North Shore Library

North Shore Library The North Shore Library serves the Citizens of Bayside, Fox Point, Glendale and River Hills.
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Calling all children and teens: can you guess how many Hersey Kisses are in this jar? Stop by the Children's Room or You...
12/08/2023

Calling all children and teens: can you guess how many Hersey Kisses are in this jar? Stop by the Children's Room or Young Adult shelves to cast your guess. The closests guess wins an entire package of Hersehy Kisses!

Please note the Library will be closed Friday, December 8th for staff training. We will reopen on Saturday, December 9th...
12/07/2023

Please note the Library will be closed Friday, December 8th for staff training. We will reopen on Saturday, December 9th.

Stop by the North Shore Library and get a FREE Covid test while supplies last! Thanks to the North Shore Health Departme...
12/06/2023

Stop by the North Shore Library and get a FREE Covid test while supplies last! Thanks to the North Shore Health Department !

This week at the North Shore Library! Please note we will be closed this Friday, December 8th for staff training.
12/04/2023

This week at the North Shore Library!

Please note we will be closed this Friday, December 8th for staff training.

We are showcasing our gratitude at North Shore Library! Stop by the Children's Room to see what our community is gratefu...
12/01/2023

We are showcasing our gratitude at North Shore Library! Stop by the Children's Room to see what our community is grateful for and add your own leaf to the tree!

This week at the North Shore Library!
11/26/2023

This week at the North Shore Library!

Wishing you a safe and happy holiday! The North Shore Library will be closed for Thanksgiving Thursday, November 23 and ...
11/23/2023

Wishing you a safe and happy holiday!

The North Shore Library will be closed for Thanksgiving Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24. We will reopen Saturday, November 25.

Our digital resources are always available on our website: https://www.northshorelibrary.org/

Bestselling and award-winning author, Naomi Alderman, is joining us to talk about her new book, The Future, on THURSDAY,...
11/22/2023

Bestselling and award-winning author, Naomi Alderman, is joining us to talk about her new book, The Future, on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30th at 2 PM via digital live-stream in partnership with North Shore Library!

Register and view more Author Talks at: https://libraryc.org/northshorelibrary

Do you want to build a snowman? Pick up a snowperson template at the Children's Desk and disguise it as your favorite bo...
11/21/2023

Do you want to build a snowman? Pick up a snowperson template at the Children's Desk and disguise it as your favorite book character! Return them by Saturday, December 16. Designs will be hung up around the Children’s Room!

Our schedule will be a little different this upcoming week due to the Thanksgiving holiday!
11/20/2023

Our schedule will be a little different this upcoming week due to the Thanksgiving holiday!

Have you browsed our "New" shelves recently? They are overflowing with exciting new fiction, nonficion, and graphic nove...
11/17/2023

Have you browsed our "New" shelves recently? They are overflowing with exciting new fiction, nonficion, and graphic novels! Here are a few of the newest books added to our collection this month!

Venture down dark alleys with on-screen detectives during Kanopy’s  : A month-long film noir festival. See some of the m...
11/16/2023

Venture down dark alleys with on-screen detectives during Kanopy’s : A month-long film noir festival. See some of the most scandalous films from the Golden Age of Hollywood, plus modern works inspired by these dark cinematic subjects, at
www.kanopy.com/category/61342

Our Donor of the Week is Catie Anderson! Catie is a Trustee for the Village of Fox Point and a Library Board member. Cat...
11/14/2023

Our Donor of the Week is Catie Anderson! Catie is a Trustee for the Village of Fox Point and a Library Board member. Catie decided to support this library project because she is excited for the Library to have the space it deserve. Thank you, Catie, we are truly grateful for your your generous support of the new North Shore Library!

City of Glendale Wisconsin Village of Bayside Fox Point Foundation

Two new reading challenges are starting today at the North Shore Library! Children ages 2-12 can participate to earn a t...
11/13/2023

Two new reading challenges are starting today at the North Shore Library! Children ages 2-12 can participate to earn a ticket to Disney on Ice and the Monster Jam - both of which are coming to the Fiserv Forum in 2024.

