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Library Endowment Fund Challenge Grant
We are in the final stretch of the 2:1 Challenge Grant. 
This fundraising campaign will run until June 30, 2018.
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The DeForest Library Endowment fund is a long term investment in the future of our library and our community.

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Check Out These Upcoming Events!
badger book club

Monday, May 21 - 12:00pm
Room C

4th Monday of the Month
DeForest Area Public Library
12:00 p.m. in Conference Room C

Monday, May 21 - 5:00pm
Historical Society Library Gallery

Visit the traveling photo exhibit in the DeForest Area Historical Society’s gallery during May 20 – 26. This special display memorializes the lives of 132 soldiers killed in action since September 11, 2001.

4th Tuesday Forum presented by Bob Kann

Tuesday, May 22 - 10:00am
DeForest Area Community & Senior Center


Tuesday, May 22 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Bring your friends and eyeballs to experience virtual reality. We will have a wide variety of games and environments to try out so we can see what this new technology is capable of.

Tuesday, May 22 - 3:30pm
Dragon's Den

Read what catches your eye!

Triptych Book Club offers a middle grade book, a high school book, and a graphic novel with a similar theme. We will discuss the theme, learn trivia, DIY Project, and enjoy a snack.

Tuesday, May 22 - 3:30pm
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.

Wednesday, May 23 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
The Workshop

Let’s go high tech, Ancient Greek style.

Join us to learn about and build a small catapult. Then after we are done wewill test our contraptions on the firing range.

Wednesday, May 23 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Dragon's Den

If you enjoy being an artist, then this is the place for you. A cart of common art supplies will be available.


Wednesday, May 23 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Children's Room

Travel Through Books with Honey. Get a passport and keep track of the books. Visit and read to Honey 7 times in 2018 to receive a book bag.

Sign-up at the front desk for a 10 minute opportunity to read to Honey.

Wednesday, May 23 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
The Workshop

Join us for the official opening of The Workshop on the lower level of the library. This area has many stations that will be on display for use during library programs or for the public in self guided projects.

Three balls of yarn for knitting

Thursday, May 24 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Room C

Bring your knitting, crocheting, cross stitch, embroidery, crewel or any other fiber art you may be working on or want learn about.

Adult & Senior Events

Teen Events

Kid & Family Events

Studio 203

Studio 203 - Magic & Runes - July 24 to August 05