2017 Adult Summer Reading Program

Follow your dreams and use your natural-born talents and skills to make this a better world for tomorrow. – Paul Watson

The Oconomowoc Public Library presents its 2017 summer reading program, “Build a Better World”.

The summer reading program is open to all ages from babies to adults, with programs, prize drawings, storytimes, presenters, and more. All programs are free of charge.

Registration for “Build a Better World” opens Monday, June 5, 2017.

ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM
Build a better world by reading a new book, trying a new craft, meeting new people, and learning about new technology. Complete challenges for a chance to win!
SUMMER CRAFTATHON – MONDAYS JUNE 5-JULY 31 5:30-7:00 PM
Build some new crafty skills!  All supplies are provided, adults and teens welcome.
June 5 – Book Bags
June 12 – Decorative Magnets
June 19 – Tissue Paper Paintings
June 26 – Adult Coloring Club
July 3 – NO CLASS
July 10 – Adult Coloring Club
July 17 – Coasters
July 24 – Adult Coloring Club
July 31 – Natural Air Fresheners
TECHNOLOGY SUMMER CAMP FOR ADULTS – MONDAYS JUNE 12-JULY 31 10:00-11:00 AM
Feeling behind on your technology skills? Sign up for our Technology Summer Camp. Take one class or take them all, it’s your choice!  Programs are in a small class format limited to ten people and no experience is required. Bring you own device. We will provide laptops or you may bring your own. Please register at the reference desk or call 262-569-2193 ext. 212.
June 12 – iPad/iPhone Basics
June 19 – Android Tablet/Phone Basics
June 26 – NO CLASS
July 3 – Computer Basics: The Mouse
July 10 – NO CLASS
July 17 – Computer Basics: The Keyboard
July 24 – Computer Basics: The Internet
July 31 – Introduction to Microsoft Word
FRIDAY LUNCH AND LEARN – 12:00-1:00 PM
No time to attend an evening program? Try our Lunch & Learn series this summer! We’ll have a speaker or performance every Friday in June and July. Bring your brown bag lunch and we’ll provide the dessert! Programs will last approximately 1 hour but may vary by speaker. Feel free to come for part or all of the presentation!
June 9 – Jim Gibbons: The Life of Alexander Hamilton 

June 16 – Dick Cavenaugh: Just About But Not Quite 

June 23 – NO PROGRAM 

June 30 – Katie Behrend Berg & Allison Chicorel: Auditioning Tips for Adults

 

July 7 – David HB Drake: Blowing in the Wind Folk Music Performance

July 14 – Alannah McReavey: The Secret of Excellent Credit

July 21 – Krista Hull: In our Backyard – Domestic Human Trafficking

July 28 – Dorothy Boxhorn: Waukesha Genealogical Society, Genealogy 101

Blood Drive
Thursday, June 29 9:00 am-2:00 pm

Give Blood. Help Save Lives!

For an appointment call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org/donating-blood.

Book a Librarian:
Appointment Based Technology Help
Call extension 211 to schedule your one on one technology appointment.

 

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