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.

Adults

Qi gong In-Person! - Registration Required

April 27 - 9:30am | Community Room

Registration: Register! What is Qi gong? It is a slow movement exercise with gentle stretching. Qi gong can create better energy, better sleep, relaxation, and reduce stress. It’s been a long time since we were able to offer in-person Qi gong classes. Public Health Madison & Dane County Order #13 allows 20 people in our Community Room with 6 foot distancing,...

Adults

Strategic Exercises for Pain-Free Knees & Hips - Registration Required

Presented by Aaron Gustum | 4th Tuesday Forum

April 27 - 10:00am | Zoom

Registration: Register! Ready to get active with the warmer weather, but not sure where to start? Learn how to take a smart approach toward your spring activities that will keep you and your joints feeling good! Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Aaron Gustum will present this program for us on Zoom. Co-hosted via Zoom by DeForest Area Community & Senior...

Adults

The Martians Are Coming - Registration Required

Presented by Historian Laura F. Keyes

April 27 - 6:30pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! On the Eve of Halloween 1938, a young actor/director broadcast a radio drama based on a 40-year-old novel: The War of the Worlds. While the original broadcast had a relatively low audience, the impact it had, and continues to have, on American culture is staggering. But how much of that impact was reality, and how much has been exaggerated...

Kids & Family

Kitchen Concerto - Registration Required

Presented by Music Play Patrol

April 28 - 9:00am | Zoom

Registration: Register! Grab your whisk and spatula, bowl and pan, and get ready to make some music. Join us at 9 am on the fourth Wednesday of each month for a fun interactive class presented by Music Play Patrol. Their music educators will get you and your little ones singing and dancing with their engaging and entertaining programs. Registration is required to...

Adults

Two Authors Under One Roof - Registration Required

Meet Susan Eaton Mendenhall & Don Mendenhall

April 29 - 6:00pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Join us for a glimpse into the writing lives of two local artists. Susan, a watercolor artist, recently published A House Named Simplicity: Stories of Finding Home. Her husband, Don, is a fine art photographer and author of Civility: Belonging with Dignity. In her book, Susan has written a collection of stories about a house that supported...

Kids & Family

Zooming with Miss Emily - Registration Required

May 12 - 9:00am | Zoom

Registration: Register! Sing, dance, read a story, and get silly with Miss Emily on the second Wednesday of the month. You only need to register once for all sessions. The Zoom link that will be emailed to you is the same for all of the sessions.

All Ages

Tails & Tales Mini Painting

May 15 - 1:00pm | Zoom

More information coming soon

Adults

Woody Guthrie: When The World's On Fire - Registration Required

Music Performed by Adam Miller

May 18 - 6:00pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Be a part of “The World’s on Fire” with legendary folksinger, storyteller, and autoharp virtuoso, Adam Miller. Woody Guthrie wrote over 1,000 songs in his lifetime and his musical legacy includes political, traditional, and children’s songs, along with ballads and improvised works. Come hear Adam Miller, a renowned American folksinger and...

All Ages

Biking to Bucky - Registration Required

Presented by Dave Mossner | 4th Tuesday Forum

May 25 - 10:00am | Zoom

Registration: Register! Take a virtual bike ride with Dave Mossner to see all 85 lifesize Bucky Badger statues that were on Parade around Madison. You’ll also learn some fun facts about Bucky Badger, including how the beloved mascot got his start and why he wears contact lenses. All ages welcome for this virtual adventure - no bicycle needed at this library outreach...

Kids & Family

Campfire Songs - Registration Required

Presented by Music Play Patrol

May 26 - 9:00am | Zoom

Registration: Register! Get ready for summer camping with a program of family-friendly, spooky stories and movement activities for students ages 5 and up. Join us at 9 am on the fourth Wednesday of each month for a fun interactive class presented by Music Play Patrol. Their music educators will get you and your little ones singing and dancing with their engaging and...

Adults

Meet Author Vivian Probst - Registration Required

June 03 - 6:30pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Vivian Probst is a novelist, writer of several memoirs, linguist, and champion of language skills. She will discuss this and the new book from her five-book series, The Woman Who Forgot Who She Was. Vivian has written a mystery series that is based on her own life. Book Two in the series, Waking From Her Weariness, is now available. In...

Adults

How You Can Help Your Favorite Main Street Business Survive and Thrive - Registration Required

Presented by Noelle Stary Author of Main Street Moxie

June 09 - 6:30pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Noelle Stary, entrepreneur, owner of two East Coast businesses, and author of Main Street Moxie, From Surviving to Thriving in the NEW American Marketplace, will speak to us about the new world of business from her side of the desk, as well as how consumers can lend to hand to show their favorite Main Street businesses they support them all the...

Kids & Family

Tails & Tales - Registration Required

Presented by Music Play Patrol

June 23 - 9:00am | Zoom

Registration: Register! Journey with us through stories about princesses, giants, heroes, and more using our imaginations and electronic instruments. Join us at 9 am on the fourth Wednesday of each month for a fun interactive class presented by Music Play Patrol. Their music educators will get you and your little ones singing and dancing with their engaging and...