Kids & Families

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.

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.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am

Held in Conference ABC. There will be no class the week of Thanksgiving, 11/21. 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Held in Conference ABC. No class the week of Thanksgiving, 11/21.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am

Held in Conference ABC. No class the week of Thanksgiving 11/22.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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.

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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 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.

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

This semester will focus on the rich, diverse history of Wisconsin with special attention on Kaukauna and the Fox Cities. Learn about paper-making, fur trading, and the contributions of Native Americans. Class will include a 20 minute presentation followed by a fun craft or activity. This class is intended for school-age children, but siblings are welcome. 

Registration required and begins 9/4. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press 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.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Celebrate the coming Autumn Equinox with fun stories, hands-on activities and crafts. Pack a lunch.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Held in Conference AB. Storytime on November 6th will be held in adult fiction due to the election. There will be no class 11/6 & 11/20.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm

Come make a fun sock puppet with us! We may be sewing pieces on to our puppets, so this class is for second grade and up please! All supplies provided, but if you have some special buttons or felt you would like to use, bring it along!  Will be held in conference room AB.

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

 

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Join us for an all ages storytime followed by a fun themed craft activity! Meets in Conference Room ABC.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm

Join stylists from Uptown Cuts, for a fun Daddy Daughter Hair Workshop! This workshop will teach dad’s some quick and easy hair styles for their preschool and early-elementary-aged daughters! No more crying about tangles or confusion on how to get all that hair bound into one tiny hair tie! April will show you step by step, how to manage a few simple hair styles, so that you can feel confident in your styling abilities. Light refreshments will be provided for this special daddy-daughter outing.

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.   

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Join us for our first Costume Swap! Starting at 9:00a, anyone with a ticket can enter the costume swap event! How do you get a ticket? Bring in a costume for the swap starting September 4th for your pre-event entry ticket or you can bring a costime to swap that morning for early entry. At 10:00a, anyone can enter the event to take a costume until supplies run out or until 1:00p. This event is dependent on donations.  Will be held in conference room ABC.

Details:  No wigs, headbands, or makeup, please.  We are looking for clean, gently used costumes for the swap. Each person present is eligible for one costume. 

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