Through Labor Day, Mead Library is open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, we are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and we continue to be closed on Sundays. Enjoy your summer with a book, DVD, or magazine!
Lisa Kreuser, of the Spice and Tea Exchange in Mequon, will talk about tea at a free program at Mead Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6. Come taste, smell, and learn about black, green, white, herbal (and more) teas, whether you are a tea lover seeking new flavors or a tea novice. Tea packets and accessories will be available for purchase at the end of the event.
Mead Library offers you a new online resource to explore careers. Career Cruising is a global leader in online career development. Among many other features and functions, their interactive career guidance resource provides you with the ability to: complete interest and skills assessments, search hundreds of occupation profiles, search thousands of post-secondary education options, maintain a living portfolio, and create 4-year course plan.
A spectacular quilt, crafted by Peggy Van Der Sande, is the prize in the “Q Is for Quilt” Raffle sponsored by the Friends of Mead Public Library. The quilt is on display at the library. The drawing will be held on Sept. 20, at 1 p.m. in the library. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. Volunteers will be selling tickets at the library at various times, including Saturday mornings.
Kurt Sampson of the Wisconsin Archeological Society will present a free lecture on effigy burial mounds at Mead Public Library at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5. He will feature information about the Kletzien Mound Group located at the Sheboygan Indian Mounds Park. After the presentation, participants may choose to travel to the mound site for a tour with Kurt Sampson.
Join members of the Sheboygan Shuttlecraft Guild as they demonstrate the process of weaving at Mead Public Library on Friday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Drop in and watch, from setup to completion of a woven mug rug, then try weaving a mug rug to take home!
Mead Public Library now offers its cardholders free online access to Zinio, a collection of popular magazines to read on a computer or mobile device. Popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits. Use the library account to check out materials. To download/read materials, use your Zinio.com account. Here are two pages with FAQ help and more information.