USS Liberty Memorial Public Library’s
30th Anniversary Celebration

May 13 – 17, 2019


Monday, May 13
11:00a | FAMILY STORYTIME
Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are invited to join in on this storytime featuring catchy music, energetic movement, activities, stories, and a craft!
4:00p | TEEN ESCAPE ROOM: OREGON TRAIL
It’s the year 1843, and you’ve heard that opportunity is abundant in the West, so you gather what you need, pack up your wagon & begin your journey westward. Things are rough on the trail with long, hot days & little food. As you come to the realization that the journey is not what you had expected, you begin to question if you have what it takes to travel the Oregon Trail…
6:00p | GRAFTON THROUGH THE DECADES
Members of the Grafton Historical Society will present on the early years of our town and the changes it has gone through to become the community we know today.

Tuesday, May 14
10:00a | COFFEE, BAGELS, BEACHES & BOOKS!
Join Nicolette for a book talk on choosing fabulous light reads just in time for summer vacation.
5:00p | GHS LIVE BAND ENSEMBLES
For your listening pleasure, the Grafton High School music students will offer live music featuring several small ensembles. Come listen to these talented young adults and all they have to offer.

Wednesday, May 15
10:00a | COFFEE, MUFFINS, MYSTERIES & MAYHEM!
Our Reference Librarian, Karl, will offer a book talk on his favorite mysteries and tips for finding your perfect read.
11:00a | TODDLER TIME
Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, dancing, and stories led by Mrs. Jones, followed by open play.
6:30p | SIDEWALK ASTRONOMY
Take advantage of the library’s telescope to observe the stars, planets, clusters, and galaxies visible over the eastern horizon.

Thursday, May 16
11:00a | FAMILY STORYTIME
Babies, toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join in on this storytime featuring catchy music, energetic movement, activities, stories, and a craft!
3:30p | LIBRARY LEGOS
Calling all Lego builders! Bring your imagination to the library. During this open build time you can make anything you dream up and once completed, your piece will be displayed on the shelves in the Children’s Library.
6:00p | AUTHOR MEET & GREET TASTING
Come and meet Author, Kristine Hansen, who will talk about her new book Wisconsin Cheese Cookbook. We will also be serving up delicious cheese samplings and sparkling cider to top off this event. Copies of Kristine’s book will be for sale at the Meet & Greet.

Friday, May 17
5:00p | 30th ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION
Our week-long festivities will culminate with live Folk Music performed by the band Clover Wonder, door prizes, delicious cake and light refreshments.

All Week
STUDENT GALLERY ART WALK
Be on the lookout throughout the adult and children’s libraries for the unique and creative artwork of Grafton students. Displayed on walls and atop bookcases, the gallery is intended to highlight units and techniques that students have learned throughout the school year.
SILENT AUCTION
Check out our fantastic silent auction items. Auction previewing begins Monday, May 13, bidding begins Wednesday, May 15, and will closed Friday, May 17, at 5:30 p.m. sharp. Winners will be announced at the reception, but you do not have to be present to win the bid.
$30 for 30 FUNDRAISER
Yes, you can made a difference! In celebration of thirty years, donate a dollar for each year with a $30 for 30 contribution and receive a special token of our appreciation . Your donations will go directly towards enhancing our programs for 2019 and beyond.
LIBRARIES NEED FRIENDS
Sign-up this week to be a Friend of the Grafton Library. With your membership you can extend our library’s capacity through advocacy, gifting, volunteering and program support.