Election Day Nears

Tuesday, Nov. 4, is Election Day. Early voting in municipal clerks’ offices continues through Friday, Oct. 31. You won’t need to show a photo identification card when you vote in Wisconsin this year (but you do need proof of residence to register). If you have questions about registration, where or when to vote, stop in or call our Help Desk at 459-3400, ext. 3422. Or check out this website for voter information: http://wisconsinvote.org/

Mead "Garage" Sale Set

The Friends of Mead Public Library will host a "garage sale" of furnishings and other miscellaneous items that are obsolete or no longer needed by Mead Library. It will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the library's Rocca Meeting Room. A listing of items is available here.

Author/Filmmaker at Mead

Author and filmmaker Genevieve Davis will appear at Mead Public Library to read from and talk about her two books, "Secret Life, Secret Death," and "Fanni's Viennese Kitchen," and the unique and interesting lives of her two grandmothers. She will present her program on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 1 p.m. Mead Library will screen her documentary film, based on "Secret Life, Secret Death" on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. More information here.

Make It @ Mead

Adults are invited to the next Make It @ Mead on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 7:45 p.m. in The Loft. These monthly sessions will be your time to congregate, socialize, exchange ideas and create. Come on your own or with a friend or two. Bring a project, or start one here. We have large tables, comfy chairs, materials and equipment for arts and crafts projects. Perfect for making gifts for the holidays! No signup; just come! Details here.

"Forever Young" Topic of Program

John M. Oestreicher, owner of Hands On Healing Energy LLC, an alternative therapy practice, will present "Forever Young" on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 9:30 a.m. In this class you will learn that is it possible to look, feel and be younger. Learn natural, holistic and practical techniques that will help you tap in to the “fountain of youth” that is already within you.

Learn to Make Wreaths!

Learn how to make your own wreath at a demo on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 1 p.m. Tina Nohl, of the Wreath Factory, will show you how! Learn the techniques to using scale and color when decorating; how to pick the correct size and look; and the tricks of the trade for creating your own fall and winter décor. 

Program on WWI Vets

Kevin Hampton, from the Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison, will present a program on World War I veterans from Wisconsin on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 6:30 p.m. With the centennial commemorations of WWI beginning in Europe, learn of some of the stories that come from closer to home here in Wisconsin. From the collections of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, explore different perspectives on the "war to end all wars."
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