Kids & Families

Upcoming
Monday, January 1, 2018 (All day)
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 (All day)
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September Is Library Card Month Image

Whether it’s homework help, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) programs, makerspaces or family storytimes and game nights, a library card is a ticket to free educational resources and activities for students and their families. Library Card Sign-up Month is a time to bring attention to the supportive role libraries and librarians play in transforming lives and communities through education. 

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Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00 am (Lower Level Meeting Room B)

For very young children with caregiver.  Share 20 minutes of stories, nursery rhymes, songs and bounces. Each session ends in a free play period. No registration necessary.

See the Calendar for complete schedule. 

Upcoming
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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One Saturday a Month

Everything is Awesome at the Library Lego Club.  Held one Saturday each month (usually the third, but check the calendar) from 10:00am until noon in the lower level Children's Dept. Program Room.  We have lots of Legos, so just come with your creative ideas and build with your friends.  All ages are welcome.  Staff will photograph your creation for display in the library. 

Always accepting Lego donations.  See Children's Dept. staff for more information.

Upcoming
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00am
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:00am
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The reading while hiking season has begun and the Waupaca Area Public Library his happy to announce that we have four StoryWalks to choose from.  All are on Waupaca's beautiful River Ridge Trail.

  • For the hike near Sunny Day Child Care, park near Sunny Day on Godfrey Drive and walk down the path that leads betweeen the daycare and the clinic.
  • Swan Park's StoryWalk starts to the south of the sledding hill.  
  • A Story Walk is on the nature trail along the Waupaca River behind the Waupaca Learning Center. It's best to park on the north end of the school and start on the trail that starts just past the rain garden.
  • The newest Story Walk is on the nature trail behind the Chain O'Lakes Elementary School. Watch for signs leading the way.

Thanks to Waupaca Park & Rec Dept.,Sunny Day, and the Waupaca School District for their partnership on this adventure. See attachments for maps of some Story Walks.

Storywalk Maps
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InfoSoup has a subscription to TumbleBookLibrary, an online collection of e-books for children. You  can access it from home, for free using your library card number and PIN.

There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles! You can use your computer, tablet, or mobile phone! All you need is an internet connection. There are no downloads: books are streamed right to your device at the click of a button.

Go To TumbleBooks »

 

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