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.
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 2 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.
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.
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 2 for service desk).
Take a trip back in time to the darker side of Kaukauna's past to investigate a true-crime murder. Browse a display of real historical document clues and see if you can catch the killer! No registration necessary! Clues will be spread out throughout the building!
Teens (grades 5+) join us for all this fun stuff; 9/6 Slime Making, 9/13 Melt Beads, 9/20 Fortnite, 9/27 Candy Sushi, 10/4 Switch Play, 10/11 Mask Making, 10/18 Fortnite, 11/1 Minute to Win It, 11/8 Shrinky Dinks, 11/15 Fortnite, 11/29 Duct Tape Art, 12/6 Cookie Decorating, 12/13 Make Your Own Wrapping Paper & 12/20 Fortnite. Programs take place in Conference Room ABC and in Teen Area.
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.
Join snake enthusiast, Steve Keller, as he talks about different species of snakes. Don't worry- he will be bringing plenty of snakes for you to see and maybe even touch! Intended for school-age students and up.
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 inappropriately 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 2 for service desk).
This engaging and inspiring session provides participants greater awareness of their unique self. Understand how you add value and purpose in your life and create a vision for your future. Explore your values, talents, gifts and interests to construct a vision statement that expresses your amazing self and your life purpose. Be empowered to optimize your life and become the best version of yourself!
This program is conducted in two sessions, so be sure to come to both to maximize the benefits! Registration preferred and begins 11/1. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press 2 for service desk). The program will be held in Conference Room ABC.
Shana Farrell is a Project Manager within the Center for Instructional Excellence at Fox Valley Technical College. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Professional Communication from Alverno College, and a Master of Science Degree in Management and Organizational Behavior from Silver Lake College. Shana has extensive leadership experience as a graduate of Leadership Fox Cities, and the Wisconsin Technical College System Leadership Development Institute (WLDI). She is a hospice volunteer and a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for Outagamie County helping children who are abused or neglected. Shana is as a Life Coach Facilitator trained through the Life Design Center at the University of North Carolina at Greesnboro.
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 ABC.