The third Thursday of the month, at 6 P.M., is dedicated to an adults-only craft time with projects inspired by the online idea-treasure trove known as Pinterest. This month, give new life to an old book and create a one-of-a-kind vintage journal on Thursday, April 21 at 6 P.M.! All supplies provided. This program is free and open to the public. Please contact the library with any questions at 748-6160.
Thursday, March 17th @ 6 P.M.
Adult Crafting Hour - Kumihimo Braiding
The third Thursday of the month, at 6 P.M., is dedicated to an adults-only craft time with projects inspired by the online idea-treasure trove known as Pinterest.
This month, create your own Kumihimo bracelet! Discover the endless creative potential of this Japanese braiding technique to design unique bracelets, necklaces, lanyards and more.
Following the FAFSA: What happens after you file
After completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®), you still need to take action to learn how much federal financial aid you are eligible to receive. Learn what steps you need to take after you submit your FAFSA® by attending this FREE informative session. This workshop explains everything that happens after a student hits "submit" on their FAFSA.
Students will learn how to:
- Watch for their Student Aid Report and understand how to review it
- Evaluate their Expected Family Contribution and know what it means
- Make corrections to their FAFSA
- Prepare for verification and know what financial documentation they may need to provide
- Compare financial aid award letters from colleges
Wednesday, March 9th @ 6 P.M.
Choosing a College: How to Find the Right One for You!
Attention all Collegebound Juniors, Seniors, & Parents! Finding the right college is critical because it's often the difference between a student graduating or leaving without their degree. In fact, the number one reason students drop out of college is because they don't fit in. Give yourself the tools you need to succeed! Attend Great Lakes’ free advising session on Wednesday, March 9th at 6 P.M. at Ripon Public Library and learn which factors to consider in your college selection process. Discover free online tools to identify and compare prospective colleges to make the best choice for you!
Friday, March 4th @ 6 P.M.
NERF™ Battle @ Your Library
Embrace your inner child during a night of after-hours fun on Friday, March 4th at 6 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library. Outfit yourself with a NERF™ gun and then release your stress with a game of zombies vs. humans & more during this adults-only event. Perfect for busy parents who are in need of some adult time or college students who need a study break! NERF™ guns, “Elite” ammo, glow sticks, and snacks provided. Feel free to B.Y.O.B (bring your own unmodified blaster) too! “Elite” dart-style NERF™ guns only, please. Attendees will need to sign a waiver in order to participate.
Don’t fret - teens will have their own afterhours NERF™ Battle on Friday, April 29th at 6 P.M.!
Due to a family emergency, both sessions of the Sugar Blues presentations have been canceled. We plan to reschedule them for a future date. Sorry for any inconveniences.