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Lego Lab

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 3:15pm - 4:15pm

Join us for Creativity and imagination in action! Work individually or in teams to create this month's challenge. We will have a new theme every month that will be revealed at the program. Please do not bring your own legos. This program is for ages 7-12. Call the library for details at (920)596-2252.


Story Time @ the Library

Preschool Story Time for ages 2-5 on Thursdays at 10:30 am ~ no registration required.

Story Time is scheduled for most Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. in October, November, January, February, April, May, July and August and is held in the meeting room at the library.

Contact the library @ 920-596-2252 for details.

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Babygarten @ the Library

Babygarten @ the LibraryBabygarten™ is much more than a playgroup!

Infants and children under 2-years of age and their caregivers will share nursery rhymes, songs, finger plays, bounces and books. The session always concludes with a free play period. Call the library for details at 920-596-2252. Read more »

Movie Time @ the Library

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 3:15pm - 5:00pm

Join us for our next "Movie Time @ the Library" on Wednesday January 18 @ 3:15 pm. We will be showing a popular recent movie and serving snacks. Read more »


Weaving a Story

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Listen to a story read by our special guest, Jeni Mursau.

Stick around after the story and learn how to weave your own bookmark!

This activity is intended for elementary age children but all are welcome. Read more »

SML Book Discussion

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us on Wednesday February 1, 2017 at 4pm for the SML Book Club discussion of The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. This NYT bestseller tells the story of the scrappy University of Washington rowing team and their journey to victory at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. This book covers not only rowing but also the hard times that millions of Americans were facing in the 1930s, including many of the young men on the rowing team Read more »

On the Waterfront

Biblio Bingo is Coming!

Lovely Rita, Centenarian, Lab Lit, PIck-Up Artists, Soft Boiled, Dewey Victims, Hard Times, Orange Prize, Meadow Muffins & Gunpowder, Defective Detective, Numerology, Great Lakes, Vocab Rehab, Writ Lit, Chorus Method, Shorts, Picaresque, Homestead Act, Truth is Stranger than Fiction, 50 Shades of Love Stories, Space Opera, Sub Zero, For the Birds, Send in the Clowns, Novel Destinations, Microhistory, Christy Awards, Bunheads, The Big Easy, Rodeo, All Booked Up, Circadian Novels, Saddle Up...

What is this list all about? These are some of the categories that have been featured in our annual Adult Reading Program that takes place from the end of the January to the middle of March. Biblio Bingo has become a winter mainstay here at the Library and the tradition will continue in 2017. (Yes, dear folks it is 2017). Library staff are busy coming up with more clever categories for this year's program and having a blast finding books for each of them. Of course no hints of this year's categories are allowed at this time - the big reveal will take place on January 23rd, the first day of Biblio Bingo. Read more »