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Bridges Library System
August 2018
Group of people standing in front of table with green tablecloth on it. Librarian in red shirt talking to them.
Group of children standing at a table, playing with blocks and building materials.
Man in blue shirt holding an "I Love Libraries" circular window cling. Standing next to a table and in front of a Bridges Library System banner.
2 fairs
over 3,100 visitors
46 volunteers
5 ozobots
10 days of fun!

Thank you to everyone who stopped by our Jefferson and Waukesha County Fair booths. We had a great time telling everyone about what they can find at their library! 
A Pride & Prejudice Read-Along
Woman in old-fashioned dress and gloves reading a book. Text gives instructions on Summer Reading Program at Milwaukee Rep.
Check out the book or movie of Pride and Prejudice this summer and save on tickets to the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's show Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley!
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Bringing the Library to Seniors
Young woman sits at table using laptop. Stack of books on table next to her. Someone standing in front of table, holding two books.
“My favorite thing is knowing we’re able to bring the library to people who can’t get there,” Jennie says when I ask about the library's mobile library service. “One woman told me multiple times she’d go stir-crazy if I didn’t bring materials.”
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Around the Libraries
Little boy stands at lighted table, holding clipboard and a stuffed turtle.
A future veterinarian? This little guy was doing some hands-on practicing at the Pauline Haass Public Library's early literacy play spaces.
Group of boys stand together and hold signs that say "We Escaped", "We Did It," "Nailed It," etc.
They did it! The successful escapees at L.D. Fargo Public Library's very own Escape Room.
Three people hold cat and dog masks attached to sticks up to their faces.
Getting ready for a purr-fect Scholastic Book Fair at Karl Junginger Memorial Library in Waterloo.
Woman stands next to library bookshelf, pushing a cart with blue baskets on it.
Butler Public Library director Jodi Kessel Szpiszar modeling their new book carts for easy browsing!
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