Summer Storytimes & More
for babies, toddlers and preschoolers
June 22 - August 6
Visit our storytimes page for a full schedule.
MakerSpace Mondays - for kids having completed grades K-5
Mondays at 2 p.m.
June 20 - August 1*
Become a MAKER! Tinker, create, invent, build and explore.
Because this is a special program for elementary school children,
younger siblings are not invited.
*No program July 4.
Storytimes Around the World - for all ages
Mondays from 3-4 p.m.
June 6-August 15*
Enjoy stories and activities based on fun themes that focus on a variety of cultures.
In partnership with the City of Janesville Recreation Division.
*No program July 4
Knifty Knitters - for kids having completed grades 3-12
Wednesdays from 3:45-4:45 p.m.
June 22 - August 3
Yarn and needles provided – or bring your own supplies. Meets in Children’s Room.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors - for kids in grades 1-5
Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m.
June 23 - August 4
Sign up for 15 minutes of reading time with Maggie, the lovable Lhasa Apso
from Tail Waggin’ Tutors of Therapy Dogs International. Registration is required.
Stop by the Children’s Desk or call 608-758-6585
Awesome Activities - for kids having completed grades 3-5
Space is limited. Registration is required and begins June 4
Call 758-6585, visit the Children’s Desk or register online.
Every Other Wednesday from 2-3:30 p.m.
June 22, July 6, July 20, August 3
Join our newsroom staff to report on
summertime library fun. Write your own
articles for our bi-weekly publication!
Sphero ® Obstacle Course
Wednesday, June 29, 2-3:30 p.m.
Build an obstacle course for the Sphero ®,
an app-enabled robotic ball, and then try it out.
Wednesday, July 27, 12:30-2 p.m. or 2:30-4 p.m.
Play Minecraft in the Woodruff Training Lab without using your daily computer time. Minecraft account and email not needed.
Family Fun - for kids and their families
Tuesdays at 2 p.m.
Free programs geared for kids ages 4 and up.
Families are welcome.
No registration necessary.
June 14 Animal Athletes, Welty Center
June 21 Hoo’s Woods Raptor Center
June 28 First Position Dance Studio
July 5 Free Movie: The Peanuts Movie
July 12 Stuart Stotts, Musician
July 19 Physics, UW-Whitewater
July 26 Free Movie: Minions
August 2 Free Movie: Zootopia
Summer Finale: Quest Con for all ages
Saturday, August 6, 6:30-9 p.m.
Discover your destiny as you journey through a land of crafts, activities, food, games and more! Come dressed as your favorite character for our cosutme contest. Plus, find Photo-ops along the way. Grab and entry for before August 1 to create a piece of Fan Art to win fun prizes.
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