TEL: 715-543-2700 | Manitowish Waters, WI

FYI – November

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Computer Class – Online Shopping

“Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”

When:  Monday, November 12th , 2018

Where:  Frank B. Koller Memorial Library

Time:  3pm – 4PM

The busiest online shopping days are almost here!   Learn about some of the most widely used shopping sites, and not so popular sites.  How can you compare prices to get the best deal?   Do YOU have a favorite site you’d like to share?   Come to the class and let us all know.  We’ll also discuss the pitfalls of online shopping.  Don’t have a laptop or notebook?   Just borrow one of the library computers.

This is a FREE class, no sign-up necessary!

Classes are a part of the Connected Aging Communities program and UW-Extension Center for Broadband and E-Commerce.

*Don’t forget the importance of shopping local on Small Business Saturday!! (The Saturday after Thanksgiving)

Craft Days – During Thanksgiving week

When:  Monday Nov. 19th – Saturday Nov. 24th  (Except Thanksgiving Day)

Where:  Frank B. Koller Memorial Library, Manitowish Waters

Time:  During library hours:  Mon., Wed., Fri., 9-3   Tues., 3-7, Sat. 9-12

Crafts for the young and old!

Sticker Art, Color Your Own Greeting Card, Make a Turkey,  Mad Libs,  Activity Sheets,  And More!

Looking for something to do over Thanksgiving?     Stop by the library for some

family time and fun activities.   FREE & No sign up necessary.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Frank B. Koller Memorial Library.

New Fiction

Night of Miracles by Elizabeth Berg

Past Tense by Lee Child

Shadows We Hide by Allen Eskens

You Don’t Own Me by Mary Higgens Clark

Christmas Revelation by Anne Perry

New Non-Fiction

Homebody:  A guide To Creating Spaces You Never Want To Leave by Joanna Gaines

Incomplete Book Of Running by Peter Sagal

Antiques Roadshow:  40 Years of Great Finds by Paul Atterbury

Churchill:  Walking With Destiny by Andrew Roberts

Books on CD

Past Tense by Lee Child

Dead Ringer by M.C. Beaton

Radium Girls by Kate Moore

New Movies

Avengers:  Infinity War

Leave No Trace

Call The Midwife:  Season Seven

Book Group

The Book Discussion Group will meet on Thursday December 6th, 2018 at 3pm to discuss Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston.

Stop by the library to pick up your copy or place a hold.   New members to the book club are always welcome

Mah Jongg – The Dragon Ladies

Meets every Wednesday at 9am.   Anyone welcome!

NOTICE:   As with all programs, more parking is available next door at the Community Center.

FREE MONEY FOR OUR LIBRARY:   Amazon Smile

Do you order a lot from Amazon?  If so, you can help raise money for the library each time you place an order.  It’s easy!   To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile. On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you need to select a charitable organization-Frank B. Koller Memorial Library– to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.

Thank you for putting the library on YOUR shopping list!

New Audio Books – on our Amazon Fire 7!

YES!   We have an Amazon Fire 7 available for check-out.   Why would you want to check it out?   For the audio books!    If your new car did not come with a CD player, and you miss listening to your stories while driving, this is the gadget for you!     The following books are on the Amazon Fire 7:

Desolation Mountain by William Kent Krueger

Whiskey When We’re Dry by John Larison

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Miss Julie Raises the Roof by Ann B. Ross

The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner

And Many More!

Digitizing Studio

Do you own old slides, negatives, VHS, cassettes or vinyl records?   If so, do you want to digitize them into a DVD or CD?   FREE?   Here is your chance!

Thanks to a LSTA grant, the Frank B. Koller Memorial Library owns the following equipment:

VHS to DVD Converter

Film to Digital Converter

Record/Cassette to CD Converter

Slides and Negatives to Digital Converter

This is a FREE service, although if using our DVDs or CDs we ask a small donation.    Please call the library at 715-543-2700 to reserve a time for your digitizing project.

“The Memory Project Studio is made possible through a grant funded from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which administers the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).”

Stamp Sales

For your convenience, the library sells postage stamps.   There is also a mail receptacle near the library entrance.

Fall Hours

Monday 9-3

Tuesday 3-7

Wednesday 9-3

Thursday 3-7

Friday 9-3

Saturday 9-Noon