Library Program

Pinterest Adult Crafting Hour - Make A Card featuring Embossing Machine and Stamps from our Makerspace

Thursday, March 16th at 6:00 P.M.

Pinterest Adult Crafting Hour - Make A Card

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. On Thursday, March 16th, design your own blank cards using stamps and a sizzix embossing machine from our new Makerspace collection (available soon for checkout!). All materials provided.

​Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics​

Wednesday, August 2nd from 2:00 - 4:00 P.M.


​Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics​
This program provides information that everyone should know about memory loss and what that means for all of us. Explore memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Learn about risk factors, research, treatments and steps to a proper diagnosis/assessment. Join us for this comprehensive overview presented by Southeastern Wisconsin's Alzheimer's Association!

Healthy Living For Your Brain and Body

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

Wednesday, May 3rd from 2:00 - 4:00 P.M.


For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us for this presentation by Southeastern Wisconsin's Alzheimer's Association to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Coach Potato Syndrome w/ Brenda Block

Tuesday, April 11th at 7:00 P.M.

Couch Potato Syndrome

The inner workings of our body are in constant motion! We were born to move. Our bodies require movement. Sitting around, whether on your couch all day or at a desk, harms your body. Join Brenda Block, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, for a free educational class at Ripon Public Library on Tuesday, April 11th at 7 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library to learn what happens to your body with lack of movement and hear ways you can sneak in more movement throughout your busy day

Snacking Afflictions w/ Brenda Block

Tuesday, March 14th at 7 P.M.

Snacking Afflictions

Snacking is defined as eating between meals whether that be healthy foods or unhealthy ones. Some say they “graze” all day rather than eat regular meals. Is snacking, or grazing good for you? What effect does it have on your body? How often should you eat? What are healthy snacks? Join Brenda Block, certified integrative nutrition health coach, for a discussion on this controversial topic.

This program is the second in a four-part series on healthy eating called Halting Hardened Habits: Four Damaging habits that are ruining your health and how to gain control of them.


Tuesday, April 11th at 7 P.M.: Couch Potato Syndrome

Tuesday, May 9th at 7 P.M.: Sugar Blues

Fast Food Desperation w/ Brenda Block

Fast Food Desperation: 5 Simple Ways You Can End Fast Food Desperation

Does your busy schedule have you derailing your health with fast food out of convenience? Do you find yourself feeling that you are too tired or do not have enough time to cook? Or maybe you are ravenously hungry and have no clue what to make? Fast Food Desperation strikes the best of us at some time or another. Join Brenda Block, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, for a free educational class at Ripon Public Library on Tuesday, February 7th at 7 P.M. to learn why fast food is not the best option for your health. Leave with 5 simple strategies for how to eat healthy on the run in a fast-paced world and replace your desperation with healthy satisfaction!

This program is the first in a four-part series on healthy eating called Halting Hardened Habits: Four damaging habits that are ruining your health and how to gain control of them.

Tuesday, February 7th at 7 P.M.: Fast Food Desperation
Tuesday, March 14th at 7 P.M.: Snacking Afflictions
Tuesday, April 11th at 7 P.M.: Couch Potato Syndrome
Tuesday, May 9th at 7 P.M.: Sugar Blues

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