Events


Winter Checkout Challenge

January 3 - February 28

Check out items from the library and read, watch, or listen your way to the chance to win great prizes! Chill out with some great books, movies, or music this winter, then keep track of the books you’ve checked out to win some cozy prizes!

Sign up on Beanstack Sign Up or call the library to get started!

Read up to 5 books, check out up to 10 media items, or a combination of the two for a chance to win a $25 gift card to Metro Market/Pick N Save, Bayside Garden Center, or Stone Creek Coffee! The more books you read and media items you check out, the more chances of winning a prize!

For books, earn 20 tickets for your first book, 5 tickets for your 2nd, 3rd, and 4th book, and 15 tickets for your fifth book. For media items, earn 5 tickets for every media activity you complete.

Winners will be drawn and notified the first week of March.
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Friday Films: Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Friday, January 27 | 1:00- 2:30 p.m.

North Shore Library | Community Room

This week’s film: Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris (PG, 92 min.) Mrs. Harris, an English domestic servant who falls in love with a couture Dior dress, decides she must buy one of her own. After she raises the funds to buy the dress, Mrs. Harris sets off on a journey to Paris that will change the course of her life. Paul Gallico's classic 1958 novel inspires the narrative.
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Knit Happens

Tuesday, January 31 | 6:30-7:30 p.m.

North Shore Library | Community Room

Join us for a new drop in needlework group! Bring your current project to work on in a friendly, supportive, and fun environment. All levels welcome!
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Rita Gecht Book Club: The Department of Sensitive Crimes by Alexander McCall Smith

Wednesday, February 1 | 1:00-2:00 p.m.

North Shore Library | Community Room

Tasked with their Swedish Police Department's most unusual cases, lead detective Ulf Varg and his colorful associates investigate a bizarre stabbing, a lost imaginary boyfriend and a haunted spa. Check out a copy of the book at the North Shore Library one month before the event.
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Drop-In Tech Help

Wednesday, February 1 | 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

North Shore Library | Table by Reference Desk

Drop in any time between 3:30 and 5:00 p.m. with your tech questions! Bring your device and get one-on-one help. Thanks to our wonderful volunteer for providing this program! *Subject to availability
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Friday Films: Don't Worry Darling

Friday, February 3 | 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

North Shore Library | Community Room

This week’s film: Don’t Worry, Darling (R, 123 min.) In the 1950s, several couples live in an experimental community founded upon utopian principles. At the heart of it all are Alice and Jack, seemingly content in their marital bliss. Yet Alice's grip on reality slowly begins to unravel as she grows increasingly suspicious of her husband and the secrets harbored by his employers.
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Friday Films: Mack & Rita

Friday, February 10 | 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

North Shore Library | Community Room

This week’s film: Mack & Rita (PG-13, 95 min.) Mackenzie is a thirty-something woman who's already tired of the busy rush of youth and wishes she could fast forward her life so she can enjoy her golden years. When she's struck by lightning at Coachella, she wakes up as the seventy-year-old Rita. She soon realizes old age is not as whimsical as she thought.
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Mastermind Book Club: Start with Why by Simon Sinek

Monday, February 13 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

North Shore Library | Community Room

Start With Why shows that the leaders who have had the greatest influence in the world all think, act and communicate the same way—and it's the opposite of what everyone else does. Sinek calls this powerful idea The Golden Circle, and it provides a framework upon which organizations can be built, movements can be led, and people can be inspired. And it all starts with WHY. Check out a copy of the book at the North Shore Library one month before the event.
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Make a Book Purse

Tuesday, February 14 | 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

North Shore Library | Community Room

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Registration open February 1 through 7.Sign Up
Celebrate Valentine's Day crafting at the library! You will get to turn an old, damaged book into a new, stylish purse. Materials will be provided - all you need to bring is yourself. Registration is required and space is limited so sign up early. Made possible by generous funding from the Friends of the Library.
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Drop-In Tech Help

Wednesday, February 15 | 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

North Shore Library | Table by Reference Desk

Drop in any time between 3:30 and 5:00 p.m. with your tech questions! Bring your device and get one-on-one help. Thanks to our wonderful volunteer for providing this program! *Subject to availability
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Friday Films: Ticket to Paradise

Friday, February 17 | 1:00 to 2:45 p.m.

North Shore Library | Community Room

This week’s film: Ticket to Paradise (PG-13, 104 min.) Lily sends a message to her parents that she's going to get married to a local she met while vacationing in Bali. The distraught and long-divorced parents fly to Indonesia to hopefully derail their daughter's impulsive plan. However, they should learn how to control their scathing animosity toward each other if they are to succeed with their own plan.
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DASH Away High Blood Pressure

Tuesday, February 21 |1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

North Shore Library | Community Room

Want to lower your blood pressure, but not sure how? Come and learn more about the DASH Eating Plan and how it can dash away high blood pressure! Whether you’re looking to prevent high blood pressure or to reduce it, this class is for you! You will learn helpful tips for using the DASH Eating Plan. Presenting the class will be Heather Klug, a Registered Dietitian. Heather has over two decades of experience and an Adult Weight Management certificate to help individuals lose weight successfully. She uses evidence-based information, the science of behavior change, and a supportive heart in helping you achieve your weight loss goals.
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Free Blood Pressure Screenings

Thursday, February 23 | 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm

North Shore Library | Community Room

Heart health and blood pressure control is a journey. Come in and receive a free blood pressure screening with educational blood pressure card provided. Lisa Kropp, Cardiac Community Educator Registered Nurse, will be providing the screenings. Lisa has a Master’s Degree in Community Health Nursing from UW-Milwaukee and is certified as a Community/Public Health Clinical Nurse Specialist. Over the course of her 33 year career in nursing she has focused on the health and well-being of people throughout the lifespan.
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Rolling Stones’ “Exile on Main Street”

Thursday, February 23 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

North Shore Library | Community Room

In 1972, ten years after The Rolling Stones first set foot in a studio, they found themselves as tax exiles in the South of France. While recording their new album in the basement of a rented mansion, they dealt with disorganization and plenty of nasty habits. After months of work in this environment, the Stones created their masterpiece; arguably their finest album. Presenter Terry Rindt examines why they went into exile, the recording process, and the legacy of the album.
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Friday Films: The Woman King

Friday, February 24 | 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.

North Shore Library | Community Room

This week’s film: The Woman King (PG-13, 144 min.) In the late eighteenth century, the Kingdom of Dahomey flourished as one of Africa's most powerful states. Yet as European merchants encroach, seeking riches at the expense of its people, warrior Nanisca takes a stand to uphold her peoples' freedom. Inspired by true events.
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Identity Theft: Protect and Prevent

Tuesday, February 28 | 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

North Shore Library | Community Room

Identity theft continues to be the fastest growing crime in the United States. The more you learn about it, the less vulnerable you are. The Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection will explain the different types of identity theft, how to recognize it and how to prevent it – including information about Fraud Alerts and Security Freezes. Receive tips for safeguarding personal information and how to recover from Identity Theft. Helpful brochures will be available.
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