Adult Programs

The Essentials of Healthy Skin

Tuesday, July 23, 7:00 p.m. O’Neill Room

Get an introduction to healthy skin from Lynne Herro, licensed esthetician and owner of Lynne Herro Skin Care. In this presentation, she will provide an overview of its essential elements, including:

  • The importance of knowing your skin type
  • Internal and external factors that affect our skin
  • Proper at-home care
  • The necessity of Sunscreen and how to choose a safe and effective one
  • Basic information on skin cancer prevention
  • Plenty of time for Q&A!

It's been said that “healthy skin is always in.” Find out how to achieve it with this free program. No registration required.

Wisconsin's Gangster Past- Turning the Badger State into the Crime State

Tuesday, August 6, 7:00 p.m. O'Neill Room

Put on your zoot suit and follow in the footsteps of America's most infamous gangsters as they turn Wisconsin into their personal crime vacation land. Author and lecturer Chad Lewis takes us on a tour of the state's criminal lore and legend. Filled with deadly bank robberies, explosive shootouts, brutal murders, and daring kidnappings, this presentation lets the audience discover the grisly locations where gangster history will never die. Free to attend. No registration required.

An Evening with Michael Perry

Wednesday, September 25, 7:00 p.m. Community Room

The Elm Grove Library welcomes New York Times bestselling author, humorist and radio show host Michael Perry for an evening of humorous and heartfelt stories based on his life in rural Wisconsin. Perry’s bestselling memoirs include Population: 485, Truck: A Love Story, Coop, Visiting Tom, and Montaigne in Barn Boots: An Amateur Ambles Through Philosophy.

Raised on a small Midwestern dairy farm, Perry put himself through nursing school while working on a ranch in Wyoming, then detoured into writing. He also hosts the nationally-syndicated “Tent Show Radio,” performs widely as a humorist, and tours with his band the Long Beds. He lives with his wife and two daughters in rural Wisconsin, where he serves on the local volunteer fire and rescue service and is an intermittent pig farmer.

This event is free to attend. Space is limited and registration is required. Registration begins September 3.

Turning 65? Welcome to Medicare

Wednesday, October 2, 1:00 p.m. O'Neill Room

Are you or a loved one turning 65 this year? Confused about your Medicare options and what plan is right for you? Come learn the A, B, C, and D's of Medicare with this free presentation. 2020 open enrollment is coming up soon. Get unbiased, objective information without a sales pitch. Presented by Tracy Lipinski, SHIP outreach specialist for Waukesha County and the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources. No registration required.

The Camera in Your Smartphone

Thursday, October 10, 6:30 p.m. Community Room

Learn about the apps, tips, tricks and limitations of iPhone and Android smartphones and tablets for pictures and video. This class will cover your smartphone or tablet’s camera, home and Cloud storage options, and adding pictures to email and messaging. Presented by professional photographer C.T. Kruger. Free to attend. Don't forget to bring your smartphone!

Christmas Tree Ship

Wednesday, December 11, 7:00 p.m. Community Room

All Aboard! Author Rochelle Pennington presents the true account of Captain Schuenemann and his schooner, considered the most loved story of the Great Lakes over the past century. Filled with courage, generosity, heroism, and the importance of family, it’s a shipwreck story with heart. The presentation includes original photographs, little-known facts, ghost ship sightings, and omens. Artifacts raised from the sunken ship will also be on display, along with underwater photos of the ship in its current state at the bottom of Lake Michigan. Free to attend. No registration required.