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The Waupaca Area Public Library is getting ready for their Summer Learning Program (SLP) and we’d like to invite ALL local artists to enter original artwork for an art contest. The artwork entered will have a chance to be used in our Summer Learning Program: Imagine Your Story handouts and bookmarks.

  • Entries can be physical or digital, original and family-friendly, and based on our SLP theme and logo: Imagine Your Story.  
  • Entries must be turned in at the Waupaca Area Public Library or emailed to ,  with the subject line: Art Contest Entry

If interested, feel free to grab our official Contest Guidelines and Application below!

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It's time to cozy up with a good book. January 1-31 record your minutes online. Adults read a total of 10 hours, teens/children read 5 hours to win a fabulous prize! Click HERE to sign up for our NEW online reading tracker! If you prefer-we now have an app! Look for Beanstack.

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Second Tuesdays at 6:00pm

Rural Access to Justice is a Wisconsin non-stock corporation dedicated to providing affordable legal services for individuals living in and around Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara, and Portage Counties. This organization provides quality legal representation for select civil and criminal matters.

Free legal consultations provided by nonprofit organization

Use the calendar below to make and appointment. Click on the Tuesday of your choice. Available times will display. Select a half hour time slot fillout and fill out the consultation form. 

Walk-ins welcome subject to availability.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 6:00pm
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Is it too early to think about school? Come play and find out! This event is for children ages 18 months to 4 years. 

Tuesday January 21st from 9:30-11:30 am at REC CENTER, 407 School Street, Waupaca

Thursday, March 5th 4:00-6:00 pm at WAUPACA LEARNING CENTER, 1515 Shoemaker Road, Waupaca

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Saturday, February 15, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, April 4, 2020 (All day)

The Waupaca Library Exhibit Room celebrates Youth Art Month!

The Waupaca Area Public Library is delighted to showcase the artwork of Waupaca’s elementary, middle and high school students. Art teachers at each school choose artwork to display and set up the exhibit. Artwork ranges from pencil drawings and paintings to ceramics and mobiles. Local judges will select the top artwork at the show.

A reception will be held on Tuesday March 3rd, 6-7pm, to honor all participants and announce award winners.

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