APL Adults

Personal Finance Classes

Wednesdays | 6:00-7:30 pm
October 15 - November 19

Would you like to know more about how to budget, the basics of credit cards or how to save for retirement? Join us for a series of six stand-alone finance sessions presented by Devin Czech.

Topics include: 
October 15 - Getting Ahead of Paycheck to Paycheck Living
October 22 - Credit Cards 101 
October 29 - Debt Consolidation
November 5 - Life Insurance Demystified
November 12 - Basics of Investing
November 19 - Retirement Saving Made Simple

Meet Wisconsin Authors

November 6 | 7:00-8:00 pm

Meet John Ferak, Investigative Team Editor, Gannett Wisconsin Media, and author of Bloody Lies: A CSI Scandal in the Heartland.

John covered a rural Nebraska murder investigation from the beginning, including all of the trial proceedings. When the criminal prosecution finally ended in 2007, he remained puzzled by one question: Why was the blood of victim in a car that was ultimately proven to have no connection to the murders? Over the next few years, the astonishing "bloody lies" were revealed, culminating in a law enforcement scandal that turned the case on its head and destroyed the career of Nebraska’s celebrated CSI director.

Books will be available for sale and signing at the conclusion of the program.

 

Janet Leigh: A Biography

2013

Janet Leigh was best known for her portrayal of Marion Crane in the 1960 Alfred Hitchcock classic thriller, Psycho and her eleven-year marriage to Tony Curtis. She starred in mostly low-budget films throughout her film career which spanned from 1947-1999. Hollywood film moguls were attracted to her natural beauty. She endured the unwanted attention of Howard Hughes. Before their marriage, Tony Curtis stated, “It just devastated me to look at this woman.” Curtis and Leigh had two daughters, Kelly Lee and Jamie Lee. Jamie Lee became an actress in her own right and she appeared in later films with her famous mother. The book follows Janet’s career in film, television, and stage, her dedication to her family and her sunny outlook on life. 

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