107 South Main St • Waupaca, WI 54981 • (715) 258-4414   Contact-us-button_0.png

Welcome to the Adult Department!

Housed on the main floor of the Library,  we have the daily news, magazines, microfilm, along with books, movies and music for all your information and entertainment needs. Questions are welcome at the Information Desk. Please let our friendly, helpful staff assist you.  Throughout the year we have a full schedule of ongoing programs and special events for adults.

Adult Programs

All Adult Programs | Lunch & Learn | Film Series | Life Class | Book Clubs
Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 10:00am
  • Check out and read a copy of "Finding Dorothy" by Elizabeth Letts.
  • We have copies available for curbside pickup or you can stop by and pick one up!
  • Register below and we will send you the link to the Zoom meeting.
  • Join us on Zoom October 3 for a discussion online!

 

Registration is closed for this book club.
If you would like your name to be added to a wait list, please call the library at 715-258-4414.

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Neighbors have a critical role to play in the COVID-19 pandemic.  Who on your block might need help if they get sick?  Who might have trouble getting groceries?  Who might be isolated with no one to talk to?  How can neighbors lift each other’s spirits? 

Lots of great stories are emerging from neighborhoods all across the world: 

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Stop by and respond to the Census2020 on our library computers.

You can make an appointment with library staff to assist you in completing your census form here.

Study rooms available on a limited basis and internet computers available by walk-in or appointment.

Click here for more information or to complete the census: https://2020census.gov/en.html

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Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 6:00pm

Join us on the "Journey to Better" series. This 3-part Virtual Series will focus on community-building conversations about racism.

The first class is based on Chuck Reynold's recent article, "From Sleep to Woke to Work...."

Chuck and Marci Reynolds will lead the first discussion on October 8 at 6pm.

Zoom space is limited to 20 participants. Please register below for this class.

 

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Every Other Tuesday from 3:00-7:30 P.M.

Sign up to play "Lost Mines Of Phandelver"

We are starting a virtual D&D/5E bi-weekly campaign on Discord for adults (18 and over) on Tuesday, October 13 from 3:00 - 7:30pm.
All characters will start at level 1. All levels of experience are welcome. 

There are 8 slots available per session. Players must sign up before each session.
To sign up or if you have any questions, please contact us:
 

Upcoming
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 3:00pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 3:00pm to 7:30pm
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We know many of you are missing our great book selection at the library. Thankfully, Waupaca has a lot of Little Free Libraries around town, and we're working hard to help keep them full. Below is a list of libraries, please email us if changes need to be made to the list or it's running low! 
NEW! Bailey St.
NEW! Elm St. across from Plant 1 Foundry
NEW! Lake St.
Waupaca Learning Center
Trinity Lutheran Church
South Park in front of Hutchinson House
Swan Park
Historical Society (Main St.)
Rotary Park
Corner of North St. and Franklin St.
State St. near Plant 1
Highland Dr. 
Bethany Home (on Berlin St)
North Side of W. Fulton St, just a few houses down from Hardees
Virginia Dr. (Near Red Mill) 
Stratton Lake Road (between Hwy K & 22)​
Main St. in Rural (Rural Historical Society) 
Lamplighter Lane (Covered Bridge)
Cleghorn Rd. (there are actually 2!)
 
Please consider these tips about using Little Free Libraries during COVID-19, and for more info, please visit the Little Free Library Website.
1. Please don't use Little Free Libraries while someone in your home is sick.
2. Wash your hands before and after using a Little Free Library.
3. Out of an abundance of caution, consider bringing a paper bag and quarentining your items for 24 hours before use.
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