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Rosemary Garfoot Public Library
2107 Julius St. Cross Plains, WI 53528 ph. 608-798-3881 fax 608-798-0196 email:
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Hours: Mon., Wed., Th. - 9-8 Tues., Fri. - 9-5 Sat. - 10-2, Sun. - closed


Adult Summer Library Reading Program – Win a Kindle Paperwhite!

This year’s adult summer reading program, Literary Elements, combines science and literature.  Adults (ages 18 and older) can sign up at the circulation desk.  Then for each book, audiobook, or magazine checked out (up to five per day), you receive an entry for a weekly prize drawing.  Your entries will also go into the box for the grand prize drawing at the end of the summer.  This year’s grand prize is a Kindle Paperwhite!

Also, win a free smoothie from Crossroads Coffeehouse by participating in our weekly Quizzes & Games Contest.  Each week, pick up a new game sheet, complete it, and return it to the library by 2:00 PM on Saturday of the same week.  Winners are notified the following Monday.   Registration is not necessary for this contest, but you must be 18 or older to participate.

  For questions, call 798-3881 and ask for Kris or stop by the circulation desk.

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Carpe Librum Book Group

Thursday, July 31 @ 6:00 PM

Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie

Book cover with illustration of guitar, feather and horse.

Join the Carpe Librum Book Discussion Group on Thursday, July 31 at 6:00 to discuss Sherman Alexie's poignant and poetic novel, Reservation Blues. Alexie spins the fictional tale of Robert Johnson's adventure at a new crossroads in a small town called Wellpinit, Washington. It is here that he comes to seek out Big Mom, a local medicine woman, and, in so doing, leaves his famous guitar in the hands of misfit storyteller Thomas Builds-the-Fire.


Free Fun At Your Library

Open Music Jam

Do you have a guitar gathering dust? Are you a harmonica player without a band? Don’t play an instrument, but like to sing or simply listen? Stop by the library on Thursday nights at 6:00 and join other area musicians in a weekly music jam! From beginner to way good, all abilities welcome!