Category Archives: around the world

Birds of Prey here in Andersen

The sky is the limit! RIGHT? This Thursday (April 18), UW Science Outreach Program, the Illinois Raptors Center, and the Andersen Library partner to offer a ‘Birds of Prey’ experience like no other. With a diverse selection of wildlife on … Continue reading

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ELA’s Cultural Conversation here in Andersen

The English Language Academy (ELA) is back with another ‘Cultural Conversation’. ‘Cultural Conversation’ is a highly interactive learning session to which students come to present their cultural norms, while learning of others. Featuring a fun table-top-game, Cultural Conversation offers international … Continue reading

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National Women’s History Month Display

Our National Women’s History Month display is now up at the Andersen Library. This display recognizes the achievements, movements, and impact of women across the globe. The display includes books, DVDs, and Audio CDs of many popular and influential women … Continue reading

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Stories Continue to Have Power here at Andersen

It’s February, and you know what that means! ‘Stories Have Power’ is back just in time to celebrate Black History Month. Within the Andersen Library, there are two displays showcasing the power of stories through film and literature. Like last … Continue reading

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Mixed media art – exhibit, demonstrations

The Whitewater Arts Alliance (WAA) will host an exhibit called “Making Magic with Mixed Media” at the Cultural Arts Center (402 West Main Street, Whitewater) from Thurs, Aug 2-Sun, Aug 26. The gallery is open from noon-5pm on Thursdays-Sundays (closed … Continue reading

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Hear the Wisconsin poet laureate

Karla Huston, Wisconsin’s 2017-18 Poet Laureate, will present some of her work on Thurs., Apr. 5th, at 5 p.m. in Laurentide in the 3rd-floor “living room area.” It’s a celebration of Poetry Month! There will be some refreshments (RSVP to … Continue reading

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Mourning Dayze: A Wisconsin Garage Band

Members of Mourning Dayze, a local band formed in the sixties, will talk about their garage band experience and launch their book “Mourning Dayze: A Wisconsin Garage Band” at the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Culture Trip

I’m a fan of ‘armchair travel.’ You know, sit in a comfortable chair and read a book about another country and its delights, like In a sunburned country, a book about Australia by Bill Bryson. These days travel web sites … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time Ends This Weekend!

Please remember to set your clocks and watches back an hour this Sunday, November 5, at 2am (or whenever you get up on Sunday, or before you go to sleep Saturday night), in observance of the end of Daylight Saving … Continue reading

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Eclipse! Where will you be on Aug 21? Will you be ready?

Get ready to experience the Great American Eclipse! Free local events: Make your own eclipse viewer on Thurs, Aug 17, from 3:30-4:30pm at the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (431 W Center St, Whitewater) using materials supplied by the library … Continue reading

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