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Computer Classes

The computer class schedule for September and October has been posted. Registration begins on Thursday, August 28. Please call (262) 532-8920 or visit the 2nd Floor Information Desk to register.

We're Hiring!

Position: Library Reference Assistant – Part-time

Available Positions: Two (2) Openings

Duties: Provide reference service, reader’s advisory, guidance in locating and choosing materials and instruction on the use of the library and its resources to patrons of all ages and abilities. Be familiar with computers and comfortable assisting patrons with basic computer questions. The ideal candidate will be able to provide service at either the youth or adult reference desk.

Requirements: Minimum of undergraduate degree from a four-year college. Ability to work under general supervision with latitude in exercising independent judgment and discretion subject to Library policies, procedures and professional practice. Good oral and written communication skills.

Hours and Salary: 20 hours/week, flexible schedule. Evenings and Saturdays required. $15 per hour.

Applications: All candidates must complete an official application. Applications and job descriptions are available at the Menomonee Falls Public Library or can be downloaded below. Chosen candidates are subject to a background check and drug testing.

Applications will be accepted until 4:30 PM Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 at the Library.

Job Application

Job Description: Reference Assistant - Part-Time

Job Description: Youth Reference Assistant - Part-Time

Houdini: His Life & His Legend

On Wednesday, October 1 at 7:00 PM, the Menomonee Falls Public Library will host a program called HOUDINI, HIS LIFE AND HIS LEGEND with William Pack. It is over 80 years since Houdini’s death, and William will expose the truth behind the myth of the escape artist, magician and ghost hunter using storytelling and magical recreations. William is a magician, a film consultant, and an author from the Chicago area. This program is free and open to the public in the Community/Meeting Room on the first floor. For more information, please call Karen at 262-532-8912

Teen Movies

All movies shown at the library are free! No need to call or sign up, and you can bring your own snacks and beverages (covered please). Admission is free to all, based on the movie’s rating. Please be advised, we can only seat 80 comfortably, so please get here early.

The Fault in Our Stars

  • Thursday, September 25, at 6:15pm

Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them -- and us – on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, based upon the number-one bestselling novel by John Green, explores the funny, thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love. Starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, 126 minutes. Rated PG-13.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

  • Thursday, October 30, at 6:15pm

As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he battles a new adversary, the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier. Starring Chris Evans, Anthony Mackie, Scarlett Johansson, and Samuel L. Jackson, 136 minutes. Rated PG-13.

September Cinem@ MFPL

All movies shown at the library are free! No need to call or sign up, and you can bring your own snacks and beverages (covered please). Admission is free to all, based on the movie’s rating. Please be advised, we can only seat 80 comfortably, so please get here early.

Draft Day

  • Tuesday, September 16, at 2:15pm
  • Thursday, September 18, at 6:30pm

Starring: Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, and Denis Leary. The general manager for the Cleveland Browns has a hard time with the owner, head coach, and the scouts 13 hours before the NFL draft starts. Directed by Ivan Reitman. Rated PG-13, 110 minutes.

Blended

  • Tuesday, September 16, at 6:30pm
  • Thursday, September 18, at 2:15pm

Starring: Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler. An awful blind date with two single parents turns into an African safari vacation for spring break. Could the two families be right for each other after all? Directed by Frank Coraci. Rated PG-13, 117 minutes.

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Maximizing Your Healthcare Benefits

On Monday, September 22 at 2:30pm, the library will be hosting Debbie Bisswurm from the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging to do a presentation on MAXIMIZING YOUR HEALTHCARE BENEFITS. She will discuss an overview of Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D, as well as Medicare Supplemental Insurance and how they fit together. Debbie is the Waukesha County State Health Insurance Assistance Outreach Specialist and the Statewide Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Coordinator. This program is free and open to the public in the Community/Meeting Room on the first floor. For more information, please call Karen at 262-532-8912.

Turn Over a New Leaf

On Wednesday, September 17 at 7:00 PM, the library will be hosting Waukesha County Recycling Specialist Meribeth Sullivan for a program entitled TURN OVER A NEW LEAF. Meribeth will talk about mulching leaves and lawn care in the autumn. She has been a recycling specialist for over 10 years and has been doing outreach, school and business recycling as well as compost education. This program is free and open to the public in the Community/Meeting Room on the first floor. For more information, please call Karen at 262-532-8912.

Social Networking @ MFPL

Interested in the latest book releases for teens? Looking for the most current teen program information? Make sure to check out our Teen Zone blog or “like” us on Facebook.

Shop Amazon and help the Library

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Click on any of the Amazon links located throughout this website or the library's catalog for more information.

Speak Up for Your Library

Speak Up for Your Library

We know you value the Menomonee Falls Public Library. Each time you attend one of our many programs, use a computer or check out a book, movie or music CD you make a continued investment in MFPL. And for that we'd like to thank you.

But the time has come for you to speak up and lend your voice in support!

Increasingly in today's political and economic climate, there are times when this library needs your voice, or when the libraries of the Waukesha County Federated Library System need your help.

Add your voice to the growing chorus! Click here to Speak Up for Your Library.

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This downloadable collection of ePub books can be viewed on most eReaders, including Sony eReaders and the Nook. However, these eBooks will not work with Amazon's Kindle.

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Friday–Saturday: 9–5

Sunday: Closed

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