To enter, children need to stop by the Children's Desk to get their challenge card. Once they read 5 books, they then bring their challenge card to the Children's Desk to get it stamped. Stamped challenge cards can be brought to the Fiserv Forum box office to be exchanged for a ticket. More details can be found on the challenge card itself.

Take a look at these lovely decorated bookmarks that volunteers from the Friendship Circle (Friendship Circle of Wiscons...
11/11/2023

Take a look at these lovely decorated bookmarks that volunteers from the Friendship Circle (Friendship Circle of Wisconsin ) made for us! Come take one from our Reference Desk!

Join us for an afternoon chat with Joy Harjo , internationally renowned performer, writer, and poet of the Muscogee (Cre...
11/10/2023

Join us for an afternoon chat with Joy Harjo , internationally renowned performer, writer, and poet of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, as she discusses her recent memoir, Catching the Light, on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16th at 3 PM via digital live-stream in partnership with North Shore Library!

Register and view more Author Talks on our website: https://libraryc.org/northshorelibrary

Our Children's magazines have moved! They now live in the Media Room with the rest of the Children's movies, CDs, video ...
11/09/2023

Our Children's magazines have moved! They now live in the Media Room with the rest of the Children's movies, CDs, video games, and audiobooks. We carry kid's favorites, including Highlights, Ranger Rick, Girls Life, Sports Illustrated Kids, and National Geographic Kids. Children's magazines can be checked out with your North Shore Library card - including current issues!

Looking for some color on this gray November day? Check out the display by local artist Cindy Shearer near our Young Adu...
11/08/2023

Looking for some color on this gray November day? Check out the display by local artist Cindy Shearer near our Young Adult section. It will brighten your day!

Check out these tips and tricks about how to get the most out of your library card!
11/06/2023

Check out these tips and tricks about how to get the most out of your library card!

Baking pans, legal help, language classes and more — libraries can provide so much more than books. See if your local branch offers these free or discounted resources and services.

Join us for a masterclass in taking charge of your money with The Budgetnista on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9th at 1 PM via digi...
11/04/2023

Join us for a masterclass in taking charge of your money with The Budgetnista on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9th at 1 PM via digital live-stream in partnership with North Shore Library!

Register and view more Author Talks at: https://libraryc.org/northshorelibrary

Free access to instructor-led, 6-week courses supporting professional development, technology skills, and personal enric...
11/03/2023

Free access to instructor-led, 6-week courses supporting professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. With Gale Courses, you can share and collaborate with other students. You just need a library card.

Learn more at https://education.gale.com/l-glen68147/

Our Donor of the Week is Roger Arteaga-Derenne! Roger is a current Library Board member. He imagines the library as a pl...
11/02/2023

Our Donor of the Week is Roger Arteaga-Derenne! Roger is a current Library Board member. He imagines the library as a place where both adults and children would want to go for reading, doing puzzles, attending programming, or for other exciting community gatherings.

Thank you, Roger, we are truly grateful for your generous support of the new North Shore Library!

City of Glendale Wisconsin Village of Bayside Fox Point Foundation

Join us for an intimate conversation with Full House star, John Stamos , as he leads us through his incredibly moving an...
10/31/2023

Join us for an intimate conversation with Full House star, John Stamos , as he leads us through his incredibly moving and vulnerable memoir, If You Would Have Told Me, on WEDNESDAY, November 1st at 7 p.m. via digital live-stream in partnership with North Shore Library!

Register and view more Author Talks on our website https://libraryc.org/northshorelibrary/33091

Here's an updated this week at the North Shore Library! We've got an exciting week ahead!
10/30/2023

Here's an updated this week at the North Shore Library! We've got an exciting week ahead!

Did you know that we have doubled our collection of Nintendo Switch games?! Video games can be found in the left-hand co...
10/27/2023

Did you know that we have doubled our collection of Nintendo Switch games?! Video games can be found in the left-hand corner of the Media Room. Can't find what you are looking for? Ask a librarian! We are happy to place a hold for you.

Our Donor of the Week is Tessa Bartels! Tessa is a former Library Board member and a current member of the Friends of th...
10/24/2023

Our Donor of the Week is Tessa Bartels! Tessa is a former Library Board member and a current member of the Friends of the Library. Thank you, Tessa, we are truly grateful for your generous support of the new North Shore Library!

