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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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Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region Online Course

Begins February 23

Ariel view of the great lakes in four different seasons.

 

This 4-week course will feature a new season each week through short lectures and activities covering Great Lakes weather, observed changes in the climate, and societal impacts of climate change. Along with sharing our passion for weather and climate, we’ll convey information from NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) Weather-Ready Nation initiative as well as findings from the recent National Climate Assessment and the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts (WICCI).

course description

Read more about the course and sign up here.

Educators can earn credit for this course - learn more

 

Read Together - Middleton-Cross Plains


Join the Cross Plains and Middleton Public Libraries in an exploration of Harper Lee's iconic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Many events are being planned in conjunction with the book and it's themes.

Library Board reading To Kill a Mockingbird in the library's reading room.

Book cover with silhouette of girl looking up at mockingbird, on a tree branch.

Join us for a discussion of Harper Lee's iconic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.

"You never really know a person until you consider things from his point of view . . . until you climb into his skin and walk around in it. "

 

 

Carpe Librum Book Discussion

Thursday, February 26 @ 6:00 PM

Let Him Go, by Larry Watson

Book cover of winter scene ona country road.

Join us for a lively discussion of Larry Watson's novel, Let Him Go, winner of the 2013 Montana Book Award.

 

 

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!

Beyond the PageImage of White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland standing on an open book.

Join the Beyond the Page campaign, a joint effort of the Dane County Library Service and the Madison Community Foundation to create a permanent endowment that will support humanities programming in all 28 public libraries in Dane County – forever. Please help support our library's access to funding for future programs.

eBook News

The library system's Overdrive eBook collection is now compatible with the Kindle, Nook, and Reader as well as other mobile devices. To get started right away go to the Digital Download Center.