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Library - Adults

  1. Wednesday Morning Book Discussion

    October 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Please join us for a discussion of Being Mortal by Atul Gawande.

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  2. 3D Printing Basics

    October 17, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Technology Center

    Join us to learn the basics of 3D design and printing! We will be using the free, easy-to-use online design tool Tinkercad. You will also get a chance to see one of the library's 3D printers, generously donated by the Friends of the Fitchburg Library. Please drop by or call the 2nd floor Reference Desk or call 608-729-1763 to register.

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  3. Adult Craft Evening

    October 23, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    Enjoy socializing with your fellow grown-ups at the library during a fun and relaxing craft time! Bring your own craft project or create something with the supplies provided. Held the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Please register at the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor, 608-729-1763.

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  4. Cookbook Club - Wisconsin Cookbooks

    October 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library - Large Meeting Room

    Join the Library's Cookbook Club as we celebrate Wisconsin recipes and cookbooks. Choose a recipe from a Wisconsin cookbook or other source (newspaper, blog, etc.), make the recipe, and bring it, plus the cookbook the recipe came from, to the meeting. We will sample all the dishes and discuss the recipes. The library will provide utensils and beverages. *Please ask at the reference desk if you need some help finding a Wisconsin cookbook.

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  5. Frankenstein Turns 200

    October 25, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    2018 marks 200 years since Mary Shelley published Frankenstein. Celebrate this classic story (and Halloween!) this month with two film adaptations of the novel. Tonight will be Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948). Run time 83 minutes.

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  6. The Un-Book Club: Curating Conversations

    October 29, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    A new library discussion group! This month we're talking about books, graphic novels, movies and podcasts that gave us the creeps! Do you have a favorite read for Halloween? A place to talk about what you're reading/watching/listening to (and loving) right now!

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Library - Kids

  1. Yoga Buds

    October 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library

    Join us for a fun family class where we will read stories, practice mindfulness, and bend and stretch in yoga poses! Please bring a towel or yoga mat for yourself and your child. No experience necessary. Recommended for children 2-5 and caregivers.

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  2. Storytime

    October 18, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

    Come join the professionals of CI Pediatric Therapy Centers for books, activities, and fun! Open to children ages 2-5 and their parents/caregivers. • Learn how to enhance your child’s language skills through reading. • Learn how to incorporate songs and motor activities with books. • Language and motor developmental milestones will be provided. • Opportunity to ask questions about your child’s development. • Led by a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and Occupational Therapist.

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  3. Bouncing Halloween Babies

    October 18, 2018, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Bring your baby, in costume, to the Halloween edition of Bouncing Babies! This program will have lap rhymes, songs, stories and fun! After the program, enjoy social time with other parents/caregivers and tummy time for the babies. This program is ideal for prewalkers, starting at birth.

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  4. Un-Book Club!

    October 18, 2018, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Welcome to the UNBookclub!! Read a book from our monthly genre and come ready to have fun with discussion, snack and craft! For October, let’s read a spooky book and do a horror craft! Recommended for tweens ages 9-12.

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  5. Monster Storytime

    October 19, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Monsters don't scare me! Join us for a fun and friendly monster storytime with a craft. Ages 2-5.

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  6. We're Going on a Bear Hunt!

    October 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Come to the library for a story, songs, crafts, and a bear hunt! We’re not scared! (Ages 2-5)

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  7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party

    October 23, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Zoo-wee mama! Join us for a party based on the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series! We will enjoy the Cheese Touch game, a Manny Cereal Toss, crafts, and more. Recommended for ages 5-12.

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  8. Toddler Discoveries

    October 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library

    A workshop perfect for your little one! Enjoy books and activities about various topics to build skills and knowledge. Bring “messy” clothes for your child. Recommended for children ages 1-3.

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  9. STEAM Power!

    October 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Join us at the library for a STEAM Power storytime and exploration. We will have a short storytime then explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math based on the themes in the books. Ages 2-5

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  10. Halloween Hunt

    October 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Boo! The Fitchburg Public Library will be hosting the 11th annual Great Halloween Hunt on October 27th from 6-9:30 pm. at the library. Activities include a scavenger hunt, crafts and games, a magician, balloon twisters, and a movie. 6-8 pm: Scavenger Hunt, Balloon Twisting, Crafts & Games 6:15-6:45 pm & 7-7:30 pm: Magic Shows 8-9:30 pm: Movie

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  11. Halloween Dance Party

    October 30, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    Join us for a special Halloween edition of our dance party! Wear a costume and do the monster boogie! Ages 0-5.

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  12. Toddler Art

    October 31, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library

    Explore and play with fun art materials! Children will practice fine motor skills as they engage in process art. This is a drop in program. Prepare to get messy! Recommended for children ages 1-3.

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Library - Teens

  1. Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

    October 30, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library

    Come learn about and celebrate the Mexican tradition of “Dia De Los Muertos” (“Day of the Dead”). We will have crafts, activities, snacks, and watch “COCO.” Teens ages 13-17.

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Outside the Library

  1. Book Club @ the Pub

    October 17, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fitchburg Great Dane

    Book to the bar and join us for discussion and drinks at the Great Dane Pub! The selection for October is The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan. Books can be checked out at the Fitchburg Library Reference Desk.

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