City of Glendale Wisconsin Village of Bayside Fox Point Foundation

This week at the North Shore Library! Please note on Sunday October 29, the Library will be closed during the Friends of...
10/23/2023

This week at the North Shore Library!

Please note on Sunday October 29, the Library will be closed during the Friends of the North Shore Library book sale.

The Milwaukee County Federated Library System is conducting a short survey to get feedback on our services, as we work o...
10/21/2023

The Milwaukee County Federated Library System is conducting a short survey to get feedback on our services, as we work on our strategic planning for the next few years.

Please take a moment to let us know how the library services are working for you.

https://form.jotform.com/232495863375064

It is National Friends of the Library Week! Thank you to the outstanding members of our Friends of the Library! We are g...
10/20/2023

It is National Friends of the Library Week! Thank you to the outstanding members of our Friends of the Library! We are grateful for their ongoing book sale whose proceeds support many important library services. Their hard work has helped fund our Explore Passes, Lucky Day Collection, and the Summer Reading Program.

If you wish to become a Friends member, membership forms are available online or at the Circulation Desk. And don't forget their Fall Book Sale will be held October 27-29 in the North Shore Library's Community Room!

Have a child in school that needs extra practice in a foreign language? Traveling abroad for work or vacation? We're exc...
10/19/2023

Have a child in school that needs extra practice in a foreign language? Traveling abroad for work or vacation? We're excited to let you know that Transparent Language Online is available to all North Shore Library cardholders. With over 110 languages to choose from, you can learn at home, in the library, or on the go. Reading, writing, listening, and speaking activities will help you learn the words and phrases needed to communicate effectively in a foreign language.

You can learn more about the resource at: https://www.mcfls.org/transparent-language-online/

Update: Drop In Tech Help on Wednesday has been canceled! This week at the North Shore Library!
10/16/2023

Update: Drop In Tech Help on Wednesday has been canceled!

This week at the North Shore Library!

Next week at the library we are celebrating all things STEAM!Stop by the Library on Monday, October 16th to get a free S...
10/13/2023

Next week at the library we are celebrating all things STEAM!

Stop by the Library on Monday, October 16th to get a free Science in a Bag STEM Kit courtesy of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Activities are appropriate for ages K-12 and feature science and research happening in the state of Wisconsin.

Stay for our Family STEAM Night which will feature a variety of hands-on STEAM activities suitable for the entire family! Family STEAM Night is on October 16th, 5:30-7 p.m.

Kits are available on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the week of October 16th.

Introducing Udemy Business, a video-based online learning platform that is FREE for all Milwaukee County residents, thro...
10/12/2023

Introducing Udemy Business, a video-based online learning platform that is FREE for all Milwaukee County residents, through the public libraries of Milwaukee Co. There are thousands of classes on a huge range of topics.

Lifelong learning = lifelong success and growth! Start a new career, add a new skill to your resume, learn a new hobby, or increase your understanding of any number of topics.

Visit our Udemy Business page to learn more and find instructions on how to set up your free account. Note--you will need either a Google or Microsoft account to log in -- either are free to set up.

Learn more at: https://link.gale.com/apps/udemy/auth?p=UDEMY&u=glen68147&targetPath=

Thank you to Girl Scout Troop 10625 for painting spooky, silly, and cute pumpkins for our Children's Room! Be sure to ma...
10/10/2023

Thank you to Girl Scout Troop 10625 for painting spooky, silly, and cute pumpkins for our Children's Room! Be sure to make a trip to the Library during October to see these masterpieces up close! Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast

The 2023 National Book Awards Finalists have been announced! Read these titles digitally using Libby App and hoopla digi...
10/06/2023

The 2023 National Book Awards Finalists have been announced! Read these titles digitally using Libby App and hoopla digital. Or, stop by North Shore Library to pick up a copy and find out what makes these books award-worthy!

Twenty-five Finalists to contend for National Book Awards in the categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature

Come see the new art show by artist Joy Kalt! Find her work near our Young Adult section.
10/05/2023

Come see the new art show by artist Joy Kalt! Find her work near our Young Adult section.

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6800 N Port Washington Road
Glendale, WI
53217

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 8pm
Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm

Telephone

(414) 351-3461

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