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In the near future, we are going to be starting an email newsletter to let people know about library news. You can sign up for the newsletter by stopping in at the library and filling out a paper form. Or you can click on the logo below and fill out the form electronically.

Quilting videos at Recollection Wisconsin

quilt pattern

Last April, members of the Lodi Valley Quilt Guild shared their quilt stories in a series of short videos filmed at the library. Some of these videos are now available on the Recollection Wisconsin website. As more get cataloged, they will be added to the website. Take a few minutes and enjoy hearing the stories as our local fabric artists tell you all about their quilts. Thanks to all of the quilters who filmed a video!

Recollection Wisconsin

Summer Writer's Workshop for grades K-5-Wait list

Wow! You are all very enthusiastic! We've already filled the 20 spots but we are taking names on the wait list just in case anyone needs to cancel.

Kids, do you have a story you’ve been wanting to tell?  This 6-week program will allow you to publish that tale in a beautiful picture book!  Create characters, send them on an adventure, and illustrate your story’s world with help from other young authors and library staff.  The first 20 authors to register will receive a free bookmaking kit and a published version of their book.  A reception will be held to celebrate the local authors. 

Parents, please register your child by printing out the registration form, filling it in, and bringing it to the library. There are 20 spots for this class so register asap. We will have a wait list in case more kids want to participate.

Registration for Writer's Workshop

Art on the Trail-CommuniTree at the Library

The Lodi Library is on the Ice Age Trail and we are participating in May's Art on the Trail project. Our CommuniTree was made by our wonderful library community and is hanging outside the front door. You can can check out our display and all of the others on the trail all month long. We also have Art on the Trail brochures in the library so you can pick one of those up to see where the exhibits are.

If you take pictures out on the trail, share them with us on Facebook. You can also like our page and see what's happening at the library.

May Featured Database NoveList K-8

Are you looknig forward to summer reading with your children? Are you dreading hearing, "I don't know what to read next" and want a wonderful resource to help you find books for the kids this summer?

Look no further. NoveList K-8 is here to help. You can find the next series or author by looking up books that the kids already love and then seeing what books are recommended.

You can find NoveList K-8 or NoveList (for adults) on the library website under the Online Resources tab or you can click on the pictures to access the databases. You will need to enter your library card number to use the database.

 

NoveList K-8 - Link to Search

    NoveList

  

Job Announcement Library Page

The Lodi Public Library is looking to hire two Library Pages.  Library Pages are mainly responsible for shelving and retrieving materials and helping other library staff as directed. This is a year-round part-time position.  The starting wage for the position is $8.50.  Please see the Job Description for more details. 

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest to the Lodi Public Library Director.  Please include at least two references.  Applications must be received no later than May 17 at 5:00 PM.

Job description

The Time Machine, Friday May 17th 2:30pm Lodi High School Library

cover of the book the time machine by HG Wells

We are joining the high school book club on May 17th at 2:30pm to read HG Wells' The Time Machine, meeting in the High School Library/Media Center. You will need to stop in at the office and get a visitor pass before going to the library.

We have copies available for immediate check-out here at the Lodi Public Library. Stop in and grab one!

Here's a description from Goodreads.com

“I’ve had a most amazing time....”

So begins the Time Traveller’s astonishing firsthand account of his journey 800,000 years beyond his own era—and the story that launched H.G. Wells’s successful career and earned him his reputation as the father of science fiction. With a speculative leap that still fires the imagination, Wells sends his brave explorer to face a future burdened with our greatest hopes...and our darkest fears. A pull of the Time Machine’s lever propels him to the age of a slowly dying Earth.  There he discovers two bizarre races—the ethereal Eloi and the subterranean Morlocks—who not only symbolize the duality of human nature, but offer a terrifying portrait of the men of tomorrow as well.  Published in 1895, this masterpiece of invention captivated readers on the threshold of a new century. Thanks to Wells’s expert storytelling and provocative insight, The Time Machine will continue to enthrall readers for generations to come.

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