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.

Teen & Adult

Painting 3D Miniatures - Registration Required

August 15 - 1:00pm | Zoom

Registration: Begins Wednesday, August 5 at 9:00 am. Join us on Zoom to paint miniatures for use in tabletop gaming or just to display. You are welcome to paint your own miniatures or pickup a miniature from the library. If there are multiple people in your house that are going to participate please register each individually so we know which miniature everyone...


Need to Read Book Chat - Registration Required

August 18 - 6:30pm | Zoom & Library Community Room

Registration: Register! What have you been reading lately? Join other book lovers to talk about your favorite books, and maybe those you didn’t like! Be ready to give a brief description of one or two of your recent reads.  


Elizabeth Cady Stanton - Registration Required

Presented by Historian Laura F. Keyes

August 19 - 6:30pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Elizabeth Cady Stanton fought for equal rights for women for over fifty years. Upon her death in 1902 she left behind a legacy of her crusade for female equality and myriad writings that would inspire feminists for over a century to come. Hear from Mrs. Stanton in 1866, when the Civil War was over, but the battle for Women’s Suffrage was...


Warriors, Saints and Scoundrels - Registration Required

Brief Portraits of Real People Who Shaped Wisconsin Presented by Author Michael Edmonds

September 15 - 6:00pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Have you ever wondered who created the Hodag? Who helped America’s Dairyland become known for its cheese? Who won the vote for African Americans in Wisconsin? Who made “Forward” the state motto? Listen to entertaining tales of weird and wonderful characters, from fishermen and fur traders to poets and politicians. Join us as Michael Edmonds...


A Fall Harvest of Poetry

October 05 - 6:30pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Autumn brings to mind cool days, hot soup, harvest, birds migrating, and family gatherings. While every season lends itself to poetry, the colorful trees of fall help us to notice the beauty of life. You’re invited to share your poetry related to fall, or read a poem that inspires you.


Taking Flight - Registration Required

A History of Birds and People in the Heart of America Presented by Michael Edmonds; author, historian, and avid birder

October 20 - 6:00pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Whether you’re a casual bird-watcher, a hard-core life-lister, or simply someone who loves the outdoors, you'll encounter new ways of thinking about birds, people, and the extraordinary history that connects them at this program. In this illustrated talk, author Michael Edmonds will explain how and why people in the nation’s heartland...