Adult Programs

Identity Theft, Mail Scams, and You 

Thursday, July 18, 1:00 p.m. O'Neill Room

Don’t let that tempting piece of mail or telephone call fool you! Elm Grove Postmaster Jill Lipovsek discusses the many tricks and methods scammers deploy in an attempt to trick you out of your money and your identity. With real life examples from her career with the U.S. Postal Service, and helpful tips and signs of what to look for to keep you safe from fraud, don’t miss this eye-opening and essential presentation. Free to attend. No registration required.

The Essentials of Healthy Skin

Tuesday, July 23, 7:00 p.m. O’Neill Room

Get an introduction to healthy skin from Lynne Herro, licensed esthetician and owner of Lynne Herro Skin Care. In this presentation, she will provide an overview of its essential elements, including:

  • The importance of knowing your skin type
  • Internal and external factors that affect our skin
  • Proper at-home care
  • The necessity of Sunscreen and how to choose a safe and effective one
  • Basic information on skin cancer prevention
  • Plenty of time for Q&A!

It's been said that “healthy skin is always in.” Find out how to achieve it with this free program. No registration required.

Wisconsin's Gangster Past- Turning the Badger State into the Crime State

Tuesday, August 6, 7:00 p.m. O'Neill Room

Put on your zoot suit and follow in the footsteps of America's most infamous gangsters as they turn Wisconsin into their personal crime vacation land. Author and lecturer Chad Lewis takes us on a tour of the state's criminal lore and legend. Filled with deadly bank robberies, explosive shootouts, brutal murders, and daring kidnappings, this presentation lets the audience discover the grisly locations where gangster history will never die. Free to attend. No registration required.

An Evening with Michael Perry

Wednesday, September 25, 7:00 p.m. Community Room

The Elm Grove Library welcomes New York Times bestselling author, humorist and radio show host Michael Perry for an evening of humorous and heartfelt stories based on his life in rural Wisconsin. Perry’s bestselling memoirs include Population: 485, Truck: A Love Story, Coop, Visiting Tom, and Montaigne in Barn Boots: An Amateur Ambles Through Philosophy.

Raised on a small Midwestern dairy farm, Perry put himself through nursing school while working on a ranch in Wyoming, then detoured into writing. He also hosts the nationally-syndicated “Tent Show Radio,” performs widely as a humorist, and tours with his band the Long Beds. He lives with his wife and two daughters in rural Wisconsin, where he serves on the local volunteer fire and rescue service and is an intermittent pig farmer.

This event is free to attend. Space is limited and registration is required. Registration begins September 3.

The Camera in Your Smartphone

Thursday, October 10, 6:30 p.m. Community Room

Learn about the apps, tips, tricks and limitations of iPhone and Android smartphones and tablets for pictures and video. This class will cover your smartphone or tablet’s camera, home and Cloud storage options, and adding pictures to email and messaging. Presented by professional photographer C.T. Kruger. Free to attend. Don't forget to bring your smartphone!