Kids & Families

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.

Saturday, January 13, 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.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for a short evening storytime with lengthy creative play after. For ages 0-5. Meets in the Conference Room.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

The past few winters have brought many snowy owls into the state.  Learn more about these magnificent birds, including why they are here and where you can safely view them. This program is held at 1,000 Islands Environmental Center.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Come make a fun shrinky dink with us! All supplies provided. Meets in Conference ABC.

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, January 19, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Come make some fun snowflake crafts with us! All supplies provided. Located in the youth department.

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Stop in for a visit with some animal ambassadors! The Madison Area Herpetological Society Fox Valley Chapter will be at the Library with reptiles and amphibians for you to learn about and maybe even pet!

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

Come and make some fun penguin paper crafts! All supplies provided. Crafts located in the youth department.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

A special lapsit program for babies not yet walking.  Siblings welcome. Meets in Conference ABC.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join us for a Nature Journaling class packed with writing, science and art projects! This class is for the whole family, however at least one child needs to be school-aged to participate. Some of our fall topics this year include ants and bees all the way to trees! Since this class builds upon itself with multi-week long projects, participants that miss more than three classes in the first semester will be dropped from the class and a family on the wait list will be invited in. Please be aware that this class meets at the Library and at 1,000 Islands Environmental Center every other week. Please bring a sketchbook to class for each child participating.

Registration for this class has closed as the maximum number of participants has been reached. 

Class Schedule:

Library Days: 1/24, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3 & 4/17

1,000 Island Days: 1/30, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27 4/10 & 4/24

 

 

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am

A storytime just for one year olds with play!  Siblings welcome. Meets in Conference ABC.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

A storytime just for two year olds with play! Siblings welcome. Meets in Conference ABC.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am

A storytime for three to five year olds with a craft activity after! Siblings welcome.

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

To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This semester will focus comparing and contrasting the Ancient Viking and Egyptian cultures and societies. Class will include a 20 minute lecture followed by a fun craft or activity. This class is intended for school-age children, but siblings are welcome. Participants that miss more than three classes in the first semester will be dropped from the class and a family on the wait list will be invited in as our curriculumn builds upon itself. This class meets for the entire year, the first semester running 9/12-12/19 with a short winter break, class resuming again in January, dates to be released.  Registration is required; class is full and registration has ceased for this class.

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Join us for drop-in eagle crafts all day while you drop in for our other Eagles Along the Fox River events! Crafts are located in the youth area. 

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am

Join us for a short Eagle Storytime in honor of Eagle Days Along the Fox. A repeat of this storytime will occur at 10:30a. The program will be held in Conference ABC.

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