Belleville Public Library

Titanic Menus: A Culinary Journey Through Ingredients and Recipes of The World’s Most Illustrious Passenger Ship

This program will tie into the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s “Top Chef Wisconsin”-inspired 2024 “Culinary” theme. Delve into letters that first class Titanic passengers wrote to loved ones at home, describing the elaborate lunch feasts and other delicacies.

Wood Burning 101

Discover the meditative art of wood burning, also known as pyrography, with Gauri Bansal from Prettyful Creations. Go home with an exquisite wood burned piece and skills that you can use over and over again. Gauri has roots in Indian culture and specializes in bringing mandala designs and patterns to everyday objects.

Survival Spanish for Adults

Did you study Spanish in high school or college, but to this day you can't string together a phrase? Maybe you've never studied it but wish you could at least come up with a response to common greetings. In this crash course, World Language teacher Katie Moreno will provide instruction and an opportunity for you to not only learn, but use the Spanish language in simulated real world scenarios.

The Magic of Oz

Follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy Gale and Toto into the magical world of Oz! Historical presenter, Michelle Gibbons, will delight audiences with a theatrical portrayal of beloved actress, Judy Garland. Learn about Garland’s worldwide fame, childhood, and struggles to stardom from her point of view.

Finding Me: A Musical Children's Book

Have you ever heard a student say they went to a school where they didn’t feel seen, heard, confident, loved, or like they truly belonged? Jr. has felt that way at his many schools. But things begin to change when he stumbles upon a magical classroom and peeks through their window. With the help of a teacher named Mr. Rise, he sees a handful of students who are shown just how special they are every day! Will Jr. be too afraid to reveal himself to them? Will they let Jr. join their team? Only time will tell if he’s found the community he’s needed for a very long time.