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Foreword: April 24, 2017

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Get ready to mark your calendars! We are very excited to announce that Children’s Author, Miranda Paul, will be coming to visit us at the library on Saturday, May 6! She will be here from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM to introduce us to her newest picture book character, Blobfish! Miranda Paul, along with her tiny, stuffed Blobfish, will be reading the book, “Blobfish Throws A Party!” for a Blobfish storytime at 10:30 AM, followed by a fun trivia-style presentation with Miranda for kids ages 4-10 from 10:45-11:45, then a book sale and autograph session to follow from 11:45-12:30. Refreshments will be served during the autograph session.  We hope you can come and join us for this exciting event!

The Friends of the Black Creek Village Library had a wonderful time with everyone who participated in the “Booked for Dinner” event. Great food and discussion made the night great! Thank you to everyone who helped with the event and to those who attended! It was a great night for everyone!

Congratulations to Lorrie Shafer for winning our Easter raffle basket! We hope you enjoy all the goodies!

We are still collecting items for the Two Men and A Truck’s Mover’s For Moms campaign. All collected items will be distributed at the Christine Ann Center, Harbor House, and The House of Hope. We will be collecting items until May 12th; items collected with be gifted on Mother’s Day to the women at each shelter. They need all the essentials needed to help them and their children get back on their feet. The shelters did provide us a wish list of items that the women need and we have that list posted here at the library and on our Facebook page.  We also have it here on our website.  This is a great program to help moms when they really need it most.

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Thursday, April 27. Evening Storytime 5:00PM – 5:30PM.
Thursday, April 27. Knitting 6:00PM.
Friday, April 28. Baby Toddler Storytime 10:15AM.
Friday, April 28. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM.

Library Hours:

Monday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
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: April 17, 2017

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Thank you to Sarah Kneisler for coming to our library last Wednesday to teach us the techniques of the ENRICH program. Everyone found it very informative!

We want to let everyone know that Miss Krista will not be here at the library on Friday, so there will be no Storytime this week.  But don’t worry, she will be back next week with some great books and a really fun craft!

We have an awesome opportunity to help Moms in need in our area. We are a donation location for the Two Men and A Truck’s Mover’s For Moms campaign. We are collecting items for the Christine Ann Center, Harbor House, and House of Hope. They are looking for daily essential items that women and children can use during their stay with them. We will be collecting items until May 12th, and the items collected with be distributed on Mother’s Day to each shelter. They need things like new towels and washcloths, new pillows, new pajamas for women and children, new bath essentials, baby wipes, gift cards for gas or groceries, garbage bags, toothbrushes and toothpaste, soap, and more. The shelters do have a wish list of items that they need and we have the full list here at the library to view as well as posted here on our website and on our Facebook page. This is a great program to honor moms as well as help them when they really need it most.

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Thursday, April 20. LEGO Club 3:30PM – 5:30PM.
Thursday, April 20. Knitting 6PM.
Thursday, April 20. Friends of the Library Meeting 6:30PM.

Library Hours:

Monday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
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, April 10, 2017

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We had a fantastic time during Chad Lewis’ visit last Wednesday. We thank Chad for coming to our library with stories of the paranormal from our state and from around the Midwest. It was a very interesting, yet spooky night.

Congratulations to Paige for winning the kid’s challenge prize basket! We hope you enjoy all the goodies!

This week on Wednesday, April 12th at 6:00PM, we will be learning techniques to help reduce the risk of dementia. Join us as we learn the steps of the ENRICH Program. The ENRICH program is a 4-step program that was designed for adults who want to lower their risk of dementia.  This program is being offered at the Black Creek Village Library free of charge.

Remember, you have until the library closes on Wednesday, April 12th, to RSVP for the Friends of the Black Creek Village Library’s Booked for Dinner event featuring the book “The Dinner” by Herman Koch. This great event takes place on April 22 at 6:00PM. There are a few spots remaining and you  can RSVP with your $20.00 tax deductible donation. We do have copies of the book here at the library for you to borrow.

We are helping with the Movers for Moms program sponsored by Two Men and A Truck. They are collecting items for the House of Hope, Harbor House, and the Christine Ann Center. The purpose of the program is to recognize moms living in shelters this Mother’s Day by arranging a delivery of small gifts. You can drop off items here at the library any time before May 12th.

