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Irish music performance

Continue St. Patrick’s Day celebrations at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, as well-known musical group Ceol Cairde (literally “music of friends” in Irish/Gaelic) returns to the library to perform their distinctive mix of traditional Irish and other Celtic music. This special event is free and open to all.

Alzheimer’s workshop

Stop by at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, as the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeast Wisconsin presents “Healthy Living for Brain and Body.” This workshop will focus on a healthy lifestyle that may delay the onset of cognitive decline as people age. No registration necessary.

Teen Library Council

The library is looking for teens who want to make a difference in the community. Help plan teen library programs, meet new people and be the source of change. The council meets at the library the second Monday of each month starting April 10. Pick up an application at the front desk and apply by Monday, April 3. For grades 7 to 12.

Lore of Spices

Join the library at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 6, as The Spice House of Milwaukee presents “The Lure and Lore of Spices,” a program about the history of the spice trade with tales of piracy, war and adventure. There will be spicy samples to take home. Reservations required. Call 262-363-6411 to register.

Bluegrass Jam

Join in from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, for an evening of foot-tapping music. Local musicians and singers will sing and jam to traditional bluegrass, country and “old-time” mountain music. Stop by just to listen, or bring a stringed acoustic instrument and join in. Everyone is invited.

Friday Flicks 

Drop in at the library every Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. for a movie on the giant screen and high-definition projector. This week’s film Friday, March 24, is a 2016 Oscar-winning science fiction film.

Mobile MakerSpace

Every Wednesday beginning at 4 p.m. Explore areas of coding, electricity, robotics and more.

Writers group

The Wonago Word Weavers Writers group is an informal group consisting of a diverse collection of writers who practice many different forms of writing, including short stories, poetry, novels, newsletters, screenplays, nonfiction books, articles, children’s books and more. Aspiring and established writers of any discipline are welcome to attend the group’s monthly meetings at the library from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of every month. For more information, contact Janice Biniok at 262-662-2557 or email Realpets@aol.com

Library information

The Mukwonago Community Library, 511 Division St., is open from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.  Learn more by visiting www.mukcom.lib.wi.us or calling 262-363-6411. All programs are free and held at the library, unless otherwise noted.

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