Kids & Families

Upcoming
Monday, January 1, 2018 (All day)
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 (All day)
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The 2017 Summer Library Program is almost here. This year anyone can participate virtually or in person! Program starts at 3:00pm on June 2nd and runs through August 26th. Registration is open now, but logging reading minutes won't start until summer does.register.jpg

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Sign up for our Secret Pen Pal program and make a new connection! Build a new friendship with another Waupaca library reader by writing at least 3 letters (or drawing pictures) to your assigned pen pal.  Deadline to register is June 30th.  Secret Pen Pal Reveal Party is scheduled for Thursday, July 27, from 6-7pm.  Find out who you've been writing to, and who has been writing to you!

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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, May 30, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Wednesday, May 31, 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, June 10, 2017 - 10:00am
Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 10:00am
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This national program helps kids practice reading in a relaxed, dog-friendly atmosphere. Register for a 20-minute session at the library or by calling 715-258-4417.  Spots are limited so call soon!

Upcoming
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 6:00pm

Geoff Akins is back with his amazing bubble show.  Watch him as he puts bubbles inside other bubbles, puts someone from the audience in a bubble, and ..... yes, makes a square bubble!  His message is that Anything is Possible.  Bring your cameras

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All are welcome to enjoy this 45-minute story time.  Hear great stories, sing songs, enjoy related activities.  No registration necessary. Held in the lower level library meeting rooms.

Upcoming
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:30am
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:30am
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All are welcome to enjoy this 45-minute story time.  Hear great stories, sing songs, enjoy related activities.  No registration necessary. Held in the lower level library meeting rooms.

Upcoming
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 10:30am
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:30am
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Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:00am

Nutrition and activity family fair - Saturday from 10 am -12 noon. Kid friendly games and activities!  Healthy snacks from Trout Bum Bakery!

Disc Golf Demo!  Food demos featuring produce from Farmer's Market.  - See you there!

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Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:00am

The library and the Waupaca Historical Society are partnering on this special day at the historic train depot at 525 Oak Street. Event runs from 10am until 4pm. Celebrate trains in all shapes and sizes.  Play/pretend your favorite train job and create photo ops.  Storytime offered throughout the day features your favorite train characters. Meet you at the depot!

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Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 6:00pm

Bring the whole family to watch this new, popular Disney movie in an interactive way! Every attendee will get a bag of props to use during the movie at specific times.  Come in costume if you like, sing along with Moana and Maui, and have fun with us at the library.  No registration is necessary.

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Friday, July 14, 2017 - 5:00pm

Ever wonder what the library is like when it's closed?  Families are encouraged to join our 2-hour lock-in filled with food, fun, reading and activities.  Registration is required. Sign up at the Children's Service Desk.

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Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 10:00am

Nutrition and activity family fair - Saturday from 10 am -12 noon. Kid friendly games and activities!  

Taekwondo Demo!  Food demos featuring produce from Farmer's Market.  - See you there!

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Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 6:00pm

Children who participated in the Secret Pen Pal Program this summer will find out who their secret pen pal is at this reveal party.

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Friday, July 28, 2017 - 1:00pm

Look for the library tent at Waupaca's Summer Picnic at Riverview Park.  We will be building and making under the tent from 1:00 - 5:00 in the afternoon.  Stop in to see what cool stuff we're making!

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