Kids & Families

Schools throughout the Kaukauna Area School District will be displaying works of art throughout the building from May 7th-31st. Please stop in to see their wonderful projects!

Reading programs are available for all ages from June 11th until August 23rd. Youth complete activities to earn prizes and coupons with the opportunity to be part of prize drawings! Students attending KASD, KCSS and Trinity Lutheran will be recieving their reading logs from school. Reading logs will be available in the youth area May 14th. We have a preschool program (birth-four), school-age (K-5th) and teen (5th-12th). Grand prizes include play tent with four tunnels (preschool), a WowWee MiP robot (school age) and a 3-D pen (teen). 

Adults can also participate in Summer Reading Program too! Starting June 11th, enter what you read to win weekly prizes for gift certificates to local businesses or the grand prize of an Echo.

Please click on the attachment to view our summer events flyer, or visit our online event calendar

Summer Reading Program Events

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.

Grab your bingo card from the Library today and start completing bingo’s across, down or diagonally for prizes– up to five bingo’s worth!  If the child blacks out the board and completes every bingo activity on the sheet, they will earn a free book!  Please initial the activities the child has completed.  The program runs from January 2nd– May 31st, 2018.

 

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
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Come make a card to send overseas to thank our troops! All supplies provided. Project located in youth area.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Wanna create your very own comic book? Think It Ink It will teach you to do just that! From writing to designing to drawing, every major aspect of the comic book process will be explored. You
will choose what panel layouts you want to work with and through some simple thought exercises, you will start to unleash your imagination and create a masterpiece! Bring along items to sketch with.

Carlos Nieto III is of Colombian roots born and raised in Los Angeles. Growing up in the Hispanic area of Silverlake/Echo Park, he was influenced by the mish mash of Central American and South American cultures. His artistic talent led him to a job on the Emmy-winning show “The Simpsons” and “King of the Hill” as a Layout Artist. Carlos also worked as a Visual Consultant for Disney and Universal, creating sketches and final art for set designs, as well as conducting Comic Book making, Anime and Animation drawing workshops at libraries across the country.

Carlos currently works with Children and families at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles as an Artist-in-Residence, providing youth with an artistic escape from the anxiety and stress of being in a hospital.

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.   

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am

Join us for a fun preschool summer storytime! This class is best for ages 1-5. We will sing, listen to stories, participate in musical movement and more! Siblings always welcome. There will be no class on 7/4 as the Library is closed.

Please be ready to follow instructor rules. Our expectation is that caregivers will refrain from conversation during the presentation and will parent the children they are with, following the presenters instructions. 

The program will be held on Conference Room ABC.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Join us for a storytime just for infants not yet walking! This class is specifically designed for prewalkers and is a lapsit. We will read stories, bounce, sing and play! Siblings are always welcome in class. The program will be held on Conference Room ABC.

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join a naturalist from 1,000 Islands Environmental Center for stories and activities on nature!

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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 inapproprioately 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 for service desk).

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Come "hack" apart AV equipment, electronics, and appliances to see what's inside! For 4th grade and up. Meets in the Conference Room.

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

On Library Art Lab days, we will have craft supplies our for you to make your own craft or one of our planned craft! Crafts will be located in the tween/teen area by our booth seating. Please be respectful and attend your children while they craft, as well as clean up after so that others have a clean space to work when you are finished.

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Science educator Mark Janssen (Mr. J.) will create excitement about science with his dynamic, highly motivational show that gets the audience involved in learning about a variety of science topics.  Exploding paint cans, a bed of nails, chemistry “magic” and a frozen banana hammer are just a few of the tricks he has up his sleeve.  Great for audiences of all ages! This show is sponsored through a grant from the Outagamie-Waupaca Library System (OWLS). The program will be held in Conference ABC.

This show repeats at 3:30p & 6:30p.

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Science educator Mark Janssen (Mr. J.) will create excitement about science with his dynamic, highly motivational show that gets the audience involved in learning about a variety of science topics.  Exploding paint cans, a bed of nails, chemistry “magic” and a frozen banana hammer are just a few of the tricks he has up his sleeve.  Great for audiences of all ages! This show is sponsored through a grant from the Outagamie-Waupaca Library System (OWLS). The program will be held in Conference ABC.

This show repeats at 6:30p.

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Science educator Mark Janssen (Mr. J.) will create excitement about science with his dynamic, highly motivational show that gets the audience involved in learning about a variety of science topics.  Exploding paint cans, a bed of nails, chemistry “magic” and a frozen banana hammer are just a few of the tricks he has up his sleeve.  Great for audiences of all ages! This show is sponsored through a grant from the Outagamie-Waupaca Library System (OWLS). The program will be held in Conference ABC.

 

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