We’ll provide the coloring pages, you provide the creativity! Coloring Club coloring packets are available at the adult information desk the third Thursday of each month. Take a packet home to color and post your completed works of art on social media before the next coloring club for a chance to win a prize! The upcoming dates are:
- Thursday, February 18th
- Thursday, March 18th
Cooped Up Crafts Take Home Kit (Live Virtual Event)
In February we are paper quilling a heart! Registration is required and begins February 1st. Register by calling 414-302-8500 or online at westallislibrary.org/events. Pick up your kit between February 8-16 . A Zoom meeting link will be emailed to you prior to the event.
- Tuesday, February 16th at 6 pm
Identity Theft: Protect and Prevent
Identity theft continues to be the fastest growing crime in the United States. The more you learn about it, the less vulnerable you are. The Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection will explain the different types of identity theft, how to recognize it and how to prevent it — including information about fraud alerts and security freezes. Receive tips for safeguarding personal information and how to spot the red flags of a scam. With Francesca Johnson, Agency Liaison, Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection. Register by calling 414-302-8500 or online at westallislibrary.org/events.
- Tuesday, February 16th at 2 pm
Books & Coffee
A casual, Saturday morning book club for adults. Join us via Zoom with a cup of coffee (or beverage of your choice) and a book discussion. To receive information call 414-302-8500. If you would like updates and reminders, ask to join our Books & Coffee email list! The upcoming dates are:
- Saturday, February 20th at 10 am: The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler
- Saturday, March 20th at 10 am: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
ARTalk: Caring for Photos
Join us for our first ARTalk! Archivist Heather Sonntag will discuss caring for personal and family photo albums and other image collections. Learn how to identify formats, store them safely, and arrange and describe them for future use. Includes information on pre-digital and digital photography. Registration is required and begins December 29th. Register by calling 414-302-8500 or online at westallislibrary.org/events. Registered participants will receive an email with a link to the Zoom event the day before the meeting.
- Tuesday, January 26th at 6:30 pm
ARTalk: Painting Your Emotions
Erico Ortiz, a painter and owner of Inspiration Studios in West Allis, will guide you through the emotional landscape of painting and share stories behind his work. You won’t want to miss this engaging speaker! Registration is required and begins January 27th. Register by calling 414-302-8500 or online at westallislibrary.org/events. Registered participants will receive an email with a link to the Zoom event the day before the meeting.
- Tuesday, February 23rd at 6:30 pm