Live Virtual Programs

January - April 2021

No registration required.
​Watch on the River Falls Public Library
Facebook Live or Youtube channel

Live streams will not appear on Facebook or Youtube until the scheduled time

Storytime with Monica

January 4 - April 30, 2021 on the River Falls Public Library's Facebook live or Youtube channel - no registration required
​Join our Youth Librarian and friends for interactive storytime extravaganzas of books, songs, movement, activities and fun!​

  • Thursdays from 10:30 - 11:30 am
    Full Storytime!

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:30am
    Weekly themed, short activities.

Teen Programs

Teens in Power and Teen Crafting - Click here for more information​​

Juliet Grames - The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna

Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 6-7pm on the River Falls Public Library's Facebook live or Youtube channel - no registration required
Debut author and Soho Press book editor/associate publisher, Juliet Grames, grew up in a tight-knit Italian-American family. This novel, her first, is about Italian sisterhood & secrets, immigration & the American dream, family loyalty & betrayal, & one woman’s tenacious fight against her own fate. It is being published in the US, Canada, the Philippines, all over Europe; and in Spanish and Hebrew. It is already an ABA Indie Next Selection, a B&N Discover Great New Writers Selection, and a Library Reads Selection.

Climate Change: Impact on Fisheries in the Great Lakes Region with Johathan Overpeck, Ph.D

Monday, January 25 from 6-7pm on the River Falls Public Library's Facebook live or Youtube channel - no registration required
With Jonathan Overpeck, Ph.D - Nobel Peace Prize laureate​
PDF of presentation

5 Minute Mental Mindfulness for Stress - NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness

Thursday, January 28 from 6-7pm on the River Falls Public Library's Facebook live or Youtube channel - no registration required
With Angie Payden - Qualified Mindful Movement & Meditation Teacher

Link to more mental health resources


​PDFs from program

Survey

Climate Change: WI Climate Task Force

Thursday, February 4 from 6-7pm on the River Falls Public Library's Facebook live or Youtube channel - no registration required
With Mandela Barnes - Lt. Governor of Wisconsin

Doctor Dyslexia Dude!: Graphic Novel vol. 1 and 2

Thursday, February 11 from 6-7pm on the River Falls Public Library's Facebook live or Youtube channel - no registration required
Dr. Shawn Anthony Robinson is a Senior Research Associate in Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Laboratory (Wei LAB) at UW Madison, an author, a dyslexia consultant, and serves on the Board of Directors with the International Dyslexia Association.

Childhood Mental Health

Thursday, Feb. 18 from 6-7pm on the River Falls Public Library's Facebook live or Youtube channel - no registration required
With Morgan Miller, MS, Licensed Professional Counselor Western Wisconsin Health

Lea Tran - Author and Inspirational Speaker

Thursday, February 25 from 6-7pm on the River Falls Public Library's Facebook live or Youtube channel - no registration required
Tran's mission is to inspire people to transform, to step out of the shadow of fear, regret, and resentment to live a life full of passion and purpose. Her book, I Did Not Miss the Boat: Memoir of a Vietnam Hoa Refugee, speaks to the experience of first-generation immigrants and refugees, and what it was like to rebuild their lives in a foreign land.

Jennifer Chiaverini - NY Times Bestselling Author

Thursday, March 11 from 6-7pm on the River Falls Public Library's Facebook live or Youtube channel - no registration required
Chiaverini's book, Resistance Women, is an enthralling, unforgettable story of ordinary people determined to resist the rise of evil, sacrificing their own lives and liberty to fight injustice and defend the oppressed.

Cliff Jacobson - Camping's Top Secrets

Thursday, March 18 from 6-7pm on the River Falls Public Library's Facebook live or Youtube channel - no registration required
Jacobson is a professional canoe guide and outfitter, a wilderness canoeing and camping consultant and the author of over a dozen top-selling books on camping and canoeing.

Climate Change: Religious Connections with the Earth - Diversity in Native American and Buddhist Religions

Rescheduled for Tuesday, May 11 at 6pm on the River Falls Public Library's Facebook live or Youtube channel - no registration required
Tia Nelson (daughter of Gaylord Nelson, founder of Earth Day) is the managing director of the climate program at the Outrider Foundation in Madison, WI.

Allen Eskens - MN Award Winning Mystery Author

Thursday, April 8 from 6-7pm on the River Falls Public Library's Facebook live or Youtube channel - no registration required
Eskens' book, Nothing More Dangerous, draws stark lines of race and class that both bind and divide.

Climate Change: Wildlife and Plastics, the Innocent Victims

Wednesday, April 21 from 6-7pm on the River Falls Public Library's Facebook live or Youtube channel - no registration required
With Terry L. Root, Nobel Peace Prize (IPCC Member) Recipient, Professor Emerita at Stanford University



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