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Tuesday October 1

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One Step Storytime 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Tue, Oct 1

One Step Storytime

This storytime is perfect for toddlers: lots of movement, bounces, and an engaging story. Each storytime ends with a 15 minute playtime. 12mo-23mo. Registration required.

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PreSchool Storytime 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Tue, Oct 1

PreSchool Storytime

This storytime is for our inquisitive preschoolers. Listen to fun stories and songs with an occasional STEAM project! 3yo-5yo with an adult caregiver. Registration required.

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Active Listening for Engaging People with Dementia 6:30 pm

Tue, Oct 1

Active Listening for Engaging People with Dementia

Having a meaningful interaction with someone with dementia can be challenging, but also richly rewarding. Learn how to follow them on their journey of an unknown destination. With Adele Lund, Laureate Group

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Wednesday October 2

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Science Explorers: Ramps and Tubes 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wed, Oct 2

Science Explorers: Ramps and Tubes

Learn about physics, friction, and simple machines through play!  We'll explore the marvel of tubes and ramps with a variety of cool materials.   Grades 1st-2nd.  Registration begins September 15th.

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Thursday October 3

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Two Step Storytime 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Thu, Oct 3

Two Step Storytime

Enjoy 30 minutes of captivating stories with lots of music, bounces, and fingerplays to keep your 2-year-old engaged and learning! 24mo-36mo. Registration required.

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Mystery Book Club 7:00 pm

Thu, Oct 3

Mystery Book Club

Our Mystery Book Club meets once a month and is led by Patron Services Intern Sharon Nagel. This month we're reading Cover Her Face by P.D. James

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Friday October 4

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Walk-In Storytime 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Fri, Oct 4

Walk-In Storytime

This all ages storytime does not require registration. Drop-in for stories, songs, and more!

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Saturday October 5

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Saturday Stories 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Sat, Oct 5

Saturday Stories

This all-ages storytime doesn't require registration.  Drop in for stories, songs, and more!

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Sunday October 6

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Monday October 7

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Walk-In Storytime 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Mon, Oct 7

Walk-In Storytime

This all ages storytime does not require registration. Drop-in for stories, songs, and more!

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Tuesday October 8

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One Step Storytime 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Tue, Oct 8

One Step Storytime

This storytime is perfect for toddlers: lots of movement, bounces, and an engaging story. Each storytime ends with a 15 minute playtime. 12mo-23mo. Registration required.

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PreSchool Storytime 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Tue, Oct 8

PreSchool Storytime

This storytime is for our inquisitive preschoolers. Listen to fun stories and songs with an occasional STEAM project! 3yo-5yo with an adult caregiver. Registration required.

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Getting to Know Medicare 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tue, Oct 8

Getting to Know Medicare

Getting to know Medicare is a class designed to acquaint current and future Medicare Beneficiaries with the four parts of Medicare as well as equip them to navigate through the various insurance options.

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Wednesday October 9

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Whitefish Bay TALKS: Author Bill Zaferos 6:30 pm

Wed, Oct 9

Whitefish Bay TALKS: Author Bill Zaferos

Author Bill Zaferos is an award-winning journalist and first-time novelist who managed to channel mental illness into creativity by writing Poison Pen during a manic high.

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Thursday October 10

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Two Step Storytime 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Thu, Oct 10

Two Step Storytime

Enjoy 30 minutes of captivating stories with lots of music, bounces, and fingerplays to keep your 2-year-old engaged and learning! 24mo-36mo. Registration required.

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Friday October 11

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Walk-In Storytime 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Fri, Oct 11

Walk-In Storytime

This all ages storytime does not require registration. Drop-in for stories, songs, and more!

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Saturday October 12

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Sunday October 13

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Monday October 14

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LATE OPEN 1:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Mon, Oct 14

LATE OPEN

The library will open at 1:30pm due to a staff training. We will remain open until 8:30pm.  