As a reminder, we will be closed on Saturday, April 15 for the observance of Easter.

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Wednesday, April 12. Reduce Your Risk of Dementia with the ENRICH Program 6:00PM.
Thursday, April 13. Evening Storytime 5:00PM – 5:30PM.
Thursday, April 13. Knitting 6PM.
Friday, April 14. Baby/Toddler Storytime 10:15AM - 10:30AM.
Friday, April 14. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.

Library Hours:

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

Foreword: April 3, 2017

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We are so excited that April is finally here! Spring flowers are starting to come up; you can feel and smell spring in the air. Plus, we have some great events happening this month!

This week we have a fantastic opportunity to hear about paranormal events from our state and throughout the Midwest. Paranormal expert and author, Chad Lewis, will be joining us at the Black Creek Village Library on April 5th at 5:30PM to talk about his investigations of hauntings and haunted locations around Wisconsin and surrounding states. This program is free to attend.

Next week, Wednesday April 12th at 6:00PM, we will be learning techniques to help reduce our risk of dementia. Join us as we learn the steps of the ENRICH Program. The ENRICH program is a 4-step program that was designed for adults who want to lower their risk of dementia.  This program is being offered at the Black Creek Village Library free of charge.

Remember you have until April 12th to RSVP for the Friends of the Black Creek Village Library’s Booked for Dinner event! Booked for Dinner takes place on April 22 at 6:00PM. With your $20.00 tax deductible donation, you will have a wonderful meal, a chance to purchase tickets for the evening’s special raffle basket, and be part of the discussion of the book “The Dinner” by Herman Koch. We do have copies of the book here at the library for you to borrow.

We are helping out the Movers for Moms program sponsored by Two Men and A Truck. They are collecting items for the House of Hope, Harbor House, and the Christine Ann Center. The purpose of the program is to recognize those moms living in shelters this Mother’s Day by arranging delivery of small gifts for women who are victims of domestic abuse or homelessness. You can drop off items here at the library any time before May 12th.

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Wednesday, April 5. Hauntings of the Midwest with Chad Lewis 5:30PM.
Thursday, April 6. Lego Club 3:30PM – 5:30PM.
Thursday, April 6. Knitting 6PM.
Friday, April 7. Baby/Toddler Storytime 10:15AM - 10:30AM.
Friday, April 7. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.

Library Hours:

Monday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
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: March 27, 2017

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Congratulations to the two winners of the Friends of the Black Creek Village Library’s St. Patrick’s Day raffle baskets - Sharon Blake and Jean Glass! We hope you enjoy your prizes!

We have a great start to our April! Next week, author Chad Lewis is coming to the Black Creek Library. On April 5th at 5:30PM, the paranormal expert will be coming to the Black Creek Village Library to talk about hauntings and haunted locations in Wisconsin and the Midwest.  This program is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

If you are looking at finding ways to help reduce your risk of Dementia join us on Wednesday, April 12, at 6:00PM as we learn the steps of the ENRICH Program. The ENRICH program is a 4-step program that was designed for adults who want to lower their risk of dementia.  This program is being offered free of charge.

The Friends of the Black Creek Village Library invite you to come to their Booked for Dinner event on April 22. They will be having a wonderful meal and discussing the book “The Dinner” by Herman Koch.  We have copies of the book here at the Black Creek Village Library for everyone to borrow.  Space is limited. RSVP by April 12 with a $20 tax deductible donation.

We are super excited for Children’s Book Week in May! We will be having a party on Saturday May 6th, and author Miranda Paul will be here to introduce us to her new book “Blobfish Throws a Party”. We will have more details soon about this exciting event!

This is the last week for the kids to earn tickets for the candy raffle basket. So kids, come in and complete one of our monthly crafts and you will earn yourself a ticket to this great basket. The winner will be drawn on March 31st!

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Thursday, March 30. Knitting 6PM.
Friday, March 31. Baby/Toddler Storytime 10:15AM - 10:30AM.
Friday, March 31. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.

Library Hours:

Monday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
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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