Make a Patriotic Wreath

If you'll be downtown for all the fun on Thursday, July 2, drop in at The Loft on the third floor at Mead Library and try your hand at making a patriotic paper wreath, from 5 to 7 p.m. We'll have scrapbook paper to make a great holiday decoration. For adults and teens.

Used Book Sale July 16-18

The Friends of Mead Library will hold their annual Giant Used Book Sale on Thursday, July 16 from 9 to 8; Friday, July 17, 9 to 5; and Saturday, July 18, 9 to 1. Lots of books in great condition plus many cookbooks, kids' books, graphic novels, art books, and more.

Jane Austen Subject of Play

"Discovering Austen" is a one-woman play about Jane Austen performed by Kristin Hammargren that will be held on Tuesday, July 21, at 4 p.m. The performance will take place outdoors in the green space across the street from the library (or in the Rocca Meeting Room in the event of inclement weather). More info here.

Golf: The Sound Swing

Max Van Veghel, assistant golf pro at Pine Hills Country Club in Sheboygan, will demonstrate a fundamentally sound golf swing while also showing how to correct common mistakes that golfers make. Free program on Tuesday, July 14, at 5:30 p.m., to be held in the "green space" across the street, weather permitting. Bring an iron and/or metal hybrid!

"Nature's Cuisine" Program July 30

Jackie Scharfenberg, forest naturalist for the Kettle Moraine State Forest-Northern Unit, will present a programs on wild edibles on Thursday, July 30, at 2 pm. and 6 p.m.  "If you know where to look and when, nature can provide a whole smorgasbord of tasty treats. Find out what plants are safe to eat and let your taste buds decide which are 'good' to eat." Program is for all ages, but kids 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or other adult.

An Evening of Stargazing

Come to Vollrath Park on Friday, July 17 for an "Evening of Stargazing" for all ages. Spaceport Sheboygan will have a hands-on display of NASA equipment and the Sheboygan Astronomical Society will offer night sky watching through their telescopes. At about 8:30 p.m., we'll have a screening of the movie "Apollo 13." Food trucks too! More info here.

Author to Discuss Wildfire

Randy Fritz, Sheboygan native and author of "Hail of Fire: A Man and His Family Face Natural Disaster," will discuss his memoir about living through the worst wildfire in modern Texas history. His program will be held on Tuesday, July 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the library's Rocca Meeting Room. More info here.

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