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DECEMBER 2018 NEWSLETTER

The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
- Elizabeth Hardwick
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A Note from the Library Director
Happy Holidays from all of us at the library! I hope this month brings you plenty of chances to relax with a great book. What kind of books do you like to read during the holidays?
Did You Know?
The library will be closed the following dates -
  • Sunday, December 23
  • Monday, December 24
  • Tuesday, December 25 
  • Monday, December 31       
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2019
The library is honored to host the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Traveling Art Show November 24 – December 14, 2018. Visit the library during normal business hours to view the exhibit.
 

Join us December 8, 2018 for Stars and Stripes Honor Flight: A Day in the Life presented by a veteran member of the Honor Flight Speakers’ Bureau.
Toiletry Drive
December 1 - December 31, 2018

Help a family in need this holiday season! Many families in our community rely on the Oconomowoc Food Pantry for assistance.

If you’re traveling this holiday season, save space in your luggage by downloading e-books and audiobooks from OverDrive, or e-magazines from Flipster!
Storytimes
Enjoy stories, songs, and a puppet show! FREE! No registration required!
Everyone is welcome to join the fun!
 

Toddler Time
(19-35 mo.)

Tuesdays &
Wednesdays
10:00 am

Planet Pre-K
(36 mo. and up)

Wednesdays
11:00 am
 

Baby & Lapsit
(18 mos. and under)

Wednesdays
9:00 am
 

Move & Groove
(36 mo. and up)

Tuesdays
11:00 am
 
Toddler Time & Planet Pre-K Storytime Themes
  • Sleepy Stories - Tuesday, December 4 & Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  • Manners Matter - Tuesday, December 11 & Wednesday, December 12, 2018
  • See you after the New Year for more storytime fun!
Move & Groove Storytime
Tuesday, December 4 & Tuesday, December 11, 2018
11:00am - 11:30am
Feeling the need to shake your sillies out? Join us for Move & Groove Storytime! Everyone is welcome to join the fun!
Baby & Lapsit Storytime
Wednesday, December 5 & December 12, 2018
9:00am - 9:30am
Let’s read some stories, bounce to rhymes and songs, and play with our friends!
Pajama Storytime
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
6:00pm - 7:00pm
‘Twas a few weeks before the holidays and your family did say, “Let’s go to the library and hear stories today!” 
LEGO Club
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Build, challenge, and create at our monthly LEGO Club! 
Tech & Tinker: Glitter Rockets
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Get hands-on with fun tech!
Saturday Special: Pawsitive Reading with Penni
Saturday, December 15, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Ready to practice your reading? Penni the service dog is ready to listen! 
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train
Friday, December 7, 2018
6:55pm - 7:25pm
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will stop at the Silver Lake Street railway crossing at 6:55 pm. The library lobby will be open for those needing to warm up or use the restroom.
Saturday Special: Hands-On Holidays
Saturday, December 15, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
All ages are welcome at this particularly special Saturday Special! This free event will feature multiple holiday crafting stations to make-and-take presents for loved ones! 
Random Fandom: Manga Gift Box Blitz
Thursday, December 6, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Explore the fun of fandoms! Crafts, games, snacks, cosplay…all themed after fandom favorites.
Teen Advisory Board
Monday, December 10, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
What programs would you like to see at the library? Can we come up with some fun, new displays? How do I get more volunteer hours AND have fun? You help Miss Caitlin, and she helps you!
Filmless Film Club
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
3:30pm - 5:00pm
A fan of film? Interested in what it takes to create a film, from start to finish? 
Teen Game Space
Thursday, December 13, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Calling gamers of all kinds! 
Adult Coloring Club
Monday, December 17, 2018
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Feeling stressed? Come relax and color! 
Genre Night: Teen & Adult Crossover
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Join us for a new book discussion and recommendation group! No reading required, we'll pick a different genre or theme monthly and discuss our favorites. 
Blood Drive
Friday, December 28, 2018
9:00am - 2:00pm
For an appointment call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org/donating-blood. Save up to 15 minutes when you donate by using RapidPass! 
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