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Life with the Green & Gold

On Wednesday, November 19 at 7:00pm, author Jessie Garcia will speak about her book MY LIFE WITH THE GREEN & GOLD: TALES FROM 20 YEARS OF SPORTSCASTING at the Menomonee Falls Public Library. Jessie is a sportscaster from WTMJ, a Carroll University journalism teacher, a wife, and a mother. She has reported on the Green Bay Packers during the Holmgren, Rhodes, Sherman, and McCarthy eras and is the co-host of the “Mike McCarthy Show.” She will be selling and signing her book.

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.

Holiday Bazaar

The Friends of the Menomonee Falls Public Library will host the eleventh annual Holiday Bazaar -- one-stop holiday shopping! -- at the Library on Saturday, November 1, from 9:00AM - 4:00PM at the library. Local representatives who conduct home parties or catalog sales for these products will offer items for on-site purchase or order. Vendors will be located in the large Meeting Room to the right of the vestibule and in the adjacent hallways. Free parking is available on site, and admission is free. The Bazaar offers shoppers a chance to get a head start on their holiday shopping.

As in the past, this event is a fundraising endeavor of the Friends group, with a percentage of all sales going to them. The Friends provide ongoing support to the Library with their fund raising and volunteer efforts for special programs and purchase of materials.

Some of this year's vendors include:

  • Gold Canyon
  • Tastefully Simple
  • Mary Kay
  • Watkins
  • Longaberger
  • Discovery Toys
  • Tupperware
  • Pampered Chef
  • Lia Sophia
  • Usborne Books

For more information, please call 262-532-8930 or -8931.

What's it Like?

The World Through the Eyes of Someone with Alzheimer's Disease

On Thursday, November 13 at 7:00pm, the Menomonee Falls Public Library will welcome Gail Morgan, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Wisconsin. This presentation explores what happens to the brain when affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Gail will also lead the participants through some interactive exercises to experience what it might feel like to have this disease.

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.

November 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.

Jersey Boys

  • Tuesday, November 18, at 2:15pm
  • Thursday, November 20, at 6:15pm

Starring: Christopher Walken, Steven R. Schirripa, and John Lloyd Young. Adapted from the 2006 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, this saga dramatizes the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Rated R, 134 minutes.

Maleficent

  • Tuesday, November 20, at 6:15pm
  • Thursday, November 20, at 2:15pm

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, and Sharlto Copley. A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land. Based on the “Sleeping Beauty” legend. Directed by Robert Stromberg. Rated PG, 97 minutes.

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World War I Christmas Miracle

On Thursday, November 6 at 7:00pm, the Menomonee Falls Public Library will host Wisconsin native Rochelle Pennington, author of the book Christmas Gifts. She will speak about the World War I “Christmas Miracle.” In the Christmas season of 1914, many truces occurred between the warring sides. Rochelle will share photographs, diary entries, newspaper articles, and letters home from that wonderful day.

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.

Children's Movies

Beethoven's Treasure Tail

November 8: 10:15am & 2:15pm

Our St. Bernard hero, Beethoven, tries to keep his puppies out of the hands of kidnappers. (Rated PG)

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.

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.

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