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The Whitefish Bay Public Library, along with Boswell Book Company, is excited to host author Nick Petrie on Monday, Febr...
02/22/2024

The Whitefish Bay Public Library, along with Boswell Book Company, is excited to host author Nick Petrie on Monday, February 26 at 6:30PM. Nick will be in conversation with Sharon Nagel, one half of the writing duo Juneau Black. Boswell will be onsite selling Nick's books! Register at: https://www.wfblibrary.org/our_events/?eid=1614

Thank you to Luise, Javier, and Matilde for their presentations about their home countries at the AFS International Dess...
02/21/2024

Thank you to Luise, Javier, and Matilde for their presentations about their home countries at the AFS International Dessert Event held at the library this weekend. We enjoyed all the delicious desserts that were made and shared.

Coming soon to the New Shelf! Picture books galore!
02/20/2024

Coming soon to the New Shelf! Picture books galore!

We're thrilled to announce that Bilingual Storytime with Miss Liza is back for 2024, now with a new time and day.  Join ...
02/16/2024

We're thrilled to announce that Bilingual Storytime with Miss Liza is back for 2024, now with a new time and day. Join us this upcoming Monday (February 19th) at 6pm. All are welcome!

To learn more and register for this program, check out our website: https://www.wfblibrary.org/our_events/?eid=1667

Thank you to a wonderfully talented friend of our library, who crocheted this Piggie for the YS desk!  The squees of the...
02/14/2024

Thank you to a wonderfully talented friend of our library, who crocheted this Piggie for the YS desk! The squees of the YS staff could be heard throughout the library 😍 Piggie joins our little crew of Pigeon and Dewey. Thank you!

Come join the Whitefish Bay AFS Chapter for an afternoon of delicious international desserts and a chance to learn about...
02/13/2024

Come join the Whitefish Bay AFS Chapter for an afternoon of delicious international desserts and a chance to learn about the countries and cultures of current AFS foreign exchange students. Register for on our website: https://www.wfblibrary.org/our_events/?eid=1672

Today's the day!  Our Valentine making station is set up in the youth services picture book area, and kids can make a Va...
02/09/2024

Today's the day! Our Valentine making station is set up in the youth services picture book area, and kids can make a Valentine anytime between 10am-5pm.

Tuesday was Library Legislative Day. This is an annual event that gives library staff the opportunity to travel to Madis...
02/08/2024

Tuesday was Library Legislative Day. This is an annual event that gives library staff the opportunity to travel to Madison and meet with representatives to talk all things libraries! In the picture from left to right: Bruce Gay from Waukesha Public Library, Stephanie Snyder from MPS Bay View HS, Sharon Nagel from Whitefish Bay, Senator Chris Larson, Jennifer Meyer-Stearns from Milwaukee Public Library, Nyama Reed from Whitefish Bay.

The nonfiction book reorganization project in the Youth Services Department is nearing completion! Do you need cookbooks...
02/07/2024

The nonfiction book reorganization project in the Youth Services Department is nearing completion! Do you need cookbooks? We’ve got them in H covering activities! Want some books on art? Those are in M containing the arts. So you’re interested in basketball! We have you covered in N for sports. Traveling to the National Parks this spring? Those books are in O which covers everything about the United States!
Visit our YS nonfiction collection today! We are here to help you find what you need!

Girl Scout Troop 10625 is bringing awareness to ALS, formerly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Check out their poster in o...
02/06/2024

Girl Scout Troop 10625 is bringing awareness to ALS, formerly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Check out their poster in our adult wing of the library near our large print books.

Our Tiny Art Show is on display! Visit the Youth Services and Adult Services to view almost 100 mini art projects from o...
02/02/2024

Our Tiny Art Show is on display! Visit the Youth Services and Adult Services to view almost 100 mini art projects from our patrons of all ages! So fun to see!

We had so much fun at our first ever Great Whitefish Bay Puzzle Race! 15 teams competed by trying to complete the same 5...
02/01/2024

We had so much fun at our first ever Great Whitefish Bay Puzzle Race! 15 teams competed by trying to complete the same 500-piece puzzle in an hour and a half. Team Puzzle Lovers came in first place finishing in 54 minutes and 15 seconds. Team The Outsiders came in second finishing in 54 minutes and 45 seconds. Team Praying 4 Piece came in third finishing in 58 minutes and 55 seconds. About half of the teams completed their puzzle in the time allotted.

This fun graph from Lit Hub tracks the parent’s tolerability of reading a particular book on one axis to the enthusiasm ...
01/30/2024

This fun graph from Lit Hub tracks the parent’s tolerability of reading a particular book on one axis to the enthusiasm of a toddler on the other axis. Your favorite book may not be your kid’s favorite! Can you relate?

