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  • Masks are required at all times in the library
  • Limited time 1 hour- includes Study rooms & Computers
  • Curbside pickup available for materials and printables, etc.
  • Book Sale Room is open, use at your own risk
  • Exhibit Room open with masks and social distancing
  • Ask if you need ADA service accommodations 
  • The Waupaca Area Public Library is a stop on the Yuletide Trail again this year!  Our VIRTUAL STORYTIME (on the library YouTube Channel) is the perfect chance to snuggle and enjoy readings from your favorite librarians and community members. Storytime starts at 2pm on December 4th and will be available throughout...

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  • 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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  • Join our staff as they share some of their favorite holiday treats:

     Patsy creates a wonderful "Homemade Cranberry Sauce"
     Laura shares her favorite recipe for ...

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  • Monday, November 29, 2021 (All day) to Saturday, January 29, 2022 (All day)

    The Exhibit Room is excited to host local author and illustrator, Missy Mittel! Missy's witty words and fun illustrations will capture your heart. Learn more about John Muir, a champion for nature and the national parks, and meet a few furry friends, too!

    To learn more about Missy or purchase one of her books (she always signs them!) visit her WEBSITE.

The Waupaca Area Public Library is a stop on the Yuletide Trail again this year!  Our VIRTUAL STORYTIME (on the library YouTube Channel) is the perfect chance to snuggle and enjoy readings from your favorite librarians and community members. Storytime starts at 2pm on December 4th and will be available throughout winter.

You can pick up copies of some of these stories to build your own winter-themed library at area businesses (and right here at the library, too!):

Farmer's State Bank: The Littlest Reindeer by Brandi Dougherty and Michelle Todd

Northern Home: You Are My Miracle by Maryann Love

Waupaca Area Public Library Exhibit Room: The Biggest Snowman Ever! by Uri Shulevitz

Waupaca Hometown Pharmacy: The Little Christmas Elf by Nikki Shannon Smith and Susan Mitchell

Winchester Academy (available along the Santa parade route): Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Rick Bunsen

All books are available starting December 4th while supplies last.

For more information on the 3rd Annual Yuletide trail, click HERE.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, December 19, 2020 (All day)

Do you need to get a letter to Santa? Use our stationary to write or draw your message, then drop it in the mailbox located in the lobby of City Hall through December 19.

Letters left on or before December 5th may be read by Santa during the Yuletide Trail Live Stream Holiday Concert. For more information on the 2nd Annual Yuletide trail, click HERE.

On December 17, Santa will also be on the Waupaca Local Live Show to answer questions and read more of your letters. The easiest place to watch local live is on their YouTube channel or on their Facebook page. More about Santa on Waupaca Local Live is HERE.

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Download or stream 3 items each calendar month with no waiting lists. If you see it and you want it, you can have it. Hoopla gives you access to 500,000 movies, tv, music, books*, audiobooks*, and comics. Use Hoopla on your laptop or computer by logging in to the website, or use the Hoopla app on your mobile devices. Hoopla is available to Waupaca Library Patrons who live in Waupaca or Waushara County.To get started go to  www.hoopladigital.com

  • First click the blue GET STARTED button… you’ll be prompted for the following steps:
  • Enter your email address and create a password
  • Search for and select WAUPACA PUBLIC LIBRARY
  • Enter your Library Card Number and PIN
  • Click the blue SIGN ME UP button

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November 29 to January 29

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