Programs for Kids and Families

2020 Summer Reading Program

Registration is required for all summer library programs.  Register for programs here.


Log your summer reading and activities in Beanstack to earn badges, prizes, and tickets for our raffle drawings. Paper reading logs will be available upon request.

Family Storytime Online / Mondays / 10 a.m.

Join Ms. Minetta for a story, songs, and the mouse game through Facebook Live.

Kidsplay Virtual Performance / Tuesday, June 16 / 6 p.m.

David Landau, Musician, Virtual Performance / Tuesday, June 23 / 1:30 p.m.

David Stokes, Naturalist, Virtual Performance / Tuesday, June 30 / 1:30 p.m.

Britta and the Boys, Virtual Book Celebration / Tuesday, June 30 / 6 p.m.

Local author Katie McIntyre and illustrator Dan Romens present their new book Britta and the Boys–a chapter book about growing up in Fort Atkinson. Join us for a reading and Q&A session.

Wendy & DB, Musicians, Virtual Performance / Tuesday, July 7 / 6 p.m.

Truly Remarkable Loon, Comedy Juggler, Virtual Performance / Tuesday, July 14 / 1:30 p.m.

Steve Girman, Juggler and Musician, Virtual Performance / Tuesday, July 21 / 6 p.m.

Community Pen Pals

Write (or draw) letters to and receive responses from a senior citizen in our community.  Sign up to be a Community Pen Pal here.

Librarian Picks

Fill out a quick form on the library’s website about the kinds of books you like. A librarian will choose about five books specially for you. You will also receive a personalized note from the librarian.  Sign up for Librarian Picks here.


Take a walk and enjoy a book! About twice a month, the library posts a new picture book title along the street in front of the library. The pages of the book are posted on wooden signs starting at the corner of Merchants Ave. and Milwaukee Ave.

Special thanks to our 2020 sponsors!

Abendroth Water Conditioning, Inc.

Badger Bank

Cloute Window & Wall Washing

Dunsmoor Doors, Inc.

Edwin Frohmader VFW Aux. 1879

Edwin Frohmader VFW Post 1879

Fort Atkinson Hometown Pharmacy

Fort Atkinson Parks and Recreation

Fort Community Credit Union

Friends of the Library

Frostie Freeze

Johnson Bank

Kiwanis Club of Fort Atkinson

Knights of Columbus No. 3396

Krueger Jeweler

Lions Club of Fort Atkinson

Optimist Club of Fort Atkinson

Paul Frank Florine American Legion Post 166



Yerges Van Liners, Inc.