Read about the graph here: https://lithub.com/the-toddler-book-tolerability-index/

We are getting these masterpieces ready for our Tiny Art Show that will be displayed in the library in February. This is...
01/30/2024

We are getting these masterpieces ready for our Tiny Art Show that will be displayed in the library in February. This is your reminder to turn in your finished works by January 31.

How much value does your library offer? Using our statistics from 2023, the Whitefish Bay Public Library saved our users...
01/25/2024

How much value does your library offer? Using our statistics from 2023, the Whitefish Bay Public Library saved our users $6,871,671! Curious to know the value the library saved you and your families?
Try out this Library Value Calculator:
https://ilovelibraries.org/what-libraries-do/calculator/

Our All-Ages After-School Drop-In Block Party is back!  (How's about that for a long title?)  Stop by the storytime room...
01/18/2024

Our All-Ages After-School Drop-In Block Party is back! (How's about that for a long title?) Stop by the storytime room anytime between 3:30pm and 5pm. You can stay for 15 minutes or for the entire session. We'll have a variety of building materials (LEGO, Magnatiles, Keva Planks, Brain Flakes) perfect for a variety of ages.

A recent study about libraries found that Gen Z and millennials are still visiting libraries at a healthy clip, with 54%...
01/17/2024

A recent study about libraries found that Gen Z and millennials are still visiting libraries at a healthy clip, with 54% of Gen Zers and millennials trekking to their local library in 2022!

Data shows that Gen Zers and millennials are going to their local libraries more frequently.

Dewey is painting a masterpiece for our Tiny Art Show! Be like Dewey. Stop by the adult or youth services to grab a kit ...
01/16/2024

Dewey is painting a masterpiece for our Tiny Art Show! Be like Dewey. Stop by the adult or youth services to grab a kit and get started on your great work of art.

Our apologies but Toddler Time is cancelled for Tuesday, January 16. But we'll be back next Tuesday! We still have all a...
01/16/2024

Our apologies but Toddler Time is cancelled for Tuesday, January 16. But we'll be back next Tuesday! We still have all ages storytime Wednesday and Thursday this week.

Today starts our Winter Reading Program! We have a program for adults on Beanstack (https://wfblibrary.beanstack.com/rea...
01/15/2024

Today starts our Winter Reading Program! We have a program for adults on Beanstack (https://wfblibrary.beanstack.com/reader365)

Kids and teens can grab a paper log from the Youth Services Desk. Thanks to Friends of the Whitefish Bay Library and Kiwanis Club of North Shore Milwaukee for supporting these programs.

The library will be open regular hours today! All items returned will be backdated with yesterday as the return date. Al...
01/13/2024

The library will be open regular hours today! All items returned will be backdated with yesterday as the return date. All expired holds from yesterday can be picked up through Monday at 5PM.

Will snowmageddon happen tomorrow? We can't predict the future, but we can tell you that we have more Tiny Art Show kits...
01/11/2024

Will snowmageddon happen tomorrow? We can't predict the future, but we can tell you that we have more Tiny Art Show kits ready to go! Kids, teens, and adults are invited to participate. Kids must be 5K or older to participate. Stop by either reference desk today to grab a kit.

Here are the library's top checkouts from our Take and Tinker Collection and our board games. All of these items can be ...
01/10/2024

Here are the library's top checkouts from our Take and Tinker Collection and our board games. All of these items can be placed on hold! https://www.wfblibrary.org/read_research/take_and_tinker_collection/
These collections are generously funded by Friends of the Whitefish Bay Library. Thank you Friends! And keep an eye out for new things coming in 2024.

Our Teen Area refresh is complete! A big shout to our Friends of the Whitefish Bay Public Library for their financial su...
01/08/2024

Our Teen Area refresh is complete! A big shout to our Friends of the Whitefish Bay Public Library for their financial support in making this possible. Thank you Friends of the Whitefish Bay Library!

Here are the top 5 most checked out fiction books from the Whitefish Bay Public Library in 2023! Did any of your favorit...
01/03/2024

Here are the top 5 most checked out fiction books from the Whitefish Bay Public Library in 2023! Did any of your favorites make the list?

Listen to this story from NPR about all the cool offerings at the library!
01/02/2024

Listen to this story from NPR about all the cool offerings at the library!

Your local library is a great source for books. But it can also be a great resource for helping you with your new year's resolution. Perhaps you want to learn a new language, take a cooking class, or research your family's genealogy. Or maybe you just want to save a ton of money. Today, we're presen...

Just a reminder we are closed New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Wishing you all a happy New Year, one filled with many ...
12/29/2023

Just a reminder we are closed New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Wishing you all a happy New Year, one filled with many great reads!

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5420 N Marlborough Drive
Whitefish Bay, WI
53217

Opening Hours

Monday 9:30am - 8:30pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 8:30pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 8:30pm
Thursday 9:30am - 8:30pm
Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday 9:30am - 4pm
Sunday 12pm - 4pm

Telephone

(414) 964-4380

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