Adults

Upcoming Events

Fridays with UW Extension Master Gardeners

Hosted by Aram Public Library, UW Extension staff and Master Gardener Volunteers will answer your garden and landscape questions each Friday at 12 noon through the Summer. Events will be hosted on Aram Public Library’s Facebook page.

Fiber Fun, Saturdays 

This summer, join us in a series of fun sewing, crocheting and thread projects, Saturdays at 7 a.m. on Facebook. Each themed session builds skills for the next – for all ages, parental supervision may be required. Please register.

Session 1

Saturday, June 13 – Envelope pillow cover

Saturday, June 20 – Headband

Saturday, June 27 – Book bag

Session 2

Saturday, July 4 – Beginning Crochet, I

Saturday, July 11 – Beginning Crochet, II

Saturday, July 18 – Amigurumi I

Saturday, July 25 – Amigurumi II

Session 3

Saturday, August 1 – Mending I

Saturday, August 8 – Mending II

Summer Book Clubs

Aram’s popular book discussions return now in a virtual format via Zoom. Register for Zoom meeting information or call to register at 262-728-3111. Need a copy of the book? Make a note when you register or let us know when you call. Once you’re registered, you’ll receive meeting information via email.

Thursday Night Book Club Featuring a contemporary selection of authors in fiction and nonfiction on the 1st Thursday of the month. Next meeting is Thursday, July 2nd at 6:30 p.m. featuring Michelle Obama’s Becoming.

Travel Tuesdays With the pandemic limiting travels, let’s travel instead through books instead on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 2:00 p.m. The next meeting is Tuesday, July 7th at 2 p.m. featuring I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai.

Social Justice Read. Learn. Listen. Unlearn. (repeat) Meeting on the 2nd Wednesday of each month; the next meeting is Wednesday, July 8th at 2 p.m. featuring Just Mercy: A story of justice and redemption by Bryan Stevenson.

Books, Babble & Bubbly Share what you are currently reading whilst sipping a cocktail in the comfort of your own home. Meetings take place on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The next meeting takes place on Thursday, June 25th.

Guilty Pleasures “… not your mother’s book club.” Meetings take place on the 4th Monday of the month with our next on Monday, July 27th at 6 p.m.

Resources

WiFi Hotspots available for checkout!

Aram Public Library is now offering “mobile hotspots” — Internet access through a device the size of a cellphone which can be checked out and used at home or anywhere that receives a cell phone signal. Hotspots may be checked out for a period of seven days, with a late fee of $5 per day. Each hotspot unit is checked out in a container with a micro-USB cord, AC charger with USB port, instruction sheet and a copy of the library’s policy. Borrowers must have a library card in good standing and be at least 18 years old. Contact the library to inquire about availability.

¡Dispositivos de WiFi móvil disponibles en la biblioteca!

La biblioteca Pública Aram está ofreciendo dispositivos de WiFi móvil (mobile hotspots) – Acceso a internet desde un dispositivo del tamaño de un celular que puede usar en casa o cualquier lugar que reciba señal de celular. Los podrá pedir prestados por un periodo de 7 días, con recargo de $5 por cada día de retraso. Cada dispositivo vendrá en un contenedor con un cable micro-USB, cargador AC con puerto USB, manual de instrucciones y una copia de las políticas de la Biblioteca. Debe tener una credencial de la biblioteca vigente y tener al menos 18 años. Contacte a la Biblioteca para ver la disponibilidad.

BookMyne available for your devices – Download today!
Need access to your library catalog on the go? Add SirsiDynix’s BookMyne app, available both on Google Play and the Apple App Store. You can check availability of items by typing the title or scanning an item UPC, place holds, view best seller lists, manage your library account, and more.

BookMyne está disponible para sus dispositivos – ¡Descárguela hoy mismo!
¿Necesita acceso al catálogo de la biblioteca en donde quiera que esté? Descargue la aplicación SirsiDynix’s BookMyne, disponible en Google Play y App Store. Vea la disponibilidad del material escribiendo el título o escaneando el código de barras, reserve material, vea los libros más vendidos, maneje su cuenta de la biblioteca y más.

Interpreters are available for all programs upon request. Please notify the library at least 3 days in advance of the program date.

Especially for Seniors

At the Library

Homebound Library Services

If you are a resident of a retirement living facility and unable to come to the Library due to disability, illness, or injury, our Friends of the Library group may be able to deliver materials to you on a monthly basis. Please contact the library at 262-728-3111 for more information.

Around Town

Walworth County Aging and Disability Resource Center.
Access to community resources and services for older adults and adults with disabilities. (262) 741-3400 or 800-365-1587 (Toll Free)

Telecare
Telecare is a community service program designed specifically for older adults who live alone regardless of their mobility, health status or degree of isolation. Participants are called daily by dedicated volunteers to ensure that all is well. Please call the Volunteer Connection, Inc at 262-472-9632 for more information about this valuable service.

Senior Lunch Centers
Six senior dining centers provide nutritious lunch time meals to persons who are aged 60 and older. (Delavan location: Woodview Park Apartments, 353 Tyrrell Court (M,W,F), 262-728-5618). In addition to providing a good meal, senior dining centers offer an opportunity for older adults to socialize with other members of their community. Affordable, home-style meals are served. Reservations are required at least one business day in advance to hold a meal at a senior dining center.

Senior Resource Program
Access the Senior Resource Program for help with:

  • Advance Care Planning
  • Medication assistance programs
  • Alternative living
  • Senior care
  • In-home assessments
  • Helping distance caregivers
  • Locating services
  • Any questions related to seniors and services available.

There is no charge to access the Senior Resource Coordinator. This is a service provided to your community, funded by Aurora Health Care. (262) 249-5037

SeniorCare
Wisconsin’s Prescription Drug Assistance Program for those residents who are 65 years of age or older. This can help residents save money on their prescription drugs and related health care costs. Call 1-800-657-2038 for information, or find additional help with medical bills.

Transportation Services

  • Walworth County Transportation Program 262-741-3168
  • Tri-County American Red Cross 877-605-0760
  • VIP Services Inc Elkhorn 262-723-4043
  • Medix Specialized Transportation 866-787-1077
  • Para Tech Ambulance 800-421-2234

Links & Things

Helpful websites and phone numbers to know: