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Webinar: Preserving Family Treasures

Jun 25 :: Frank L Weyenberg Library :: Mequon
Learn practical and inexpensive ways to preserve family treasures and when and where to find a conservator to help.
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Webinar: The Flavor of Wisconsin: Our Culinary Culture, Past and Present

Jul 6 :: Alice Baker Memorial Library :: Eagle
Join author Terese Allen and she tracks the amazing cornucopia of what Wisconsinites have gathered, grown, produced, cooked, and eaten.

Rituals of Romance: A History of Courtship and Weddings, 1830-1990

Jul 15 :: Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center :: Port Washington
Join Leslie Bellais as she explores how contemporary wedding rituals emerged and became cemented into tradition.
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Wisconsin in Watercolor: The Life and Legend of Folk Artist Paul Seifert

Jul 16 :: Driftless Historium :: Mt Horeb
Author and Curator Joe Kapler shines a light on folk artist Paul Seifert and the watercolor paintings he created over a hundred years ago.

The Woman's Hour Has Struck: Wisconsin's Role in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Jul 19 :: Lake Mills Aztalan Historical Society Museum :: Jefferson
Take a march through suffrage history with the Wisconsin Historical Society's Collections Development Coordinator, Simone Munson.

So We Won the Vote, Then What?

Jul 20 :: Deerfield Public Library :: Deerfield
Chris Brookes will discuss the suffrage fight and the victory as well as the fact that enfranchisement did not change everything women wanted.
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Aztalan: Mysteries of an Ancient Indian Town

Jul 27 :: St. John Bosco School :: Sturgeon Bay
Unlock some of the mysteries of Aztalan with author Robert Birmingham.
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Odd Wisconsin: True Tales and Folklore from the Badger State

Aug 3 :: Deerfield Public Library :: Deerfield
Join author Michael Edmonds for a look at colorful Wisconsin characters from real life and folk tales.
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Rebel Poet: More Stories from a 21st Century Indian

Aug 13 :: Minocqua Public Library :: Minocqua
Oneida author and storyteller Louis V. Clark III (Two Shoes) seamlessly blends poetry and prose to share his own American Indian story.
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Wisconsin Lighthouses

Aug 20 :: Hartland Public Library :: Hartland
Hear stories of Wisconsin's maritime history with a photographic tour of Wisconsin lighthouses with authors Ken and Barb Wardius.