September is Library Card Sign-up Month

Your library card is your passport to adventure, lifelong learning, and so much more!  Membership in the community of the public library places thousands of resources at your fingertips. Celebrate National Library Card Month with a trip to the Minocqua Public Library to explore all the many resources available!

In celebration, any child, teen or adult (don’t forget to invite a friend) who signs up for a library card in the month of September will have their name entered into a drawing for a prize. Come and check us out!

Partnering with Library Card Month, we want to hear from our card holders! Take a moment to participate in the following two question survey. 

Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?, Saturday, October 1, 10:30am – 12:30pm

Join Geri Heppe, MS Gerontologist, along with Ryan Long, Elder Law Attorney, as they discuss the emotional aspects of transferring family treasures and the legal aspects of division of property in Wisconsin.  

Pie and coffee will be served with the chance to buy fresh pies to take home and share. Feel free to bring a donated pie to be sold to help build Generations: a Community Gathering Place.

Generations is sponsoring this event, please call Ana at Generations at 715-356-9118 with any questions.

Science on Tap | Science: The Driving Force Behind Wildlife Conservation, Wednesday, October 5, 6:30pm at Oakfire Pizzaria & Bar, Minocqua

Professor Emeritus and Wildlife Extension Specialist, Scott Craven will talk about the use and importance of science in wildlife management and conservation. Visit Science on Tap Minocqua for more info.

The Space Race with the Northwoods Explorers, Thurs, Oct 6th, 5:30-8pm
Teens | Adults

Join us for the presentation and discussion around the current space race. Why the rush, isn’t it dangerous, and what is the benefit? We’ll reveal the amazing opportunities building bridges to the future, and the challenge of finding scientists and engineers.

After the talk, around 7PM, with good weather we’ll view Saturn, Jupiter and the moon outside.

Mindful Communication, Wednesday, October 12, 2:30-4pm
Teens | Adults

Join Kathy Mitchell as she continues to share her mindfulness practice with our community. Mindful Communication. Learning to speak and listen with more skill and effectiveness.  The foundation of mindfulness can help us be more present, curious, and wise in our conversations, texts, and other communications so that we have less regrets and missteps.

Wizards, Wands, & More (Harry Potter Party!), Saturday, October 29, 10am – 2pm
Ages 9 + up | Tweens | Teens

Calling all muggles and wannabe wizards! Dress in your favorite Harry Potter garb and join us for a Harry Potter movie marathon and various other Harry Potter themed activities in the program room. You will have the opportunity to make Spell Book Journals, Wands, and an Origami Sorting Hat Fortune Teller craft. Butter Beer and other treats will be served! Come and go as you like between 10am and 2pm. Movies will be playing all day.

Fall Strong Bodies Class (in-person), Tues & Thurs, 1pm
Adults | Community Gym

Sept 13th – November 17th
StrongBodies is an evidence-based strength training program developed at Tufts University. This moderate-intensity progressive exercise program includes strength and balance training and is designed to improve muscle strength, dynamic balance, and flexibility. Please register to attend.