Kids & Families

Grab your bingo card from the Library today and start completing bingo’s across, down or diagonally for prizes– up to five bingo’s worth!  If the child blacks out the board and completes every bingo activity on the sheet, they will earn a free book!  Please initial the activities the child has completed.  The program runs from January 2nd– May 31st, 2018.

 

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.

Reading programs are available for all ages from June 11th until August 23rd. Youth complete activities to earn prizes and coupons with the opportunity to be part of prize drawings! Students attending KASD, KCSS and Trinity Lutheran will be recieving their reading logs from school. Reading logs will be available in the youth area May 14th. We have a preschool program (birth-four), school-age (K-5th) and teen (5th-12th). Grand prizes include play tent with four tunnels (preschool), a WowWee MiP robot (school age) and a 3-D pen (teen). 

Adults can also participate in Summer Reading Program too! Starting June 11th, enter what you read to win weekly prizes for gift certificates to local businesses or the grand prize of an Echo.

Please click on the attachment to view our summer events flyer, or visit our online event calendar

Summer Reading Program Events

Runs Tuesday, June 12th to Friday, August 17th 11:30am - 12:00pm

The Summer Feeding Program provides free meals to children who are 18 years old or younger and adults who are more than 18 years old and are enrolled in educational programs for persons with disabilities. For menus, please click on the attachments below. No service July 2-6.

Program courtesy of KASD and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm

Come to the Library in your jammies for a special dance party! We will read a few stories, sing a few songs and dance in our jammies! This program is best for preschoolers, but siblings are always welcome. The program will be held in Conference Room ABC.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am

Join us for a fun preschool summer storytime! This class is best for ages 1-5. We will sing, listen to stories, participate in musical movement and more! Siblings always welcome. There will be no class on 7/4 as the Library is closed.

Please be ready to follow instructor rules. Our expectation is that caregivers will refrain from conversation during the presentation and will parent the children they are with, following the presenters instructions. 

The program will be held on Conference Room ABC.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Join us for a storytime just for infants not yet walking! This class is specifically designed for prewalkers and is a lapsit. We will read stories, bounce, sing and play! Siblings are always welcome in class. The program will be held on Conference Room ABC.

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 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. 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.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

On Library Art Lab days, we will have craft supplies our for you to make your own craft or one of our planned craft! Crafts will be located in the tween/teen area by our booth seating. Please be respectful and attend your children while they craft, as well as clean up after so that others have a clean space to work when you are finished.

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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.   

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for outdoor movies!  Activities for families begin at 7:00p and movies start at sunset. In honor of Peter Rabbit, join us for a petting zoo with Cavanagh Carriages. Bring blankets for the hill or lawn chairs for the parking lot, space courtesy of Stadtmueller and Associates. Outside food and drink are welcome, but Carnival Time will be there for all your popcorn, soda/water and cotton candy needs! Ghost Town Fitness will be providing fun active activities before the movie. Music by Parker Collar of Appleton Rock School. Balloons courtesy of Mikey Air. Face painting courtesy of Girl Scout Troop 2342. Film equipment courtesy of Fun Flix! Sorry, but pets, alcohol, smoking and sidewalk chalk are not welcome at this event. No vendors/sales allowed on Grand KaKalin property during the event without the express permission of the Library. Event sponsored by Kaukauna Kiwanis Club and KATODA. 

Estimated time of sunset: 8:38p

Peter Rabbit; 95 min; PG

 

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Students in grades 5 and up can participate in our new Roblox Club! Please note that the library has an expectation that patrons conduct themselves in a civil and respectful manner while playing in the game world.Those that conduct themselves inapproprioately while playing may be asked to leave the program after one warning. Meets in Tween/Teen Computer Lab. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Calling all princesses, it's time to party! We will read princess stories, sing a few songs, dance and make a fun craft! This program is designed for preschoolers, but siblings are welcome to attend. Dress up clothes are highly recommended because a princess party is just not the same without fancy clothes. This program will be held in Conference Room ABC.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for a short evening storytime with lengthy creative play after. For ages 0-5. Meets in the Conference Room.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm

The NEW Zoo Zoomobile is coming with some animals to show us how they rock! Please be mindful that our animal shows are always very well attended. There will be a repeat of the show at 2:00p and 3:00p for attendees that cannot enter the event due to room capacity. 

We apologize for the inconvenience of having no evening program, however the NEW Zoo Zoomobile policy does not allow for evening programs.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

The NEW Zoo Zoomobile is coming with some animals to show us how they rock! Please be mindful that our animal shows are always very well attended. There will be a repeat of the show at 3:00p for attendees that cannot enter the event due to room capacity. 

We apologize for the inconvenience of having no evening program, however the NEW Zoo Zoomobile policy does not allow for evening programs.

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