Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The two 18-year-olds were caught on camera stealing DVDs from the W.J. Niederkorn library; the discs were later discovered at an office space that looked more like a party lounge.
Two Port Washington teens got in trouble for underage possession of alcohol after a trail of stolen DVDs lead police officers to the group's downtown "office." A Port Washington Police officer responded to the W.J. Niederkorn Library at 9:34 a.m. Nov. 27 after the library's Director David Nimmer called to report stolen DVDs, according to police reports. A visitor to the library had tried to check out a DVD, but, after bringing it to the counter, realized it was empty, Nimmer said. Nimmer checked surveillance video archives from recent days, and saw two individuals taking DVDs out of the cases and putting them in their pockets, according to the report; he said it appeared in the video that the two teens took five movies. From the videos, …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
W.J. Niederkorn Adult Services Librarian Annie Bahringer works hard to coordinate lots of free activities and events for all community members to enjoy.
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Thursday, June 14, 2012
Not a lot in life is offered for free, but that doesn't mean it can't be something to strive for — and W.J. Niederkorn Adult Services Librarian Annie Bahringer works hard to make sure the community gets their fill. "When people say, 'The library used to be kind of dull but now there is so much going on!,' (I say), 'Good!,'" she said in an e-mail. "I want there to be a lot going on, and I want you to come and enjoy the free programs the library is putting on, take advantage of the fact that all of our programs are free and let me know what else you'd like to see at the library." Bahringer, a resident of Waubeka who grew up in Grafton, said her job at W.J. Niederkorn Library in Port has allowed her to develop a lot of connections to this …
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
W. J. Niederkorn Library kicked off the warm season with its Summer Reading Program for kids, which includes raffles for all ages.
W.J. Niederkorn Library hosted its kick off celebration for the Summer Reading Program June 14. More than 500 participants signed up and were divided into three age categories: kindergarten through 12-year-olds, 12-year-olds through high school and adult. Promoting reading through a reward system, participants log hours and books to receive chances to enter various raffles. The program runs through August 12th.