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11/25/19 Senior Savvy Space - Dec 4th Tips and Tricks to Avoid Scams

It is estimated that older adults lose billions of dollars to scammers each year.  Chances are good that someone you know has been scammed, whether they talk about it or not.  Some won’t mention it because they are embarrassed, thinking “I can’t believe I fell for that.”  But the truth is this…if you share what you know about scams, you can help protect someone you know from being scammed as well.  The Federal Trade Commission runs a website, www.consumer.ftc.gov., where you can easily report scams and/or find out about ones that may be happening in

11/18/19 Senior Savvy Space Offers Programs

For the last couple of months we have been updating our reading room into a Savvy Senior Space.  We are having programs on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, at 10am, in the new space and we’ve tried to pick things that are of interest to older adults.   This week we held our 1st program which was on Medicare and Dispelling the Confusion.  The next program coming up will be on Wednesday, Nov.

10/19/19 Author Joy Ribar to Visit!

     Normally our Loosely Bound Book Club meets the last Thursday of the month.  But this month the club will meet on Thursday, Oct. 24th   because we will have a special visitor and we are inviting all who want to attend, whether in the book club or not.  Join us to hear author Joy Ribar talk about her new book “Deep Dark Secrets”.  Joy is a WI author and this book is the beginning of a new mystery series set in Wisconsin.  Joy will also talk about the in’s and out’s of being an author and getting a book published.  Come enjoy this free event and refreshments also. 

9/4/19 County Wide Read with Nickolas Butler

The five libraries in Green Lake County (Kingston, Green Lake, Markesan, Princeton, and Berlin) will be holding a county wide read in September. The book we picked this year is "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nickolas Butler. The story line…..Welcome to Little Wing. It's a place like hundreds of others, but for four boyhood friends―all born and raised in this small Wisconsin town―it is home. One of them never left, is still working the family farm, but the others felt the need to move on. One trades commodities, another took to the rodeo circuit. One of them hit it big as a rock star.

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