What’s Happening

Understanding Medicare with Kathy Leitner
Wednesday, October 4 @ 10 AM
Join us for a seminar to learn about the four parts of Medicare, including: Making the most of your rights, options and entitlements; how to enroll in Medicare; what Medicare does and does not cover; and much more! Refreshments will be served. Call Kathy Leitner at 920-627-9664 with questions or to RSVP.
Climate Change: Why Deniers Have It Wrong
Wednesday, October 4 @ 6:30 PM
Come join retired teacher Jerry Hoefs, as he leads an informative discussion about the dangers that we are facing with climate change. Jerry Hoefs is a retired teacher and is the 2003 State of Wisconsin Teacher of the Year. He believes that climate change is a very critical threat facing humanity. No registration is necessary and tea will be available.
Hunting Informational Seminar
Tuesday, October 10 @ 7 PM
Interested in hunting, but not sure how to begin? Then stop by the Library and meet Warden Dan Nehls to learn how to start hunting in Wisconsin! This informational seminar will cover the basics of hunting and hunting safety. This program is free and open to all ages. Seating is first come-first served. Free refreshments provided. Email questions to Mara Riebau at mriebau@west-bendlibrary.org.
Say Hello to Essential Oils with Betty Jo
Tuesday, October 17 @ 6 PM
Essential oils are the life force or soul of a plant and are said to have the highest frequencies of any measured natural substance, so come and learn how to incorporate these amazing oils into your home and life. This class is for students of all levels. Registration is not necessary.
Hope in Recovery: The Opioid Epidemic
Wednesday, October 18 @ 6:30 PM
This presentation will include information about the current implications of the opioid/heroin epidemic and its impact on individuals and families within our community. An overview of what is happening locally in response to this crisis will be provided and potential solutions will be shared. Hear a personal recovery story and learn about effective ways to support recovery. Questions and discussion will be encouraged throughout the presentation. This will be presented by Adam Kindred of Elevate Community Resource Center in Jackson. No registration is necessary. Tea will be available.
What Will I Read Next: An ALL DAY Facebook Event
Friday, October 20 @ 9 AM – 5 PM

Looking for that next great read for the fall? Are you in a rut and want a suggestion? Some of your West Bend Librarians will be on Facebook ready to chat and help you find your next read! Simply log on from home, your smartphone, or wherever you are between 9 AM and 5 PM on Friday, October 20 and we will help you out.

This Facebook event is open to teens and adults. Visit our Facebook page at:
Then click on the “What Will I Read Next Event” to join!

Human Trafficking in Our Area and What You Can Do
Wednesday, November 1 at 6:30 PM
Join Jarrett Luckett from Exploit No More as he talks about the definition of human trafficking, the key contributors to the issue, misconceptions on the topic, what is happening in our area, and what people can do about it.Exploit No More is a nonprofit group in the Greater Milwaukee Area that focuses on ending human trafficking for children. Visit their website at www.exploitnomore.org for more information.

No registration is necessary and tea will be served. Due to mature content, the information in this program is geared for adults.