Gale Courses

Learn something new this Summer!

Where will Gale Courses lead you? Instructor-led courses in accounting and finance, business, computer applications, personal development, teaching and education, language and arts, law and legal, technology, writing and publishing… Over 360 ONLINE courses. Enjoy your journey!

We hope you consider exploring the offering for personal and professional development. All you need to get started is a current library card, an internet connection and an eager mind that’s ready to learn. You can access the courses through the Monarch Catalog (monarchcatalog.org) by searching “Gale Courses”, go to education.gale.com/l-monarchls/ or click on the link on our website. Interested in learning more about Gale Courses contact Betty at 920-876-2554.

Gale Courses

The Monarch Library system is thrilled to be able to provide library patrons the opportunity to engage in meaningful learning through Gale Courses. This robust online resource provides access to exceptional classes on multiple topics of interest, including career training programs. If you seek deeper knowledge of areas from A (Accounting) to W (Writing), Gale Courses has something for you.

 

We hope you consider exploring the offering for personal and professional development. All you need to get started is a current library card, an internet connection and an eager mind that’s ready to learn. You can access the courses through the Monarch Catalog (monarchcatalog.org) by searching “Gale Courses”, go to education.gale.com/l-monarchls/ or click on the link on our website. Interested in learning more about Gale Courses contact Betty at 920-876-2554.

Books @ the Brewery: A Readers Social

Join Betty and Anne at Switchgear Brewery on May 24 at 7pm for our Readers Social.  No required reading! All participants are responsible for their own beverages.Not interested in joining a book club, but still like to discuss what you’re reading? Looking for something different to read? Just want to get out and socialize with like-minded readers?

Gale Courses

The Monarch Library system is thrilled to be able to provide library patrons the opportunity to engage in meaningful learning through Gale Courses. This robust online resource provides access to exceptional classes on multiple topics of interest, including career training programs. If you seek deeper knowledge of areas from A (Accounting) to W (Writing), Gale Courses has something for you.

 

We hope you consider exploring the offering for personal and professional development. All you need to get started is a current library card, an internet connection and an eager mind that’s ready to learn. You can access the courses through the Monarch Catalog (monarchcatalog.org) by searching “Gale Courses”, go to education.gale.com/l-monarchls/ or click HERE. Interested in learning more about Gale Courses contact Betty at 920-876-2554.

LIGHTS OF LOVE

Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library

Lights of Love Honorees

The Friends would like to thank everyone for all the generous donations!

Dr. Charles and Nora Allen
Earl Beck
Fran Benson
Larry & Joan Buechel
Kate & Bud Dallenbach
Kip & Bill Dallenbach
Floyd & Kay Dixon
John & Elizabeth Esch
Evan, Healey & Lucas
Amber, Louis & Robert Fischer
Burdie Grashorn
Ernest G. Groth
Judy Grunnah
F.J. Helwig & Scotty
Neva Hodge
Bill & Betty Jacob
Kristin Jacobsen
Mary Kalkopf
Mr. and Mrs. Knauf
Richard & Yvonne Knepfel
Arnie Lanser
Betty Lou Lanser
Andrew Martin
Dr. John Martineau & Fran
Lane Massengill
Ronald & Richard Mauk
Matt Moersch
Max & Lucas
Mohr Family
Dr. Garry Quinn
Karin Radke
Allen Schmidt
David Schmidt
Ruth & Robert Schmidt
David Sellinger
Faye Starck
John Staum
Maude, Paul & Tim Thomas
Ruth Vierck
Ted Voruz
Wednesday Library Coffee Group
Susie White
Earl Wise
Clara Yehle

 

Antique Appraisal with Mark Moran

Saturday, October 7

Beginning at 10:30 am

Grashorn Memorial Civic Center

84 N. Lake Street

Elkhart Lake

Appraisals by reservation only. One item per person.

Reservations may be made beginning October 1.

Please call the Elkhart Lake Public Library at 920-876-2554 to make your reservation.

Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library presents an antiques and collectibles appraisal event featuring author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran of Iola, Wis., on Saturday, October 7 beginning at 10:30am

Formerly senior editor of Antiques and Collectibles Books for Krause Publications in
Iola, Wis., he has also been a contributing editor for Antique Trader magazine. He has
served as editor of Antique Review East magazine; as producer of Atlantique City, an
antique show held in Atlantic City, N.J.; and as editorial director of F+W Media’s
Antiques Group.

He is the author or co-author of more than 25 books on antiques and collectibles,
including three editions of the 800-page annual Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles.

Moran bought and sold antiques for more than 30 years, specializing in vintage folk art,
Americana, and fine art. He has been active as an appraiser of antiques and fine art for
more than 20 years.

Moran is available to make home visits for people with big things, or fragile things (or alot of things). House calls are $75 an hour and there is no mileage charge if within 10miles of the appraisal event site. To arrange, call 715-281-5060 or email
moranm1953@gmail.com.

Categories of objects for appraisal may include:

Fine art, including paintings, drawings, prints and statuary.
Furniture (usually smaller pieces are best).
Ceramics, including figural pottery, vases, dishes, kitchenware and stoneware.
Glassware, including lighting, marbles and souvenir items.
Vintage photographs, including snapshots, tintypes, ambrotypes and daguerreotypes.
Advertising, including posters, lithographed tin, paper and figural objects.
Folk art, including carvings, quilts, weathervanes, windmill weights and “outsider” art.
Assorted toys, including dolls (bisque, composition and plastic), windups and
mechanical banks.
Metalware, including iron, bronze, brass, pot metal, silver, silver plate.
Clocks, including mantel, hanging and figural.
Costume jewelry, including brooches, bracelets, earrings.
Musical Instruments, including string, wind and reed instruments.
Books.
Sports Memorabilia.

Excluded items: all weapons, including swords and knives (though folding knives with
advertising are accepted); traps (like leg-hold); Nazi memorabilia; coins and paper
money; fine jewelry, including precious gems; Beanie Babies.

Questions about objects not covered here can be submitted to Moran in advanceto determine if they are appropriate. Suggested categories for advance inquiryinclude, but are not limited to: Oriental, Native American and other tribal objects(African, Oceanic); ancient artifacts (Egyptian and other early cultures); fossilsand minerals; automotive items; nautical and military-related objects; records;
antique tools and technological objects (typewriters, cameras, assortedmachinery or instruments for scientific measure, like sextants, telescopes,
microscopes, etc.). When in doubt, email inquiry can often address this.

Opinions of value are informal, and may not be used for insurance or charitable
donations, which require a certified appraisal.

Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library Annual Meeting

Monday, September 18 at 7pm

Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library offer support through service projects, fundraising and community outreach programs. Everyone is welcome to attend. Membership forms are available at the library.

Family Frontier Day at Pioneer Village

Special event for  patrons of Dodge, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington County Libraries. Join us for a fun-filled, free event Saturday, September 23 10am – 2pm at the Ozaukee County Pioneer Village, 4880 Cty Rd. I Saukville

Libby – Overdrive app

Download the Libby app from your app store and start reading! The Libby app is the easiest way to get started with digital books and audiobooks from your public library. Libby is available for Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), and Windows 10.

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