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

Covered Bridges of the Upper Midwest - Registration Required

Presented by David & Rhonda Mossner | 4th Tuesday Forum

January 26 - 10:00am | Zoom

Registration: Register! Covered Bridges are beautiful and perfectly functional – come see for yourself on a visit to the bridges of the upper Midwest. Dave Mossner has photographed scores of them and will share their stories at this library outreach program. Co-hosted via Zoom by DeForest Area Community & Senior Center & DeForest Area Public Library

Adults

The Heart Fairy - Registration Required

Presented by author Terri Sorg

January 28 - 6:30pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! We’re living in challenging times that cause anxiety for many of us.   With a background in mental health, hospice, and as a retired nurse and grandmother, Terri Sorg wants to talk about acceptance, love, and dealing with anxiety.  “The underlying message in all my books is that you are loved, no matter what. Your inner Heart Fairy...

All Ages

All About Owls - Registration Required

Presented by Shari Stern, Raptor Trust Educator

February 04 - 6:30pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Learn about owls! What makes them such effective nighttime hunters? Where do they live? How do they bring up their young? Plus, meet an owl and see first-hand what makes them so amazing. Find out about the owls whoooo live in Wisconsin! Nature lovers of all ages will enjoy this program hosted by The Raptor Trust, a nationally recognized...

Adults

Creating an Anti-Bullying Culture - Registration Required

As Easy as ABC with Juanona Brewster

February 08 - 6:30pm | Zoom

Registration: Register! Bullying is not a problem only in schools. It happens in the workplace, in families, at senior centers, and online. As a member of the Sun Prairie School District taskforce on Bullying and Anti-Bullying Collaboration of Sun Prairie, Juanona Brewster has inside knowledge of the bullying culture. How we can create an anti-bullying culture?...

Adults

Read Woke: The Watsons Go To Birmingham - Registration Required

With Discussion Leaders Brittany Brazzel & Amy Jambor

February 16 - 6:00pm | Zoom

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Registration: Register! Read Woke refers to being aware of racial and social injustice. Join discussion leaders, Brittany Brazzel and Amy Jambor to talk about three books which can inspire change, embrace diversity, and promote inclusivity. We’ll meet at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom to talk about each of these books.  February 16 - The Watsons Go to Birmingham...

Adults

Midwinter Smorgasbord - Registration Required

Around the Farm Table with Inga Witscher

February 20 - 10:00am | Zoom

Registration: Register! Meet Inga, a passionate cooking enthusiast, and host of the PBS series Around the Farm Table, for an entertaining and educational cooking demonstration. Learn how to make a Scandinavian-inspired rye bread, and other accompaniments for a midwinter smorgasbord.  

Adults

The Quiet History of a World War II Infantryman - Registration Required

Presented by Louise Endres Moore | 4th Tuesday Forum

February 23 - 10:00am | Zoom

Registration: Register! Like many World War II veterans, Alfred Endres didn't talk about his experience. Hi family accepted his answer when asked what he did in the war — chauffeur, barber, translator. After his wife died, Alfred started sharing his actual experiences with his daughter Louise. Stories shared during visits with her dad became a deep dive into his...

Kids & Family

Dr. Seuss Rhyming - Registration Required

Presented by Music Play Patrol

February 24 - 9:00am | Zoom

Registration: Coming Soon! Just in time for Dr. Seuss' birthday, this program is all about language with activities based on some of his most popular stories. 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...

Adults

Read Woke: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Registration Required

With Discussion Leaders Brittany Brazzel & Amy Jambor

March 16 - 6:00pm | Zoom

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Registration: Register! Read Woke refers to being aware of racial and social injustice. Join discussion leaders, Brittany Brazzel and Amy Jambor to talk about three books which can inspire change, embrace diversity, and promote inclusivity. We’ll meet at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom to talk about each of these books.  February 16 - The Watsons Go to...

Kids & Family

African Drum Circle - Registration Required

Presented by Music Play Patrol

March 24 - 9:00am | Zoom

Registration: Coming Soon! Feel the rhythm as you learn about a variety of West African hand drums, including the djembe, talking drum, and more. 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

Read Woke: The Vanishing Half - Registration Required

With Discussion Leaders Brittany Brazzel & Amy Jambor

April 20 - 6:00pm | Zoom

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Registration: Register! Read Woke refers to being aware of racial and social injustice. Join discussion leaders, Brittany Brazzel and Amy Jambor to talk about three books which can inspire change, embrace diversity, and promote inclusivity. We’ll meet at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom to talk about each of these books.  February 16 - The Watsons Go to...

Kids & Family

Kitchen Concerto - Registration Required

Presented by Music Play Patrol

April 28 - 9:00am | Zoom

Registration: Coming Soon! 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...

Kids & Family

Campfire Songs - Registration Required

Presented by Music Play Patrol

May 26 - 9:00am | Zoom

Registration: Coming Soon! 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...

Kids & Family

Tails & Tales - Registration Required

Presented by Music Play Patrol

June 23 - 9:00am | Zoom

Registration: Coming Soon! 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...