labor dayLabor Day hours:  Open Saturday, September 5, from 9am to 1pm.  Monday, September 7, CLOSED. Tuesday, September 8, open at 9am.  Relax, refresh and enjoy the holiday.

Strong Bones Exercise Program Info Session

hand weightsWednesday, September 2, 1:30pm.  Sara Richie, UW-Extension Oneida County Family Living Educator, welcomes Lakeland residents to a “Strong Bones” informational session held at the library.  The actual Strong Bones class series begins on Tuesday, September 15, at 1pm in the community gym across from the library.  The one hour class will meet Tuesday and Thursday afternoons for 10 weeks, ending on November 19.  For additional information and to register for the class contact Richie at 715.365-2750 or by email at sara.richie@ces.uwex.edu.

Science on Tap: Buzzworthy Research: The Secret Lives of Bumblebees

Jeremry-Flyer-PhotoWednesday, September 2, 6:30pm (Minocqua Brewing Company).  After a brief summer break, Science on Tap returns to welcome Jeremy Hemberger, MS candidate, UW-Madison Department of Entomology, who will explore The Secret Lives of Bumblebees.  Jeremy’s research provides new insights into the lives, habits and habitats of bumblebees, one of nature’s best pollinators.  Join the conversation/discussion at the brewery or at the library where the event is live streamed ad-free.  Pretzels & root beer are served. For more information call the library at 715.356.4437.

Weekly programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers

children-playing-outside-clip-art-i9Preschool StoryTimeWednesdays, 10am, beginning September 16. Books, music, rhymes and crafts for children 2 through 5 years and their caregivers.

Music Garden, Thursdays, Sept. 10 – May 26. Sprouts (newborn – 1 1/2 yrs) 9am to 9:30am and Jumping Beans (1 1/2 – 5 years) 9:45 to 10:45am. Music & movement for kids and families.

Vote Today!

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Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Voting is open from August 15 through Teen Read Week, which is October 18-24, 2015! Top Ten titles will be announced on October 27, 2015, so check back to see the winners! You may vote for up to 3 books HERE!

Fiber Friends @ the library

fiber artsWednesdays, noon to 3pm.  Join the Fiber Friends, an informal group, that meets weekly to create, to learn, and to share conversation.  Stop in soon! Refreshments, too.