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Book Sale

It's time once again for the library's bi-annual book sale! On Thursday and Friday items will be $0.25 each or 5 for $1 unless specially marked. On Saturday items will be sold for $0.10 each or 13 for $1 unless specially marked. On Saturday May 9th items are $0.10 each or a baker's dozen for $1 except for the specially marked items

  • Thursday, May 7th from 9:00am - 8:30pm
  • Friday, May 8th from 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday, May 9th from 9:00am - 3:00pm

Mary Rickert, Author of The Memory Garden

Author Mary Rickert is going to talk about her book THE MEMORY GARDEN on Monday, May 4 at 7:00pm. This book has magical realism and a fairy-tale quality with unforgettable characters. Mary has published numerous short stories, and this is her first novel. This program is free and open to the public in the Community/Meeting Room on the first floor.

Computer Class Schedule

The Computer Class Schedule for May and June, 2015 has been posted. Registration is required unless noted. Call (262) 532-8920 or stop at the 2nd floor Information Desk to register starting April 20th.

Download the schedule (pdf)

Teen Movie

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 Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Special start time!

  • Thursday, April 30, at 6:00pm

Bilbo and Company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness. Rated PG-13, 144 minutes.

Battling the Emerald Ash Borer

On Wednesday, April 29 at 7:00pm, Ron Gumz from Wachtel Tree Science will discuss the Emerald Ash Borer. Ron has been battling the borer for years, and he will suggest ways to slow down this destructive insect. Ron is an ISA Certified Arborist, an active member of the Wisconsin Arborist Association, and has always loved the outdoors. This program is free and open to the public in the Community/Meeting Room on the first floor.

Early Literacy Corner Kickoff

Coming soon to the Library/Learning tree

  • Saturday, April 25: All Day

Enjoy the kick-off for our new collection of interactive toys that will help young children develop the foundation skills for learning to read. Discover the new Playaway Views, which enable individual viewing of film versions of quality picture books. Playaway Bookpack book/audio kits feature a number of picture books and a self-contained Playaway where earbuds are used for individual listening, and an adapter for group listening. Representatives from Findaway, our source, will be here from 10:00AM -2:00PM to demonstrate their use & answer questions. Find out about the “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” program that gives your child a jump-start on learning to read.

Children's 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.

Night at the Museum 3: Secret of The Tomb

  • Saturday, April 25 at 11:00am
  • Saturday, April 25 at 2:15pm

A wild, adventure-filled night as a tablet from an Egyptian tomb brings the exhibits to life for chases and rescues before a final celebration. (Rated PG; 98 minutes)

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National Library Week

National Library Week is April 12-18. In celebration, kids age 4-11 can pick up a sheet any time during the month of April in the Youth Library, and draw a scene or character from a favorite book. They can turn it in to get a coupon for a free scoop of custard from Culvers, and enter their name for a drawing for a Culvers kid’s meal. The drawings will be displayed in a ringbinder in the Youth Library.

April 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.

Unbroken

  • Tuesday, April 21 at 2:15pm
  • Thursday, April 23 at 6:00pm

Starring: Jack O’Connell, Domhnall Gleeson and Takamasa Ishihara. A true story about an Olympic athlete that gets captured by the Japanese in World War II. Directed by Angelina Jolie. Rated PG-13, 137 minutes.

The Imitation Game

  • Tuesday, April 21 at 6:00pm
  • Thursday, April 23 at 2:15pm

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley. During World War II, a British master cryptologist cracks the code to the German’s Enigma device with the help of fellow mathematicians in top-secret Bletchley Park. Based on a true story. Directed by Morton Tyldum. Rated PG-13, 114 minutes.

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New Library Resource

Gale Courses

Beginning in January, every Waukesha County library cardholder will have access to Gale Courses!

Patrons will have access to hundreds of instructor-led online courses covering everything from health and wellness to creative writing, computer programming, GED test preparation and much more. Gale Courses are developed by expert instructors, many of whom are currently working at universities around the country.

These classes usually cost $99, but will be offered to Waukesha County residents for free!

Visit wcfls.org/classes to browse class listings and sign up for courses beginning in January.

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

Do you shop at Amazon? If so, you can help the library at no cost to yourself!

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.

Public Domain eBooks

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Over 15,000 titles found in the public domain are now available in one place.

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.

Start browsing the collection.

To view these eBooks on a computer, you will need to download and install Adobe Digital Editions.

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