Program Info

Fall Programs for Kids & Families


Kathleen Ernst: American Girl Author

Tuesday, September 19
4 p.m.
Learn the stories behind the stories of Kathleen’s 19 American Girl books.  The program will include time for questions and answers, after which Kathleen will be available to sign her books.  Program sponsored by the Friends of the Dwight Foster Public Library.

The Chemistry of Candy with Dr. Richard Hartel

Saturday, October 7
1 p.m.
Dr. Hartel is a professor of Food Engineering at UW-Madison.  We will eat our way through several types of candy while learning about the chemistry that makes it.  Delicious!  Library STEM programs are organized by the Dwight Foster Public Library and the Fort Atkinson Regional Science Fair.

Harry Potter Crafts

Tuesday, October 17
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Craft supplies will be provided.  This program is recommended for grades 2-5.

Club Pokemon

October 7, November 4, and December 2
10 a.m. – 12 noon
Bring y our Pokemon cards to battle other fans.  All ages are welcome and we will teach new trainers how to play the Pokemon Trading Card game.  Club Pokemon is supported by Planet Chaos Comics, Cards & Collectables.

Lego Club

September 14, October 12, and November 9
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Join forces with other Lego lovers and build a Lego creation according to a monthly theme.  The library provides Legos, though Lego donations are always welcome!

READ to the Dogs

September 9, October 14, and November 11
10 a.m. – 12 noon
Children have the opportunity to read to a patient and loving dog at the library.  All dogs and owners have gone through a rigorous training program and are certified as therapy dogs and owners.  Registration is required.

Lunch Bunch for Homeschoolers

September 7, October 5, and November 2
12 – 12:30 p.m.
Bring your lunch to the library and listen to selections of high-interest chapter books.  Books will be available for check-out after each program.

Kindergarten Round-Up

September 18 through September 30
Kindergarten Buckaroos:  If you get a library card during these two weeks or use the library card  you already have to check out five  or more books, you will receive a cowboy hat and a bag of goodies.

4K Book Bath

October 25 at 6 p.m.
-or- October 27 at 10 a.m.
All 4K students and their families are invited to enjoy stories and a craft.  The Wednesday and Friday sessions will be the same, so choose the one that best fits your schedule.  4K attendees will receive a free book to keep.