Adults


In-person events canceled. Keep reading for Virtual Library Program details.

Step 1: Click on the calendar tab: http://kaukaunalibrary.evanced.info/signup

Step 2: Select the available date/time you would like curbside pickup.

Step 3: Click on that date and time and scroll down until you  see "View More."

Step 4: Click on "View More" and it will take you to the registration page.  Complete the form with the requested information

Notes: You can continue to place holds through InfoSoup.org. After you receive notice your items are ready to pick up, schedule a curbside pickup.

The Kaukauna Public Library believe that archiving and sharing our local stories will be of great value to future research, understanding, and our community as a whole.  In an effort to compile an inclusive perspective of these historic events related to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are asking residents to share their stories. Selected stories will be archived and cataloged in our Local History Room.

To share your story, or view others’, join our Facebook Group – Kaukauna Strong Stories

Submit your story using our online form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfgGTofLQNvFysTo8i3pf9Dof4tbytKCBFzJk4WHtSxN0NOGQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm

Explore the many state parks of Wisconsin with library staff member Mary during this online series. Whether you are planning a trip or are an armchair traveler, you will leave with a wealth of knowledge and resources to learn more! Each month will feature a new location. 

 

August 17 & 24 - Door County

September 17 - High Cliff State Park

October 22 - Devil's Lake State Park (previously recorded)

November 19 - Pattison State Park

December 17 - The Apostle Islands (previously recorded)

 

Presentation will be shared on Facebook Live and YouTube.  Follow the Kaukauna Public Library on Facebook to be notified when the video is posted.  Watch anytime after that from the Videos tab on our Facebook page.  Have questions while you watch?  Leave a comment in the video and the presenter will respond.

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Monday, December 28, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for critiquing and writing sessions as a group! Group facilitated by Bram Stoker Awards-winning author Sarah Read.

To join the Zoom meeting, register through our online calendar or by emailing sread@kaukauna-wi.org. A meeting link will be emailed to you the morning of the event.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

 

Each month, join local historian Gavin Schmitt (and the occasional guest speaker) on Facebook Live to learn about a piece of Kaukauna. Maybe a founding father (or mother!), a long-time business, or perhaps an organization that has helped the city grow. The sharing of memories is strongly encouraged, and proposals for future topics are welcome.

Follow the library on Facebook to be notified when the event goes live online. It will be available on Facebook and YouTube any time after that.

September 22 - 

October 27 -

December 1 - 

And don't miss "What's in the Drawer?" a weekly video series exploring the KPL Local History Room.  Find past episodes on Facebook and YouTube.  New videos are shared online on Mondays. Find more local history resources always available in our digital collection at kaukaunalibrary.org/local-history.

 

 

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm

Paint your own mini sign, perfect for a welcome table or addition to a gallery wall. Register for a supply kit to follow the instructions and make one at home. You will paint this design on an 8x8” wooden sign. You will be given white for the letters,and pink/red for the heart. You pick a third color (to use however you want).

Supplies for this adult and teen Take & Make project are limited.  Register online through our calendar or by calling 766-6340 x2 after October 19 to reserve your kit.  Pick up you kit at the Library checkout desk starting October 28.

 

Instructional video will be posted to Facebook and YouTube on the event time and date.  Follow the library on Facebook to be notified when the video is live. It will be available on Facebook and YouTube any time after that.

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm

Get to Know a Naturalist! Learn more about important figures in environmental history, shared by library staff member Mary.  Learn about their life and impact on the past and present.  Follow the comments on Facebook for recommended reading to learn even more about each individual discussed.

  • November 9 - Aldo Leopold

  • December 14 - Edwin Way Teal

Presentation will be shared on Facebook Live and YouTube.  Follow the Kaukauna Public Library on Facebook to be notified when the video is posted.  Watch anytime after that from the Videos tab on our Facebook page.  Have questions while you watch?  Leave a comment in the video and the presenter will respond.

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Friends members and prospective Friends can join us for this quarterly meeting!

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm

If you have never experienced the joy of creating with oil pastels, this is the perfect chance. Jody will guide you through a simple project to learn the basics of using this fun medium. Register for a kit of supplies to follow along and complete your project at home.

Supplies for this adult and teen Experiencing Art class are limited.  Register online through our calendar or by calling 766-6340 x2 starting November 3 to reserve your kit.  Pick up you kit at the Library checkout desk starting November 9.

 

Instructional video will be posted to Facebook and YouTube on the event time and date.  Follow the library on Facebook to be notified when the video is live. It will be available on Facebook and YouTube any time after that.

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm

Learn how to make your own intricate ornaments from felt. Register for a supply kit to follow the instructions and make one at home.

Supplies for this adult and teen Take & Make project are limited.  Register online through our calendar or by calling 766-6340 x2 after November 23 to reserve your kit.  Pick up you kit at the Library checkout desk starting November 30.

 

Instructional video will be posted to Facebook and YouTube on the event time and date.  Follow the library on Facebook to be notified when the video is live. It will be available on Facebook and YouTube any time after that.

We have a Little Free Pantry available during all open hours! The pantry is located in the river side corner of Adult Nonfiction. We also accept donations of non-expired, non-perishable foods, as well as hygiene and baby care items year round.

If you are in need of winter clothing items, our lobby also has a stock of gently used and new donations of winter apparel available to take for free. Donations are accepted as well.