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Adults Programs & Events

Fox Valley Memory Project
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Memory Cafes welcome those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment as well as family and friends of those affected.  It's a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie and lots of creative fun!  Please be aware that our policy is that for safety reasons, everyone needs to attend with at least 1 partner.  A collaboration of the Fox Valley Memory Project, Village of Kimberly Parks and Recreation, and Kimberly LIttle Chute Library

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

The Estate Planning Group will be hosting a free educational program entitled, "Life and Legacy Planning," on Thursday, April 26th at the KimberlyPublic Library, 

This event is being held as a community service for attendees to learn about available estate planning options and safeguards to put in place now to offer comprehensive protections and peace of mind. Topics that will be discussed by Attorney Kevin Davidson include: wills, trusts, the probate process, powers of attorney, electronic accounts, estate taxes, and more!

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tanners (1847, 730 S Railroad St, Kimberly

Share your favorite short stories, invite friends and leave feedback  in our Facebook event.   This month's short story will be "Porcelain and Pink" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.   Get your copy here:  http://storyoftheweek.loa.org/2011/09/porcelain-and-pink.html

What is Short Story Club?!

This spin-off of the traditional book club is a casual, delightfully fun adult story hour that consists of a few discussion questions about the short story, trivia, other book banter and socializing. Read the story ahead of time, or come early with your copy and devour it then.  No registration or fees are required for this program. We will welcome attendees as space allows, so bring a friend!

Who is Short Story For?

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Seth's Coffee (106 E Main St, Little Chute)

Books & Brews meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at Seth's Coffee in Little Chute.  New members welcome... just read the book and show up!

For more information on all of KimLit's book clubs, visit us at www.kimlit.org/book-clubs

If you would like to find out about more events and fun happenings at both of our library locations, visit our calendar here, find us on Facebook page here, or our  and most importantly, sign up for our fun event newsletter here.

May's pick is Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca.  Youc an RSVP, invite friends and share your thoughts and progress in the Facebook event.

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Little Chute Public Library

Enjoy a free afternoon at the movies each month for a favorite classic film! Refreshments will be provided. In May, we will be showing Charade starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn.  Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Whom can she trust?  Classic Movie Mondays are brought to you in partnership with Little Chute Park & Rec.

Connect with your fellow movie goers in the Facebook event HERE.

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Hollanders (1820 E Main St, Little Chute)

Share your favorite short stories, invite friends and leave feedback  in our Facebook event.   This month's short story will be "Porcelain and Pink" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.   Get your copy here:  http://storyoftheweek.loa.org/2011/09/porcelain-and-pink.html

What is Short Story Club?!

This spin-off of the traditional book club is a casual, delightfully fun adult story hour that consists of a few discussion questions about the short story, trivia, other book banter and socializing. Read the story ahead of time, or come early with your copy and devour it then.  No registration or fees are required for this program. We will welcome attendees as space allows, so bring a friend!

Who is Short Story For?

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Join us for a relaxing afternoon at the movies! April's feature is The Greatest Showman. Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.  Rated PG

Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with the Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Kimberly Public Library
Author: Wiley Cash

Join The Book Sayers on the third Thursday of each month at 1:00 pm at the Kimberly Public Library to discuss a variety of fiction and non-fiction selections. This month's title is A Land More Kind than Home by Wiley Cash.

Up beyond Asheville, near where Gunter Mountain falls into Tennessee, evil has come to preach in a house of worship where venomous snakes and other poisons are sacraments.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library

Culinary Third Thursday themes vary each session, but happen every month at our Little Chute location. Generally, Chef Megan walks us through how to prepare a few dishes, allowing time for questions throughout, while giving tricks and pointers about preparing various foods.  After the demos, class ends with tasting and socializing. You will bring home a few recipes, but also the confidence and knowledge for other similar pairings and your own future culinary exploits. Third Thursdays typically do not require registration.  We welcome attendees as kitchen space allows.

This month's topic will be announced soon!  Get engaged, invite friends and share recipes and more in the Facebook event.

Enter in Little Chute Library main entrance and follow sign to civic center wing's kitchen area.

Fox Valley Memory Project
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Memory Cafes welcome those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment as well as family and friends of those affected.  It's a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie and lots of creative fun!  Please be aware that our policy is that for safety reasons, everyone needs to attend with at least 1 partner.  A collaboration of the Fox Valley Memory Project, Village of Kimberly Parks and Recreation, and Kimberly LIttle Chute Library

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Little Chute Public Library

Enjoy a free afternoon at the movies each month for a favorite classic film!  June's selection is Holiday starring Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn.  A young man in love with a girl from a rich family finds his unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiancée's eccentric sister and long-suffering brother.

Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with Little Chute Park & Rec.

Connect with your fellow movie goers in the Facebook event HERE.

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Seth's Coffee (106 E Main St, Little Chute)

Books & Brews meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at Seth's Coffee in Little Chute.  New members welcome... just read the book and show up!

For more information on all of KimLit's book clubs, visit us at www.kimlit.org/book-clubs

If you would like to find out about more events and fun happenings at both of our library locations, visit our calendar here, find us on Facebook page here, or our  and most importantly, sign up for our fun event newsletter here.

 

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Little Chute Public Library

The Evening Book Club meets on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Little Chute Public Library This month's title will be available soon.

For more information on KimLit's book clubs, visit us at www.kimlit.org/book-clubs

If you would like to find out about more events and fun happenings at both of our library locations, visit our calendar here, find us on Facebook page here, and most importantly, sign up for our fun event newsletter here.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Join us for a relaxing afternoon at the movies! June's feature is The 15:17 to Paris.  Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France.  Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring the real-life heroes.  Rated PG-13

Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with the Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Kimberly Public Library

Join The Book Sayers on the third Thursday of each month at 1:00 pm at the Kimberly Public Library to discuss a variety of fiction and non-fiction selections. This month's title will be available soon.

For more information on KimLit's book clubs, visit us at www.kimlit.org/book-clubs

If you would like to find out about more events and fun happenings at both of our library locations, visit our calendar, find us on Facebook page, and of course, sign up for our fun event newsletter by clicking here.

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library

Culinary Third Thursday themes vary each session, but happen every month at our Little Chute location. Although Chef Megan Martzahl usually runs these sessions, we are giving her the night off!  Usually, Megan walks us through how to prepare a few dishes, allowing time for questions throughout, while giving tricks and pointers about preparing various foods.  After the demos, class ends with tasting and socializing. You will bring home a few recipes, but also the confidence and knowledge for other similar pairings and your own future culinary exploits. Third Thursdays typically do not require registration.  We welcome attendees as kitchen space allows.

This month, for a special treat, we are featuring Reinvent Ferment!  More details will follow soon!

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library

This free program (held the fourth Monday of each month from January thru October) will be held at our Little Chute location and does not require registration.   As always, feel free to RSVP, invite friends and get connected on our Facebook page or at the event.

This month's theme will be Weeds!  Weeds are a fact of life in any landscape, knowledge is power when fighting them. A Master Gardener demonstrates how to use online tools to identify weeds.  Discussion will focus on organic weed control methods and the responsible use of herbicides.  

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