Kids & Families

Grab an early literacy calendar each month, do three activities each week, bring your calendar back at the end of the month and get a prize for doing the activities.  Monthly calendars will be available starting January 1st, 2014 at the Youth Services Desk.

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.

Second Thursday of the month at 6:30p

Come "hack" apart AV equipment, electronics, and appliances to see what's inside! For 4th grade and up. Meets in the Conference Room.

Upcoming
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

Join us for a drop-in craft activity all day on Mondays in the summer (no art project on 7/3/17). Take the project home or work on it at the Library! The art activity will be located in the youth services area of the Library.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm

Geoff Akins-Hannah has been entertaining and educating children worldwide for over 30 years with his gentle spirit, sense of humor and gift of rapport. Inspired by his life-altering experiences as a teacher in Waldorf and Special Education he created The Bubble Wonders Show to convey the message that “Anything is Possible!”

Bubble Wonders is fun, inspiring, educational, and captivates both children and adults alike. Bubble Wonders is full of amazing bubble tricks including the bubble caterpillar,bubble volcano, the dancing bubble, bubbles inside of bubbles, Kid in a Bubble and more!

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am

Join us for a storytime for ages 0-4.  We will share stories, sing songs and participate in musical movement.  No class 7/5/17. Meets in the Conference Room.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Join us for a storytime specifically desgined especially for prewalkers. Prewalkers only, but siblings are always welcome. We will share stories, tickle, rhyme, and sing with baby.  After storytime, we will have a short 15 minute social play time. Meets in Conference Room.  

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for a short evening storytime with lengthy creative play after.  For ages 0-4. Meets in the Conference Room.

  

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Join us as we sing songs from our favorite Disney princess movies! A short craft activity will follow. Dress up for the program is encouraged. The program is geared toward preschool age children, but younger school age children and siblings are welcome to attend. Meets in the Conference Room.

Groups of ten or more, please register with the Programming Librarian (ashleyt@kaukauna-wi.org or 766-6340 ext. 8) prior to attending.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Help us save the environment with a naturalist from 1,000 Islands!  Come learn about (add in) and create something to help out mother nature. In partnership with 1,000 Islands Environmental Center.  Meets in the Conference Room.

Third Thursday of the Month at 6:30p

Join us the third Thursday of each month for Lego Lab.  Each month we will feature a different building activity.  Each activity will include a brief presentation on the featured construction tied to STEM.  Themes may include: patterns, inventions, bridges, robots, homes, animals and more!  For students in grades K-5. Meets in Conference AB.

Upcoming
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Come try out our new Nintendo Switch.  For school-age children.  Program held in the Conference Room.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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.   

Groups of ten or more, please register with the Programming Librarian (ashleyt@kaukauna-wi.org or 766-6340 ext. 8) prior to attending.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm

Join us during the break at the Kaukauna Municipal Pool for a special craft activity!  

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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. Meets in Tween/Teen Computer Lab.

Registration Dates:

  • June date registration begins June 8
  • July date registration begins July 13
  • August date registration begins August 10th
Fourth Thursday of the Month at 4:00pm

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. Meets in Tween/Teen Computer Lab.

Registration Dates:

  • June date registration begins June 8
  • July date registration begins July 13
  • August date registration begins August 10th
Upcoming
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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