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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 15, 2022 - 10:00am
  • Check out and read a copy of "The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse" by Louise Erdrich

  • We have copies available for checkout (regular print and large print)!

  • Join us either in-person in the Waupaca Library conference room or on Zoom on October 15 for an entertaining discussion about this story - bring your thoughts, comments and questions!

  • Use the link below to register if you want a Zoom link!

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Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 6:00pm

Have you taken the Pottermore quiz?

You may be surprised to find you belong to a different house based on your psychological make-up! Join us as Dr. Ivan Wayne presents a scale to help you find your Hogwarts house using your core values and psychological tendencies.

 

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November 3 at 1:30pm

The Glenn Miller Story

1954 Universal Pictures Film starring James Stuart and June Allyson. Directed by Anthony Mann.

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Download or stream 3 items each calendar month with no waiting lists. If you see it and you want it, you can have it. Hoopla gives you access to 500,000 movies, tv, music, books*, audiobooks*, and comics. Use Hoopla on your laptop or computer by logging in to the website, or use the Hoopla app on your mobile devices. Hoopla is available to Waupaca Library Patrons who live in Waupaca or Waushara County. To get started go to  www.hoopladigital.com

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Cookbooks cost $10 each. The "Safer at Home" cookbook is a joint fundraiser for the Waupaca Historical Society and Waupaca Public Library featuring recipes, stories and photographs from this pandemic year. You can purchase a copy at the Waupaca Public Library, Waupaca Historical Society and other area businesses with cash or a check made out to the Waupaca Historical Society.

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Winchester Academy logoThe Winchester Academy, located in Waupaca, Wisconsin, is a center for lifelong learning. It was inspired by the tradition of the Scandinavian Folk Academy. The Winchester Academy brings free programs to the community to stimulate participants to want to learn more about the topics. The Academy usually offers around 20 free public lectures each year, in three series - fall, winter-spring, and summer.

Winchester Academy Programs

The Winchester Academy of Waupaca presents a series of lectures throughout the year. Unless otherwise noted, programs are presented online, with reservations for limited seating in the downstairs meeting rooms of the Waupaca Area Public Library (unless a different venue is noted). Each presentation lasts approximately one hour. There is no admission charge. Should a late cancellation be necessary, it will be announced on thelakes (FM 92.7), WILW 96.3 FM, or on Facebook. All programs begin at 6:30 P.M.

Go the Winchester webite for a current schedule or to inquire about reservations for in-person attendance.

WINCHESTER ACADEMY MISSION

OUR MISSION: "Winchester Academy’s mission is to enrich the community by providing free, intellectually stimulating, informative, and engaging programs."