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Neenah Public Library

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240 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Neenah, WI 54956 United States
(920) 886-6315 http://www.neenahlibrary.org

INSPIRING IDEAS. ENRICHING LIVES. CREATING COMMUNITY. CELEBRATING LITERACY.

From the Neenah Public Library’s beginnings of serving 6,000 residents the library now has a service population of 46,845, has 149,000 book volumes, over 16,000 magazines, and over 64,000 audio/visual/electronic materials, and 931,911 checkouts in 2014.

October 10, 2019
10:00 am -
11:00 am
 
History

"Today, the 150th is all but forgotten, in part because their unit history was never written. Through letters, diaries, and other recollections, Larson tells us the story of these Guardsmen’s experiences. He traces the path of their wartime service and considers the impact of war’s trauma and tedium on their lives."

Non-Fiction
12:00 pm -
1:00 pm
 
Young Adult

From first draft to published novel, one writer’s experience of breaking into the publishing industry.

Publishing
2:00 pm -
3:00 pm
 
History

Interested in Wisconsin lighthouses and their fascinating history? Explore the state’s waterways and be enthralled with stories of dedication and bravery from a bye gone era. Spectacular images highlight the program.

Non-Fiction
4:00 pm -
5:00 pm
 
Young Adult

It takes a lot more than a good idea to make a good story. Author Christina Hagmann will talk about learning to see the world as a writer.

6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Music

"Although New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago are often considered the epicenters of American jazz, this extensive, upbeat compilation of jazz musician biographies details Wisconsin's rich association the genre since its the inception of the genre in the early 1900s."

Non-Fiction
October 12, 2019
10:30 am -
12:30 pm
 
Awards

The Mill: A Place for Writers announces the annual Mill Prizes, awarding both short fiction and poetry. The contest is open to all writers within the Fox Cities.

11:30 am -
12:30 pm
 

Exploring the heart of the country; or, as Nancy Besonen has said, "Tom Montag is defining the character of the Midwest - one character at a time."

Poetry
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 
Romance

The Wisconsin Chapter of the Romance Writers of America presents a panel discussion on the today’s romance genre, its impact on the publishing market, and its role in the women’s movement.

2:30 pm -
3:30 pm
 

Three Wisconsin novelists discuss their novels’ origins and inspiration, exploring how a firm foundation in time and place enables fiction to explore timeless, universal human themes.

Craft Presentations Panel Discussion Reading
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