Kids & Families

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon. There will be activities and craft stations. Held in Conference Room ABC.

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:45pm

Through the use of songs, stories, movement, riddles, audio/visual and hands-on materials, students are actively engaged in learning. Live animals and animal artifacts are used when appropriate to enhance the learning.

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm

Through the use of songs, stories, movement, riddles, audio/visual and hands-on materials, students are actively engaged in learning. Live animals and animal artifacts are used when appropriate to enhance the learning

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Give new life to a flower pot with decoupage.  Bring an old pot from home or use one that we provide.  Registration required; begins July 5.  

Friday, July 26, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Learn to be a spy. Prospective spies will need to complete spy training by participating in activities in order to become an honorary spy and receive an official code name. Held in Conference Room ABC.

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Do you love board games? Come try some different family friendly board games at the library. Bring your family or friends to play a handful of board games.  This program is best for anyone who loves to play board games. Program will be held in conference room ABC.

When you finish playing board games, join us outside for our Outdoor Movie Night!

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Based off the MTV television program, Silent Library, teens will be placed in teams to compete in wacky and weird challenges. The main goal is to complete these challenges with complete silence. Held in Conference Room ABC.

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

9:30a-10:00a Pet Themed Storytime

10:30-11:30a

12:00p-1:30p Secret Life of Pets Movie (90 min: PG) Bring your lunch while you enjoy the movie!

2:00p-3:00p

3:30-4:30p

6:30-7:30p

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Come learn a few basic dance tips from a professional instructor with your princess daughter. Dress up is encouraged. Cookies and lemonade will be served afterward. 

Registration required: Best for ages 4-10  

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

Participants will learn the basics to cross stitch and will create and/or start a beginners project. Registration required and begins 7/24 at 9am.  To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk). Program will be held in conference room ABC.

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Do you love board games? Come try some different family friendly board games at the library. Bring your family or friends to play a handful of board games.  This program is best for anyone who loves to play board games. Program will be held in conference room ABC.

When you finish playing board games, join us outside for our Outdoor Movie Night!

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:45am

 Join us as we sing along to some of our very favorite Disney songs! Dancing and costumes are encouraged! This event is designed for preschoolers, but siblings are always welcome. The event will be held in Conference Room ABC.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm

Join us for a short storytime all about the beach! Join us for creative play and themed crafts after! This class is best for preschoolers!

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Participants will play the game to see if they are smarter than a 5th grader. Held in Conference Room ABC.

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Kaukauna Public Library and 1,000 Islands Environmental Center present our annual Fairy Walk! The event is held at 1,000 Islands Environmental Center. Join us for fun activities and a walk around the boardwalk to vote for your favorite fairy house. Fairy costumes are highly recommended for extra fun this evening! Join us between 5-7p for live music, food, crafts, face painting, balloons and more! Enter your own fairy house into the competition. Rules and information below for the contest. First place prize for the competition is a family membership to The Building for Kids. Voting for the winning fairy house ends at 7:00p and the winner will be announced by the DJ at 7:15p. Registration strongly encouraged; tickets are free.  For free tickets please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fairy-walk-tickets-60150190840.  It is not necessary to print tickets for the event.  Sponsors: 

Fairy Walk: Official Contest Rules

  1. The contest is for youth ages 10 and under.  Fairy houses must be accomplished with minimal help from adults. (Adults should help with activities such as cutting or hot gluing for safety purposes). The age of the builder(s) will be listed on contest tags.  The Library and 1,000 Islands has the authority to disqualify homes that do not look like they were created by the age of the listed participant.   
  2. Houses must be made from all natural materials.  Please be mindful that the chipmunks like to eat houses made out of food.  Any man-made items should be covered with natural items.
  3. Platforms or man-made support materials should be used for easy delivery and transport, but should be covered to look natural.
  4. Houses should be portable as they will be transported to the boardwalk.  Maximum dimensions should be 16”L X 16”W X 24”H.
  5. Please do not use any items of value in your house as KPL and 1,000 Islands are not responsible for any loss or damage.
  6. The theme of the house may be anything you wish.
  7. Houses must be dropped off at 1,000 Islands between August 12-16 (please see 1,000 Islands Nature Center’s hours for open and close times).  Entries dropped off after August 16 may be displayed, but will not be eligible for any prizes.
  8. Houses must have the contact information form filled out and attached.  Forms are available online below and at 1,000 Islands.
  9. Houses may be picked up at event conclusion at 7:30p.  Houses not picked up after the event must be picked up by August 30th or they will become property of 1,000 Islands. 
  10. Judging of the fairy houses is by attendees and winners will be announced at 7:15p.
Competition Rules & Drop-Off Form

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