Bubbleologist, Geoffrey “Merlin” Akins, inspires hearts and minds to a new level of curiosity. Kids will laugh as they learn all about the Art and Science of bubbles and learn how to use the library as a resource for making their dreams come true. Watch spellbound as Akins creates Bubble Caterpillars, Dancing Bubbles, Kid in a Bubble and more! How about a square bubble?Anything is possible!
Sign up for the program and pick up your reading record at the Library
The goal for all ages is to read or be read to 20 minutes per day or 2 hours per week. This summer you will be able to choose to give your reading hours to 2 charities and each time you return a reading record you may put a sticker on the charity poster of your choice. If you read all 8 weeks you will have 8 chances to be a hero. Also everyone who reads and returns every reading record will receive a book to keep at the end of the program.
Readers have enjoyed comic books for more than 80 years, and comics and graphic novels bring a rich variety to today’s world of entertainment. Maggie Thompson has collected comics for more than 65 years and edited Comic Buyer’s Guide for 30 years. She shares collecting tips and how-to ideas with readers and would-be creators of all ages.Bring along all your super ideas for creating your own comic strip.
This program is for those who think Legos, robots and computer programming are cool and interesting. You will work in small groups to build an EV3 Lego robot and then use a computer to program the robot through a series of maneuvers.
Please sign up by calling the Library at 715-445-4330
Make a cape and mask and take the test. Are you faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, are you able to leap tall buildings in a single bound? If you pass, you will receive a new name, get your picture taken in your best SUPER pose and receive your SUPER HERO IDENTIFICATION CARD.
Bring your favorite stuffed animal and join us for aprogram featuring stories about animal super heroes. Make a mask and cape for your stuffed friend. After the program your stuffed animal is invited to a sleepover at the Library. Pick them up the next day and receive pictures showing all the fun they had during the night.
Jim Lenz, “The Magic and Science Guy”, will wow you with his combination of story presentation, exciting science demonstrations and amazing feats of magic! Kids will be chosen from the audience to feel like real super heroes as they perform amazing stunts and tricks! This show will inspire kids to want to be their own hero!
Come to the Library to meet and get to know some local heroes. Meet a policeman, fireman and ambulance crew, military personnel, teacher, coach, farmer, 4H, lifeguard, animal rescuers and more. Check out a fire truck, police car and ambulance. This is a chance to talk to them in person and thank them for their daily service to our community
Thursday, June 18 and 25, July 16, 23, and 30, August 6 @ 10:00 a.m.
Bring along your favorite book, choose one from our shelves, or let us select one for you. Dogs love to listen and one will be waiting to hear you read. All dogs are certified through Therapy Dogs International.
Please sign up for this program by calling the Library at 715-445-4330
Superhero Math Brain Teasers Weekly Contest will be displayed every Monday
Come into the Library and use your Super Brain to solve the weekly math puzzle. Each one has 3 questions to answer. You may answer as many questions as you are able to. We will draw one winner each week from the correct entries.
Pick up an activity kit for the whole family to experience at home. A new activity will be handed out each week. Take a picture of everyone who helped with the take home project and post it to our Facebook page or bring it to the Library for us to display.
We will have 15 kits available each Monday and will give out one activity kit per family per week.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 24, AND JULY 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 @ 10:00 A.M
Derek Haroldson, 4K teacher at I-S Elementary School will join us for the first 5 weeks of stories, crafts and super exciting activities for preschool and early elementary children. Week 5 will be all about science with lots of hands on experiments. Weeks 6, 7 and 8 will be stories and crafts about Community Heroes.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 24, AND JULY 1, 8, 15, 23, 29 @ 1:00 P.M.
Join us Wednesday afternoons for movies on the big screen downstairs in the air conditioned community room. Movies will be G or PG. Movie titles will be posted in the Library. This program is for the whole family. Refreshments will be served.