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Share a Raptor Experience
with Hoo's Woods

Monday, March 27, 1 pm
In Partnership with Ingleside Manor
Come and share in a raptor experience with licensed educator, rehabilitator and master falconer Dianne Moller of Hoo's Woods Raptor Center of Milton, Wisconsin. During this program, geared towards adults, you will experience live raptors species, and learn about their hearing, aerodynamics, the importance of their roles in our environment and more!

Crossing the Line: Traveling Exhibit from the Wisconsin Historical Society
March 29-April 18
How do citizens work for change when faced with injustice? How can individuals make a difference? The traveling display "Crossing the Line: The Milwaukee Fair Housing Marches of 1967-1968" commemorates the 50th anniversary of Milwaukee's civil rights marches by examining the practices and prejudices that led to segregation in Milwaukee and chronicling the school desegregation and fair housing movements of the 1960s. It also asks the question, "What can you do to end segregation today?"


Book Group
Monday, April 3, 10 am
The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

emerald ash borer

Emerald Ash Borer: Signs,
Symptoms & Treatment

Monday, April 10, 6:30 pm
Presenters: Jeff Gorman – Village of Mount Horeb, Parks and Forestry Director, ISA Certified Arborist Brian Wahl – WDNR Urban and Community Forester
The Emerald Ash Borer has made its way to Mt. Horeb and the surrounding areas. Learn how to identify the signs and symptoms of this invasive insect, options for homeowners, and what the Mt. Horeb Village is doing about this dangerous pest.  Participants will also receive treatment guides and field ID cards.

*Registration is appreciated. Call 437-5021.

Growing Tomatoes in Dane County
Thursday, April 13, 6:30 pm
There's nothing like the taste of a freshly picked, ripe tomato, but growing these delicious vegetables (or are they fruits?!) successfully can be tricky. Learn tips for cultivating mouthwatering tomatoes in our region with Master Gardener Mary Pinkerton.

Cookbook Club: Dinner on a Dime
Monday, April 17, 12 pm
Check out a cookbook that matches this month's theme, pick a recipe, make it, bring it to Cookbook Club to share, and get to taste what others have made. There's always a wide selection of tasty dishes to try!

Irish Concert - World Famous Fiddler Liz Carroll & Guitarist Dáithí Sproule
Wednesday, April 19, 6:30 pm
An evening of Irish fiddling, guitar, and song by two of Irish music's legends-Liz Carroll and Dáithí Sproule. Amazing audiences around the world, Liz was the first American-born composer honored with Ireland's most significant traditional music prize, Cumadóir TG4 . She's been named Irish Traditional Musician of the Year, had a Grammy nomination and has even played for President Obama. Highly sought after guitarist and vocalist Dáithí Sproule (a member himself of one the most famous bands in Ireland, Altan) introduced DADGAD tuning to Irish music. A native of Derry, Northern Ireland, he will also sing songs in Gaelic and English.

*Registration Required
Registration does not guarantee a seat.
We recommend arriving early.
You are welcome to bring your own chair!
(Camp chairs, etc.)

Sponsored in part by Friends of the Library, Mount Horeb Community Foundation, Milwaukee Irish Fest Foundation and GrandStay Hotel & Suites.


Taboo Topics: Explorations of Uncomfortable History.
How to be a Nice Girl: A History of Women and Body Hair.
Thursday, April 20, 6:30 pm
#1 of a 3 part Speaker Series In Partnership with the Mount Horeb Area Historical Society.
Why do women shave? The short answer is to prove that women are different than men. The long answer is a bit more complicated! This presentation with Anna Rusk explores depilation practices from Pompeii through present day.

Growing Perennials and Annuals
Thursday, April 27, 6:30pm
With Master Gardener Mary Collett. Gain garden inspiration! Acquaint yourself with new and much-loved flowers, and discover which are right for your garden.

See Your Library in Action!

Thanks to all our great library customers!

Thanks to Mara Urban Photography for creating this wonderful video.

Memory Loss Caregiver Kits

Created to support caregivers helping people with memory loss, our newest kits are filled with a variety of books, pictures, videos, music and other items designed to evoke memories and invite sharing. Three separate kits, each with a different theme, are available to check out.

Free Career Assistance at the Library from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

1st and 3rd Fridays, 1pm-4pm

The Mount Horeb Public Library is excited to partner with the Department of Workforce Development to offer one-on-one assistance with job searching, resume writing, interview skills and more! Jennifer Seese, DWD, will be at the library the first and third Fridays of the month from 1pm-4pm

Some Fridays will feature a program followed by personal assistance, other Fridays will be all one-on-ones appointments. Community members are invited to stop in the library during these times to receive help with their specific career development needs.  The meeting times are first come, first served, or by appointment by calling the library's help desk at 437-5021.

Anyone looking for help with their career is encouraged to take part.

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