Children Programs

Take and Make Craft Bags

Miss Sue has some GREAT craft ideas she’d love to share with you.  Make everything from stuffed animals to games—everything you need in ONE bag!!   All materials included—just check it out, take it home, and let the fun begin!!  New craft bags are usually released every other week, so make sure to come back frequently, or keep an eye on our Facebook page (we’ll post when a new one is released!)

June Programs

Summer Reading Program

Sign up week: June 7 - 12 

Programs runs: June 14 - July 31

Who’s reading for summer reading?! Earn prizes and books all summer long just for reading and learning over summer!! All ages and abilities are welcome--we have a program created just for you!! Keep track of your progress on our paper logs OR go paperless and use our ALL-NEW app Beanstack!! 


Fresh Air Stories

Mondays, June 14, 21, and 28 at 2 pm

All ages are welcome.

What’s better than stories outside??  Stories with Freezer Pops!!  Mr. Peter will help you cool down with some of his favorite stories. Each story time will end with FREE Freezer Pop for every kid that wants one!!  

 Bring a chair or picnic blanket, and meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

 

Laugh Out Loud Stories

Tuesdays, June 15 and 29 at 10 am

All ages are welcome.

Mr. Peter loves to laugh, and can’t wait to share some HILARIOUS stories with you! Each story time will end a quick craft you can take home or do right there!

Bring a chair or picnic blanket, and meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

  

Art in the Park

Wednesdays, June 16 and 30 at 10 am

Ages: 4-11

Come paint in the park with Miss Cathy! Kids must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Registration is required and there is a limit of 24 kids. Please call the library at 262-367-3350 to register.

Bring a blanket (one that can get messy), and meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

 

Animal Tales

Thursdays, June 17 and 24 at 10 am

All ages are welcome.

In honor of our summer reading theme, “Tails and Tales,” Mr. Peter will be reading some of his favorite animal stories. Each story time will end with a fact sheet or information about the day’s animal!! Learn AND laugh!!

 Bring a chair or picnic blanket, and meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

 

Family Programs

LIVE performers—fun for the whole family!! All performers will be at the Nixon Park Fine Arts Center. Be sure to bring sunscreen and water in case it’s hot, and chairs or picnic blankets, as bleacher seats are limited. Performances may be moved to our Facebook page due to weather cancellations.

Thursday, June 24 at 3 pm – Naturalist David Stokes

Why does a beaver have a flat tail? What part of a snake is the tail anyway? These and other “tales” will be front and center during this fast paced exploration of wildlife with TAILS! Join David Stokes, Educator/Entertainer/Naturalist for fun using sign-language, humor, puppets, and LIVE creatures!

 

Critter Club Scavenger Hunt

Fridays, June 18 and 25 all day

All ages are welcome.

Get ready to explore outside! Look on our Facebook page every Monday for a scavenger hunt clue. Collect or take a photo of whatever it tells you to find. Then turn it in to the library that Friday to get a prize!

July Programs

Summer Reading Program

Programs runs: June 14 - July 31

Who’s reading for summer reading?! Earn prizes and books all summer long just for reading and learning over summer!! All ages and abilities are welcome--we have a program created just for you!! Keep track of your progress on our paper logs OR go paperless and use our ALL-NEW app Beanstack!! 

 

Fresh Air Stories

Mondays, July 5, 12, 19, and 26 at 2 pm

All ages are welcome.

What’s better than stories outside??  Stories with Freezer Pops!!  Mr. Peter will help you cool down with some of his favorite stories. Each story time will end with FREE Freezer Pop for every kid that wants one!!  

 Bring a chair or picnic blanket, and meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

 

Laugh Out Loud Stories

Tuesdays, July 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 10 am

All ages are welcome.

Mr. Peter loves to laugh, and can’t wait to share some HILARIOUS stories with you! Each story time will end a quick craft you can take home or do right there!

Bring a chair or picnic blanket, and meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

 

Art in the Park

Wednesdays, July 14 at 10 am

Ages: 4-11

Come paint in the park with Miss Cathy! Kids must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Registration is required and there is a limit of 24 kids. Please call the library at 262-367-3350 to register.

Bring a blanket (one that can get messy), and meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

 

Move It Mornings

Wednesday, July 7 and 21 at 10 am

Ages: 3 – 11

Come dance or do simple yoga with Miss Emily in the Park. Each morning will be different, but designed to get you moving! No registration is required.

Meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

 

Animal Tales

Thursdays, July 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 10 am

All ages are welcome.

In honor of our summer reading theme, “Tails and Tales,” Mr. Peter will be reading some of his favorite animal stories. Each story time will end with a fact sheet or information about the day’s animal!! Learn AND laugh!!

 Bring a chair or picnic blanket, and meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

 

Family Programs

LIVE performers—fun for the whole family!! All performers will be at the Nixon Park Fine Arts Center. Be sure to bring sunscreen and water in case it’s hot, and chairs or picnic blankets, as bleacher seats are limited. Performances may be moved to our Facebook page due to weather cancellations.

Thursday, July 15 at 3 pm – “Cartooning is Fun!” with Cartoonist Paul Merklein

Do you like cartoons? Do you want to meet a cartoonist? Meet Paul Merklein!  Cartooning is fast, fun, and easy. Anyone can do it.  Even YOU!! Learn how to draw famous cartoon characters with this interactive program.   

Thursday, July 29 at 3 pm – Musician David Landau

David Landau is a former first grade teacher, an award-winning musician and entertainer, and he is very silly. David’s personal appearances are upbeat musical programs that keep children engaged and constantly thinking. The kids sing some, move some, dance some, shout just a little bit, and laugh a bunch. The adults just sit back and enjoy the show.

 

Critter Club Scavenger Hunt

Fridays, July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 all day

All ages are welcome.

Get ready to explore outside! Look on our Facebook page every Monday for a scavenger hunt clue. Collect or take a photo of whatever it tells you to find. Then turn it in to the library that Friday to get a prize!