November 2019
Can you name the three libraries featured in our new email header?
Easy Holiday Shopping
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We love Consumer Reports!
And we love that it's free to access online with a library card. That's right- you don't have to pay for it...your library already has it for you!
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Catalog Under Construction
We're making some important updates! Our CAFE catalog will be down from 9:30 PM on Monday, November 4 until the afternoon of Tuesday, November 5. During this time, you will not be able to search, place holds, or pay fines. BUT you can still check items in and out of your local library. Thanks for your patience!
A Next Gen Librarian
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“I didn’t even know being a Maker space librarian could be a designated position!” says Claire Tidwell, Maker space and programming librarian at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library in Whitewater, WI. Claire was featured in October's Library Journal magazine as a featured 'Next Gen Librarian.' “All ages can learn from a 3-D printer or Snap circuits, and everyone can have fun doing a craft that is secretly teaching you the basics of coding,” she says.
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November Reading
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Need ideas? Here's a list of November's new books!
November New Books
Around the Libraries
Blue and black logo for Oconomowoc Public Library
Oconomowoc Public Library is sporting a new look with their beautiful, updated logo!
Group of librarians in costumes standing in library next to table filled with candy and pumpkins
Hartland Public Library got into the Halloween spirit with some library trick-or-treating. 
Two women hold out a colorful afghan blanket
The L.D. Fargo Public Library's Tangled Yarns knitting and crochet group recently completed a lovely afghan for a local charity. The group has also made newborn hats and 'chemo' hats for area hospitals.
Group of people stand in grocery store with Piggly Wiggly pig mascot holding large decorative check
Waterloo Piggly Wiggly’s employees and its customers recently raised $1,437.66, in a week long round up, for the Karl Junginger Memoiral Library's Friends group!
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