A General Overview of Anxiety

Monday, September 9, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Psychotherapist Trevor Huskey discusses anxiety, coping skills, and treatment.

An Afternoon with the Ukuladies!

Wednesday, September 11, 1:00 – 2:00 PM

This fabulous group of women and their ukuleles will have you tapping your toes and singing along. For music lovers of all ages.

Memory Screening

Wednesday, September 18, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Waukesha County Aging and Disability Resource Center offers this wellness tool to help identify possible changes in memory and cognition. To schedule your 15-minute appointment, please call 262-548-7650.

Death & Mourning in the Victorian Era

Thursday, October 3, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Elaborate rituals of death grew in popularity between 1876 and 1915. Retired funeral director Steve Person shares stories and props of death from this historical period.

Milwaukee Mayhem! Murder and Mystery in the Cream City’s First Century

Monday, October 7, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Author and historian Matthew J. Prigge discusses his book, which uncovers the rarely told history of the underbelly of a Midwestern metropolis.

Back by popular demand!
Fussville, WI: Gone But Not Forgotten

Tuesday, October 8, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Carole McGibany, author of Glimpses and A Second Glimpse, takes her love of local history and explores the founding, growth, and demise of this once thriving community.

Paper Marbling

Saturday, October 19, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Historic paper marbling is a rare form of art. A marbling expert will give a hands-on demonstration. Registration is required.

Visiting the Beyond

Monday, October 21, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Historian Curt Strutz tells ghostly stories with photographic evidence.

Overdose Awareness: Naloxone (Narcan) Training

Monday, October 28, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Learning how to spot an overdose is the first step in saving someone’s life. Adults attending will receive a free Naloxone kit, while supplies last. For more information, call 262-896-8061.

Cutting the Cable Cord

  • Tuesday, November 12, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
  • Friday, November 15, 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Spending too much on cable? Paying for hundreds of channels you don’t watch? This class covers many of the questions potential cord cutters ask. Registration is encouraged.

Welcome to Medicare

Thursday, November 14, 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Confused about your Medicare options and what plan is right for you? Get unbiased, objective information from Tracy Lipinski, SHIP Outreach Specialist for Waukesha County and Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources.

World War I Nurse Eleanor Maher

Saturday, November 16, 2:30 – 3:30 PM

First Impressions actress Jessica Michna will explore the human spirit of Nurse Maher in “On Wings of Angels.”

Community Connections

Red Cross Blood Drive

Friday, September 6, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800 RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment.

Memory Café

(Wild Plum Library Memory Project)

Monday, November 18, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

A social gathering for those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss, or mild cognitive impairment.

Movies

D2C2: Doughnuts, Documentaries, Coffee, and Conversation

Tuesdays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

  • September 10
  • October 8
  • November 12

Each screening is followed by an informal discussion of the film.

Popular Films

Tuesday & Thursday, 2:15 & 6:15 PM

  • September 17 and 19
  • October 15 and 17
  • November 19 and 21

Call 262-532-8920 or check our website for information on movie titles.

Genealogy

Power of Probate Records

  • Thursday, September 26, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Friday, September 27, 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Wills and probate records can be genealogy gold mines. They can provide clues to family relationships, relatives’ identities, and maybe even a few family secrets. Learn what you can find, how to find it, and the importance of having a genealogy codicil with your own will. Registration is encouraged.

Important Findings in Census Records

  • Thursday, October 24, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Friday, October 25, 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Federal and State Census records should be among the very first sources you consult when researching your ancestors. We will discuss the types of information that can be found in the censuses and why they are such a valuable resource. Registration is encouraged.

New This Fall!
One-on-One Genealogy Help

Stuck on a branch of your tree and don’t know where to look? Need help getting started with your genealogy research? An experienced genealogist would be happy to assist! To schedule a half-hour appointment, call 262-532-8930 or email erohr@menomonee-falls.org.

Tech Help

Need help with your laptop, tablet, smartphone, or other small electronic device? We may be able to help. Call 262-532-8920 or visit the Adult Information Desk to schedule an appointment.

Book Discussions

Adult Fiction Book Club

Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Just the Facts Book Club

Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Book Sale September 26 – 28

  • Patron Day! Thursday, September 26
    9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
    Show your library card and get 1 free book! (25 cent selection)
  • Friday, September 27
    9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Bag Sale! Saturday, September 28
    9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Fill a bag for just $5 all day. (Books only. Bags provided)

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