Donuts with Dad – 4/18/15

donuts with dad

Bookmark Contest – Monday, April 13 – April 25, 2015


1. Show us your creativity and design a bookmark using one provided at the library or your own creation. Artwork MUST be original. All ages are welcome.

2. Show us your love for libraries, books, technology, or reading in your creation. The sky is the limit!

3. Turn in your bookmark to the Children’s Information Desk by 1:00PM on Saturday, April 25 along with the filled-out entry sheet. Click here to print off a copy of the entry sheet.

4. Entries will be judged for creativity by library staff, divided by age group, and then displayed for library patrons to vote on!

Please contact Sara at 262-335-5151 ,ext. 5259 or                                                     email with any questions.

Money Smart Week – April 18-25

Money Smart Week 2015! See HERE for a list of all Washington County events!
The events below all take place at the West Bend Library!

Tues, April 21st

10:00am Money Smart Storytime for Children
6:30pm ID Theft
Presenter – Tom Eastman, American Republic Insurance Co
6:30pm Estate Planning
Presenter – Rob Melick, Attorney with Dahlberg Law Office
7:30pm Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits
Presenter – Andy Hughes, Representative with Thrivent
Wed, April 22nd
10:00am Money Smart Storytime for Children
6:30pm Understanding Construction Loans
Presenter – Doug Winquist, Loan Officer with Bank Mutual
7:30pm Understanding Credit
Presenter – Keith Braun, Consumer Credit Counseling Service
Thursday, April 23nd
6:30pm Money Smart Storytime for Children

Fur, Feathers, and Fidelity: Military Mascots

wisvetsmuseumFrom Monday, April 20 – Friday, May 1, the West Bend Library will be hosting a traveling exhibit curated by the Wisconsin Veterans Museum dedicated to military mascots: Fur, Feathers, and Fidelity: Military Mascots. This exhibit presents a variety of mascots dating back to the Civil War, shining a light on the human side of military service and engaging animal lovers of all ages. Everyone is welcome to come and see the exhibit! It will be displayed on the second floor of the library (Photo from the Wisconsin Veterans Museum).

Enrollment Assistance for Health Insurance – Thursdays in April


2014 Tax Forms Information

Most of the state and federal tax forms have arrived, so please stop by the library to see what we have!

NOTE: Due to budget cuts, the IRS will only be sending out forms 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ and Publication 1132, which is a binder of all the Reproducible Copies of Federal Tax Forms and Instructions.  They will NOT be sending out hard copies of 1040 instruction booklets.

To get the forms online, see below:

  • Click here for federal forms from the IRS.
  • Click here for state forms from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue.