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November 2018
American flag flying on flagpole. Text reads "Every vote counts. Exercise your right to vote. November 6, 2018."
Information is everywhere nowadays, but in an era of fake news, media bias, and extreme political divides, it isn’t easy to discern the facts and know which sources you can trust. Incidentally, the best place to find accurate information and engage with your neighbors on key issues is the library.
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Visit Us at the Festival of Books
Background of book pages with an American flag made of barn wood in the foreground. Includes the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books logo. Copy says "American Stories. November 2-3, 2018."
Come visit our booth at the FREE Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books. The festival features over 60 authors, writing workshops, cooking demonstrations, book art, and more.
Location: UWM-Waukesha
Date: Saturday, November 3
Time: 9:00-5:00
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Write Like You Mean It
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Calling all budding writers! November is National Novel Writing Month and what better way to get started on your novel than with free online writing classes through Gale Courses? All you need is your library card and a desire to write.
 
Start Writing
Did you participate in the Pride & Prejudice read-along at your library this summer? Now you can spend the holidays with your favorite Pride and Prejudice characters at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater on November 13 – December 16, 2018 with "Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley."

As promotion partners for the show, we are happy to share that you can get 25% OFF tickets with code AUSTEN when ordering. (Offer expires Nov. 19)
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White circle on background of illustrated colored leaves. Text reads "Thank you for your support of libraries"
Thank you for all of your support and love for your local libraries. You are the heart of the library and we are grateful that we get the chance to serve you and our communities. 
Around the Libraries
Woman kneeling next to stroller with two boys in it. She holds sign that reads "Watertown Public Library We Support Opportunity"
The Watertown Public Library received a generous gift from the Greater Watertown Community Health Foundation that launched its "Key to Opportunity" capital campaign for a new children's library!
DVD of the movie The Square with a piece of paper on it
This Dwight Foster Public Library patron wasn't shy to give their honest review of this movie. Their verdict? "Well, that's two hours that I'll never get back."
Group of children in wizard costumes standing in front of Hogwarts classroom backdrop
Big Bend Public Library patrons had a magical time at Hogwarts at the "Harry Potter Goes to Class" program.
Crowd of people in library lobby
ComicFest at Menomonee Falls Public Library was epic.
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Comments? Questions? Want to highlight something happening at your library? Email Jill at jfuller@bridgeslibrarysystem.org.
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