Storytimes & More
for babies, toddlers and preschoolers
Summer Storytimes: June 17 - August 8
Visit our storytimes page for a full schedule.
Library Explorers - for kids having completed grades K-5
Mondays at 2 p.m.
June 15 - August 3
Have fun exploring different themes through stories, activities and more. First Monday of the month, enjoy special building projects!
Because this is a special program for elementary school children,
younger siblings are not invited.
Knifty Knitters - for kids having completed grades 3-11
Wednesdays from 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
June 17 - August 5
Yarn and needles will be provided – or bring your own supplies.
Meets in the Children’s Room.
Tail-Waggin’ Tutors - for kids having completed grades 1-5
Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m.
June 25 - August 6
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 and begins May 30. Call 758-6585 or visit the Children’s Desk.
Awesome Activities - for kids having completed grades 3-5
Space is limited. Registration is required and begins May 30.
Call 758-6585 or visit the Children’s Desk.
Every Other Wednesday form 2-3:30 p.m.
June 17, July 1, July 15, July 29
Join our newsroom staff to report on summertime library fun.
Write your own articles for our bi-weekly publication!
Friday, June 19, 1-2:30 p.m. or 3-4:30 p.m.
Play Minecraft in the Woodruff Training Lab without using your daily computer time. Minecraft account and email not needed.
Art in the Park
Wednesday, July 8, 1-2:30 p.m.
Paint, chalk and bubbles - oh my! Get creative with big art in
Program will begin in the library’s Program Room.
Wednesday, August 5, 1-2:30 p.m.
Who says you can’t play with your food? Build sculptures
and structures with marshmallows and other fun ingredients.
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 16 Kay Elmsley Weeden, Storyteller
June 23 Chemistry, UW-Whitewater Science Outreach
June 30 Free Movie: Frozen Sing-a-Long
July 7 Sink or Float, Wisconsin’s
July 14 Lorax & the Environment,
July 21 First Position Dance Studio
August 4 Free Movie: Big Hero 6 -
Dress up as your favorite super hero!
*No program July 28
StoryWalk Kickoff @ Rotary Botanical Gardens
Wednesday, June 24 at 10 a.m.a
Stroll through the gardens while
enjoying Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, written by BIll Martin and John Archambault - and beautifully Illustrated by Lois Ehlert.
NEW! Family Book Trivia Night
Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
June 24, July 22 and August 12
Grab a booklist, read and match your wits against other book-loving families!
Registration is required and begins May 30.
visit the Children’s Desk or call 758-6585.
NEW! Summer Bonus: BOOK BINGO
Summer’s not over just because you turned in your last Reading Card! Keep it going with our Summer Bonus: Book Bingo! Pick up your Book Bingo Card from the Children’s Desk, fill in all the right squares, then turn it in to be entered to win a book bundle prize.
NEW! Free Lunch in the Park
Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
June 15 - August 19
HPL will be a free lunch site for kids 18 and under.
Sponsored by the US Department of Agriculture through the School District of Janesville.
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