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Hogwarts Summer Academy:

Potions 101 - Patio Science -
Tuesday, June 19
at 3:00 pm
on the Patio.


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Check Out These Upcoming Events!
With Nancy Osley, Instructor - Tuesdays, June 19 & 26, July 3 - 24

Tuesday, June 19 - 9:30am
Community Room

Qigong is a moving meditation that is simple, easy to learn, and can be done by everyone, at any age and fitness level.

Just mirror the movements of the instructor and reduce tension, improve breathing, and increase flexibility.

Tuesday, June 19 - 1:00pm
Community Room

Ken Lonnquist with Doug Brown – Get ready for musical fun, imaginative, meaningful songs, exuberantly performed with plenty of audience participation!

Rain location: Library Community Room

Tuesday, June 19 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Anyone is welcome to come into the Think Tank MakerLab to explore and see what it has to offer. Pull out one of our science kits, LEGO® bricks, try your hand at 3D printing, or many other options to nurture your inner scientist.

Tuesday, June 19 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Rosenberry Lounge

Read a good book and enjoy a treat.


If you have any special needs, such as physical or dietary restrictions, please contact the library for accommodations.


Tuesday, June 19 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Children's Room

Builders from 8 to 80 are welcome. Bring your own blocks or use ours! Large blocks for little builders also available!

With Jean Schneider

Wednesday, June 20 - 1:00pm
Community Room

Professor Schneider will instruct students about the magical plants in the world and some of their uses. Hands on experience in re-potting plants will be part of the course.

Wednesday, June 20 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Children's Room

Children can come to the library and Read to an Officer who will be waiting in the Children's Room for reading friends!

Registration and permission slips are required for the 10 minute time slots and are available at the Front Desk.

Wednesday, June 20 - 6:00pm
Community Room

A workshop that will focus on a students knowledge of the History of Magic, as well as their knowledge of Muggle Studies. The professor will ask a variety of questions in different topics of the two subjects.

Thursday, June 21 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Room C

Registration is required please call (608)846-5482 or stop in to register.

A memory screen is a wellness tool that helps identify possible changes in memory.

Thursday, June 21 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Children's Room

In this course, we will cover the first three novels about Harry Potter's 1st to 3rd years at Hogwarts.

  • 1:30 book 1
  • 2:00 book 2
  • 2:30 book 3

Friday, June 22 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Room D

You have been dared to enter Professor Umbridge's office while she is away. Once you enter the door locks behind you. You have 30 minutes before she returns; can you escape?

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Studio 203

Studio 203 - Owls - June 12 to June 24

This is an independent study in Studio 203 for students who wish to pursue an individual study of

Studio 203 - Welcome Summer - June 26 to July 08