Adult Events

Genealogy Interest Group

  • When you’re up to your eyeballs in census records, birth certificates, and obituaries, genealogy can feel like a very lonely pastime. But it doesn’t have to be! Join your fellow genealogists on Zoom for an hour of sharing stories, celebrating successes, brainstorming solutions, and dismantling roadblocks. Open to beginning and experienced researchers alike. To receive the Zoom invite, please register with the provided links below.
  • January 28 at 2:00 PM - REGISTER HERE!
  • February 25 at 2:00 PM - REGISTER HERE!
  • March 25 at 2:00 PM: Tips and Tricks for Using FamilySearch's Historical Record Collection - REGISTER HERE!
  • April 29 at 2:00 PM - REGISTER HERE!
  • May 27 at 2:00 PM - REGISTER HERE!
  • June 24 at 2:00 PM: Finding Religious Records for Genealogy - REGISTER HERE!

History's Hidden Women Book Club

  • Get to know the women behind our science and history! Join us on Zoom for a book discussion at 6:30 PM every other month to learn more about one of history's hidden women. Register to receive the Zoom meeting link each month.
  • February 11: Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, From Missiles to the Moon to Mars by Nathalia Holt - REGISTER HERE!
  • April 8: White Houses by Amy Bloom - REGISTER HERE!
  • June 10: Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar - REGISTER HERE!

Hook, Yarn & Stitch

  • Whatever fiber art craft you enjoy, make progress virtually, together. Socialize and share your techniques with others! This group is open to all skill levels. Meets the 1st Thursday each month at 10:30 AM and the 3rd Thursday each month at 6:30 PM. Register to receive the Zoom meeting link each month.
  • January 7: AM Session - REGISTER HERE!
  • January 21: PM Session - REGISTER HERE!
  • February 4: AM Session - REGISTER HERE!
  • February 18: PM Session - REGISTER HERE!
  • March 4: AM Session - REGISTER HERE!
  • March 18: PM Session - REGISTER HERE!
  • April 1: AM Session - REGISTER HERE!
  • April 15: PM Session - REGISTER HERE!
  • May 6: AM Session - REGISTER HERE!
  • May 20: PM Session - REGISTER HERE!

iCan! Instructional Videos

  • Looking for a way to learn new skills or brush up on your technology skills? View one of our iCan! tutorials on the FLWLIB YouTube channel.  Videos are posted on the first and third Fridays of the month at 3:00PM. Handouts are available in the video description.
  • FLWLIB YouTube Channel

Mequon-Thiensville Community Book Club

  • The Frank L. Weyenberg Library and the Mequon-Thiensville Rec. Department offer a free monthly book discussion on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 1:30 PM via Zoom.  To receive the Zoom link, please email the Patron Services Department at ref@flwlib.org or click on the links below.
  • March 16: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix Harrow - REGISTER HERE!
  • April 20: Opium by John Halpern - REGISTER HERE!
  • May 18: Death is Hard Work by Khaled Khalifa - REGISTER HERE!
  • June 15: The Secrets We Kept by Laura Prescott - REGISTER HERE!
  • July 20: The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman - REGISTER HERE!
  • August 17: Wow, No Thank You: Essays by Samantha Irby - REGISTER HERE!
  • September 21: Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam - REGISTER HERE!
  • October 19: The Big Finish by Brooke Fossey - REGISTER HERE!
  • November 16: Conjure Women by Afia Atakora - REGISTER HERE!
  • December 21: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia - REGISTER HERE!

Money Smart Week (April 10-17, 2021) and Financial Literacy Month (April 2021)

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Money Smart Week 2021 

This week-long free virtual campaign aims to help people better manage their personal finances with a focus on those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 This year’s line-up includes: 

  • Saturday, April 10 at 10:00 AM - Talking Cents (The University of Chicago Financial Education Initiative)
  • Sunday, April 11 at 10:00 AM - Saving (FINRA Investor Education Foundation)
  • Monday, April 12 at 12:00 PM - Basic Banking (The Economic Awareness Council)
  • Tuesday, April 13 at 12:30 PM - Student Loans (U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid)
  • Wednesday, April 14 at 1:00 PM - Fraud Protection (Internal Revenue Service)
  • Thursday, April 15 at 1:00 PM - Personal Finance (Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center)
  • Friday, April 16 at 12:00 PM - Housing Protections + Resources (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)
  • Saturday, April 17 at 10:30 AM - Budgeting (University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension)

 View more details at www.moneysmartweek.org. Events are free and open to the public, but registration is advised. Questions for the panelists can be submitted during the registration process.

Identity Theft: Protect and Prevent

  • April 13 at 1:00 PM - Virtual Presentation - REGISTER HERE!
  • Identity theft continues to be the fastest growing crime in the United States. The more you learn about it, the less vulnerable you are. The Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection will explain the different types of identity theft, how to recognize it and how to prevent it – including information about Fraud Alerts and Security Freezes. Receive tips for safeguarding personal information and how to spot the red flags of a scam. Helpful brochures will also be available.
  • Francesca Johnson is an Agency Liaison for the Bureau of Consumer Protection within the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. As the Agency Liaison based in the Milwaukee office, Francesca travels throughout southeastern Wisconsin to educate the public, businesses and law enforcement on the importance of privacy protection and data security. Francesca has over 12 years of state service in the combined areas of Unemployment Compensation, Fraud Investigations and Adult Education.

2020 Money Smart Week Financial Webinars

  • Twelve Months to Take Charge of Your Finances - Video, PowerPoint & Handout
  • $cammed: Investment Fraud Revealed - Video
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning Basics - Video