Friends Holiday Book Sale

The Friends of Mead Public Library will hold a Special Sale of gently used books, nice enough to give as gifts! Also, blank journals, records, better paperbacks (fiction and nonfiction), collectible bookends and paperweights, MP3 audiobooks and DVDs. It's in the Rocca Meeting Room on Friday, Nov. 21, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 23, 1 to 5 p.m. Thank you for your support!

Knitting Circle to Meet

The Loft Knitting Circle will meet here at Mead on Saturday, Dec. 13, from 1 to 3 p.m. Knitters of all skills are welcome to bring in projects and work on them. An experienced knitter will be available to help with questions. Beginners may borrow needles and yarn to use.

Make It @ Mead

Adults are invited to the next Make It @ Mead on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 5 to 7:45 p.m. in The Loft. These monthly sessions will be your time to congregate, socialize, exchange ideas and create. Come on your own or with a friend or two. Bring a project, or start one here. We have large tables, comfy chairs, materials and equipment for arts and crafts projects. Perfect for making gifts for the holidays! No signup; just come!

Authors to Discuss Pioneer Citizen-Scientist

Authors Martha Bergland and Paul G. Hayes will discuss their book "Studying Wisconsin: The Life of Increase Lapham, Early Chronicler of Plants, Rocks, Rivers, Mound and All Things Wisconsin." The free program will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 1:30 p.m. Told in compelling detail through Lapham's letters, journals, books, and articles, "Studying Wisconsin" chronicles the life and times of Wisconsin's pioneer citizen-scientist.

Program on US Coins, Paper Money

On Saturday, Dec. 6, at 1 p.m., Matt Slattery and Scott Lewandoske, members of the Sheboygan Coin Club, will present a one hour program on collecting U.S. coins and paper money followed by a question and answer session They will cover the basics of coin/ currency collecting: the what, why, and how. Plus, how to identify what you have and what supplies you may want. Following this presentation several Sheboygan Coin Club members will be available for appraisals.

Knitted Items Sought for Needy Kids

Help bring handmade warmth to children in need. Mead Public Library is partnering with the Salvation Army of Greater Sheboygan to provide knitted and crocheted hat, scarves, neck warmers, mittens and blankets to area children, infant through age 12. Donations of knitted or crocheted items will be accepted through Nov. 30 at the first floor service desk of the library.
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