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Events List

January

Beat the Blahs: Lunch & Learn,
Potluck and Surprise Video

Wednesday, January 17, 12pm
Bring a dish to share that is anti-blah! Unusual, brightly colored, spicy – something that will shake up our January. We’ll share a potluck and watch a mystery educational or entertaining video!

Pakistani Cuisine I
Monday, January 22, 6:30pm
With Chef Huma Siddiqui
(Pakistani Cuisine II occurs Saturday, January 27 at 10 am.) You may attend either or both classes.
Captivating stories and cultural cuisine intertwine in Huma Siddiqui’s cooking classes. This Monday evening class will learn how to prepare Huma's Chicken In Coconut Milk and Cumin Rice. Participants get to sample each dish!
Registration required.
Please call 437-5021 to reserve your place.

Library Board Meeting
Thursday, January 25, 7am

Pakistani Cuisine II
Saturday, January 27, 10am
With Chef Huma Siddiqui
(Pakistani Cuisine I is Monday, January 22 at 6:30 pm.)
You may attend either or both classes.
Captivating stories and cultural cuisine intertwine in Huma Siddiqui’s cooking classes! Learn how to prepare Cilantro and Basil Pesto Shrimp, Exotic Couscous and a tasty Mediterranean Salad. Yes, participants will sample the dishes!
Registration required.
Please call 437-5021 to reserve your place.

Beat the Blahs: Create a Needle Felted Bird
Monday, January 29, 6:30pm
Kriss Marion, farmer and crafter extraordinaire, guides participants through needle felting a cute bird that can’t wait to land in your home.
Ages 16+
Registration Required.
Call 437-5021 to register
.

February

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, February 2 from 1-4pm
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-one 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 help desk at 437-5021.
Anyone looking for help with their career is encouraged to take part.

Norwegian Hardanger Fiddle Concert:
Ladies of the Fjord

Saturday, February 3, 10am
With Ladies of the Fjord: Carlyce Skjervem, Lora Lee & Karen Rebholz
Start your Saturday with traditional tunes played on the national instrument of Norway. This fiddle’s unique sound comes from strings that lie under the fingerboard that give an "echo" tone. Karen Rebholz, a skilled fiddle builder will display a number of Hardanger fiddles.*Registration required

Book Group
Monday, February 5, 10am
To the Bright Edge of the World, Eowyn Ivey.
(Please note: This is a different title than originally planned.) 

Spot a Scam with the Wisconsin Department of Consumer Protection
Monday, February 5, 1pm
Laura Fay, Agency Liaison, teaches how to spot the red flags of a scam. Learn how to protect yourself from being the victim of a hoax. The afternoon also includes information about Fraud Alerts, Security Freezes and touches on safeguarding personal information.
*Registration required

Basic Household Plumbing
Thursday, February 8, 6:30pm
With Project Home. Sponsored by Madison Gas & Electric.
Conquer your fears of basic plumbing! Have you experienced problems replacing a toilet, sink or faucet? Are you too scared to even try? This is the program for you.

Friends of the Library Meeting
Thursday, February 8, 7pm
The Friends of the Mount Horeb Public Library (FOL) group promotes the well-being of the library. The FOL provide funds, labor, and in-kind assistance to enrich and enhance library services to the community. Proceeds from Friends fundraisers have been used to purchase computers, furniture, books, videos, and to support programming. Volunteers help at fundraisers, fold and label the library's newsletters, serve on committees, or one of many other volunteer opportunities.

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, February 16 from 1-4pm
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-one 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 help desk at 437-5021.
Anyone looking for help with their career is encouraged to take part.

Beat the Blahs: Live Animals For Adults!
Monday, February 19, 1pm
Adorable animals are always mood lifters. Noelle Tarrant, from Zoozort, brings cuddly (and not so cuddly) animals for our education and entertainment. Though this program is geared towards adults, all ages are welcome.

Library Board Meeting
Thursday, February 22, 7am

Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Concert
Saturday, February 24, 10:30am
Members of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra will perform enchanting musical pieces.

Genealogy Scanners Available
Wednesday, February 28 - Tuesday, March 6
Digitize your family photos, slides, and documents! Three scanners will be available: a high-speed duplex scanner for up to 8.5” x 14”, a film scanner for slides, negatives, and prints up to 5” x 7”, and a hand-held scanner for odd sized objects, 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 drive for saving the photos. If scanning slides, a memory card is highly recommended. (It makes the process faster.)

March

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, March 2 from 1-4pm
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-one 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 help desk at 437-5021. Anyone looking for help with their career is encouraged to take part.

Book Group
Monday, March 5, 10am
Title: TBA

Friends of the Library Meeting
Thursday, March 8, 7pm
The Friends of the Mount Horeb Public Library (FOL) group promotes the well-being of the library. The FOL provide funds, labor, and in-kind assistance to enrich and enhance library services to the community. Proceeds from Friends fundraisers have been used to purchase computers, furniture, books, videos, and to support programming. Volunteers help at fundraisers, fold and label the library's newsletters, serve on committees, or one of many other volunteer opportunities.

Trinity Irish Dancers
Saturday, March 10, 10am
Over the past 34 years, Trinity has thrilled audiences worldwide with their inspiring showmanship. This Saturday morning program, featuring many local children, is sure to get your Irish eyes smiling – even if you’re not Irish!

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, March 16 from 1-4pm
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-one 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 help desk at 437-5021. Anyone looking for help with their career is encouraged to take part.

Beat the Blahs: Treats and TED Talks
Monday, March 19, 1 pm
The library provides the treats and the videos! We’ll watch and discuss a variety of short educational, entertaining presentations from TED Talks.

Library Board Meeting
Thursday, March 22, 7am

Raising Monarch Butterflies
Saturday, March 24, 10am
Experience the joy helping the Monarchs. Terry Risic shares tips on how to nurture this important species from eggs into butterflies to be released into nature.

Great Lakes Small Streams:
How Water Shapes Wisconsin

Monday, March 26 - Saturday, April 7 
Exhibit from the Wisconsin Historical Society (This is less time than originally advertised. Please make sure you visit by April 7.)

April

Book Group
Monday, April 2, 10am
Title: TBA

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, April 6 from 1-4pm
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-one 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 help desk at 437-5021. Anyone looking for help with their career is encouraged to take part.

Design Inspiration for a Creative
Vegetable Garden

Thursday, April 19, 6:30pm
Elevate your garden to the extraordinary! Megan Cain, author of The Creative Vegetable Gardener, shares fresh ideas to add flair and design a garden that inspires joy. Filled with photographs and flavorful, colorful ideas!

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, April 20 from 1-4pm
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-one 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 help desk at 437-5021. Anyone looking for help with their career is encouraged to take part.

Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Concert
Saturday, April 21, 10:30am
Members of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra will perform enchanting musical pieces.

Friends of the Library Meeting
Thursday, April 12, 7pm
The Friends of the Mount Horeb Public Library (FOL) group promotes the well-being of the library. The FOL provide funds, labor, and in-kind assistance to enrich and enhance library services to the community. Proceeds from Friends fundraisers have been used to purchase computers, furniture, books, videos, and to support programming. Volunteers help at fundraisers, fold and label the library's newsletters, serve on committees, or one of many other volunteer opportunities.

Library Board Meeting
Thursday, April 26, 7am

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-one 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 Help Desk at 437-5021.

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

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