Adult Winter Reading Program

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Raffle Tickets available in a folder on drop box at the library.

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SCHOOL DISTRICT OF LOMIRA 4 YEAR OLD and 5 YEAR OLD KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

**Children currently enrolled in our 4K program do not need to register for 5K**

Call Tami at 920-488-2181 to receive your registration papers.

Plan to stop at the TLC office with your child’s birth certificate, proof of address and to return registration papers on one of the following days:

February 10,11,12   10:00am—2:00pm

February 15   4:00pm—6:30pm  (no school)

February 16   7:00am—10:00am   (no school)

There will be a 4K or 5K packet to pick up with more information!

Theresa Learning Community ~ front lobby

422 South Milwaukee Street, Theresa

Your child must be 4 years old for 4K and 5 years old for 5K by September 1, 2021.

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Care Kits for Aging/Disability/Dementia

Theresa Public Library has a variety of Care Kits for Aging/Disability/Dementia available for checkout.
This is a great resource for caregivers, relatives and friends of those affected with dementia and other
cognitive disabilities. Kits can be checked out for 28 days. Each kit includes a resource folder.
A list of the kits and their contents are shown below as well as in the “Seniors” tab on our website.

Kit #1 – Book, Tools, Resource Folder
This kit contains the book “My Two Elaines” by Martin J. Schreiber and a variety of tools.
Tools include a pouch with push button ball, netted squeeze ball, blue stretch tube, 2 rattle eggs,
8-cube bendable object, 3 mesh pouches with marble, pea pod object.
Kit #2 – Puzzles, Bingo Game, Resource Folder
This kit contains two Mindstart Puzzles: a 24-piece Winter Puzzle with large pieces and a 12-piece Flower Puzzle with extra large pieces. The Rainbow Bingo Game consists of a user guide to play High, Middle and Low Ability Level Games, 7 large cards (4 high and 3 middle level), 20 bingo calling cards, 15 each of red, yellow, blue, green, black chips, and 59 black marking pawns.
Kit #3 – Puzzles, Card Game, Resource Folder
This kit contains two Mindstart Puzzles: a 24-piece Baseball Puzzle with large pieces and a 12-piece Sports Ball Puzzle with extra large pieces. The Numbers and Suits Card Game includes instructions for Higher and Lower Ability Group Play and Individual Play options. This 55 card set includes 4 cards each of 1-9 and of club, spade, diamond, and heart, and 3 instruction cards.
Kit #4 – Puzzle, Card Game, Word Search Binder, Resource Folder
This kit contains a Word Search Binder with Marker, a Mindstart Fishing Puzzle with 24 large pieces, and the Image Snap Card Game. The game has 36 cards (4 theme cards and 32 image cards), across the topics of Transport, Food, Animals and Tools. The aim is to connect relevant images to encourage new associations and stimulate the brain.
Kit #5 – Puzzle, Board Game, Resource Folder
This kit contains a Mindstart Raking Puzzle with 63 large pieces, and a Snakes & Ladders Board Game.
This engaging game appeals to all ages. Large counters and a color-contrast board enable those with impaired vision to enjoy playing. Dice cards are used instead of traditional dice to make the game easier to play.
Kit #6 – Game, Activity Set, Word Search Binder, Resource Folder
This kit contains Word Search Binder with Marker, On the Dot Brain Teaser Game, and Look & Lace Activity Set. Items can be used individually or in a group. The Activity Set has instructions for high, middle and low ability levels. It includes 4 lacing cards and 4 laces. The cards can be used for guessing games, conversation starters, as well as lacing activities.
Kit #7 – Activity Set, Bingo Game, Resource Folder
This kit contains a Match the Shapes Activity Set, and Animal Bingo. The Shapes Activity Set is similar to dominoes, with instructions for a variety of activities at various levels. The contents include 4 bags of tiles (36 total), 5 quarter page templates, 1 half page template, and instructions. The Animal Bingo Audio Game is an engaging intergenerational activity for people in mid to late stage dementia. This is a fun bingo game, designed so people of all ages and abilities can play together. The box includes a Flip Book with Instructions, an Animal Sounds CD, 8 Bingo Cards, 92 Counters in a Red Sack, and one Bingo Caller Card.

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Holiday Schedule


Closed Dec. 24-27, Dec 31-Jan2.

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Grinch shares a story!

Hi, Everyone! Grinch is missing you! He wants to share a few of his favorite stories in the next 3 weeks with you. His first book is Spot’s Christmas, by Eric Hill. Read Aloud by : Me The Starhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=o4NKQ-A_hMAHe also has a link to share from Fun With Spot https://www.funwithspot.com/The week of December 7-11th He will be watching you through the window at the library and hoping you will wave ,”HI,” to him. He has an activity pack full of fun for you to pick up during Curbside hours. Mon.-Thurs. 12:30-6:30, Friday 12:30-4pm.

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December 7-11th Grab and Go Pack: Create a modge podge ceramic coaster. Pack include tile, cork for back, modge podge , and paper to decorate the tile with. Packs are available during Curbside hours until gone. Monday-Thursday 12:30-6:30pm, Friday 12:30-4pm.

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Congratulation to Amber Sawyer for publishing her book:

Love TO Race. “This is the story of harness racehorse, Derek Bromac N. After racing in New Zealand as a 2-, 3-, and 4-year-old, Derek was shipped to California to begin his racing career in the United States. He immediately began dominating his competition at remarkable race times. ” “Follow Derek’s narration, written by his owner Amber Sawyer, and beautifully illustrated by Tami Joe DeLisle.”

You can check out a copy of the book at the library. Or purchase one at Confections by Joel’s and on Amazon.

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Dec. 1-4th Grab and GO Pack.

Pick up a craft filled bag to create a Reindeer or Santa.
Bags are available until gone! during curbside hours. Monday-Thursday 12:30-6:30pm, Friday 12:30 4pm.

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We are hiring a Library Assistant

Theresa Public Library LIBRARY ASSISTAN Job

Hours: Wednesdays and Thursday 11:30- 6:30pm (During Covid 19)
Plus at least two Saturdays a month from 9:30-Noon. (After Covid 19)
Computer and customer service skills required. Wage: $10.00
Call 920-488-2342 for an application and job description.

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Theresa Public Library Book Bundle Reservation Sheet.

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