True Grit by Charles Portis to be Waukesha Reads – NEA Big Read Title

True Grit by Charles PortisWaukesha Public Library is thrilled to announce that our community will be reading True Grit by Charles Portis for our 2017 NEA Big Read title! True Grit was published in 1968 and tells the story of a woman named Mattie Ross, who recounts the time when she was a young girl and sought retribution for the murder of her father.  Books and event calendars will be available at the Library starting September 5.

We’d like to thank the NEA for their support.  Read the full NEA grant announcement HERE.

New! Rosetta Stone and JobNow Databases

In collaboration with the Bridges Library System, Waukesha Public Library is pleased to offer two new databases for 2016:

Add a foreign language to your skill set with Rosetta Stone. This resource includes 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests. Learning is structured around core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also includes focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more.

Use this link to access Rosetta Stone while in the library.

Use this link from home to access Rosetta Stone.

JobNow provides free career preparation assistance to help you land the job of your dreams. The service offers live interview coaching, resume assistance, career guidance, and an Adult Learning Center.

Use this link to access the JobNow database.