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A Note from the Library Director
November is Picture Book Month! What picture book from your childhood do you remember most vividly? Why are picture books important?
Did You Know?
The library will close at 6:00pm on Wednesday, November 21. We will be closed all day Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving. Friday, November 23 we will be open with normal business hours.
News You Can Use
Since their first trip in November of 2008, Stars and Stripes Honor Flight has taken thousands of WWII veterans and guardians on a one day trip to Washington D.C. Share their stories at the library.
Thankful & Grateful
In September we asked patrons why they think the library is incredible. The responses were heartwarming! November is a month of reflecting on what we are thankful for. The library is thankful for our patrons! You help us make this library an incredible place for all to visit!
Support Shout Out
The Oconomowoc Public Library Board and staff would like to thank the Oconomowoc Kiwanis Breakfast Club and Bridges Library System for their recent donations. These donations will help bring a Crisis Prevention Institute training to Oconomowoc.

Thank you also to YMCA at Pabst Farms for donating three three-month family passes for Library Card Sign-up month.
No registration required unless noted.
Enjoy stories, songs, and a puppet show! FREE! No registration required!
Everyone is welcome to join the fun!

Toddler Time
(19-35 mo.)

Tuesdays &
10:00 am

Planet Pre-K
(36 mo. and up)

11:00 am

Baby & Lapsit
(18 mos. and under)

9:00 am

Move & Groove
(36 mo. and up)

11:00 am

Toddler Time & Planet Pre-K Storytime Themes -
  • NO STORYTIME - Tuesday, November 6 & Wednesday, November 7, 2018
  • Delightful Dogs - Tuesday, November 13 & Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  • Pass the Food! - Tuesday, November 20 & Wednesday, November 21, 2018
  • Going to the Store - Tuesday, November 27 & Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Move & Groove Storytime at Shorehaven
Monday, November 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Join the library in an event of caring and sharing with our friends at Shorehaven!
Move & Groove Storytime
Tuesday, November 13, November 20, & November 27, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am
Feeling the need to shake your sillies out? Join us for Move & Groove Storytime!
Baby & Lapsit Storytime
Wednesday, November 14, November 21, & November 28, 2018 9:00am - 9:30am 
Let’s read some stories, bounce to rhymes and songs, and play with our friends! 
Little Hands Workshop
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hands-on learning and play for young children!
No registration required unless noted.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Build, challenge, and create at our monthly LEGO Club! 
Tech & Tinker
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Get hands-on with fun tech!
Saturday Special: Pawsitive Reading with Penni
Saturday, November 17, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ready to practice your reading? Penni the service dog is ready to listen! Sign up for a reading time with Penni the day of the event.
No registration required unless noted.
Saturday Special: Dog Daze
Saturday, November 17, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
They say that every dog has its day, so we made a day just for dogs at the library! Visit with pups from the HAWS Mobile Adoption Center. 
No registration necessary unless noted.
The Griffins' Bookshelf
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Love reading fantasy? Join others like yourself at this mythical, magical book group, just for fantasy lovers! 
No registration necessary unless noted.
Dungeons, Dragons, and Donuts
Thursday, November 1 & November 29, 2018  6:00pm - 7:30pm
Interested in Dungeons & Dragons but need a place to play? Bring your group or find a new one at the library! 
Nanowrimo Meetup
Thursday, November 1, November 8, November 15, and November 29, 2018 
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Whether your goal is to write the Great American Novel or to hang out with other teen writers, join us at the library for feedback, inspiration, editing help, coffee, and emotional support.
Random Fandom: The Office Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 8, 2018 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Explore the fun of fandoms! Crafts, games, snacks, cosplay…all themed after fandom favorites. 
Teen Advisory Board
Monday, November 12, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
A new era of teen stuff at the library can emerge. 
Filmless Film Club
Tuesday, November 13 & November 27, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join fellow teen filmmakers, and lend (and grow) your expertise in the field of film. 
Teen Game Space
Thursday, November 15, 2018 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Calling gamers of all kinds! 
No registration necessary unless noted.
Jim Gibbons presents
“The Eerie Similarities between John F. Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln” 

Friday, November 9, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Historian Jim Gibbons will discuss the similarities that repeatedly and eerily mapped these presidents’ paths which headed both men straight toward their tragic rendezvous with destiny!
ADRC Welcome to Medicare Presentation
Monday, November 12, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am
This program will cover the basic parts of Medicare (A, B, C, D) and how they work. 
Adult Coloring Club
Monday, November 19, 2018 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Feeling stressed? Come relax and color! 
Genre Night: Festive Holiday Reads!
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Join us for a new book discussion and recommendation group with no reading required! 
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