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Foreword: November 6, 2017

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We had a great time last Monday with Pint Size Polkas! There was singing, dancing and we even learned how to polka! Thank you to “Uncle Mike” for coming and giving us a great show! We all had a blast!

With November upon us we have some great new displays up for everyone to browse. This month we are showcasing Thanksgiving books, and books recommended by you! Remember when we asked you to fill out book reviews this summer as part of our summer reading program? Well, we are using some of them to help fill our “Recommended” display this month. Stop by and see what your fellow readers like to read. You may just find a new favorite author!

There is still time to sign up for the estate planning program. It takes place Wednesday, November 8th at 5:30PM. The Estate Planning Group will be at the library to discuss estate planning documents and what you need to consider when planning your estate to best protect yourself and your family. This is a totally free event. We would like to have enough materials for everyone so if are going to attend please R.S.V.P. at the library or call us at 920-984-3094.

We have an exciting new program coming in 2018! We will be celebrating each month of the year with the Black Creek Library Kid Reader of the month! He/she will be interviewed and have their photo in our article in the newspaper and on our Facebook page (optional). If you would like to nominate a child to be one of our Kid Readers of the month you can fill out our nomination form on our Facebook page, on our website, or you can fill out a nomination slip here at the library.

This Week’s Schedule:

Wednesday, November 8. Life and Legacy: Estate Planning 5:30PM – 6:30PM.

Friday, November 10. Toddler Storytime 10:15AM – 10:30AM.

Friday, November 10. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.

Friday, November 10. FLASH Friday – Crafting at the Library 3:15PM – 4:30PM.

Library Hours:

Monday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Sunday: Closed

Foreword: October 30, 2017

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We had a fantastic time with Wanda the Wacky Witch on Friday! Thank you to the Black Creek Advancement Association for helping us bring Wanda to the library. We are keeping the fun times rolling with a great program today (Monday, October 30th). Pint Size Polkas will be at the library at 11:00 AM. Kids are off school today, so bring them to the library for some dancing and fun on this last Monday of October!

If you are thinking about estate planning and would like some information on how to get started, we have a great seminar for you. Wednesday, November 8th, at 5:30 PM, the Estate Planning Group will be at the library to discuss all the ins and outs of estate planning, and things to consider to best protect yourself and your family. This is a totally free event. If you would like to attend you can R.S.V.P. at the library, or call us at 920-984-3094.

There is just one week left to purchase tickets for the fall raffle basket provided by the Friends of the Library. It is filled with wonderful fall goodies! Tickets are only $.25 each or 5 for $1.00. The drawing will be Monday, November 6th.

We have an exciting new program coming in 2018! We will be celebrating each month of the year with the Black Creek Library Kid Reader of the month! He/she will have a short interview and their photo in the newspaper and on our Facebook page (optional). If you would like to nominate a child to be one of our Kid Readers of the month, you can fill out our nomination form online here, or you can fill out a paper nomination slip at the library.

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Thursday, November 2. Knitting 6:00PM.

Friday, November 3. Toddler Storytime 10:15AM – 10:30AM.

Friday, November 3. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.

Friday, November 3. FLASH Friday – Library Lego Fun 3:15PM – 4:30PM.

Library Hours:

Monday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Sunday: Closed

Foreword: October 23, 2017

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A friendly reminder that we are closed all day today (Monday, October 23rd) for a staff work day. We will be open our normal business hours tomorrow (Tuesday, October 24th). If you need to renew items or place an item on hold you can visit infosoup.org to access your account online.

We are so excited for Wanda the Wacky Witch to visit the Black Creek Village Library on Friday! Come see her and her magic show on October 27th at 1:00PM. We are sure to have a blast with Wanda and her magic! This program is great for all ages, and we hope to see everyone there. Thank you to the Black Creek Advancement Association for helping us bring Wanda the Witch to the library.

We will not be having our normally scheduled FLASH Friday this week. We will see you next week for Library Lego Fun.

We have another great program on Monday October 30th. We will be celebrating Octoberfest with Pint Size Polkas at 11:00AM!  It is going to be a great way for kids to spend part of their day off dancing and celebrating October with us at the library! We hope to see you!

