Library Program

Teens-only Zombie Dice Tournament

Teen Zombie Dice Tournament
Friday, June 2 at 6:00 P.M.


Does the end of the school year have you feeling like a zombie? Put your game face on and head over to the Ripon Public Library after hours on Friday, June 2nd at 6 P.M. for a teens-only Zombie Dice Tournament! Zombie Dice is a quick-to-learn game that has players play as zombies trying to be the first to eat 13 brains. Free fun, food, and a chance to win a copy of the game! Doors lock at 6:00 P.M. Please arrive a few minutes before the program starts to ensure you don't miss out on the fun game night!

Soft Skills Job Seekers Workshop

Job Seekers Workshop Series.
Join Bob Kallio, Employment and Training Director at ADVOCAP for a series of Job Seeker workshops at the Ripon Public Library throughout the month of May. ADVOCAP is a non-profit community action agency that works towards creating opportunities for people and communities to reduce poverty and increase self-sufficiency. Develop the skill set you need to secure the right job for you!
 
Soft Skills Workshop
Wednesday, May 24 at 2:00 P.M.

Discover the importance of 'soft skills' (the skills that include working effectively in teams, communicating effectively, understanding employer expectations, customer service, problem-solving and critical thinking, etc.) that enable people to effectively work well with others, perform well, and achieve their goals.  This workshop will provide information on additional free training resources for people to expand on these soft skills to help them become even better co-workers, supervisors and managers.

National Career Readiness Certificate Workshop

Job Seekers Workshop Series.
Join Bob Kallio, Employment and Training Director at ADVOCAP for a series of Job Seeker workshops at the Ripon Public Library throughout the month of May. ADVOCAP is a non-profit community action agency that works towards creating opportunities for people and communities to reduce poverty and increase self-sufficiency. Develop the skill set you need to secure the right job for you!
 
National Career Readiness Certificate Workshop
Thursday, May 11 at 9:00 A.M.

Learn about the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) credential, why it is important, how job-seekers use this credential to enhance their marketability, and how Wisconsin employers can use this credential to help select the right candidates for their job openings.  Best of all... the process of earning an NCRC is free to job-seekers registered on Job Centers of Wisconsin’s website.

Don't miss the final event in this Job Seekers Workshop Series:

  • Soft Skills Workshop
    • Wednesday, May 24 at 2:00 P.M.

Job Seeker Tools Workshop

Job Seekers Workshop Series.
Join Bob Kallio, Employment and Training Director at ADVOCAP for a series of Job Seeker workshops at the Ripon Public Library throughout the month of May. ADVOCAP is a non-profit community action agency that works towards creating opportunities for people and communities to reduce poverty and increase self-sufficiency. Develop the skill set you need to secure the right job for you!
 
Job Seeker Tools Workshop
Tuesday, May 2 at 1:00 P.M.

Explore the many on-line tools available on the Job Centers of Wisconsin website.  This session will cover the free registration process, free on-line workshops, career pathway exploration, training resources, in-demand and 'Hot Jobs', on-line resume creation, job-seeker skills matching to posted openings, and more...

Don't miss the other programs in this Job Seekers Workshop Series:

  • National Career Readiness Certificate Workshop
    • Thursday, May 11 at 9:00 A.M.
  • Soft Skills Workshop
    • Wednesday, May 24 at 2:00 P.M.

Tonks and the Aurors Concert on the Village Green | The Bruce Springsteen of Wizard Rock

Tonks and the Aurors concert on the Village Green
The Bruce Springsteen of Wizard Rock

http://tonksandtheaurors.com

Tonks & the Aurors is a wizard rock band (music about Harry Potter) created and fronted by Steph Anderson. Since 2007, Tonks & the Aurors has traveled the country playing in libraries and bookstores and has released four full-length albums and an EP. Recently, Steph has expanded her “Muggle” discography to include an additional album and three EPs featuring songs that draw inspiration from The Hunger Games series, Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series, John Green’s books, and even The West Wing.

Tianna and the Cliffhangers, and Losing Lara will join Tonks and the Aurors in concert, so get ready to rock out to your favorite music inspired by Harry Potter, Star Wars, Firefly, the Hunger Games, and more!

This show is FREE and ALL AGES as usual!

Information provided from http://tonksandtheaurors.com

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