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Event Registration

If registration is required, recommended or appreciated for an event, the event will appear on this page. Unless an event states otherwise, please only register once for an event. Any questions give us a call at (608) 846-5482 or email us at deforestlibrary@deforestlibrary.org. Please note: you must be 13 or older to register online for our programs. Anyone under the age of 13 must have a parent or guardian register for them.

Kids & Family

Story Hour: Mondays @ 9am and 10am - This Event is Full

2 - 5 Years Old

November 01 - 9:00am | Children's Room

Pre-schoolers will build letter and number identification skills while enjoying stories, songs, and activities with their caregivers. Space is limited. Please register for only one Storytime (Wiggles & Giggles, Tiny Tot Time, OR Story Hour) per child. When you register you will be registered for all remaining sessions.  We follow current Dane County...

Kids & Family

Tiny Tot Time: Tuesdays @ 9am (Full), 10am, and 11am - Registration Required

1 - 3 Years Old

November 02 - 9:00am | Children's Room

Registration: Register! Register for either the 10 am or 11 am session. The 9 am session is Full. Silly songs, fun action rhymes, and interactive stories will have caregivers and little ones moving and grooving. Space is limited. Please register for only one Storytime (Wiggles & Giggles, Tiny Tot Time, OR Story Hour) per child. When you...

Adults

Qigong In-Person! - Registration Required

With Nancy Osley

November 02 - 9:30am | Community Room

Registration: Register! What is Qigong? It is a slow movement exercise with gentle stretching. Qigong can create better energy, better sleep, relaxation, and reduce stress. It’s been a long time since we were able to offer in-person Qigong classes. To participate, please call the Library at 846-5482, or register on our website. Wear comfortable clothing, bring...

Kids & Family

Wiggles & Giggles @ 9am - Registration Required

Birth - 12 Months Old

November 03 - 9:00am | Children's Room

Registration: Register! Babies and their caregivers will have fun interacting with each other while singing songs, doing simple fingerplays, and enjoying short stories. Space is limited. Please register for only one Storytime (Wiggles & Giggles, Tiny Tot Time, OR Story Hour) per child. When you register you will be registered for all remaining sessions....

Adults

Leaving Lightly - Registration Required

Presented by Janet Lee Kraft

November 03 - 6:00pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Regardless of your age and state of health, getting your affairs in order is one of the kindest and most compassionate actions you can take to assure peace of mind for yourself and those you leave behind. And, with careful planning, you can save you and your loved ones money at the end of your life. Presenter Janet Lee Kraft created this...

Kids & Family

Story Hour: Thursdays @ 9am and 10am - Registration Required

2 - 5 Years Old

November 04 - 9:00am | Children's Room

Registration: Register! Register for either the 9 am or the 10 am session. Pre-schoolers will build letter and number identification skills while enjoying stories, songs, and activities with their caregivers. We follow current Dane County Public Health guidelines. Current guidelines require everyone 2 and older to wear masks in public buildings. All programs...

Adults

Name that Tune - Registration Required

Presented by Ben Pernick

November 16 - 6:00pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Name that Tune is a fun brain game that tests your musical know-how! Ben challenges participants to identify the song titles, artists, and lyrics from a repertoire of over 400 melodies on the saxophone, including Top 40 hits, TV themes and more. Participants work together to flex their music & trivia know-how in identifying the tunes with...

Adults

Working Titles - Registration Recommended

A Professional Development Book Club

November 17 - 6:30pm | Community Room & Zoom

Join like-minded professionals as we work towards gaining new skills to help us advance in the workplace. Register to receive the Zoom link or to reserve your spot for the in-person discussion.   New members are always welcome!  

Teen & Adult

Mini Painting: Dinos! - Registration Recommended

November 20 - 1:00pm | Children's Room

Registration: Register! Join us in-person to paint 3-D printed miniatures. Bring your own miniature or pick up one at the program. Registered participants will receive a 3D-Printed Dino Folk designed by Rocket Pig Games, see event photo! This program is geared for teens and adults 13 and older, younger kids may attend with a parent or...

Teen & Adult

Unlock! - Expedition Challenger: Registration Required

November 20 - 1:00pm | Children's Room

Unlock! - Expedition: Challenger - Registration Required: Register to play this game! Up to 6 people can register to play this game It takes 1-2 hours to play Difficulty is 3 of 3 We are recommending it for teens in High School and Adults Description from the box "Explore a valley full of dinosaurs and save the members of Professor Challenger's latest...

Adults

Tips for Creating Your Destiny - Registration Required

November 22 - 6:30pm | Zoom & Community Room

Registration: Register! Space is limited for this indoor program, please register in advance to secure your space or to receive a Zoom link. If you are looking for inspiration and a way to bring your ideas beyond the dream stage, come meet author, professor, and business owner Barbara Zabawa. She’ll discuss how she successfully made her own dreams a reality...

Adults

Run for Local Office - Registration Required

November 30 - 6:30pm | Community Room & Zoom

Registration: Register! Register to reserve your spot or to receive the Zoom link. Running for local office can seem intimidating or confusing. Learn the basics, including requirements and helpful resources. Current local elected officials from the school board, county board, and village/town boards will speak during a panel.

Adults

Legends and Lore of Winter - Registration Required

Tales for the darkest days of the year

December 06 - 6:00pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Winter may seem like a quiet time, but it is actually filled with bizarre tales and stories of how to make weird spirits, Krampus-the helper of Santa Claus, stories of little people, werewolves, witches, people being burned alive, and numerous other cold traditions! Discover: Krampus- Santa's evil companion...

Adults

Virtual Trivia Night - Registration Required

December 09 - 6:30pm | Zoom

Registration - Register! Join us on Zoom and put your trivia skills to the test in this fun night of general knowledge questions!  Receive a small prize for playing, or win some cool library swag (and bragging rights!) if you're the winner!

Adults

The Wonders of Winter Birding - Registration Required

December 14 - 6:00pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Are you looking for a new hobby this winter? Give birding a try! Join Caitlyn Schuchhardt to learn about the wide variety of birds you can find in south-central Wisconsin during the winter season. She'll share tips for beginning birders, advice for how to make the most of winter birding, and some must-visit destinations. Whether you'd...