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Tue, Jul 27th


We're excited to offer an outdoor storytime for all ages in School House Park!  Registration is required (please include all who plan attend), and we are limiting our registration to 15 families.  Please read our plan below to keep everyone safe!  

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Tue, Jul 27th


Please note: This is a repeat of our 10am storytime, due to popular demand!  If you registered for the 10am storytime, please do not register for this storytime.  

We're excited to offer an outdoor storytime for all ages in School House Park!  Registration is required (please include all who plan attend), and we are limiting our registration to 15 families.  Please read our plan below to keep everyone safe!  

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Wed, Jul 28th


Pick up an Engineering Mystery Bag Challenge during our regular pick-up times to receive your ingredients.  Then!  To find out what we're making, join Miss Katie on Zoom on Thursday, July 29th at 4pm to craft with her.

 

Pick up times: 10am-noon and 5pm-7pm

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Thu, Jul 29th


Pick up an engineering mystery bag challenge during our regular pick-up times to receive your ingredients.  Then!  Join Miss Katie on this Zoom event to see if you can accomplish the challenge!

 

Pick-up begins Wednesday from 10am-noon and 5pm-7pm outside the front doors of the library. We ask that you take one per child and practice good social distancing and mask wearing when picking up your kit.

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From our Blog

thumbnail We LOVE our Wisconsin Authors

July 19, 2021

One of the projects that I have been working on at the library is a spreadsheet of all of the Wisconsin authors that we have in our collection. I am marking the physical books with a sticker that says Wisconsin Author. We are by no means representing all of the authors in the world that have a Wisconsin connection, but just that ones that we have in our collection at the Whitefish Bay Public Library. Much of the initial research was done by Samantha Spottek, who was one of our librarians, but has taken another job up north. I have added to her list and verified the residence or connection of these writers to our state.

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thumbnail New Books in my To-Be-Read Pile

July 1, 2021

The downfalls of being a librarian is you’ll never get rid of that to be read (TBR) pile but you’ll always have something to read! Here are some new books I’m adding to my TBR, take a minute to read these blurbs and see if any of them interest you. Branch out beyond your normal genre or subject matter to explore something you may have never thought about reading before.

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Meet our Staff

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Theresa Hoge

Circulation Supervisor

I re-joined the staff at the Whitefish Bay Public Library in August of 2018 as the Head of Circulation Services. From 2008 through 2013, I enjoyed working with our patrons as a Circulation Assistant. My family and I have been avid users and supporters of the Whitefish Bay Library during the 25+ years we’ve lived in this community. A few of my favorite books include ‘The Night Circus’ by Erin Morgenstern, ‘The Shadow of the Wind’ by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, and ‘A constellation of vital phenomena’ by Anthony Marra. I’m also a big fan of all of the Harry Potter books by JK Rowling , and also science fiction series by authors such as Patrick Rothfuss, George R.R. Martin, and Michael J. Sullivan.

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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Waging a fierce competition for which they have trained since childhood, circus magicians Celia and Marco unexpectedly fall in love with each other and share a fantastical romance that manifests in fateful ways.

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The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Barcelona, 1945--just after the war, a great world city lies in shadow, nursing its wounds, and a boy named Daniel awakes on his eleventh birthday to find that he can no longer remember his mother's face.

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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

In a rural village in December 2004 Chechnya, a failed doctor Akhmed harbors the traumatized 8-year-old daughter of a father abducted by Russian forces and treats a series of wounded rebels and refugees while exploring the shared past that binds him to the child.

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The Name of the Wind : the Kingkiller chronicle day one by Patrick Rothfuss

The story of a hero told in his own voice. It is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend. So begins the tale of Kvothe, from his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-riddled city, to his daringly brazen bid to enter a difficult and dangerous school of magic.

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Age of Myth by Michael J. Sullivan

"A new series set in the world of the Riyria Chronicles. In the land of the Rhune, trees can tell the future and the gods are beyond reproach. But when Raithe's father is slain, he does the unthinkable--he kills a god. From this act, rises the legend of the God Killer, the seeds of a rebellion, and the question of whether the gods are really immortal after all"-- 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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