Free Movie @ the Library, "Fences," March 27, 6 p.m.
"Fences" is the story of Troy Maxson, a mid-century Pittsburgh sanitation worker who once dreamed of a baseball career, but was too old when the major leagues began admitting black players. He tries to be a good husband and father, but his lost dream of glory eats at him, and causes him to make a decision that threatens to tear his family apart. Based on the play by August Wilson, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in her Oscar-winning role. This movie is rated PG-13 and light snacks will be available.
Foolin' Around with your Family Tree, March 31, 4:45 p.m.
Join us for the second annual Foolin' Around with Your Family Tree genealogy program and learn how to research your family history! This year, Lee Grady from the Wisconsin Historical Society will give a presentation on researching ancestors using the records from state and county institutions (hospitals, prisons, sanatoriums, etc.). Participants have the option of attending a breakout session with David Johnson who will share his tips and tricks for "Foolin' Around with Ancestry.com." This program is FREE, but pre-registration is required. Pick up a registration form at the Circulation Desk and return it by March 24. Spots are filling up fast, so sign up today!
Ecosystem in a Jar! April 1, 11:30 a.m.
Sign up for this FREE program with Northern Expressions Arts Collective and your child can create their very own Ecosystem in a Jar in honor of Earth Month! Stop by the Children's Room to reserve your spot, or call 715-394-8866 to sign up. Space is limited, so sign up today!
Safety Awareness for Our Kids, April 8, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
This FUN & FREE event for kids and parents will help give your child the tools they need to stand up for themselves and talk to trusted adults. Detective Peranteau will teach kids how to stay safe when they're online. Prizes will be awarded and lunch for children will be provided. Please reserve your spot by calling 715-394-8866.