Sturm Memorial Library • 130 North Bridge Street, Manawa, WI 54949 • (920) 596-2252 | Contact Us


Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

The 5th Annual National Night Out in Manawa is Tuesday August 7th from 5-8pm. This year's event is taking place at the Manawa Rodeo Grounds - there will be games for kids, a performance by the Pink Ribbon Rebels, bluegrass music by the Chord Trackers (back by popular demand) and a picnic complete with root beer floats. The year The Store joins the event with their "fish tank".

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Join us for Lunch Bunch July 10th at 12:15pm. You bring a lunch, we'll supply the lemonade. Then we'll paint some rocks to spread some kindness in the Library! Ages 8 and up.

Randy Peterson Performer
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Join us  for some lively, audience participation-filled, musical fun with award-winning musician, Randy Peterson. His engaging songs about the joy to be found at the library will have children feeling like reading rock stars.

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Root Beer Floats @ the Library? Yes! Courtesy of the Wisconsin Workers 4-H Club.

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Have an ice cream treat courtesy of Friendly Valley 4-H Club to celebrate June Dairy Month!

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

American Legion Post 226 will be presenting a program for youth for Flag Day on Thursday June 14th at 12:15pm. All ages are welcome for this event where we'll learn about the United States flag. There will be freebies for the kids to take home and snacks will be served. Parents are welcome too.

Image of Mr. J doing an experiement
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Join us at Manawa Elementary School on Thursday June 21st at 10;00 a.m. when the Library and School District collaborate to bring you an hour of exploding science fun! Science Day with Mr. J is a program of mind blowing science experiments you won't soon forget. This will be Mr. J's 3rd visit to Manawa and it won't be his last. This guy makes science rock!

Rodeo Queen Amanda Doman
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Sturm Memorial Library celebrates the Manawa Mid-Western Rodoe with its annual Rodeo Lunch on Tuesday June 26th at 12:15pm. Rodeo Queen Amanda and Princess Sara will be the guests of honor and their horses will be here too! A picnic lunch will be served. Call 920-596-2252 for more info.

Photo of some green slime
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Our first Lunch Bunch is Tuesday June 19th - we'll be making Slime! Come and join the fun at 12:15pm. Bring a lunch and we'll supply the lemonade. Then we'll get down to the messy business!

Photo of performer
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

You won't want to miss our 2018 Summer Reading Program Kick-Off event when Rick Allen and his Beyond Belief Magic Show comes to Manawa! The fun starts at 2:30pm on Tuesday June 12th. Allen has many years of professional magic shows under his belt and his expertly timed and entertaining show will be a hit with all ages. His main claim to fame is his ability to make someone float in mid-air. You have to see it to believe it! Call the Library at 920-596-2252 for more info.