October 2016 News
For Everyone

Sat. Oct. 15  at 10:30 AM & Wed. Oct. 26 at 6:00 PM
For Children & Families

Wednesdays at 2:30 - 4:00 PM
Ages 4 and up

Thursdays, Oct. 6 & 20 - 
3:30 PM 

Friday, Oct. 7 - 6:30 PM

Mondays, Oct.10 & 24
10:00 AM & 6:30 PM
6 months - 3 years old

Tuesday, Oct. 11 - 6:00 PM

Saturday, Oct. 22 - 10:30 AM

Monday, Oct. 24

Thursday, Oct. 27 - 3:30 PM
3rd grade and up

Friday, Oct. 28 - 2:30 PM

Friday, Nov. 4 - 5:30 PM
For Teens
Tuesdays, October 11 & 25 - 
4:00 PM.  Grades 7-12

Thursday, Oct. 6 & 20 - 6:30 PM
Saturday, Oct. 15 & Wed. Oct. 26
Legal & Financial Planning to Protect Your Loved Ones
Tuesday, Oct. 18 - 6:30 PM

The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
Thursday, Oct. 20 - 11:00 AM

Tuesday, Oct. 25 - 6:00 PM

Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume
Wednesday, Nov. 2 - 7:00 PM

Author Visit: Pete Fromm
Thursday, Nov. 3 - 6:30 PM
Meet Trenton Lee Stewart, author of the very popular Mysterious Benedict Society. Mr. Stewart will be here to introduce his latest book, The Secret Keepers, on Friday, October 7th at 6:30 p.m. 

Enter a drawing to win a free signed copy! Books will also be available for purchase through Boswell Book Company.
Legal and Financial Planning to Protect Your Loved Ones and Their Finances

Dan McDermott from Weiss Berzowski LLP will lead a discussion with other professionals covering powers of attorney for health care and finances, as well as addressing what you need to know about paying for long-term care. Join us Tuesday, October 18th at 6:30 p.m.

This is the second of three presentations of the Dementia Education Series sponsored by Shorewood Connects.
Halloween is just around the corner, and we're celebrating the season with our annual Halloween Happening on Friday, October 28th from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Kids can trick-or-treat in the haunted hallway, make a boo-tiful craft, enjoy a spooktacular treat and play some ghoulish games. Costumes welcome, but not required. Show up if you dare!
Light hearted games, deep strategy, or even cooperative play, there is a game out there for you - even if you have little or no experience with gaming.

Come get your game on at Adult Gaming Night on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 6:00 p.m. We'll provide a small library of games to play including some of our favorites, like Coup, Settlers of Catan, and Forbidden Desert. Feel free to bring your own favorites as well!
Drop in with your e-reader, computer, tablet, or phone and your questions about using the library's downloadable e-reading resources. We'll help you access e-books through OverDrive, digital magazines through Zinio, and so much more! No experience necessary. 

Stop by Saturday, October 15th from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or Wednesday, October 26th from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Our littlest library users are important to us - and you as their caregivers are, too. Check out what's happening this month for young kids.
Special Saturday: Signs of Fall

Bring your young ones to a special fall-themed story time featuring sign language.
Saturday, October 22 at 10:30 a.m. Families/caregivers with little ones of all sizes are welcome! 
Pop In & Play

Mondays are better when you "pop in and play" with play-dough, toys and a little story and song! For young ones ages 6 months to three years old. Monday, October 10 & 24, at 10:00 a.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. 
Story Time Sign-up

Help your little one build their skills - and bond as parent and child at story time! Morning and evening sessions to suit your needs.
Registration for November story times beings Monday, October 24. Learn more here.

A monthly update from the Friends of Shorewood Public Library

Thank You to Our Friends
National Friends of Libraries Week (October 16-22) is a good time to publicly thank all the Friends of the Shorewood Public Library who contribute time, expertise and membership fees to enhance library services for our patrons.
Your generosity supports programming for all ages, new book and media purchases, and more. Read this month's From the Friends blog post to learn more about how Friends membership supports the library.
As a thank you, we are giving one free item from the Friends' bookshelves to each Friends' member during the month of October! To redeem your gift, choose an item from the book sale and bring it to the circulation desk. The clerk will check off your name from the list of Friends. Anyone joining the Friends during the month of October may also take advantage of this free offer. L earn about joining on the Friends webpage.

We hope you enjoy this small token of appreciation!

Contact the Friends at shwd.libraryfriends@gmail.com if you are interested in joining or want to learn more about what we do.
Recommendations from Shorewood Library! For even more recommendations, follow our staff blog and explore our curated booklists (genres, topics, read-alikes and more).

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
by Becky Chambers

Kate suggests this fun, compelling space adventure featuring an interstellar road crew. "I highly recommend it for a little light reading."

Hayley suggests exploring the Arctic Circle and interplanetary travel while embracing the outer realms of human connection and loneliness in this quiet, somber read. 

 Among the Wicked  by Linda Castillo

Rachel recommends the eighth installment of the Kate Burkholder series featuring a seasoned police officer who infiltrates a reclusive Amish community to investigate the death of a teenage girl.  
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