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Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm ~ Kimberly Public Library
Author: Melanie Benjamin

The Afternoon Book Club will be reading The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin. Despite her own major achievements--she becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States--Anne Morrow Lindbergh is viewed merely as Charles Lindbergh's wife. The fairy-tale life she once longed for will bring heartbreak and hardships, ultimately pushing her to reconcile her need for love and her desire for independence, and to embrace, at last, life's infinite possibilities for change and happiness.

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Pooches and Pages

Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Little Chute Public Library
boy and dog

Kids in grades 1-5 are invited to sign up for a 15-minute time slot to read to a canine friend. What a fun way to improve your reading skills! Registration is required, either in person at the library or by calling 788-7825. You may register for more than 1 month at a time.

Spring Break Special: The Soda Pups

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Kimberly Public Library

Check out the agility and obedience tricks of those doggone cute Soda Pups: Ginger Ale, Sierra Mist, Squirt, Dr. Pepper, and RB (Root Beer). Meet and greet the dogs after the show!

Lorax Day

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kimberly Public Library
The Lorax

Celebrate Earth Day with stories and activities about Dr. Seuss' famous tree-loving character, The Lorax.

Evening Book Club

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm ~ Little Chute Public Library
Author: Marnie Mamminga

The Evening Book Club will be discussing Return to Wake Robin: One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts by Marnie O. Mamminga. Five generations of Mamminga's family have been rejuvenated by times together in Wisconsin's Northwoods. In a series of evocative remembrances accompanied by a treasure trove of vintage family photos, Mamminga takes us to Wake Robin, the cabin her grandparents built in 1929 on Big Spider Lake near Hayward, on land adjacent to Moody's Camp. Along the way she preserves the spirit and cultural heritage of a vanishing era, conveying the heart of a place and the community that gathered there.

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Bicycle Maintenance 101

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
bike repair

Learn the basics of bike maintenance and safety to prepare yourself for road and trail rides this summer. We'll cover tire maintenance, chain and brake adjustments, safety concerns, and everything in between. Local bicycle and cycling enthusiast, Bruce Meulemans, will be here to share his knowledge and answer any question you might have.

Volunteers Needed!

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We are looking for some faithful volunteers who would be great at shelving materials at the Gerard H. Van Hoof Library in Little Chute on Tuesdays, Thursdays and/or Fridays. If you are interested, please complete our Volunteer Application and return it to the library. More information about volunteer opportunities is available at http://www.kimlit.org/support-us/volunteer