Library Program

Adults-only NERF Battle @ Your Library

Embrace your inner child during a night of after-hours fun on Friday, November 3rd 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” dart-style ammo, glow sticks, and snacks provided. B.Y.O.B. (bring your own unmodified blaster) too! (A small number of NERF™ blasters will be available to borrow.) “Elite” dart-style NERF™ guns only, please. Attendees will need to sign a waiver in order to participate.

Forged in Blood: How the Iron Brigade Earned Its Metallic Moniker

Thursday, October 26 at 7:00 P.M.

Join author Eric Schlehlein and learn the story of more than three thousand Wisconsin boys who served in the Iron Brigade during the Civil War. This brigade would suffer the highest casualties of any Union brigade during the war. Copies of Schlehlein’s book Black Iron Mercy will be available for purchase and signing.

Presenter Eric Schlehlein is a freelance writer and historian, with a deep appreciation for all things Americana. He has served his community the last fourteen years as a member of the Hartland Fire Department and has served as president of the Hartland Firefighters Association, Inc., where he is now well into his third term. He lives in Hartland, Wisconsin with his wife and three children. www.EricSchlehlein.com

Wine Cork Pumpkins - Pinterest Adult Crafting Hour

Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 P.M.

**This Pinterest event has filled up - those who have called or emailed that they will be attending have reserved their spot for this program. Supplies are limited.

If you can provide your own 30 wine corks, you do not need to R.S.V.P. and will still be able to participate in this crafting program. Thank you for your interest!**


Don’t miss out on this festive Adult Crafting Hour on Thursday, October 19 at 6 P.M at Ripon Public Library. Pinterest Crafting Hour is an adults-only craft time dedicated to projects inspired by Pinterest. This month, design a cute wine cork pumpkin to elevate your fall décor! Supplies are limited and this class session has filled up.

Peter Fletcher in Concert!

Sunday, October 15 at 2:00 P.M.

Peter Fletcher is a classical guitarist based in Detroit and New York City. He performs over 100 concerts a year, and his recordings on the Centaur Records and Towerhill Recordings labels have been critically acclaimed.

Peter offers an audience friendly, solo recital featuring repertoire that runs the gamut from the Renaissance Period through the 20th Century.

His current recital program features the Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1 and Lute Suite No. 3 by J. S. Bach, Paganini’s exciting and ever popular Caprice No. 24, the fiendishly difficult Five Bagatelles by British composer William Walton, and the great Spanish masterwork Cordoba by Isaac Albeniz. Peter will also perform some of his transcriptions from his Satie album, released on Centaur Records, CRC 2731, and works by Dowland, Llobet and Segovia.

Peter’s recital earlier this year, at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York, was extremely well received, and on May 6th, 2018, he will perform a solo recital on the Cathedral Cultural Series, at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit, MI.

His interests outside of music include reading, house decorating, gardening and fountain pens. We invite you to visit www.peterfletcher.com for more information.

Teen-Only NERF Battle @ Your Library

Teens-only NERF Battle at Your Library!

Friday, September 29th at 6:00 PM

Outfit yourself with a NERF™ gun and then enjoy a game of zombies vs. humans & more! 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.

**Parent/Guardian will need to sign a waiver for their teen in order for them to participate.**

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