Storytimes & More
for babies, toddlers and preschoolers
January 6-February 26
March 16 – May 6
Visit our storytimes page for a full schedule.
Music and Movement for kids ages 2-5
Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.
January 5 – February 23*
Join us for a 45-minute interactive program aimed at increasing vocabulary, fine and gross motor skills, social skills and self-confidence through music-based activities. Come play with the parachute, beanbags, rhythm instruments and more while building early literacy skills and making new friends.
*No program February 16
Learning Through Play for kids ages 1-5
Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sundays from 1-4 p.m.
January 23 & 24, February 13 & 14, March 12 & 13
Drop in and join your child as he/she explores, discovers and learns through play. Play is an avenue through which children can express their emotions, build relationships with others and master difficult experiences. Play stations and activities are easy to duplicate at home. An adult caregiver must accompany children. No registration necessary. Families welcome.
MakerSpace Mondays - for kids in grades K-5
Mondays at 3:45 p.m.
January 4-February 22
March 14 – May 2
Become a MAKER! Tinker, create, invent, build and explore.
Because this is a special program for elementary school children,
younger siblings are not invited.
Knifty Knitters - for kids in grades 3-12
Wednesdays from 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
January 6-February 24
March 16 – May 4
Yarn and needles provided – or bring your own supplies. Meets in Children’s Room.
FOR ADULT KNITTERS
Knifty Knitters Knit-Along
January 20 • February 17 • March 16 • April 20
Grown-up knitters are invited to join our Knifty Knitters group on a few select Wednedays for a cross-generational
knit-athon under the skylight!
* Adults must bring their
own knitting supplies.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors - for kids in grades 1-5
Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m.
March 17-May 5
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 in grades 3-5
Space is limited. Registration is required and begins December 19.
Call 758-6585, visit the Children’s Desk or register online.
Saturday, February 6, 1-2:30 p.m. OR 3 -4:30 p.m.
Play Minecraft in the Woodruff Training Lab.
Account and email not needed.
World Records – Hedberg Edition
Wednesday, March 23, 2-3:30 p.m.
Are you up to the challenge? Join us for an afternoon of wacky games and activities.
Family Fun - for kids and their families
Free programs geared for kids ages 4 and up.
Families are welcome.
No registration necessary.
Model Railroad Display
Saturday, January 16, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
presented by the WIS-ILL HO Modular RR Group
Train enthusiasts of all ages are welcome!
Mardi Gras Celebration
Sunday, January 31, 2 p.m.
Join us for food, music and fun as we learn how this tradition is celebrated in France, Canada and the United States.
Celebrate Lunar New Year
Sunday, February 7, 2 p.m.
Join us for traditional games, food, crafts and more.
Saturday, February 27, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join us for a celebration of All Things Seuss as we honor Dr. Seuss’ birthday with reading, crafts, and Seuss-iness! For Whos of all sizes and shapes (wear your Who-finery). Tall Whos must accompany small Whos.
Tuesday, March 22 from 12-4 p.m.
Design and build structures with a variety of blocks. Blocks will be available for kids from toddlers to teens. Adults must be accompanied by a child.
El Día de los niños, el día de los libros
Saturday, April 30, 2-4 p.m.
Build STEAM with Dia! Celebrate this special day with fun-filled activities, stories, food and (of course) books!
Saturday, June 4, 1-3 p.m.
Get the summer started with fun for the whole family. Register babies, kids, and teens for the Summer Library Challenge.
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