about hibernation. We’ll sing songs and make a craft. For kids 2 through 5 years and their caregivers.

 Wednesday, November 12, 10am. Soup-er StoryTime. Stir up some warmth with soup stories, songs and games. Make an alphabet soup craft, too. For kids 2 through 5 years and their caregivers.

Friday Afternoon @ the Movies


Friday, October 31, 1:30pm.  A Halloween special…sure to keep you on your toes! Rated PG-13 (123 minutes). Treats, too!



edgeoftomorrowFriday, November 7, 1:30pm. An action packed film sure to entertain! Rated PG-13 (113 minutes).




Friday, November 14, 1:30pm. Visual effects galore…! Rated PG-13 (134 minutes).


Wisconsin Regional Art Program / Local Art Exhibit

art suppliesLocal Art Exhibit – October 6th through November 7th in main library and in program room.  Workshop scheduled for Saturday, November 8, 9am to 3pm (library program room).  For information contact Jeanette Krueger, 715-356-6470.  Exhibit sponsored by Lakeland Art League, Wisconsin Regional Artists Association, and UW-Madison.

Fiber Friends

fiber artsWednesdays, 12 – 3pm. Bring your knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, weaving, etc. and enjoy some time with friends at an informal “drop-in” gathering.  Beverages will be provided and brown bag lunches are encouraged.

Programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers

children-playing-outside-clip-art-i9StoryTime, Wednesdays, 10am. ( September 10 – December 17)  Books, music, finger plays & fun for kids 2 through 5 years and their families.

Music Garden, Thursdays, (September 4 – December 18). Sprouts (newborn – 1 1/2 yrs) 9am to 9:30am. Jumping Beans (1 1/2 to 5 yrs) 9:45 – 10:45am.  Music and movement!!