A place for online book club discussion.
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, an elderly widower and civil war veteran, travels throughout northern Texas reading the newspaper to live audiences. He is enjoying his solitary existence until one day he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a rescued orphan to her...
Kya Clark was abandoned by her family at age ten and has survived on her own in the marsh that she calls home since then. But while she could have lived in solitude forever, the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. Drawn to two young men from town, who...
The Baldwin Library Afternoon Book Club last met on March 12th to discuss the book, Little Faith by Nickolas Butler, about a rural Wisconsin family confronting the power and limitations of faith. Lyle Hovde is grateful to have his daughter, Shiloh, and grandson,...
Book Discussion Guides
- The Women in the Castle by Tracy Shattuck
- In Cod We Trust, by Eric Dregni (a year in Norway)
- Four books about Heaven and near-death experiences
- The Giving Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini
- Beartown by Fredrik Backman
- We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter
- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Little Faith by Nickolas Butler
- Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
- News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Baldwin Public Library
400 Cedar Street
P.O. Box 475
Baldwin, WI 54002
11/11/20: Due to the rapid spread of COVID cases in our area at this time, the library will close its doors to browsing for a while. We are still here to help you, however! We will bring items to you through curbside pick-up, will accept jobs for copying, faxing, and scanning. You can email us documents to print out and pick up. Please call us at 715-684-3813 or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our service hours will be:
Mon/Wed/Fri 10:00 - 4:00
Tue/Thu 10:00 - 6:00
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Register at the library and get your tracking sheets.
Read to your baby or toddler.
It’s never too early to start a child's love for books.
Read 3 books a day for 1 year = 1095.
After every 100 sheet is filled, bring it to the library and a balloon with your child’s name will go up on our blue sky chart.
At the end, your child will get their photo taken for the newspaper and website, a certificate of accomplishment, and a free book!
NOTE: Because of public health concerns, there will be NO Storytime this fall and winter, sorry. Look for online versions soon.
Normally September-May, no registration required, cancelled if school is cancelled
Pre-school Class, ages 3-5
stories, songs, crafts, plays
45 minutes, without parents
Lap-sit Class, ages 0-3
simple stories, lots of actions and songs
children sit on the parent's lap 20 minutes
Music and Movement
NOTE: Because of public health concerns, there will be NO Music & Movement this fall and winter, sorry. Look for online versions soon.
Normally Fridays @ 10am, Sept-May
For babies to Pre-K children.
Join in a music and dance program. Try easy musical instruments, march and dance around the room, and do fun exercises and games.
" The Magic of Dr. Seuss" a special in-person program of funny magic and popular books!
Saturday, March 6th
You MUST register ahead to reserve a time slot for safety seating. Call 715-684-3813 or email: email@example.com, or use linked form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16zCgYk1FuVO-FhraWpFPYL7siwpR2JYMqVhRcMD_GUU/edit