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.

Magazines on OverDrive

Now, in addition to Zinio, you can download magazines from Mead Public Library through the OverDrive app. Check out the great selection and get started here. Need help? You'll find more info here or call our Help Desk at 459-3400, ext. 3422, and we'll set up a time for personal assistance.

Program Series on Wisconsin Women

The Wisconsin Humanities Council is funding a three-part series at Mead Library, "Wisconsin Women Making History." Each program will consist of a film screening followed by a scholar-led discussion. The first program will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 1 p.m. and the topic is "Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams." Valerie Murrenus Pilmaier, an assistant professor at UW-Sheboygan, will lead the post-film discussion.

Arduino for Teens

Teens, grades 6-12, join us on Friday,  Oct. 23, from 3 to 5 p.m. and learn how to use the Arduino microprocessor to code and create interactive projects. We'll be up in the Maas Teen Learning Center. See you there!

Make It @ Mead to Feature Cards

Our next Make It @ Mead will feature cards for the upcoming holiday season. Join us on Thursday, Nov. 5, in The Loft, anytime between 5 and 7:30 p.m. We'll have all the supplies you'll need, plus a precision cutting machine, but bring along anything you'd like to personalize your creation. For adults and teens.

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