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Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library

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707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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September 2019

“Independence Corrupted,” with Charles Schudson

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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With twenty-two years in America’s courts, Judge Charles Schudson knows the factors affecting judicial decision-making. Join Charles on Thursday, September 26 at 6 PM in MPL’s Balkansky Community Room for this fascinating presentation, based on his recently-published book, “Independence Corrupted: How America’s Judges Make their Decisions.” With scholarship and impassioned accounts of compelling cases, he brings readers behind the trial bench to see judges analyzing actual trials and sentencings—of abortion protesters, sex predators, murderers, white supremacists, and more. He opens…

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October 2019

Close to Home: Family Activity Night/Storytime with Manitowoc Police Department

October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Admission is FREE!!!

“Close to Home”—a companion series to the popular “Great Decisions” foreign policy presentations—is a domestic issues series that explores a range of topics that have the potential to impact the daily lives of people within our community. Getting our children to comprehend that when the uniform comes off, our police officers are people, too. What better way to convey this than having representatives from the Manitowoc Police Department—in their regular, everyday civilian clothes—read stories with the kids. This installment of…

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Close to Home: Crime Prevention Committee Meeting—Open to the Public

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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“Close to Home”—a companion series to the popular “Great Decisions” foreign policy presentations—is a domestic issues series that explores a range of topics that have the potential to impact the daily lives of people within our community. The Crime Prevention Committee’s purpose is to work in the community in the field of Crime Prevention and to assist all law enforcement agencies in their duties to reach this goal. They do this by cooperating with law enforcement in community events and…

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Paint Drips & Spooky Sips: A Halloween “Scream” with Erin LaBonte @ MPL

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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$30

Ah, the exquisite horror of contemporary life! Who says that you can’t have some ghoulish fun with existential anxiety and uncertainty? Not Manitowoc Public Library, that’s for sure. If you’re interested in creating a personal Halloween masterpiece based on Edvard Munch’s iconic “The Scream” while sipping on a refreshing glass of vino, have we got a great evening to offer you—Paint Drips & Spooky Sips: A Halloween “Scream” with Erin LaBonte. This terrifyingly great time takes place from 6-8 PM…

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Paint Drips & Spooky Sips: A Halloween “Scream” with Erin LaBonte @ MPL

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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$30

Ah, the exquisite horror of contemporary life! Who says that you can’t have some ghoulish fun with existential anxiety and uncertainty? Not Manitowoc Public Library, that’s for sure. If you’re interested in creating a personal Halloween masterpiece based on Edvard Munch’s iconic “The Scream” while sipping on a refreshing glass of vino, have we got a great evening to offer you—Paint Drips & Spooky Sips: A Halloween “Scream” with Erin LaBonte. This terrifyingly great time takes place from 6-8 PM…

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Be Smart with Your Money with Jeff Kemp

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Admission is FREE!!!

It doesn’t matter if you’re in your 20s, your 30s, your 40s or even your 50s—if you’re not sure what to do when it comes to saving for your retirement or if you’ve already retired and have some questions, chances are you very well might like to know how to supplement what you already have. Manitowoc Public Library is offering a series of classes with you specifically in mind: Be Smart with Your Money with Jeff Kemp, gathering in the…

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Close to Home: Family Activity Night/Junior Police Academy

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Admission is FREE!!!

“Close to Home”—a companion series to the popular “Great Decisions” foreign policy presentations—is a domestic issues series that explores a range of topics that have the potential to impact the daily lives of people within our community. Having addressed that police officers are regular people like everyone else earlier in October with “Storytime with Manitowoc Police Department,” this companion piece aims to get our comfortable with officers while they’re doing their job. To get this across, we’re playfully having them…

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Be Smart with Your Money with Jeff Kemp

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Admission is FREE!!!

It doesn’t matter if you’re in your 20s, your 30s, your 40s or even your 50s—if you’re not sure what to do when it comes to saving for your retirement or if you’ve already retired and have some questions, chances are you very well might like to know how to supplement what you already have. Manitowoc Public Library is offering a series of classes with you specifically in mind: Be Smart with Your Money with Jeff Kemp, gathering in the…

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Close to Home: Understanding Organ Donation with Susan Angel Miller

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Close to Home”—a companion series to the popular “Great Decisions” foreign policy presentations—is a domestic issues series that explores a range of topics that have the potential to impact the daily lives of people within our community. One such matter that people find it extremely difficult to openly discuss is organ donation. However, while uncomfortable at first, it’s important to remember that organ donation literally provides the gift of life. Milwaukee-based Susan Angel Miller—a career volunteer who has devoted her…

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Close to Home: It’s OK to Not Be OK, with Jeff Ditzenberger

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Close to Home”—a companion series to the popular “Great Decisions” foreign policy presentations—is a domestic issues series that explores a range of topics that have the potential to impact the daily lives of people within our community. “It’s OK To Not Be OK,” being presented on Monday, October 28 at 69 PM in MPL’s Balkansky Community Room, is the culmination of one person’s story of a battle with mental health challenges. Jeff--who long ago set fire to an abandoned structure…

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Be Smart with Your Money with Jeff Kemp

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Admission is FREE!!!

It doesn’t matter if you’re in your 20s, your 30s, your 40s or even your 50s—if you’re not sure what to do when it comes to saving for your retirement or if you’ve already retired and have some questions, chances are you very well might like to know how to supplement what you already have. Manitowoc Public Library is offering a series of classes with you specifically in mind: Be Smart with Your Money with Jeff Kemp, gathering in the…

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November 2019

An Evening with Kevin Crawford—The Curious History of Modern Manitowoc

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 11, 2019

Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Admission is FREE!!!

Kevin Crawford is Manitowoc’s longest consecutive serving mayor, having held that office for a total of twenty years. From 1989 until 2009, Mayor Crawford oversaw tremendous changes to the landscape of the city and gathered innumerable interesting stories. The time has come to publicly share a few of these tales in a casual, virtual fireside chat sort of setting. On consecutive Mondays in November, Mayor Crawford will regale those gathered in the Balkansky Community Room of Manitowoc Public Library with…

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An Evening with Kevin Crawford—The Curious History of Modern Manitowoc

November 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 11, 2019

Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Admission is FREE!!!

Kevin Crawford is Manitowoc’s longest consecutive serving mayor, having held that office for a total of twenty years. From 1989 until 2009, Mayor Crawford oversaw tremendous changes to the landscape of the city and gathered innumerable interesting stories. The time has come to publicly share a few of these tales in a casual, virtual fireside chat sort of setting. On consecutive Mondays in November, Mayor Crawford will regale those gathered in the Balkansky Community Room of Manitowoc Public Library with…

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Holy Family Conservatory of Music Holiday Recital at Manitowoc Public Library

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Metaphorically speaking, nothing can turn an ember of holiday spirit into a fully-blazing Yule Log than a bit of dulcet holiday music played by talented youngsters. And so, to start the holiday season right, Manitowoc Public Library invites you to attend our first “Holiday Melodies” of the season on Thursday, November 14th, before your “Ho-Ho-Ho!” becomes a “Ho-Ho-NO!” Students from the Holy Family Conservatory of Music will be filling the air of the Balkansky Community Room with beautiful music from…

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