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R.E.A.D.(Read; Engage; Advise; Discuss) – January

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Author: David McCullough

A graphic account of the collapse of a poorly constructed dam and the resulting flood which killed 2,000 people and caused a nationwide scandal.

R.E.A.D (Read; Engage; Advise; Discuss) Book Club meets on the second Saturday of the month (September thru May) at 9:00 a.m. All are welcome.

December BookPage is here, pick yours up for free!

Thanks to Friends of the Muehl Public Library (FMPL) for paying for our subscription to this great resource that keeps us up with the trends!

Grief pop up groups set for November and December, 2019

December, 2019, Book Group, all welcome!

Saturday, December 14, 2019

9 to 10 a.m.

Meeting space.

We will discuss this book. All welcome even if you have not read the book!

Bead (t) the Winter Blues in February & March!

Say boo to the blahs as you bead away your winter blues!

Join us to build a bodacious bead bangle to bedazzle your buddies!

You have two options of when to participate...

Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and

Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Come to one, come to both. Come within the two-hour time frame at whatever time works for you!

Supplies, snacks and assistance are provided for this free event!  Thank you to the Friends of the Muehl Public Library for their support!

The 2020 Census is fast approaching!

The City of Seymour and the Muehl Public Library will keep you in the loop as the 2020 Census approaches.

The 2020 Census is scheduled for April 1, 2020 (no fooling!).

You can reach the official website here: https://2020census.gov/en

Story Times @ Your Library

Our community welcomed Jerry Apps on October 24, 2019!

We had a memorable fun-filled afternoon on October 24, 2019. Jerry Apps, Wisconsin author and television personality, is a fabulous storyteller. His talk concentrated on his work entitled RURAL WIT & WISDOM. Very wonderful!


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The international results for the Manhattan Short Film Festival

Sylvia won at the Muehl Public Library garnering 19 votes! So again we matched the International winner, wow! We did not name the actor winner, however, this year! Our location tied votes for Fiona (Tipped) and A. Leslie (The End of the World)...the winner was Sir John Standing (A Family Affair). Congrats to all the finalists!!! And the top three films...


Planetarium Field Trip was a hit!


Thanks to our Friends Treasurer, Deanna DeBruin. When we were in the brainstorming stages of A UNIVERSE OF STORIES she suggested that our incentive for reading should be a field trip to the Barlow. Voila! 55 patrons attended the field trip on the evening of Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (7 not pictured). Many more patrons had earned the trip but were unable to participate due to scheduling conflicts.

Thank you Barlow Planetarium and to the patrons who read all summer to earn the trip there! Thank you to our guide, Ty. I knew we were in good hands when he let me know that he is married to Kathleen, a children's librarian at the Appleton Public Library. Small world and all that!

Everyone keep looking up to the stars and expanding your universe!


First Place!

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The BurgerFest parade theme for 2019 was “rebirth of the burger”. For the parade float we also decided to include in our design references to our plans for expanding (or rebirthing!) the library. So one panel is about the new life of BurgerFest and one panel is about the new life of the library. The VBS fifth graders assisted us on Wednesday, August 7 under the leadership of John Steltz and Summer Peters. Helpers on Saturday morning, August 10, included Lori, Dan, Ronnie and Jeff and the float riders. (The float riders wore scrubs to go with the idea of rebirthing!) We had pink balloons and a pink stork for the rebirth of the library panel. We had blue balloons and a blue stork for the rebirth of the burger panel. We are tickled to announce that we placed 1st! It is a ton of work, especially with very last minute brainstorming during the busy summer reading season. Validation and recognition makes it so much sweeter. Thank you!