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2017 Summer Library Program

June 12 - July 28, 2017

Build a Better World!
No need to preregister - stop in and sign up any time between June 12 – July 28 2017.

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is an easy, do it yourself program that is designed to get families reading to their children from infancy on. Read to your child every day and before you know it you will have read 1000 books – or more! 1 book per day for three years is 1,095 books! 2 books per day takes about 1.5 years! Read more »


Read Aloud 15 Minutes

Learn more about this National Campaign.

15 minutes of reading aloud each day can change the face of education in this country.
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Babygarten™ @ the Library

Babygarten™ 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.

Thursdays in October, November, January, February, April, May, July and August @ 11:00am - no registration is required.


Story Hour @ the Library

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

Rodeo Lunch Bunch

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

Come to the Library for the annual Rodeo Lunch! Youth ages 8 and up are invited to have lunch with the Rodeo Queen Stefanie and the Rodeo Princess Amanda on Tuesday June 27th at 12:15pm. Lunch is on us! After lunch we'll meet Stefanie and Amanda's horses! Call 920-596-2252 for more info.


Lego Lab

Tuesday, June 27, 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.


Movie Time @ the Library

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for our next "Movie Time @ the Library" on Thursday June 29 @ 3:00 pm. We will be showing a popular recent movie and serving snacks. Floor seating only, so bring your favorite cushion or blanket and get comfortable.

This event is for kids ages 7+ Call the library for details @ 920-596-2252.


Zoozort! It’s Wildly Educational!

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:15am

ZooZort is a unique, hands-on interactive program that features live exotic animals from all around the world. Children will get to touch, feed, and learn about the animals. Noelle Tarrant, creator of Zoozort, has been a licensed animal educator for over 20 years, and she combines her teaching experience with her love for animals through Zoozort presentations.


Finale Picnic following Rocking and Reading with Leonardo

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:30am - 12:15pm

It's time to go ROCKIN' AND READING with Leonardo when he strums into town with his humorous, high energy musical program that inspires little rockers to become big readers!  Read more »