Through Labor Day, Mead Library is open on Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. On Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, we are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and we continue to be closed on Sundays. Regular hours begin on Sept. 2.
Enter our Banned Books Week Poster Contest! Three age groups (K-5, teens, and adults) and cash prizes! To enter, you must attend make your poster in our workshop on Saturday, Sept. 6, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Materials will be provided. Judges are members of the local art community. Winners will be announced on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. in The Loft.
“Information Day” will be held at Mead Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., hosted by the Mead Public Library Board, the library’s Foundation Board and the library’s Friends group. The event will feature a scavenger hunt for all ages, library tours at 10 and 11 a.m., and a storytime at 10:30 a.m. There also will be refreshments, giveaways and prize drawings. Come and learn something new about Mead!
Mead Public Library is offering a series of three programs for dog owners, and those who want to be dog owners. On Monday, Sept. 8, the Animal Resource Center will offer advice on choosing the right dog for you and your family. On Tuesday, Sept. 9, learn about and watch dog training in action with members of the Sheboygan Dog Training Club and dogs. On Thursday, Sept. 11, Healthy Paws Veterinary Clinic will demonstrate how to care for your dog in an emergency and also discuss basic health care for dogs.
Mead Library offers you a new online resource to explore careers. Career Cruising is a global leader in online career development. Among many other features and functions, their interactive career guidance resource provides you with the ability to: complete interest and skills assessments, search hundreds of occupation profiles, search thousands of post-secondary education options, maintain a living portfolio, and create 4-year course plan.
Mead Public Library now offers its cardholders free online access to Zinio, a collection of popular magazines to read on a computer or mobile device. Popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits. Use the library account to check out materials. To download/read materials, use your Zinio.com account. FAQ help available.