Essential Oils Make and Take

When: 
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Where: 
community room

Diane and Jody are back to help you make, decorate, and take your own essential oil item. Pay for what you make that day with cash or check. All items at the event would make great Christmas gifts. To register, call the library at 715-325-8990 or stop at the front desk.

What can you make for $5 each:

Hand scrubs
Lava Bead Bracelets
Air Freshener Sprays
Bath Salt Ornaments
Christmas Carpet Sprinkle

What can you make for $10 each:

Overnight Hair Growth Spray
Discomfort Cream
Roller Balls-various recipes
Inhalers-various recipes
Cozy Warmers

 

 

Let's Create: Holiday Craft sponsored by the Friends of the Library

When: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Where: 
community room

The library is excited to partner with Wisconsin Rapids Business, Let's Create, to offer a wooden craft to make for the holidays. You will be able to choose between a snowman or an ornament and all supplies will be provided by Let's Create. Their staff will also be here to talk you through the steps and help you create your unique piece. Registration is required for this event and you must sign up no later than Nov. 15. Cost is $15 per person and payment is due the day of the event. Cash or check only. To register, please call the library at 715-325-8990 and specify which craft you would like to make.

This event is being sponsored by the Friends of the Lester Library. If you are interested in becoming a Friends member, you can sign up during the craft event or call the library for information.

Toys for Tots Donation Drop Off Site

The library has partnered with Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative for their annual toy drive. You can drop off new and unwrapped toys at the library until December 19th.  We will also have information available if you would like to make a monetary donation. The toys collected will be distributed to the Angel Tree in Adams County. If you have questions please call the library at 715-325-8990. Thank you for your support.

 

Family Movie: Toy Story 4

When: 
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Where: 
community room

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody's slight detour leads him to his long-lost friend Bo Peep. As Woody and Bo discuss the old days, they soon start to realize that they're worlds apart when it comes to what they want from life as a toy.

Snacks from home are welcome.

Movies for Grown-Ups: The Help

When: 
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 1:00pm
Where: 
community room

In 1960s Mississippi, Southern society girl Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns from college with dreams of being a writer. She turns her small town on its ear by choosing to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent white families. Only Aibileen (Viola Davis), the housekeeper of Skeeter's best friend, will talk at first. But as the pair continue the collaboration, more women decide to come forward, and as it turns out, they have quite a lot to say.

Family Education series with Nancy Thacker

When: 
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Where: 
community room

Nancy Thacker with the Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin will be offering three programs dealing with Alzheimer's and dementia issues that families are facing today. Each month Nancy will be discussing a different topic and families are encouraged to attend. If you have questions, please call Nancy Thacker at 608-516-6248

Thursday, November 21: End Stages of Alzheimer's & Dementia- Nancy will be discussing end of life issues with family.

Thursday, December 5: Is it time for facility care- Nancy will discuss how to decide when to choose nursing/assisted living facilities.

Library Closed for System Upgrade

When: 
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 9:00am to Monday, December 9, 2019 - 5:00pm

The library will be closed for staff training due to the SCLS system upgrade to the new Bibliovation System. We will re-open on Tuesday, December 10th.

Thank you for your patience.