Putting Your Ancestors on the Map

In genealogical research, maps can provide clues to where our ancestors may have lived and where to look for written records about them.

Discover the various map resources available to genealogists with Jovanka Ristic, Senior Academic Librarian at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Wednesday, May 7th, at 7:00 PM. Jovanka has been with the library for 30+ years and helped many genealogists with map-related questions.

Although the program is free, registration is required. Please call Karen Esvang at (262)532-8912 to reserve your spot.

Spring Break Movies

PIRATE FAIRY (90 minutes; Rated G)

Tinker Bell heads to the pirate-filled Skull Rock to reclaim the stolen Pixie Hollow’s blue pixie dust. (April 14—2:15pm; April 24—6:30pm)

FROZEN (105 minutes; Rated PG)

Anna, joined by a mountain man and his sidekick reindeer in a quest to find the Snow Queen and end her icy spell of eternal winter, encounters trolls, a goofy snowman, extreme mountain cold, and magic. (April 16-2:15pm; April 19-2:15pm April 22-6:30pm; April 26-2:15pm)


A wacky inventor, whose invention that turned water into food that fell from the sky, is shocked to discover that the invention was not destroyed as planned, but is now creating “foodimals” combining food and animals. (April 14-6:30pm;April 24-2:15pm)

JUNGLE BOOK (78 minutes; Rated G)

The beloved Disney classic returns to DVD as Mowgli journeys deep into the jungle, meeting an array of intriguing characters, in this celebration of the true meaning of friendship.( April 16-6:30pm; April 22-2:15)

Birdscaping in the Midwest

On Tuesday, April 29 at 7:00pm, author Mariette Nowak will discuss her book BIRDSCAPING IN THE MIDWEST. The topic will be gardening with native plants to attract birds into your yard. Mariette Nowak has a Master’s degree in Botany and Zoology and is the past director of the Wehr Nature Center. This program is free and open to the public in the Community/Meeting Room on the first floor. For more information, please call Karen at 262-532-8912.

Computer Classes

Check out the Computer Class Schedule for May and June, 2014!

Registration begins on April 22. Call (262) 532-8920 or stop at the 2nd floor Information Desk to register.

April Movies


All movies shown at the library are free! No need to call or sign up, and you can bring your own snacks and beverages (covered please). Show times for this month's movies include:

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim their homeland of Erebor from Smaug the dragon. Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, and Benedict Cumberbatch. Directed by Peter Jackson. PG-13, 160 minutes.

  • Saturday, April 12, @ 9:15 AM

About Time

When Tim discovers he can time travel, he decides to use this ability to change his fortune by getting a girlfriend, but a glitch provides some mishaps along the way. Starring Rachel McAdams, Domhnall Gleeson, and Bill Nighy. Directed by Richard Curtis. Rated R, 123 minutes.

  • Tuesday, April 15, @ 2:15 PM
  • Thursday, April 17, @ 6:15 PM

Murphy's Romance

Emma Moriarty, a divorced horse trainer living in a small town in Arizona, is courted by widower, Murphy Jones, and faces a difficult choice when her ex-husband appears on the scene. Starring Sally Field, James Garner, and Brian Kerwin. Directed by Martin Ritt. Rated PG, 107 minutes.

  • Tuesday, April 15, @ 6:15 PM
  • Thursday, April 17, @ 2:15 PM

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The Fine Print

The Spring 2014 edition of the Library's newsletter, The Fine Print is available online now!

Free printed copies will soon available at the library.

The Fine Print

The Fine Print for Kids

Fine Print For Kids

The Spring 2014 edition of our Youth oriented newsletter, The Fine Print for Kids, is now available online. Find all your favorite library programming for children in one place! From story hours to reading programs to arts and crafts, there's something here for everybody. Printed copies will soon be available at the library as well.

Social Networking @ MFPL

Interested in the latest book releases for teens? Looking for the most current teen program information? Make sure to check out our Teen Zone blog or “like” us on Facebook.

Shop Amazon and help the Library

Do you shop at Amazon? If so, you can help the library at no cost to yourself!

Click on any of the Amazon links located throughout this website or the library's catalog for more information.

Speak Up for Your Library

Speak Up for Your Library

We know you value the Menomonee Falls Public Library. Each time you attend one of our many programs, use a computer or check out a book, movie or music CD you make a continued investment in MFPL. And for that we'd like to thank you.

But the time has come for you to speak up and lend your voice in support!

Increasingly in today's political and economic climate, there are times when this library needs your voice, or when the libraries of the Waukesha County Federated Library System need your help.

Add your voice to the growing chorus! Click here to Speak Up for Your Library.

Public Domain eBooks

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Over 15,000 titles found in the public domain are now available in one place.

This downloadable collection of ePub books can be viewed on most eReaders, including Sony eReaders and the Nook. However, these eBooks will not work with Amazon's Kindle.

Start browsing the collection.

To view these eBooks on a computer, you will need to download and install Adobe Digital Editions.


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