Norwalk Public Library to show ‘Arctic Tale’

Posted June 20, 2012 at 5:00 pm

By JEANNE RICE | Norwalk librarian

The summer reading program “Dream Big: Read!” started June 5 at the Norwalk Public Library.

The movie “Arctic Tale” will be shown starting at 12 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. You are welcome to get sandwiches and other refreshments from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Norwalk Village Park shelter (Elroy-Sparta State Trail park). You can bring your food back to the library to eat while watching the movie.

Immanuel and Salem United Methodist Churches of Norwalk provide Free Lunch Wednesdays throughout the summer.

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The Norwalk Public Library has two new books.

• Christian fiction: “Lost Melody: A Novel” by Lori Copeland and Virginia Smith

• Nonfiction: “The Snake Eaters: An Unlikely Band of Brothers and the Battle for the Soul of Iraq” by Owen West

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The seven-member Norwalk Public Library Board is looking for a new member from the local community to fill an open position.

If you’re interested and live in Norwalk or the town of Ridgeville, please send a letter to Norwalk Public Library, 101 Railroad St., P.O. Box 132, Norwalk, WI 54648-0132 or by email to

The Norwalk Public Library Board meets on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Norwalk Public Norwalk Public Library. Please feel free to call 823-7473 or visit the library to talk to Jeanne Rice, the library director, if you have any questions.

Library hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, 2-7 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.

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The library will be closed for Wednesday, July 4. Have a safe and fun Fourth of July.

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The mystery-book group’s next meeting will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 6, when we’ll discuss Lee Goldberg’s “Mr. Monk Goes to the Firehouse,” the first book in the “Monk” series.