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Tuesday October 15

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One Step Storytime 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Tue, Oct 15

One Step Storytime

This storytime is perfect for toddlers: lots of movement, bounces, and an engaging story. Each storytime ends with a 15 minute playtime. 12mo-23mo. Registration required.

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PreSchool Storytime 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Tue, Oct 15

PreSchool Storytime

This storytime is for our inquisitive preschoolers. Listen to fun stories and songs with an occasional STEAM project! 3yo-5yo with an adult caregiver. Registration required. Call to register!

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Wednesday October 16

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Candies Around the World 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wed, Oct 16

Candies Around the World

Program Room

Come try candies from all over the world! From chocolates to caramels to gummies, sample exotic candies! Registration Required. Grades 6+

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Friends of Whitefish Bay Library Meeting 6:30 pm

Wed, Oct 16

Friends of Whitefish Bay Library Meeting

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Thursday October 17

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Two Step Storytime 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Thu, Oct 17

Two Step Storytime

Enjoy 30 minutes of captivating stories with lots of music, bounces, and fingerplays to keep your 2-year-old engaged and learning! 24mo-36mo. Registration required.

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Friday October 18

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Walk-In Storytime 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Fri, Oct 18

Walk-In Storytime

This all ages storytime does not require registration. Drop-in for stories, songs, and more!

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Saturday October 19

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Community Art Day 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sat, Oct 19

Community Art Day

Fill in a frame and become part of one large community artwork.  Stop by the youth services department whenever the library is open. All ages and artistic abilities welcome!  

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Sunday October 20

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Spotlight On: United Nations Women 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sun, Oct 20

Spotlight On: United Nations Women

Join us to hear international lawyer, Tatti Currey, J.D., discuss how women today areforging community development through technology and field work around the world. Ms. Currey believes in and supports sustainability development goals. She recently worked in Africa and is currently on a UNICEF field assignment.Powerful women in history shaped the future through the United Nations and other peace movements. Likewise, notable women today lead  the world via the UN by building on the foundation their predecessors established.  

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Monday October 21

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DIY Paperback Pet Hedgehog 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mon, Oct 21

DIY Paperback Pet Hedgehog

Upcycle a used paperback into a adorable hedgehog!  We'll also provide supplies to decorate your new pet.  Grades 3rd-5th.  Registration begins October 1st.

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Tuesday October 22

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Library Board Meeting 6:30 pm

Tue, Oct 22

Library Board Meeting

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Wednesday October 23

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Thursday October 24

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Thursday Films 1:00 pm

Thu, Oct 24

Thursday Films

Bring a snack to eat and a soda to sip while you enjoy these free movies.

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Friday October 25

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Parachute Playtime 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Fri, Oct 25

Parachute Playtime

Join us for an interactive and play-filled program featuring songs, rhymes and activities with the library's parachute!  Ages 2yo-5yo with an adult caregiver.  Registration begins October 1st.

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Tea Time Book Club 12:00 pm

Fri, Oct 25

Tea Time Book Club

Our Tea Time Book Club meets once a month and is led by Library Director Nyama Reed. This month we're reading Educated: a Memoir by Tara Westover.

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Saturday October 26

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Sunday October 27

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Monday October 28

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Storytime Registration Begins All Day

Mon, Oct 28

Storytime Registration Begins

Call (414) 755-6555 or stop by the Youth Services desk to register in person.  

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Tuesday October 29

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Spooky Cake Pops 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tue, Oct 29

Spooky Cake Pops

Make some spooky treats with Miss Laura and get in the Halloween spirit. 3rd-5th Grade.  Registration begins October 1st.

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Wednesday October 30

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STEAM Storytime: The Runaway Pumpkin 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wed, Oct 30

STEAM Storytime: The Runaway Pumpkin

We'll share this hilarious tale and explore scientific concepts like friction and momentum.  Pumpkins will roll!   Grades K4-K5.  Registration begins October 1st.

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Thursday October 31

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