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Due to “critically high” Covid cases in our area, all Meeting Room use has been suspended. Check with Library staff for any changes as our Community looks toward recovery from the virus. Click HERE for more information on Limited Library Resources.

  • Need books? Let us put a book pack together for you.

    You'll tell us a little about YOURSELF or CHILD(REN) as a reader and we'll pick some items for you to enjoy!

    What you'll get? Books selected for you, checked out to you, and ready for curbside or inside pick-up.

    Three ways to order:

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  • Read Learn Grow Reading Challenge
    Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 9:00am to Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 8:00pm

    Register HERE for our Fall Reading Challenge! Over the past several months our community, our state, our country and our world has faced multiple challenges.  The results of these challenges either builds our commitment to one another or divides us. Waupaca Readers were able to work together to meet a common goal of 5,000 books.  Now it’s time for a new challenge.  One...

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  • Thursday, October 22, 2020 (All day) to Monday, November 30, 2020 (All day)

    Starting November 6, pick up our newest craft kit...THANKFULNESS SIGNS! We want to celebrate all the great essential workers in our community-health care providers, bus drivers, poll workers-and what better way than to show it in your front yard? All materials are included, simply ask for a kit at curbside delivery. Special thanks to the Friends of the Waupaca Library for their donation to this project.

     

  • You are never too young or too old to enjoy a good picture book!

    Explore how amazing these creations are by taking our Picture Book Challenge.

    Keep track of the picture books you read by logging them online and earn digital badges.  Download the Beanstack app so you can scan the ISBN barcodes for easy entry.

    https://waupacalibrary.beanstack.org/reader365...

  • Monday, November 9, 2020 (All day) to Monday, November 30, 2020 (All day)

    Let your original poetry take form in a Shape Poem! Just write a short poem, then fill or outline a related shape with the words of your poem. Watch your poem morph into an entirely different art form! It's easy and fun!

    Adult, Youth, and Family prizes will be awarded. *** Deadline for submissions is Nov. 30. ***

    For more information and an online tool for Shape Poem generation:...

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  • Monday, November 16, 2020 (All day) to Monday, November 30, 2020 (All day)

    Starting November 16, pick up our newest craft kit...THANKFULNESS CARDS! Thanksgiving may look a little different for many of us this year. Let someone know you are thinking of them and THANKFUL to have them in your life! All materials are included, simply ask for a kit at curbside delivery. 

  • Monday, November 16, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, December 31, 2020 (All day)

    The Waupaca Area Public Library is a stop on the Yuletide Trail again this year! Even though we can't see you in person, we invite you to join us for a virtual storytime at the library YouTube channel. Snuggle and up click HERE to enjoy readings from your favorite librarians and community members....

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  • Be Safe Wisconsin Partner

    Waupaca Library Service Levels are limited to:

    • Curbside Delivery of library items ONLY
    • In-person computer use (limited numbers)
    • Other contactless service options (see document below)
    • *No Study Room Access as of November 19*

    This decision was made with a heavy heart, and will be revisited every two weeks. This will remain in effect until we are able to safely reopen. Our...

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Monday, November 16, 2020 (All day) to Monday, January 4, 2021 (All day)

COMING SOON...Looking for a fun craft over the holidays? Starting December 28, pick up our newest craft...3D SNOWFLAKE KIT! They are a great addition to your window or anywhere you'd like to hang them. All materials are included, simply ask for a kit at curbside delivery. 

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Monday, November 16, 2020 (All day) to Monday, January 4, 2021 (All day)

COMING SOON...Starting December 21, celebrate the Winter Solstice and pick up our newest craft kit...WINTER ORIGAMI! These cute bookmarks are easy to make, and will hold your place during all your winter reading. The polar bear and snowman make great company, too. All materials are included, simply ask for a kit at curbside delivery. 

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 (All day) to Friday, November 27, 2020 (All day)

The Library will close early at 6pm on Wednesday, November 25 and be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27.

We will reopen at 9am on Saturday, November 28.

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Hands Holding Hearts

Take a few minutes to explore this wonderful new site containing resources to help relieve pandemic and holiday stress. The Waupaca School District Virtual Calming Room was created as a place for students, parents, staff and the community to find tools to help manage stress, anxiety, feelings and emotions.

There is something for everyone, including sounds and music, fascinating animal cams, guided meditation, coloring, puzzles,and recommended apps. Thank you Waupaca School District for sharing virtual peace and happiness! Click the words above or HERE to explore.

 

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October 22 to November 30

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The Waupaca Public Library Foundation

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