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Events List

September

Legend Lake: A Talking Circle
Film screening & discussion with Arnold Chevelier, Member of Menominee Nation and Film Producer
J. David Stanfield

Thursday, September 21, 6:30 pm
Formed by joining 9 smaller lakes in the Menominee Indian Reservation, Legend Lake's shoreline was sold mostly to non-Menominee people and controversy surrounding the lake's land rights continues. Depicting both sides of the issue, this short 30-minute film will be followed by discussion.

Funded in part by Beyond the Page

Taboo Topics: Life in a Japanese-American Internment Camp
Monday, September 25, 6:30 pm
Co-sponsored with the Driftless Historium.
Katsumi Neeno was 17 when his family was forced by the American government to a Japanese internment camp during World War II. In an eye-opening evening, Dr. Neeno's shares what life was like for his family during this time in history.
*Registration appreciated.
Funded by the Mt. Horeb Rotary Club.

All Abilities Adult Storytime
Thursday, September 28, 1 pm
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October

October Book Group
Monday, October 2, 10 am
News of the World by Paulette Jiles

Ho-Chunk Cooking with Rhonda Funmaker
Tuesday, October 3, 6:30 pm
Bear Clan member Rhonda Funmaker prepares traditional Ho-Chunk recipes and discusses their importance. Samples provided!
*Registration required

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, October 6, 1 pm - 4 pm
Looking for a job? Need some advice about resumes? The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is offering one-on-one help at the library. Drop by or set up an appointment by calling 608-437-5021!

"Honor Song" with Carol O. Smart
Monday, October 9, 1 pm
The granddaughter of Dr. Minoka-Hill, the second American Indian woman in the U.S. to hold an M.D. degree, Carol is Oneida, and an actress/playwright. She brings to life the story of her grandmother, revealing struggles faced by Native Americans and honoring an important figure in Wisconsin history.

Iroquois Raised Beadwork and Stories
with Karen Ann Hoffman
Thursday, October 19, 6:30 pm
Iroquois Raised Beadwork is an ancient art form of the Eastern Great Lakes. The symbols in the beadwork are much like an early form of writing, holding stories from the earliest days. Karen Ann, a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, shares her Nation's beadwork and stories.

Funded in part by Beyond the Page

"We're Bringing It Back"
Traditional Ojibwe Ways with Wayne Valliere
Wednesday, October 25, 2 pm
Artist and educator Wayne Valliere (Mino-giizhig) describes the ways Ojibwe are recovering ancient arts and traditions on the Lac du Flambeau reservation, and with them, a greater sense of cultural identity and resilience.

Funded in part by Beyond the Page

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, October 26, 1 pm - 4 pm
Looking for a job? Need some advice about resumes? The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is offering one-on-one help at the library. Drop by or set up an appointment by calling 608-437-5021!

The FBI, with Special Agent Josh Mayers
Thursday, October 26, 6:30 pm
With over 25 years with the Bureau, Special Agent Mayers brings a wealth of experience to this informative evening. Mayers spent the first 8 years of service working in the FBI Washington Field Office, assigned to counter terrorism and criminal investigations. He transferred to the Madison office of the FBI in 1999 where he has worked counter-terrorism, criminal, white collar and cyber crime investigations. Touching on FBI history (positive and negative) through current day issues, including counter-terrorism, the program highlights the multifaceted role the FBI plays in our nation's security. Questions are encouraged!

The Wisconsin Dells Singers
Saturday, October 28, 10 am
The Wisconsin Dells Singer's songs, stories, drumming and traditional clothing shine a light on Ho-Chunk heritage. Elliot Funmaker, Sr., the group's leader, will have an open, honest discussion of the Ho-Chunk people's lives in Wisconsin. Immediately followed by the Big Read Community Book Discussion.

Funded in part by Beyond the Page

Big Read Community Book Discussion
Saturday, October 28, 11:15 am
Refreshments Served. All are welcome to join the discussion, even if you did not read the book!

November

NO Book Group in November

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, November 3, 1 pm - 4 pm
Looking for a job? Need some advice about resumes? The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is offering one-on-one help at the library. Drop by or set up an appointment by calling 608-437-5021!

The Mustangs of Unbranded
Saturday, November 4
Film: Unbranded at 11:30 am
Speaker: Ben Masters at 1 pm

Ben Masters, Unbranded Film Producer, will speak with an emphasis on The Horse-Human Connection in regards to the personal relationship he formed with wild Mustangs for the filming of Unbranded. Ben Masters is a filmmaker, writer, horse trainer, guide, and conservationist who splits his time between Montana, Texas, and the mountains in between. Masters has a degree in Wildlife Biology from Texas A&M University and was the producer, character, and mastermind behind the Mountainfilm and Hot Docs Audience Award-­winning documentary Unbranded.

Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild with author James Campbell
Wednesday, November 8, 6:30 pm
When author and adventurer James Campbell decided to bring his teenage daughter backpacking to the far reaches of Alaska he wasn't sure could handle clouds of mosquitos, frigid rivers, Grizzlies and more. The journey took them through one of the planet's most remote places on a thrilling and dangerous trip, one that tests them -and their relationship – as never before. Humorous and poignant, this story is an ode to disappearing wilderness and what it means for a child to grow up.

"James Campbell describes … trips to Alaska, where father and daughter faced off with grizzlies, battled clouds of mosquitos, capsized in a freezing river—and pushed the bond between them to its limits." —National Geographic The powerful and affirming story of a father's journey with his teenage daughter to the far reaches of Alaska.

Veteran's Day Program
Saturday, November 11, 10 am
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Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, November 17, 1 pm - 4 pm
Looking for a job? Need some advice about resumes? The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is offering one-on-one help at the library. Drop by or set up an appointment by calling 608-437-5021!

CLOSED
for the Thanksgiving Day Weekend

November 23-25

December

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, December 1, 1 pm - 4 pm
Looking for a job? Need some advice about resumes? The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is offering one-on-one help at the library. Drop by or set up an appointment by calling 608-437-5021!

Friends of the Library Cookie Walk
Saturday, December 2, 9 am

December Book Group
Monday, December 4, 10 am
"Celine" by Peter Heller

Free Career Help from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Friday, December 15, 1 pm - 4 pm
Looking for a job? Need some advice about resumes? The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is offering one-on-one help at the library. Drop by or set up an appointment by calling 608-437-5021!

CLOSED for the Holidays
Monday, December 23-25

Memory Loss Caregiver Kits

Created to support caregivers helping people with memory loss, our newest kits are filled with a variety of books, pictures, videos, music and other items designed to evoke memories and invite sharing. Five separate kits, each with a different theme, are available to check out.

Free Career Assistance at the Library from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

1st and 3rd Fridays, 1pm-4pm

The Mount Horeb Public Library is excited to partner with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development to offer one-on-one assistance with job searching, resume writing, interview skills and more! Jennifer Seese, DWD, will be at the library the first and third Fridays of the month from 1pm-4pm

Some Fridays will feature a program followed by personal assistance, other Fridays will be all one-on-ones appointments. Community members are invited to stop in the library during these times to receive help with their specific career development needs.  The meeting times are first come, first served, or by appointment by calling the library's help desk at 437-5021.

Anyone looking for help with their career is encouraged to take part.

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