Adults

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.

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.

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")

 

 

Monday, December 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Monday, January 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Join local historian and Library staff member, Gavin Schmitt, as he selects topics fifty years ago for some brief history, memory sharing, group discussion, and opinion of the historical event. Enjoy a cup of coffee during discussion! 

December: The Zodiac Killer

January: Farewell Beatles

February:  The Candid Camera Hijacking

March:  Star Trek

April:  Bigfoot Hunting Banned

May:  Hamburger Hill

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Monday, February 4, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Participants are encouraged to bring projects, both completed and those you are working on finishing to share. Together we can share creative ideas, learn various forms of crafts and meet new people with a common interest in fiber arts. On occasion, presentations from artisans on specific fiber arts will be planned. Fiber art topics include, but are not limited to: quilting, spinning, rug hooking, sewing, knitting, and crochet. Meets in the Conference Room (except on 4/2 meets in Board Room).

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

 

Book Discussion Book for January 8th, 2019: Choose Your Own!

 

 

Choose your own book to read!

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Welcome to a night just for parents sharing encouragement, challenges, questions, or just plain funny stories about your homeschool experiences over a cup of tea. We will have designated topics to discuss each session ranging from new homeschooler advice to ACT prep. This relaxed event aims to provide a “moment” to regroup and a chance to connect with others who have “been there.”

December: Reading challenges/successes

January:  Social Opportunities K-12

February:  Curriculum Comparisons

March:  Extra Curricular Opportunties

April:  Iowa Basics & SAT Testing

May:  Year Round Schooling

 

 

 

 

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Memory Cafes are for those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss, or cognitive impairment, and for family and friends of those affected.  It's a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie, and lots of creative fun thrown in.  We have a gerontology professional on hand to answer questions and an enormous weath wealth of experience among participants to be shared.  A program sponsored and held by the Fox Valley Memory Project. Meets in the Conference Room.

Monday Jan. 14th 1:30-3:00 Kaukauna Library- 

Come join us for songs and dances from around the world!  The Folk Dancers of the Fox Valley will be making an appearance and demonstrating dances.  Share with us your own story of your heritage!

Monday, Jan. 28th 10:30-noon Memory Care Resource Center, St. Paul Elder Services

Back by popular demand- Maria St. Aubin will lead us in a drum circle!  Come, create, and move to the beat and rhythm of the percussion instruments!

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Questions about probate?  Wills & estates? A small claims matter?  Landlord/tenant rights, family law or other legal issues?

The Kaukauna Public Library Free Legal Clinic may be able to help with your legal questions.  The Clinic operates on a question and answer forum where participants have 10 to 15 minutes to ask questions.  One or more local attorneys will be available at each clinic to answer questions, as well as introduce topics and give free generic legal answers. All questions are answered in the most confidential manner possible.

The Free Legal Clinic is provided to offer guidance and consultation to the increasing number of people in the Kaukauna area with legal questions, to offer advice and consultation on a variety of common legal issues. Clinic located in Study Room A. Clinic courtesy of attorneys from Glenn & Daniels S.C. http://glenndaniels.com/john-daniels-attorney-at-law/.

*Disclaimer: Free Legal Clinic attorneys do not provide representation. The forum is for simple general legal advice to those with questions related to small-claims, probate, wills and estates, landlord-tenant, divorce and family law, debtor, creditor, bankruptcy, traffic, criminal, and several other areas. Participants will be asked to sign a waiver acknowledging there is no attorney client relationship and that the Library is not providing legal advice.

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 7:45pm

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.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Each month, join local historian Gavin Schmitt (and the occasional guest speaker) 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.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Create a pendant out of recycled china.   Registration is required; begins 1/8/19

Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Raptor Rehab: The Trials and Tribulations of Protecting American Bald Eagles and other Raptors” Wildlife rehabilitators from Wildlife of Wisconsin (WOW) will teach us about some of the common threats to our area raptors, meet and hear stories about some of WOW’s educational raptors as well as learn how rehabilitators and even you can protect the magnificent animals yourself.

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.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for a family craft night as we make valentines! This program is for all ages. We will have standard valentines for classmates available as well as craft supplies to create your own handmade valentines. 

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:45am

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.

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join naturopathic and staff member, Mary as she will provide you with a holistic and comprehensive overview of diet and nutrition designed to enhance your overall health and well being. 

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