Chapter 3 of Renewing Library Services

Chapter 3 of Renewing Library Services begins on Monday, August 31.

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Tue, Sep 29th


Missing Storytime? We are too! Join one of our youth services librarians for Toddler Time on Tuesdays at 10am for bounces, rhymes, and songs!  Can't make the live event? We'll be sure to save the storytime so you can watch it later.

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Fri, Oct 2nd


Missing Storytime? We are too! Join one of our youth services librarians for an All Ages Storytime on Fridays at 10am for with books, songs, and more!  Can't make the live event? We'll be sure to save the storytime so you can watch it later.

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Tue, Oct 6th


Missing Storytime? We are too! Join one of our youth services librarians for Toddler Time on Tuesdays at 10am for bounces, rhymes, and songs!  Can't make the live event? We'll be sure to save the storytime so you can watch it later.

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Fri, Oct 9th


Missing Storytime? We are too! Join one of our youth services librarians for an All Ages Storytime on Fridays at 10am for with books, songs, and more!  Can't make the live event? We'll be sure to save the storytime so you can watch it later.

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From our Blog

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September 22, 2020

The Youth Services Department has gathered together a collection of educational books to help support our families and students. This new collection is currently on display in our department. It includes books covering a wide range of needs from homeschooling and alternative-schooling strategies, reading and writing guides, educational philosophies, emotional/social learning, study skills and time management and much more. Here are some highlights from our new collection!

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thumbnail Things to Do Around Whitefish Bay: Part 3

August 27, 2020

The pandemic lock-down is getting old. We’re now six months into it. While some things are opening up, life is far from normal. And, for those of us older than a ‘certain age,’ even when places have opened an abundance of caution is likely to keep us from returning to normal pursuits. As this ‘safer at home and OK outdoors’ environment continues, it can be helpful to find new things to do outside. Walking or otherwise traveling through the same routes is getting more than a bit boring. Therefore, this series of articles offers some recreational ideas that you might not have considered—things that you can do safely in Whitefish Bay and which might prove to be fun ways to enjoy the outdoors.

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Meet our Staff

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Sam Spottek

Youth Services Librarian

I have been working in the Youth Services department here at the Whitefish Bay Library since February of 2020. Growing up having a librarian for a grandma, I fell in love with reading and libraries, and I’d always dreamed of working in one. I am so thrilled to have the opportunity to work as a youth services librarian for the Whitefish Bay community, getting to connect with kids and their families as well as work on fun programs and search for exciting new books. I spend a majority of my time reading young adult literature, but I like to sprinkle in graphics novels too! When I’m not reading, I like to tinker with some crafts and watch baseball — Go Brewers!

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The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

1st American ed. Summary Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France, where it elicited comparisons to Art Spiegelman's Maus, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah's regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution, and the devastating effects of war with Iraq. The intelligent and outspoken only child of committed Marxists and the great-granddaughter of one of Iran's last emperors, Marjane bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country. Persepolis paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran: of the bewildering contradictions between home life and public life and of the enormous toll repressive regimes exact on the individual spirit. Marjane's child's-eye-view of dethroned emperors, state-sanctioned whippings, and heroes of the revolution allows us to learn as she does the history of this fascinating country and of her own extraordinary family. Intensely personal, profoundly political, and wholly original, Persepolis is at once a story of growing up and a stunning reminder of the human cost of war and political repression. It shows how we carry on, through laughter and tears, in the face of absurdity. And, finally, it introduces us to an irresistible little girl with whom we cannot help but fall in love.

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.

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Mary's Monster: love, madness, and how Mary created Frankenstein by Lita Judge

A free verse biography of Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, featuring over 300 pages of black-and-white watercolor illustrations.

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This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

As the heirs to opposing sides in a warring city, Kate Harker and Augustus Flynn should never have met. A Romeo and Juliet-esque fantasy about the difference between good and evil and the blurry gray area in between"-- Provided by publisher.

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About Whitefish Bay Public Library

A library that is just about lending books seems so last century, doesn’t it?

That’s our philosophy at the Whitefish Bay Public Library, anyway. We believe that everything that we do, we do to make a difference in someone’s life. Creating connections. Building community. Collecting stories. Sure, we have books, but we’re SO much more.

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