Programs for Kids and Families

Summer Reading Program
June 10-July 27

Storytime in the Park
Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Jones Park Shelter
Join us at the Jones Park shelter for stories, songs, and an activity.  In case of inclement weather, we will meet at the library.  Check the library’s Facebook page for updates.  Wednesday morning storytime will be held in the park from June 12 through July 24.

Family Fort Building
Friday, June 7
5:30-7 p.m.
Library Youth Area
Bring a good book, a flashlight, and indoor fort-building materials–such as sheets, pillows, and blankets.  All kids must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Creepy Crawly Zoo
Tuesday, June 11
6 p.m.
Library Community Room

Make Your Own Mini Buttons
Thursday, June 13
2-3 p.m.
Library Community Room

Veg Out! Growing Healthy Children
Saturday, June 15, 1-4 p.m.
-or- Thursday, June 20, 1-4 p.m.
This class is a workshop for kids in 1st – 5th grade.  The afternoon will be spent on lessons and fun activities around nutrition and gardening.  Kids will learn about building a healthy plate, where food comes from and diversity in food and nutrition.  Activities will include a seed planting activity, taste testing from locally grown Wisconsin foods, and more.  Cost: Free (an AmeriCorps Farm to School program sponsored by Fort HealthCare). Registration is required!  Please visit forthealthcare.com/farmtoschool for more details and to register.

Marc the Zani, Interactive Variety Show
Tuesday, June 18
1:30 p.m.
Library Community Room

Musician Randy Peterson
Tuesday, June 25
6 p.m.
Library Community Room

Galaxy Slime
Thursday, June 27
2-3 p.m.
Library Youth Area

Paper Aliens Art Workshop
Tuesday, July 2
3:30 p.m. -or- 6 p.m.
Library Storytime Room
Registration is required.  Join local artist Sally Koehler to design and make your own alien.  Students will learn about two-dimensional artwork and symmetry.

Ballet Storytime
Tuesday, July 9
1:30 p.m.
Library Community Room

Mad Science “Reach for the Moon”
Tuesday, July 16
6 p.m.
Library Community Room

MakeDo Cardboard Construction
Thursday, July 18
2-3 p.m.
Library Youth Area

Musician Tom Pease
Tuesday, July 23
1:30 p.m.
Library Community Room