Children's Book Festival Oct. 9-11

Children, teens, adults, everybody! Mark your calendar now for Oct. 9-11, the sixth annual Sheboygan Children's Book Festival featuring presentations by many wonderful authors and illustrators, trading cards, hands-on art activities, book characters, bedtime concert, writing workshop, and much more. Events are held at Mead Library, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center and Bookworm Gardens. More info at the festival website.

First POV Screening Sept. 19

Mead Public Library will offer a free screening of the documentary film “Brooklyn Castle” on Saturday, Sept. 19 followed by a discussion of the film. This event is a collaboration with POV, the award-winning independent nonfiction film series on PBS. “Brooklyn Castle” is a film by Katie Dellamaggiore about Brooklyn public school I.S.  318, serving mostly minority students from working-class families. It has won more than 30 national chess championships, the country’s best record.

Seed Saving Program Set

If you're interested in learning about seed saving, we have a program for you! "Save Your Seeds" will be offered on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 11 a.m., repeated at 1 p.m. Join Christy Marsden of UW-Extension/Rock County to learn how to save garden seeds with a focus on vegetables. Did you know that Mead Library has a seed library? Check it out on the second floor!

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