Lucille Ball was the most famous American comedienne of all time. She was also an actress, singer, and producer, and the first female head of a major Hollywood studio, Desilu. She and her husband, Desi Arnaz, created and produced the first American situation comedy, I Love Lucy, which ran for six years on CBS when television was in its infancy.
It was a new world. The settlers from England had gained a foothold in the verdant land called “Amerika”. Old traditions would be laid aside, new ones instituted. Greed, jealousy, suspicion would still persist. Were these at the root of “The Salem Witch Trials”? Innocent residents of Salem, Massachusetts were tried and many executed in perhaps the most infamous chapter in early American history. Learn the true story of one of those unlucky residents.
Presented by: Jessica Michna
Due to unexpected circumstances, we’re working to reschedule this Mindfulness & Meditation presentation. It should be back on sometime later this fall or in the winter.
Vision changes can have a significant impact on an individual’s quality of life and ability to live independently.
Learn how the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired promotes the dignity and empowerment of the people of Wisconsin who live with vision loss. In addition, find out how adaptive products such as smart speakers can help make daily living easier.
Technology surrounds us and our kids. Parents are caught between enjoying the pure happiness their child feels while engaging with it and the nagging sensation that it’s reach is too far. Is it too much or is it just kids these days? Can kids have balanced tech use and parents have peace?
This presentation will touch on the art of helping your youth let go of the “technology rope”. We can shine a light on the realities of technology and kids in an effort to become more conscious of technology use and how to keep moving towards balance.
Dr. Whitney Cronin, N.D from Sage Apothecary will discuss the Carroll Method of food intolerance vs. food allergies & sensitivities. Learn how to address inflammation and a bit about naturopathic medicine and approaches.
Join our beginner/intermediate bracelet making class. In this hands-on workshop, we will guide you through the process of creating simple, yet beautiful bracelets using beads and either memory wire or bead wire.
Beginner: our instructor will guide you through the process of adding beads to memory wire, which accommodates any size wrist. You will design a simple bracelet that is easy to reproduce at home, too.
Registration recommended: Register!
Lori Hackman, owner of Olive and Herb in Sun Prairie and local olive oil expert, shares healthy ways to use olive oil in great recipes and everyday life. Tastings of oil included.
Presented by: Lori Hackman
Join your friends and neighbors to chat with some of our DeForest Police Department officers.
We're serving hot beverages.
Let’s create a fun, floral card! Shirley Merker, a creative and crafty card-maker, will show us the techniques to make a card from a selection of a few different options. All supplies are included. Space is limited. Please call the library or register online to reserve your spot.
Presented by: Shirley Merker