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Friday 9AM-4PM
Saturday 9AM-1PM

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Phone: 608-269-2010

Programs for Adults

 

Join the library for its monthly movie night! This month, we're showing the 2023 musical The Color Purple. This event is for those 13 and better. Free popcorn!</p>
<p>Film description: A decades-spanning tale of love and resilience and of one woman's journey to independence. Celie faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately finds extraordinary strength and hope in the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood.
Bring the craft project you've been working on and enjoy a morning of conversation and community.
Anne Allen-Wyman from the Job Center will be at the library to help job seekers with everything from the job search process to resumes to interviewing. Registration is required; please call 608-269-2010 to make a 30-minute appointment.
Special guest crafter, Danielle, will be sharing five easy tips and tricks for beginners to get started with their own Cricut. She'll also go over the setup needed to create a finished product. Registration not required.
Short on time? Join Sparta Free Library's Between the Lines Club on Zoom! This month we'll be reading an article about the ocean and coral reefs. Registration required in order to receive Zoom link. Sign up by calling 608-269-2010 or email spartalibrary@wrlsweb.org.
Join the new Pen and Ink Writing Club! This month, we'll be celebrating National Pet Week during our session by writing about a pet that has touched our lives. We'll also be sharing any past writings (all sharing is voluntary--no pressure). Writing Club has big news about upcoming authors that will be joining us, so don't miss out!
Janet Parent from Red Pine Reiki will be presenting the history of Reiki, its modern uses, and how it works. Reiki speaks to each individual in a language they understand. Learn more about this wellness lifestyle during our exciting event. *Sponsored by Red Pine Reiki*
Join the library for a movie night and free popcorn! This month, we're showing Mean Girls (2024). (13+). </p>
<p>Film description: New student Cady Heron navigates the thorny jungles of teenage and high school drama. Led by Regina George, the elite clique The Plastics welcomes Cady into their exclusive group. When she falls for Regina's ex, Aaron Samuels, Cady risks her social status and faces Regina's wrath. With the help of her socially shunned friends Janis and Damian, Cady must survive high school, the most dangerous mission of her life. The film is a remake of the 2004 comedy of the same name.
Celebrate National Women's Health Week with the Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation (Grapevine) and learn all about how to navigate breast health! </p>
<p>Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the United States. The average woman has at least a 13% chance of developing breast cancer in her lifetime, but certain factors can increase that number. Thankfully, there are steps every woman can take to help protect herself from breast cancer. Learn how to navigate your options to feel confident managing your breast health.
Join us for online trivia via Zoom. Kits include a fun snack. Kits go out the week before the event.
Join the library for our AM Coffee & Chat Book Club! This month, we're reading 'The Book of Charlie' by David Von Drehle. Pick up your copy at the upstairs circulation desk. </p>
<p>Book description: When a veteran Washington journalist moved to Kansas, he met a new neighbor who was more than a century old. Little did he know that he was beginning a long friendship--and a profound lesson in the meaning of life. Charlie White was no ordinary neighbor. Born before radio, Charlie lived long enough to use a smartphone. When a shocking tragedy interrupted his idyllic boyhood, Charlie mastered survival strategies that reflect thousands of years of human wisdom. Thus armored, Charlie's sense of adventure carried him on an epic journey of the Jazz Age, racing aboard ambulances through Depression-era gangster wars, improvising techniques for early open-heart surgery, and cruising the Amazon as a guest of Peru's president. David Von Drehle came to understand that Charlie's resilience and willingness to grow made this remarkable neighbor a master in the art of thriving through times of dramatic change. As a gift to his children, he set out to tell Charlie's secrets. The history that unfolds through Charlie's story reminds you that the United States has always been a divided nation, a questing nation--a nation of Charlies in the rollercoaster pursuit of a good and meaningful life.

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