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Trollway TV Showcase

Thursday, February 23
Co-sponsored with Trollway TV
Do you own a camera? Are you shooting video that you'd like to share on local public access television? If yes, we invite you to attend the Trollway TV Showcase at the Mt. Horeb Public Library Thursday, February 23 at 6:30 pm. Meet Trollway TV staff and committee members, learn about what they do, bring your ideas, and video samples to share. Email your video or provide a link (YouTube, GoogleDrive, Dropbox, etc.) to trollwaytv@mounthorebwi.info.

Pakistani Cuisine Cooking Class
Saturday, February 25, 10am
Chef Huma Siddiqui shares how to cook delicious Mediterranean Harissa, Harissa Shrimp, Mediterranean Couscous and Garam Masala.

Please note that this class is full

*Registration Required.


Book Group
Monday, March 6, 10am
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

Cookbook Club:
Scandinavian Smörgåsbord

Monday, March 20, 12pm
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!

Share a Raptor Experience
with Hoo's Woods

Monday, March 27, 1pm
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!


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

Growing Tomatoes in Dane County
Thursday, April 13, 6:30pm
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, 12pm
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, 6:30pm
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.

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Taboo Topics: Explorations of Uncomfortable History.
How to be a Nice Girl: A History of Women and Body Hair.
Thursday, April 20, 6:30pm
#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.

Genealogy Scanning Kit

February 20-25

Digitize your family photos, slides and documents! The following will be available for in-library use February 20 through noon on February 25.
A high-speed duplex scanner that scans both sides of the page, up to 8.5" x 14", at the same time.
A film scanner for scanning slides, negatives, and prints up to 5" x 7".
A hand held scanner for scanning documents that do not fit in regular scanning beds, such as old books.

Registration highly recommended.
Call 608-437-5021 to reserve your time slot.
Staff cannot scan the items for you, but will gladly get you started. You will need your own USB flash drive to save the photos and documents.


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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