Events for Adults
All events are free and some require registration. For more information or questions call the library at 262-246-5181 or email email@example.com.
Make It! @ the Library
Join us to get creative and socialize during our Make It! @ the Library series. Materials for each of these free programs are limited and participants may be asked to bring some supplies. Make It! @ the Library is a program for adults. For younger audiences, please see the children and teen event schedule. These programs will be held in the Library’s Quad/Graphics Room. Registration is required and space is limited; please contact the library to register.
Wednesday, November 10, 6:00 p.m. – Holiday Candles (Registration begins Oct. 25)
Thursday, October 28, 6:30 p.m.
Join the Victorian Undertaker, retired funeral director Steve Person, as he leads you on a journey into the macabre. Learn about Victorian rituals of death and superstitions, and view the authentic mortuary and embalming equipment that preceded modern funeral rites and practices. Registration is appreciated and opens October 4. Register HERE or call us at 262-246-5181.
Thursday, November 4, 6:00 p.m.
If you know someone who is experiencing changes in memory, thinking and behavior, this education program provides tips and strategies for difficult — but important — conversations about changes that may be related to dementia. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. This program is offered in partnership with the Library Memory Project. Registration is appreciated and opens October 4. Register HERE or call us at 262-246-5181.
Gingerbread House Decorating Contest
Entry Deadline: November 30
Entries Displayed in Library: December 1 – 31
Join us for our first ever all-ages Gingerbread House Decorating Contest! We will have different entry categories: Children, Teens, Adults, and Family. Participants can enter as individuals or teams. All entries will be on display in the library for the month of December.
Pauline Haass Public Library is a member of the Library Memory Project. Our monthly Memory Cafés will continue to meet throughout the fall. A Memory Café is an informal social gathering for those living with early-stage memory loss and their care-partner. If you and your loved one would like to attend a Memory Café, please visit the Library Memory Project website for the event schedule and registration information. www.librarymemoryproject.org
6 week courses begin on the second Wednesday of every month.
Enjoy a Beginning Writer’s Workshop, learn the secrets of Better Photography, Discover Sign Language, learn how to Play the Guitar – AND MORE!
Pauline Haass Public Library and the Bridges Library System offer a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led FREE courses that you can take entirely online through Gale Courses. As a library card holder, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks, work at your own pace, and new sessions begin every month. Browse the catalog of classes HERE!
Join our PHPL Adult & Teen Librarians for recommendations! We’ll highlight our favorite podcasts, favorite reads, best resources for free digital books, great reads for teens, and MORE.
Virtual Make-It Programs
Looking for instructions from past Make It! classes? Here are a few of our recent favorites: