What's Happening

Diabetes Survey, a win-win! Help research and help the library!

Help diabetes research while helping the Library Building Fund. If you or someone you know is type 2 diabetic, age 50 or older and have been diagnosed within the last few years: Click on this link to learn more about the study and to complete the questionnaire. $10 for each completed questionnaire will be donated to the building fund. Answers are submitted anonymously.
Thank you for your help!
**Paper copies are also available @ the library!

The Hubble telescope gives us fantastic knowledge about the universe!

The Hubble telescope gives us fantastic knowledge about the universe! There is a feed to the most recent material that is posted and we are linking to it here.

FMPL & Valley Camera proudly announce the winners of the May Photo Contest!

Thank you to the people who submitted photos for the May, 2019 photo contest. And thanks to all of the patrons who cast votes during the month of May for their favorites.

If you entered a photo you can pick it up at the library counter. The three winners are receiving enlarged prints of their entries! Congratulations to

#1 "Pink sunset" by Sally Letter

#2 "Silo in sunset" by Tracy Meulemans and

#3 "Backlit dandelion" by Valerie Letter!

Here are the artists!

We caught up with the photo contest winners from May and crowned them!

First place winner, Sally Letter.

Second place winner, Tracy Meulemans.

Third place winner, Valerie Letter.

Congratulations to all three. And we are just happy to have such a wealth of artistic talent in our community!

Imagine Fox Cities!

Our meeting space was the gathering space for Seymour community leadership on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

Joshua Kilgas, from the United Way, led us through conversational exercises that discussed our community as it is and how we would like to see it in the future!

Everyone is asked to fill out a well-being survey on this page: https://imaginefoxcities.com/ Scroll down to find links to the four surveys on the right side!

Fundraiser raised $2000 plus for the library extension!


A huge thanks to Moms Run The Town (MRTT) who planned an amazing fundraiser on behalf of the library. A 5K run/walk was held on Saturday, April 27, beginning and ending at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. The group raised in excess of $2000 for the library extension.

     The theme was BACK TO PROM and had 97 participants. It was an absolute ball. Participants were encouraged to dress as if going to the prom. The BACK TO PROM t-shirts came in black and hot pink and on the back of them was listed the sponsors:

Prevea Health; Seymour Dental; Michael Peterson Poured Walls; Printech; Midwest Protection Services; Linsmeyer Masonry and Tile, Inc.; Nicolet Bank; Family Insurance Center, LLC; and Countryside Photographers.

      As I visited and walked the route I had the opportunity to see so many volunteers who made the whole thing work. The local police helped, also. The effort was just great!!

     I talked books with lots of the participants. That was so much fun. The morning officially began with the singing of the national anthem by Lydia Byers. After getting back to the Fellowship Hall snacks were provided by Don’s Quality Market and Kwik Trip.

     I am so very pleased that a community health activity was organized for the Muehl Public Library because community health is very important to us!

Scott Langteau's book BULLIED teaches a powerful lesson!


Thanks to Scott Langteau, homegrown talent, who has written another amazing picture book. This one, BULLIED, is aimed toward middle schoolers. In the book, two bullies named Billy and Bella Bully grow up regretting their negative actions. In fact, in the hopeful ending of the book, they actually turn themselves around as adults. 6th grade students acted in a Reader's Theater production of the book. Scott autographed a copy for the library...his words are touching and wonderful!


A library chuckle

We have been waiting for this to happen to us! Last week, a patron returned a book to our library that was checked out in 1998! That makes it 21 years overdue!

Needless to say, the record is long gone and we don't have a "fine total". HAHAHAHAHA

Advance Directives seminars being held at the library

The seminars include free information on power of attorney for health care and other legal instructions. 

They will be held from 3 to 4:30 on February 27/May 7/August 26/and November 26, 2019.

Please find additional information in the attached pdf. Thanks!