Mead Public Library will be closed on Friday, April 3, and Sunday, April 5. When the library is closed, the drive-up return slots are available; items will be checked in when the library reopens.
Water service to Mead Public Library will be turned off on Tuesday, March 31, for a water main repair. The shut-off will begin before the library opens to the public at 9 a.m. The repair is expected to take at least a few hours, possibly the entire day. Water fountains and restrooms will not be available during the shut-off, however, public restrooms at City Hall, one block away, will be open. There will be a notice on this website when water service is restored.
Mead Public Library is now the home of the Mead Seed Library. Come in and pick out some seeds, plant them, let some go to seed, then return some of the next generation seeds for others to borrow. Stop in any time the library is open and check it out. The Seed Library is located at the top of the stairs on the second floor. More info here.
Pick up your copy at our Help Desk of "Code Name Verity" by Elizabeth Wein, and start reading for the next Book to Art Club on Thursday, April 9, at 5:45 at Mead. Participants read the selected book and find inspiration for an artistic expression, then come to the book discussion and create an artwork while discussing the book. Art supplies will be provided, or participants may bring their own materials. Open to teens and adults.
The American Players Theater's David Frank will present this year's Academy Evening on Tuesday, April 28, at 7 p.m., at Mead Library. His talk, "From Clash to Consensus: A History of Wisconsin Theater," will tell the story of how Frank spent a career reconciling the self-conscious, English approach to theater with the wild innovations he found on the American stage.
The Friends of Mead Public Library are holding another sale of everything but books. VHS (children’s/adult/foreign language), records, MP3s, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, puzzles, reproduction maps of old Sheboygan, magazine holders (5 for $10), and more! Stop in the Rocca Meeting Room beginning Friday, April 10 at noon, and continuing during library hours through the weekend.
Join us for the final program in a series of Master Classes presented in partnership with the Sheboygan Theatre Company, and held at Mead Library on March 28. "Shakespeare and the History of Modern Theatre" will cover the history and influence of Shakespeare including the visual and music aesthetic of the time and the architectural importance of the Globe Theatre. Details here.
Mead Public Library is offering "Books on Tap," a social book discussion group that will meet at Urbane Bar & Grill, 1231 N. 8th St. in Sheboygan. Sessions are the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. and no registration is required. Next meeting is April 7 featuring "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel. Pick up your copy at Mead at the Help Desk. More info here.
Mark your calendar for our next Make It @ Mead on Thursday, April 2. Drop in from 5 to 7:45 and meet our new 3D printer! 3D printing is a process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file. We'll also have other art/craft/tech materials available as well so pop in and try something new! For adults, teens and supervised children.