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Whimsical Bookworms will not be meeting Thursday, October 18. Instead join us at our November 15 meeting to discuss The Underground Railroad AND Learning to Stay.

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Check Out These Upcoming Events!
badger book club

Monday, October 22 - 12:00pm
Room C

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


Monday, October 22 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm
Room C

Coloring is an activity we think of as being for kids. However, it can be beneficial for adults.

As portrayed by Jessica Michna, Historical Impressionist - 4th Tuesday Forum

Tuesday, October 23 - 10:00am to 11:00am
DeForest Area Community & Senior Center

Generations of children and adults worldwide have been fascinated by the stories of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Her “Little House” series was the basis for a successful television series. But how did her life really evolve?

Tuesday, October 23 - 3:30pm
Rosenberry Lounge

Read what catches your eye!

Triptych Book Club offers a graphic novel, a kids novel, and a teen novel with a similar theme. We will discuss the theme, learn trivia, DIY Project, and enjoy a snack.


Tuesday, October 23 - 5:30pm
Classroom - Lower Level

The Library has four sewing machines, but participants are welcome to bring their own machines.

Participants will need to bring


Wednesday, October 24 - 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.

Three balls of yarn for knitting

Thursday, October 25 - 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

Mold a Sugar Skull: Sugar Skulls Part 1 - October 23

We will be making Mexican Day of the Dead sugar skulls and learning about this colorful holiday t

Decorate a Sugar Skull: Sugar Skulls Part 2 - October 24

We will be making Mexican Day of the Dead sugar skulls and learning about this colorful holiday t

Endowment Fund

The DeForest Library Endowment fund is a long term investment in the future of our library and our community.