On Wednesday, November 8th at 5:30PM we will be hosting the Estate Planning Group as they talk to us about Estate Planning.  We will be learning the basics of estate planning documents; including wills, trusts, and powers of attorney.  They will discuss what to consider when estate planning and how you can best protect yourself and your family. This is a FREE event!  Your information will not be collected, and you will not be sold any services. Please RSVP at the library or call us at 920-984-3094 to reserve your space.

This Week’s Schedule:

Thursday, October 26. Knitting 6:00PM.
Friday, October 27. Toddler Storytime 10:15AM – 10:30AM.
Friday, October 27. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.
Friday, October 27. Wanda the Wacky Witch 1:00PM – 2:00PM.

Library Hours:

Monday: Closed for Staff Work Day
Tuesday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Sunday: Closed
 

Foreword: October 16, 2017

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We are excited to have the Friends of the Library Book and Bake sale this week! Come to the library on Friday October 20th and Saturday October 21st during open hours and shop the sale. They have many great books, movies and baked treats for you to choose from. There is something for everyone!

FLASH Friday is canceled for this week. We will see you again for Library Lego Fun on November 3rd! It is also canceled for next week because we will be having Wendy the Witch here at 1:00PM.

We have a great new raffle basket for raffle at the library! The Friends of the Black Creek Village Library have put together a wonderful basket full of fall items. Come down to the library and take a look! Tickets are $.25 each or 5 for $1.00.  Drawing for this great basket is November 6th.

We are excited for our visit with Wanda the Witch on Friday October 27th. She will be here at 1:00PM with her great Halloween magic show. We want to thank the Black Creek Advancement Association for helping us bring Wanda the Witch to the Black Creek Village Library. It’s going to be a great time and a great way to spend the day off from school!

On Monday October 30th we will be celebrating Octoberfest with great polka music provided by Pint Size Polkas! The show starts at 11:00AM and will take place here at the library. Come and listen to some great polka music and enjoy the show. This is a great program for all ages and a fantastic way for the kids to spend some of their day off from school! We hope to see you there! 

This Week’s Schedule:

Thursday, October 19. Friends of the Black Creek Village Library Meeting 6:30PM.
Friday, October 20. Friends of the Library Book & Bake Sale 10:00AM – 6:00PM.
Friday, October 20. Toddler Storytime 10:15AM – 10:30AM.
Friday, October 20. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.
Saturday, October 21. Friends of the Library Book & Bake Sale 10:00AM – 4:00PM.

Library Hours:

Monday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Sunday: Closed
 

Foreword: October 9, 2017

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We had a fantastic time with the Fox Valley Herp Club on Saturday! Thank you to the Herp Club for showing us such interesting creatures. We learned a lot and enjoyed getting up close and personal with some of the reptiles.  Everyone who attended said they had a wonderful time!

We have a great new raffle basket for raffle at the library up for grabs! The Friends of the Black Creek Village Library have put together a great basket full of fall goodies. Come down to the library and take a look! Tickets are $.25 each or 5 for $1.00.  The drawing for this great basket is November 6th.

We have a great display of scary books and movies for Halloween here at the library. If you have not seen it yet we suggest you stop by and pick something up. This Friday is Friday the 13th; making it a great weekend to pick up something scary to watch!

We are just over a week away to the book and bake sale! If you have any last minute donations you want to bring in we would be happy to take them. The sale takes place Friday October 20 and Saturday October 21 during library hours.  

We hope everyone will mark their calendars our very special guest on Friday October 27th! Wanda the Wacky Witch will be her with her magic show at 1:00PM! It’s going to be a super fun day and a great way to spend the day off from school for the kids!

Save the date on Monday October 30th as we celebrate Oktoberfest with Pint Size Polkas at 11:00AM!  It is going to be another great way for kids to spend at least some of their day off dancing and celebrating October with us at the library! We hope to see everyone there!

This Week’s Schedule:

Thursday, October 12. Knitting 6:00PM.
Friday, October 13. Toddler Storytime 10:15AM – 10:30AM.
Friday, October 13. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.
Friday, October 13. FLASH Friday – Crafting at the library 3:15PM – 4:30PM.

Library Hours:

Monday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Sunday: Closed
 

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