Food for Fines runs May1-31! One non-perishable (non-expired) can or boxed items equals $1 of Library fines (not billed/lost/damaged items). Donated food items will be used to stock our brand new Little Free Pantry! Overflow food will be brought to our local food pantry. A max of 10 can/box items per account please.

Wednesdays at 12:00p

Knitters of all skill levels welcome!  Come for conversation and knitting. Group meets in the Board Room.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

Join us for our used book sale to benefit the Friends of the Kaukauna Public Library! Materials range in price from $.25 to $1. Our hours are:

Monday 5/1 9a-8p
Tuesday 5/2 9a-8p
Wednesday 5/3 9a-8p
Thursday 5/4 9a-8p
Friday 5/5 9a-5p ($1 a Bag)
Saturday 5/6 9a-1p (Free Day!)

Conference AB.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 (All day)

Look good. Feel good. Do good.  Talbots is giving back, but needs your help. You can help by shopping at Talbots (Fox River Mall) anytime between 10a-9p on Thursday, May 4th and mention our Library at the check out. Talbots will then be donating 10% of their sales that day to the Library for the Interactive Learning Garden.  

Meets the 2nd Monday of the Month from 2pm - 3:30pm

Memory Cafes are for those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss, or cognitive impairment, and for family and friends of those affected.  It's a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie, and lots of creative fun thrown in.  We have a gerontology professional on hand to answer questions and an enormous weath wealth of experience among participants to be shared.  A program sponsored and held by the Fox Valley Memory Project. Meets in the Conference Room.



Monday, May 8, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Author: Jenny Colgan

Nina Redmond is a librarian with a gift for finding the perfect book for her readers. But can she write her own happy-ever-after? In this valentine to readers, librarians, and book-lovers the world over, the New York Times-bestselling author of Little Beach Street Bakery returns with a funny, moving new novel for fans of Nina George’s The Little Paris Bookshop.


Monday, May 15, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Come learn how to make 3D canvas art using paper, glue, and nature! Be prepared to get a little sticky. All supplies will be provided. Adults only please. Registration required and runs 5/1 - 5/12. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk). Meets in Conference ABC.

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Give the Library a gift! The Library will have displays of books for you to purchase in honor/memory of loved ones to go in our Library collections for our community to check out. We will have a wide range of items (prices range from $5.99-$35) which will be nameplated in front of you to go into the collection. Enjoy refreshments and a looping presentation in the Conference Room during your visit. All items purchased for the Libray that day are subject to regular collection management policy. Event courtesy of The Friends of the Kaukauna Public Library.

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Participants are encourage to bring projects, both completed and those you are working on finishing to share. Together we can share creative ideas, learn various forms of crafts and meet new people with a common interest in fiber arts. On ocassion, presentations from artisans on specific fiber arts will be planned. Fiber art topics include, but are not limited to: quilting, spinning, rug hooking, sewing, knitting, and crochet. Meets in the Conference Room.  

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Learn the basics of food preservation at this workshop. The most current university based research information will be shared in the session.  An overview will be provided on freezing, blanching, hot water bath process, atmospheric steam canning, food dehydration and pressure canning. We will also talk about equipment, jars, and where to find reliable food preservation information. Come with your questions!

The program will be taught by Karen Dickrell, Family Living Educator with the University of Wisconsin Extension in Outagamie County.  Meets in the Conference Room.

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

If you are new to painting, this class is for you! Alex, our instructor, will provide all materials plus a live demo of a painting for you to follow along. Registration required (adults only) and runs 6/12-6/19. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk). Meets in the Conference Room.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join local author, Gavin Schmitt, as he explores the life of Dr. Tanner. Who was Dr. H. B. Tanner? Why did we name a school in his honor? In this presentation, learn about the growth that Tanner brought to the city, to the school district, to the transportation infrastructure and more. Few other figures in Kaukauna's history loom as large, and we will bring this complicated, controversial and complex man into the spotlight.  After the presentation, take a look at some of the Local History Rooms documents we have here on Dr. Tanner or purchase a copy of Gavin's book Kaukauna.  Program will be held in the Conference ABC. 

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for another season of outdoor movies!  Titles to be announced.  Movies begin at sunset.

July 10 Estimated sunset 8:38p

July 24 Estimated sunset 8:27p

August 7 Estimated sunset 8:11p

August 21 Estimated sunset 7:50p

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

It's never too early to prepare for the holidays!  Create a vintage style basket from up-cycled greeting cards. Supplies will be included, however if there are special holiday cards you would want to include in your keepsake/gift, please bring them along. Registration required and runs 7/3-7/10.  To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk). Program held in Conference ABC.   

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Even though they are often feared, bats are an important part of the ecosystem.  This program will focus on the benefits of bats, what threats they face, and what we can do to help bats.  A story and an educational activity will be followed by a hike around 1000 Islands* to look for bats in the wild.  Please be prepared for hiking in the dark.  This program is best suited for youth in grades two and up. Program held at 1,000 Islands Environmental Center.