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Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 6:00pm

RESCHEDULED for February 26 at 6pm!

Join the Waupaca Area Public Library for a Community Discussion: Mental Health & Addiction, in the lower level meeting rooms. The panel, including mental health, medical, educational and judicial professionals, will highlight issues, resources and the progress that’s been made on mental health and addiction in Waupaca. Those in attendance will also have a chance to ask questions. This program is free and open to the public.


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Help your youngsters learn family and community history in this new library program in partnership with the Waupaca Area Genealogical Society. Share family history and photographs. Suitable for school-aged children with adult caregiver. No registration necessary.

The first session (Feb. 24) includes starting your family tree.  Participants are encouraged to bring photos of family members to be photocopied and added to your family tree.  Learn about H. C. Mead, Waupaca's Headless Banker and hear from an ancestor of one of Waupaca's homesteading families.

March 23 - Making a family timeline, learn about what questions to ask and who to ask to write your family story.  Take a walking tour to the Dane's Home to learn more of Waupaca's Danish heritage.

April 27 - Stroll through Waupaca's graveyard and find out what you can learn from a tombstone, take a family scavenger hunt, take a rubbing from a headstone and design one of your own.


Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:30am
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 10:30am
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Rose Bingham
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:00pm

RESCHEDULED for February 19! Rose Bingham, author of memoir Buy the Little Ones a Dolly will share her journey through trials, tribulation, joy and love in the mystery surrounding her mother's disappearance. In a small, close-knit Wisconsin community, a mother goes into town and never returns. It's 1952 and Rose, at 15, is the oldest of seven children. Rose made it her lifelong mission to maintain contact among the siblings and finally learns the truth of her mother's disappearance 59 years later.

Enjoy a light lunch catered by a local restaurant while you learn. Registration required.

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