Looking for your next career opportunity? Join our crew! We're looking for a new skipper - that is, library director - and some folks to help us swab the decks. All positions are open until filled. For details on each position and how to apply, click the button!
Adults and children alike are invited to come hear a first-hand account from President Abraham Lincoln himself about how our national, annual observance of the Thanksgiving holiday came to be established in the fall of 1863, in the midst of the Civil War. Kevin Wood appears as Abraham Lincoln.
Help fill our Library Thankful Tree with selfies showing how you're Thankful for the West Bend Library. Submissions are welcomed November 2 - November 25.
November 2020 marks the 400th anniversary since the Mayflower landing in 1620. Join local history professor Kirk Tyvela, Ph.D., as he talks aboutthis historic event!
Registrations are required. Sign up at the reference desk in-person or by phone at 262-335-5152.
Per Governor Evers' order, wearing a face covering is now REQUIRED while using the library. Our social distancing policy remains in effect - please keep your visits brief, and limit the number of people in your group as much as possible. Please call us if you need help requesting items, or to learn more about your pickup options. Thank you for helping keep our staff and our community safe! Mask Requirement FAQ
Stop by the library's YouTube channel every Tuesday at noon to get teen-specific recommendations from Teen Librarian Hannah! We'll have new ideas for stuff to read, stuff to watch, stuff to listen to, and other stuff to do every week!
Show generously sponsored by WB Kiwanis Early Risers!
Juggling fire and spinning iPads is just the start. With a background in film making and over 3 million views on social media The Jester Jim Virtual Comedy Show is just what you need! This 40 min live broadcast packed with tricks, balancing, and laughs, will leave you wanting more. Come join us for all the fun and interact (via chat) with Jim and his amazing show, LIVE!
LIVE LINK FOR NOVEMBER 12- https://youtu.be/qBBjVdxPgsI
Our wireless internet is on even when we're closed, and it reaches outside the building! Hang out in the car, or in Patrons Park, and you'll pull a signal from WBCMLWireless. No password required, available 24/7!
Think books are awesome? Think we are awesome? Donate today to keep the party going!
Teen volunteer Evelyn W. earns volunteer hours by writing book reviews. Check out her spoiler-free review of Cinder by Marissa Meyer, and find out how you can get involved!
Genealogy is a popular pastime. People start researching their family tree for many different reasons. The West Bend Library has many genealogical resources for you, no matter what your experience level. Click through to learn more!