Adults

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Try your hand at a popular craft trend – Mandala Stones. Learn the basics of how to create dotted mandala stone paintings, then design and make your own.

Materials for this free adult program are limited and registration is required. Registration begins January 21. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).

Give Mandala Stone Painting a try at home! Check out this Getting Started video and the handout below.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Try your hand at a popular craft trend – Mandala Stones. Learn the basics of how to create dotted mandala stone paintings, then design and make your own.

Materials for this free adult program are limited and registration is required. Registration begins January 21. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).

Give Mandala Stone Painting a try at home! Check out this Getting Started video and the handout below.

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for critiquing and writing sessions as a group! Meets in the Board Room with writer and instructor extraordinaire Sarah Read guiding the way.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Ready to try the ukulele? Join us for Ukulele Night at the Library!

6:30-7:15     Library staff member and musician Betsy will lead a beginner workshop in basic playing techniques. Bring your own ukulele or ask about our Ukulele Lending Library program.

7:15-7:45     Stay and play! The space will be open for you to continue to practice your new skills. 

Held in Conference ABC. If weather allows, class may be held in the Learning Garden Amphitheater in April and May.

Please note that Kaukauna Public Library staff may photograph and record programs and events for library publicity and promotional purposes. Patrons who do not wish to be photographed or recorded will be respected, but must tell a staff member or presenter that they do not wish to be photographed or recorded at the time of the event.

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am

 

Let's sweat at the library! Family Fitness Friday is once a month fitness class where you can bring your kids along! No need to worry about daycare. Bring your strollers, your kids, some water, and your workout attire to the library. Workout in a kid friendly environment with other parents. Toys will be available for babies and toddlers. Taught by a Fitness Prenatal and Postpartum and Barre Above Certified Instructor. All fitness levels welcomed! No registration required. Held in Conference Room ABC.

January 17 - HIIT Class (Interval Training Workout)
February 28 - Barre Class
March 20 - HIIT Class (Interval Training Workout)
April 17  - Barre Class

Please note that Kaukauna Public Library staff may photograph and record programs and events for library publicity and promotional purposes. Patrons who do not wish to be photographed or recorded will be respected, but must tell a staff member or presenter that they do not wish to be photographed or recorded at the time of the event.

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join staff member and Naturopthic Mary to learn the basics of using essential oils. We will discuss the health and beauty benefits s well as many other uses for these amazing oils!

Held in Conference Room ABC.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

If you have never experienced the joy of painting or drawing in a group, this is the perfect chance. This program offers beginners a guided opportunity to create an artistic piece without having to purchase any materials. The library will provide what is needed for each work of art we introduce. 

Materials for this free adult program are limited and registration is required. Registration begins each month on the date listed below. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).

February 4 - Mandala Stone Painting - Learn about the color wheel before trying your hand at this popular craft. - Registration begins 1/21.

March 3 - Oil Pastel Apple - Learn the step by step basics of blending, shading, and contouring in this Oil Pastel class for beginners. - Registration begins 2/18.

April 7 - Easy Monet's Waterlilies in Acrylics - Be amazed at the results of this step by step acrylics class for beginners as we reproduce a classic. - Registration begins 3/24.

May 5 - Loose Watercolor Flowers for Beginners - Gain confidence as we learn techniques for flower petals, color blending, and whimsical floral movement using watercolors. -  Registration begins 4/21. 

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Join officers from the Kaukauna Police Department and K9 dog Rocko for a special night at the library!

Starting at 5:30, create Rocko-inspired crafts, practice your skills on an obstacle course, and have time to purchase a toy to support the Police Department's K9 Program. At 6:15, join Rocko, Officer Meyer, and other members of the Department for storytime. This will include books, dancing, a demonstration by Rocko, and information about what the K9 Program does in our community. Stories and activities are perfect for preschool and early school age kids, but everyone is welcome to participate.

Activities will be held in Youth Services area. 6:15 storytime will be in Conference Room ABC.

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us at 1000 Islands Environmental Center for a seed starting workshop for all ages! Learn the proper technique and timing for starting your garden plants from seed. Kids are invited to join in a special storytime while adults and older kids participate in the informational presentation. Everyone will have the opportunity to plant seeds to take home to care for.

Event held at 1000 Islands Environmental Center.

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join staff member and Naturopathic Mary as she explores this lost art and the relationship between human beings and the natural world. Learn how spending time in nature can improve your health, attitude, happiness, energy levels and so much more! Held in Conference Room ABC.  If weather permits this class may be held in Interactive Learning Garden.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

If you have never experienced the joy of painting or drawing in a group, this is the perfect chance. This program offers beginners a guided opportunity to create an artistic piece without having to purchase any materials. The library will provide what is needed for each work of art we introduce. 

Materials for this free adult program are limited and registration is required. Registration begins each month on the date listed below. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).

February 4 - Mandala Stone Painting - Learn about the color wheel before trying your hand at this popular craft - Registration begins 1/21.

March 3 - Project TBD. Registration begins 2/18.

April 7 - Project TBD. Registration begins 3/24.

May 5 - Project TBD. Registration begins 4/21. 

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Create a wreath from recycled wine corks!

Materials for this free adult program are limited and registration is required. Registration begins March 25. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).

Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Want to see the book sale before everyone else, get half price on your books, and help the Library?! Become a friend of the library! For $10, you can get a two year membership to the Friends and will get these benefits at each sale. The Friends of the Library are critical to the Library because they help to purchase new materials and grant funds to all those great programs you are enjoying at the library. Current Friends members welcome and you can become a Friend right at the door that day to gain access to the sale before everyone else! 

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

Join us for a used book sale to benefit the Friends of the Library. Prices range from .25 to $2. 

The $1 a bag sale will be held on Friday, May 1st and Saturday, May 2nd.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Outagamie County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Disability and Elder Benefit Specialists Social Security Administration presents: The A,B,Cs of Medicare. This class will cover the basic parts of Medicare (A, B, C, D) and how they work. Understand the options available to Medicare beneficiaries. Free and open to the public.

Registration is requested. RSVP with the Outagamie County ADRC 920-832-5178 or email ADRC@outagamie.org.

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Today, sugar related illnesses are skyrocketing! Join staff member and Naturopathic, Mary, as she discusses the dangers of consuming excess sugar. We'll discuss the harmful effects, hidden sugar sources, and tips to detox from this potentially harmful substance. Held in Conference Room ABC.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

If you have never experienced the joy of painting or drawing in a group, this is the perfect chance. This program offers beginners a guided opportunity to create an artistic piece without having to purchase any materials. The library will provide what is needed for each work of art we introduce. 

Materials for this free adult program are limited and registration is required. Registration begins each month on the date listed below. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).

  • February 4 - Mandala Stone Painting - Learn about the color wheel before trying your hand at this popular craft - Registration begins 1/21.
  • March 3 - Project TBD. Registration begins 2/18.
  • April 7 - Project TBD. Registration begins 3/24.
  • May 5 - Project TBD. Registration begins 4/21. 
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

woodensign.jpgPaint your own mini sign, perfect for a welcome table or addition to a gallery wall. You will paint this design on an 8x8” wooden sign. You pick the colors!!

Materials for this free adult program are limited and registration is required. Registration begins on May7. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).

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