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.
Knitters and crocheters, whether or not you were able to attend our September Knit-a-Thon, you are welcome to donate handmade items for needy kids through Nov. 30. Drop off any items at the first floor service desk of Mead Library, noting that they are for the Knit-a-Thon, and we'll get them to the Salvation Army for distribution.
Learn all about the mysteries of Chartres Cathedral, a medieval French architectural gem which is in an exceptional state of preservation. Clarke Ross, who has long studied Chartres Cathedral, and visited several times, will present the free program on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m.
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.
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.
Are you confused about how to treat common illnesses? Do you know when to consult a healthcare provider? Learn about common illnesses and how to avoid self-treating more serious health conditions when Healthy Sheboygan 2020 will present a free program by Elizabeth Bouche, RPh, "The Risks of Self-Treatment" at Mead Public Library on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m.