We are now open for Intentional Browsing (30 minutes), Computer Use, Study Room and Curbside Services. Call us to reserve a computer or study room slot, and request items for pickup. You can also place hold requests on infosoup below, or use our Book Pack form for all ages. Click ...
Sunday, March 7, 2021 - 8:00am to Saturday, March 27, 2021 - 8:00am
The IditaRead follows the famous Alaskan dog sled race, The Iditarod. Race starts March 7, 2021 and can take 8-20 days depending on the weather. There are 860 miles in this year's race on the Gold Trail Loop from Willow, AK to Flat and back to Willow. Do you think your team of readers can work together to read 860 minutes before the dog sled team you choose to race against finishes the race?
It's a simple but powerful fact: children who are read to at home are better prepared for school and continue to do well throughout their academic career. Each book read with a child provides an opportunity for early learning. Simply scan the barcode (ISBN) for each book you read into the app. Earn digital badges and a surprise from your library friends at 100 book intervals. ...
We now have 5 Dell Latitude 3310 laptops you can check out for 14 days. Laptops have a built in microphone, speakers and web cam, and are configured with Office 365 productivity software. They also contain Windows antivirus software and Deep Freeze security software to keep the device protected. This means you will need to save your work to an external device or the cloud. Laptop can be checked out by adults from the main service desk. Made...
Friday, January 22, 2021 (All day) to Wednesday, March 31, 2021 (All day)
YOUTH ART MONTH is an annual exhibit and collaboration between the School District of Waupaca, the Waupaca Area Public Library, and Waupaca Public Library Foundation, to show off the best artwork from Kindergarten-12th Grade students. Although the exhibit is typically displayed in the Waupaca Area Library Exhibit Room, due to Covid-19 restrictions we are showcasing an ONLINE...
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 HEREto enjoy readings from your favorite librarians and community members. Storytime starts at 2pm on December 5th and will be available throughout winter.
In addition, 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 (available in the lobby): Llama Llama Secret Santa Surprise by Anna Dewdney
Northern Home (available in store): If It's Snowy and You Know It Clap Your Hands by Kim Norman
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.
Intentional Browsing (30 minute browsing) and Hold Pick-ups. Curbside Services are still available too.
In-person one hour computer use (limited numbers)
Other contactless service options (see document below)
Study Rooms Available for 2 hour use
Patrons who choose to visit the library in-person will be required to wear masks, use hand sanitizer, and practice social distancing. Watch this City Heroes Video to see how we are all doing our part. The Library is partnering with BE SAFE WISCONSIN to follow CDC safety guidelines to keep our community safe. In the meantime, click below for a list of library services available: