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Webinar: The Flavor of Wisconsin: Our Culinary Culture, Past and Present

Jul 6 :: Online Webinar ::
Join author Terese Allen and she tracks the amazing cornucopia of what Wisconsinites have gathered, grown, produced, cooked, and eaten.
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Webinar: Wisconsin in Watercolor: The Life and Legend of Folk Artist Paul Seifert

Jul 16 :: Online Webinar ::
Author and Curator Joe Kapler shines a light on folk artist Paul Seifert and the watercolor paintings he created over a hundred years ago.
Author Appearance

Odd Wisconsin: True Tales and Folklore from the Badger State

Aug 3 :: Deerfield Public Library :: Deerfield
Join author Michael Edmonds for a look at colorful Wisconsin characters from real life and folk tales.
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Rebel Poet: More Stories from a 21st Century Indian

Aug 13 :: Minocqua Public Library :: Minocqua
Oneida author and storyteller Louis V. Clark III (Two Shoes) seamlessly blends poetry and prose to share his own American Indian story.
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The Woman's Hour Has Struck: Wisconsin's Role in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Aug 13 :: Northwoods Center :: Eagle River
Take a march through suffrage history with Wisconsin Historical Society site director Alli Karrels.
Author Appearance

Wisconsin Lighthouses

Aug 20 :: Hartland Public Library :: Hartland
Hear stories of Wisconsin's maritime history with a photographic tour of Wisconsin lighthouses with authors Ken and Barb Wardius.
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Fill 'er Up: The Glory Days of Wisconsin Gas Stations

Aug 24 :: Leathem Smith :: Sturgeon Bay
Step back to the day when a visit to the gas station meant service with a smile, a wash of the windshield, and the cheerful question, "Fill 'er up?"
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Return to Wake Robin: One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts

Aug 26 :: Sun Prarie Public Library :: Sun Prairie
Join Northwoods vacationer Marnie Mamminga on a trip through a 5-generations-tradition of visits to her family's cabin, Wake Robin.
Author Appearance

Wisconsin Lighthouses

Sep 3 :: Center for Life Enrichment :: Oconomowoc
Hear stories of Wisconsin's maritime history with a photographic tour of Wisconsin lighthouses with authors Ken and Barb Wardius.
Author Appearance

On the Hunt: The History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin

Sep 9 :: Strum Public Library :: Strum
Join author Robert Willging for a discussion of "On the Hunt," the story of deer-hunting in Wisconsin from ancient times to today.