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2019 Fox Cities Reads

Evicted_1.jpgThe Fox Cities Book Festival is proud to announce the 2019 Fox Cities Read! Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City is our one-book, one-community read for 2019. Please visit the Fox Cities Book Festival website for information on dates and times of events leading up to the authors visit. Matthew Desmond will speak to the public on April 11th at Menasha High School at 6:30p and on April 12th at Lawrence University Chapel at 10:00a. To request a copy of the book click here!

“Decent, affordable housing should be a basic right for everybody in this country. The reason is simple: without stable shelter, everything else falls apart.”

-Matthew Desmond, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

KPL Write Club

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for critiquing and writing sessions as a group! Meets in the Conference AB with novelist extraordinaire Sarah Read guiding the way.

School's Out: Snowflake Crafts

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

Join us for drop in snowflake crafts all day! Crafts are located in the youth area near the computer lab. Great for all ages!

Upcycled Holiday Gifts at 1,000 Islands

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Use old materials to make wonderful new creations just in time for the gift giving season!

Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu & Eevee Gym Leader Challenge

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Come challenge our Pokémon Let's Go Pickachu & Eevee gym leader!  Beat the gym leader and win a badge!  You must bring your own Nintendo Switch and Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Eevee game to participate.  Held in conference room ABC.

Storytime for Grown Ups

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Come for tea, coffee, coloring (if you like) and some listening! We will be selecting short stories to read to you while you relax with tea, coffee, or with our fun adult coloring books! This storytime is only for grown-ups please; not to be confused with our youth storytime programs. :) Held in Conference ABC.

Gift Wrapping Fundraiser!

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Support your library and avoid the monotony of wrapping presents this holiday season! All proceeds of the event will go towards library programming! Don't want or need to have presents wrapped, but still want to help out the Library? Donate your time as a gift wrapper or donate gift wrapping supplies! If you are interested in volunteering, please reach out to Ashley at 920-766-6340 ext. 8. For more information, call 920-766-6340.  The Library will begin accepting wrapping supplies on November 1st.  Will be held in conference room ABC.

Wrapping Prices:

$1 Small items (books, jewelry, small electronics, movies)

$3 Medium items (gift boxes, board games, toys)

$5 Larger items (bedding sets, small TV's-nothing larger than 40")