• Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Join librarian Meredith to discuss "The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street," "[a] smart, darkly comic story" (Chicago Tribune) by Susan Jane Gilman.

    In 1913, little Malka Treynovsky flees Russia with her family. Bedazzled by tales of gold and movie stardom, she tricks them into buying tickets for America. Yet no sooner do they land on the squalid Lower East Side of Manhattan, than Malka is crippled and abandoned in the street.

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  • Two painted rocks on a wood surface. One rock says, "Choose kindness." The second rock has a frog painted on it and the words "Seek joy."
    Friday, September 29, 2017 - 2:15pm to 5:15pm

    Paint a kindness rock at the library!

    Kindness rocks are stones that have been painted with an uplifting image or message. They are frequently placed in inconspicuous public places for passers-by to find and be inspired by. You don't have to be a good artist to paint a kindness rock. You just need a good heart!  

    Paint and brushes will be supplied by the library. Bring your own stone from home. Stones should be smooth on at least one side, clean, and not larger than fist-sized. This activity is for...

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Is a library card on your child's school list? If it isn't there already, it should be! A library card gives a reader access to over one million books, videos, and other items in the Outagamie-Waupaca Library System to expand learning and for entertainment. People can also browse through a large database of magazine articles available through the online catalog, www.infosoup.org. Additionally, helpful and knowledgeable librarians are ready to help steer library patrons toward any materials and information they might be looking for.

The Scandinavia Public Library invites all crafters to Crafting Bee! Enjoy an atmosphere of creativity and mutual support as you work alongside other crafters. Whether you knit, crochet, cross stitch, quilt bead, or scrap, and whether you are a novice or an experienced pro, these sessions are open to everyone! Assistance is available for a wide variety of crafts as well. All ages are welcome, although younger children should be supervised. This group meets every Thursday morning from 10 a.m. ─ noon.