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Adult Programs and events

To register for events, please call 608-437-5021 ext. 100 OR email us at mhpl@mounthorebwi.info

Events List

July

Book Group
Monday, July 3, 10am
"Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, July 7, 1 pm - 4 pm
Looking for a job? Need some advice about resumes? The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is offering one-on-one help at the library. Drop by or set up an appointment by calling 608-437-5021

Cookbook Club: Asian Cuisine
Monday, July 17, 12pm
Expand your cooking comfort zone in a laid back setting! Each month Librarian Melissa gathers a wide selection of cookbooks relating to the monthly theme for you to choose from. Simply check one out, make one of the recipes and bring the dish to Cookbook Club to share. We enjoy a potluck lunch and chat about recipes, cookbooks, tips and more. All abilities welcome. No registration required.

Taboo Topics: The History of Mental Illness at the Driftless Historium
Monday, July 17, 6:30pm
*Please note that this program will take place at the new Driftless Historium on 100 S 2nd Street, Mount Horeb.

Presented by Rita Udelhoven, UW-Platteville Professor of Psychology and Licensed Professional Counselor.

Even with as many as 1-in-5 Americans suffering from some form of mental illness, old stigmas and misconceptions continue to shape how we perceive and act toward this population. Learn about the history and evolution of the treatment of, and perspectives on mental illness in the United States, including a brief historical spotlight on the nearby Dane County Asylum and a short overview of current public discourse and legislation.

In partnership with the Mount Horeb Historical Society

Registration appreciated
To register call 608-437-5021 or email melissa.roelli@mounthorebwi.info

Seed Saving: How to Save Heirloom Vegetable Seeds
Wednesday, July 19, 6:30pm
Did you check out seeds from our Seed Library? Aaron Whaley, founder of A.P. Whaley Seed Company (who donates many of our seeds), will teach techniques for saving seeds from your heirloom/open-pollinated veggies. (Save seeds from these plants and you can grow them the following year and donate some back to the Seed Library.) It's easier than you may think!
Registration appreciated
To register call 608-437-5021 or email melissa.roelli@mounthorebwi.info

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, July 21, 1pm - 4pm
Looking for a job? Need some advice about resumes? The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is offering one-on-one help at the library. Drop by or set up an appointment by calling 608-437-5021!

EGGcellent! Cooking Class with Chef Tom Wolowik
Saturday, July 29, 10am
Does your coop overfloweth? Are you simply a lover of egg dishes? This is the cooking class for you!
Tom Wolowik brings over 15 years of culinary instruction to the library. Currently the cook at Bistro 101, in this class he shares how to make homemade Spaetzle (egg noodles), frittata made two ways, and scrumptious Creme Brulee. Tom will provide samples at the end of class!
*Registration required

August

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, August 4, 1 pm - 4 pm
Looking for a job? Need some advice about resumes? The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is offering one-on-one help at the library. Drop by or set up an appointment by calling 608-437-5021!

Book Group
Monday, August 7, 10am
"The Stranger in the Woods" by Michael Finkel

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, August 18, 1 pm - 4 pm
Looking for a job? Need some advice about resumes? The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is offering one-on-one help at the library. Drop by or set up an appointment by calling 608-437-5021!

Cookbook Club: Eat a Rainbow
Monday, August 21, 12pm
Expand your cooking comfort zone in a laid back setting! Each month Librarian Melissa gathers a wide selection of cookbooks relating to the monthly theme for you to choose from. Simply check one out, make one of the recipes and bring the dish to Cookbook Club to share. We enjoy a potluck lunch and chat about recipes, cookbooks, tips and more. All abilities welcome. No registration required.

Last Day of Adult Summer Reading Program
Thursday, August 31

Adult Summer Library Program

June 1 - August 31

Celebrate reading this summer with our adult reading program! (Who says the summer library program is for kids only?!) We even make it super simple, because we know how busy your lives are. Simply enter a raffle ticket for each book you finish reading during June, July & August. The raffle tickets and the Goodies for Grown Ups entry box are found on the circulation desk counter. Each month Melissa will draw for gift certificates to Mary's Coffee Express and Sjölinds Chocolate House.

Drawings held after closing on June 30, July 31 and August 30.

Books & Audiobooks qualify. Sorry, DVDs & magazines do not. Also, please only enter books you finish during the current month.
Patrons must be 18+ to enter. Younger than 18? Please check out our teen and kid Summer Library Program!

 

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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. Five 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 Wisconsin 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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