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Newsletter 2017-07-21

New Blu-Ray/DVD Combo:

  • The Zookeeper’s Wife, starring Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl, Timothy Radford, Efrat Dor.

New DVDs:

  • Don Bosco, starring Ben Gazzara, Patsy Kensit, Karl Zinny.
  • Restless Heart, The Confessions of Augustine, starring Alessandro Preziosi, Monica Guerritore, Alexander Held, Johannes Brandrup, Wenanty Nosul, Katy Louise Saunders, Serena Rossi, Sebastian Stroebel, Dietrich Hollinderbaeumer, Sonia Aquino, Francesca Cavallin, Cosimo Fusco, Matteo Urzia, Lech Mackiewicz, Krzysztof Pieczynski, Jerzy Zelnik, Aglaia Szyszkowitz, Goetz Otto, Vincenzo Alfieri, Cesare Bocci, Andrea Giordana, Franco Nero.
  • Saint Peter, starring Omar Sharif, Daniele Pecci, Flavio Insinna.

New Fiction:

  • Murder Games, a thriller, by James Patterson and Howard Roughan.

Children watching Beauty and the Beast.  Wednesday, July 19th, from 10:30 to 11:30 am 5 adults and 12 children watched “Beauty and the Beast” Disney Movie.​

Wednesday, July 26th, at 10:30 am Origami paper and patterns, and Washi tape and patterns will be available for anyone who wants to try making something; and at 11:15 am we’ll have a left/right game and prizes will be awarded at the July Color Party.

Starting Tuesday, August 1st, the Library Board will have gift baskets on display at the library, and will be later on displayed at 203 Main Street, for a silent auction during the Norwalk Tractor Pull August 12th and 13th.  The Norwalk Public Library is looking for donations to their building fund for the library addition; please call library board member Sheri Flock at 823-7774 for more information.

Wednesday, August 2nd, from 10:30 to 11:30 am the DVD Sing! will be shown, and if the weather is sunny children will be able to play Pong at the picnic table on the library lawn.

Friday, August 4th, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm the Mystery Book Group will discuss 7th Heaven, a novel by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, the 7th book in the Women’s Murder Club series.  From NoveList, provided by BadgerLink:  “Investigating the arson deaths of a wealthy couple, San Francisco detective Lindsay Boxer and Assistant DA Yuki Castellano find the case further complicated by the disappearance of a former governor’s son, internal pressure, and the media.”

Wednesday, August 9th, from 10:30 to 11:30 am Pam Brandau and Nika, the therapy dog will be at the library for any child to read to.  Nika also likes to be petted while being read to.

Norwalk Public Library will have an Eclipse Party from 11:45 am to 2:30 pm on Monday, August 21st.  Something amazing will happen this summer.  On August 21, Americans in the continental U.S. will experience a total eclipse of the Sun for the first time since 1979.  You can watch a partial eclipse in Norwalk/Wilton and see the Moon take a big bite out of the Sun.  The Solar Eclipse begins at 11:48.  The sun will be 87% covered at 1:12.  The eclipse ends at 2:35.  Times are for Norwalk and Wilton, Wisconsin.  Norwalk sees the eclipse 9 seconds earlier =)  Duration: 2 hours, 47 minutes.

The Summer Reading Program “Build A Better World” started Wednesday, June 14th with 20 children riding in the Norwalk Area Volunteer Fire Dept. Firetruck.  The firetruck was driven by Bob Roy, with help by Mr. Roy’s son Taylor Roy.  Wednesday, June 21st, on Midsummer Day, the movie “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” was shown to 18 children and 5 adults, with an edible craft to snack on during the movie.  Wednesday, June 28th Pam Brandau and Nika visited the library.  Eighteen children petted and read to Nika the therapy dog while 5 adults watched; and at 11:15 am prizes were awarded at the Color Party and children played a left/right game and everyone got a small toy and an oatmeal raisin cookie.  Wednesday, July 5th, “Lego Movie” was shown at 10:30 am to 4 children and 1 adult, and at 11:15 there was an Army Man Cannon Contest between 3 children, with 1 adult, and all 3  won a Brewers Hat, donated by Jana Muehlenkamp.  Friday, July 7th, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm 2 from the Mystery Book Group discussed The 6th Target, a novel by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, the 6th book in the Women’s Murder Club series.  Wednesday, July 12th, from 2 to 3:30 pm John Heasley gave an astronomy presentation about the Great American Eclipse to 4 adults and 12 children.  The eclipse will be on Monday, August 21st.

  • John Heasley
    John Heasley
    Demonstration of how an eclipse of the sun by the moon happens.
  • Eclipse Monday, August 21, 2017
    Eclipse Monday, August 21, 2017
    Eclipse Monday, August 21, 2017
  • Eclipse Monday, August 21, 2017
    Eclipse Monday, August 21, 2017
    Eclipse Monday, August 21, 2017

Newsletter 2017-07-07

New Books:

  • Children’s:
    • Wisconsin Collection Picture Book:  A Halloween Scare in Wisconsin, by Evie James
    • Nonfiction Picture Book: She Persisted, 13 American Women Who Changed the World, written by Chelsea Clinton, illustrated by Alexandra Boiger.
    • Graphic Fiction: Secret Coders, Secrets & Sequences, by Gene Luen Yang & Mike Holmes.
    • Fiction: The Princess in Black, by Shannon Hale.
  • Cookbook: Sugardetoxme, 100+ Recipes to Curb Cravings and Take Back Your Health; Includes a 10 Step Detox Plan, by Summer Rayne Oakes; foreward by Anna Lappe.
  • Fiction:
    • Missing You, by Harlan Coben.
    • The Devil’s Triangle, A Brit in the FBI Thriller, book 4, by Catherine Coulter and J. T. Ellison.
    • Arizona Moon, a novel of Vietnam, by J. M. Graham.