Kids & Families

Help your young child be a reading star and sign up for the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten reading program.  It's never too early to start reading!  This free program runs year round, so you can read at your own pace.  Children receive a prize for each 100 books you share together!  Sign up for the program at the Youth Services desk.

Food for Fines runs November 1st-30th! One non-perishable (non-expired) can or boxed item equals $1 of Library fines (not for billed/lost/damaged items). Donated food items will be used to stock our Little Free Pantry! Overflow food will be brought to our local food pantry. A maximum of 10 can/box items per account please. Sorry, but we don't have a way to credit your account for future fines, but we can offer you that fuzzy feeling you get from helping others.

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

This homeschool art history class is sure to enhance your current arts curriculum. Each week we will journey through time and experience hands on activities that will offer students a chance to put their own spin on historic art pieces. After getting a brief glimpse into each time period of art we will we will recreate famous works of visual art as we are surrounded in the sounds of great classical music masterpieces. This class is best for students first grade and up with parents present.

Registration required and begins 9/4. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).Since this class builds upon itself, participants that miss more than three classes may be dropped from the class and a family on the wait list will be invited in.

Class will be held in Conference Room ABC. Please note that there will be no class on 10/12 & 11/23.

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

This semester will focus on the rich, diverse history of Wisconsin with special attention on Kaukauna and the Fox Cities. Learn about paper-making, fur trading, and the contributions of Native Americans. Class will include a 20 minute presentation followed by a fun craft or activity. This class is intended for school-age children, but siblings are welcome. 

Registration required and begins 9/4. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).Since this class builds upon itself, participants that miss more than three classes may be dropped from the class and a family on the wait list will be invited in.

Class will be held in Conference Room ABC. Please note that there will be no class on 10/12 & 11/23.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Starting September 4th, the Library will be collecting donations of gently used, clean coats and snow pants for kids and adults. We are also accepting brand new hats, mittens, gloves, and scarves for those in need. We are looking for items for all ages, including infant winter snowsuits through adult size coats and snow pants. On the day of the event, families in need are encouraged to attend and fit their children with appropriate winter gear anytime between 9:00a-1:00p or until supplies run out. The event is dependent on donations.  Will be held in conference room ABC.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Held in Conference AB. Storytime on November 6th will be held in adult fiction due to the election. There will be no class 11/6 & 11/20.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Join Girl Scout Troop 2342 for some fun crafts in the youth area! 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am

Held in Conference ABC. There will be no class the week of Thanksgiving, 11/21. 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Held in Conference ABC. No class the week of Thanksgiving, 11/21.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am

Held in Conference ABC. No class the week of Thanksgiving 11/22.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us the fourth Thursday of each month for some adventure on the Library’s own Minecraft server! Work together or on your own creations. For 3rd grade and up.  Registration required. Please note that the library has an expectation that patrons conduct themselves in a civil manner while playing in the game world.  Parents/Guardians are required to stay in the room for the duration of the program.  Meets in Tween/Teen Computer Lab.

To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).

Registration Dates: 

  • January registration date: 1/11
  • February registration date: 2/8
  • March registration date:3/8
  • April registraiton date: 4/12
  • May registration date: 5/10

 

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Join us for an all ages storytime followed by a fun themed craft activity! Meets in Conference Room ABC.

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm

Wear your costume to this fun preschool dance party! We will be reading some spooky stories, singing some spooky songs and jamming to favorites like the "Monster Mash!" This program is best for preschoolers, but siblings are always welcome. Held in Conference ABC.

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for an hour of coding activities.  Activities may range from coding board games, robotics, Legos and ipads with Osmos.  For grades three and up. Meets in the Conference Room. Class will meet in the Board Room in April.   

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