Winter Reading Program
Our Winter Reading Program is back! Adults and teens can participate through Beanstack, while kids can stop by the Youth Services Desk to get started. The program starts on January 16 and runs through February 28. This program is made possible by Friends of the Whitefish Bay Public Library. Read more about this program on our website at: https://www.wfblibrary.org/at_the_library/winter_reading_program.php
All Ages Storytime, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Mondays, Starting January 16
Wednesdays, Starting January 18
Thursdays, Starting January 19
Join us for a fun, educational storytime perfect for all ages. We'll share stories, songs, flannels and more! Storytime will be held in the Tower of the children's area. Please register for any updates.
Whitefish Bay TALKS: The Joys of Challah
Tuesday, January 24, 6:30 p.m.
Please Register: https://www.wfblibrary.org/our_events/?eid=1370
Experience the joys of challah! Twist, knead, shape, and form your own delicious challah bread, and learn the modern meaning to this thousands year old tradition! A fun, interactive, and tasty workshop for all ages. Each participant will braid and shape their own challah bread that they then will take home to bake and enjoy!
About the presenter: Mushka Lein has been baking challah weekly for fifteen years. She do-directs Chabad of the East Side, a local Jewish community center that focuses on bringing meaning and joy to the community. Mushka hosts Shabbat dinners where challah features prominently on the menu each week.
Tea Time Book Club
Friday, January 27, 12:00 p.m.
Our Tea Time Book Club meets once a month is led by Library Director Nyama Reed. This month we're reading The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. Tea Time Book Club offers hybrid meetings. You can attend in-person at the Library in the 2nd floor Program Room or online via Zoom.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 817 7725 2388
Vision Boards for Tweens
Monday, January 30, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Please register: https://www.wfblibrary.org/our_events/?eid=1390
Set your intentions for 2023 and make a vision board. We'll provide all the supplies you might need, including magazines, markers, and inspirational quotes.
Friends of Whitefish Bay Public Library Writing Contest 2023 Guidelines
Friends are once again offering Friends of the Whitefish Bay Library Writing Contest. This will be the 10th straight year for the contest, which includes submission categories for short story (1,000 words or less), memoirs (1,000 words or less), and poetry (200 words or less). The contest is open to anyone 16 and up. Submissions will be accepted from January 9 - February 6 and are limited to one entry per person per category. Cash prizes will be awarded in early spring. Please include a cover page on your entry with the following: Name, address, email, phone number, entry date, and category.
Email entries to firstname.lastname@example.org