PBS Great American Read
The Results are In!
The Great American Read Grand Finale aired on PBS on October 23. Over FOUR MILLION votes were cast in the search for America’s best-loved novel. The first place winner, having never left that spot since voting began, was To Kill a Mockingbird! The rest of the top five were Outlander (2) by Diana Gabaldon, Harry Potter (3) by J.K. Rowling, Pride and Prejudice (4) by Jane Austen, and Lord of the Rings (5) by J.R.R. Tolkien.
To see how your favorite books placed in the voting, click here:
Consumer Reports Available on Badgerlink
Electronic devices are popular gift items during the holiday season. But how do you know which one to purchase? Consumer Reports has always been an excellent resource for those considering to purchase those high-ticket items. And now, that resource is only a click away on Badgerlink. The only requirement to access this and a multitude of other resources is your library card.
To access Consumer Reports on Badgerlink, click here:
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
The library will be closed the following days in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday:
Thursday, November 22
Friday, November 23
Saturday, November 24
Have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving!
Dates and Deadlines for Health Insurance Marketplace
November 1, 2018: Open Enrollment started -- first day to enroll, re-enroll, or change a 2019 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace
December 15, 2018: Last day to enroll in or change plans for 2019 coverage. After this date, you can enroll or change plans only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
January 1, 2019: 2019 coverage starts, if you've paid your first premium.
Caroling, Coloring, and Reading
Join us on Thursday, December 6, at 6:30 p.m. for a family Christmas event. We'll get together at the Library to sing Christmas carols and enjoy cookies, hot apple cider and juice! This event also kicks off our kid's activity for December.
In December, kids can create a Christmas bookmark and read three books for a chance to win a prize. Bookmarks will be available for coloring after the sing-a-long.
What: Caroling, Coloring, and Reading
When: Thursday, December 6, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: East Troy Lions Public Library
Thanks to a series of recent DVD donations, you will now have even more titles to choose from. Some of the donated titles include "Blazing Saddles", "Superman Returns", "I, Robot", "Animal House", "Dodgeball", and "Shield - Seasons 1 - 6". Visit the library and check out these and more newly donated titles!