Kids | Teens | Adults

LIBRARY CLOSINGS

October 8-21: We will be moving into the new section of the library. October 22nd, normal hours and renovations to the original building begin.

Thursday, November 22-23: Thanksgiving

KIDS

Early Literacy Programs

Storytime
Wednesdays at 10am
September - November | No storytime on October 3, 10, 17 and November 21
Stories, songs, and other early literacy activities that help develop pre-reading skills for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. For ages 0-5 and caregivers.

Music & Movement
Fridays at 10am
September- November | No program on October 5, 12, 19 and November 23.
Move, groove, swing, and sway at this musical and dance filled storytime for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

Family Storytime

Thursdays at 6pm
September through November | No storytime on October 4, 11, 18 and November 22.
Fun for the whole family! Stories, songs, and other early learning activities for children of all ages and their caregivers.

Baby Play Group

Saturdays at 10am
September through November
| No play group on October 6, 13, 20 and November 24.
Stories, songs, and playtime for our youngest library patrons! Help your baby develop listening and language skills while having fun and getting to know other families. For babies and their caregivers.

Children's Programs

Book Buddies
A Book Club for kids in grades K-2. Together we’ll read a new book each month and do fun activities based on that book. Activities will vary each month and may include reader’s theater, science experiments, arts and crafts projects, and more! Register online.

  • Tuesday, November 6, 3:30-4:30 - Baby Monkey, Private Eye by Brian Selznick

STEAMpunks
A fun, educational event full of hands-on activities that incorporate science, technology, engineering, arts and math for kids in grades K-5. Due to the library expansion construction there will be no STEAMpunks this fall, but please save the date for STEAMpunks in 2019!

  • Monday, February 4
  • Monday, March 4
  • Monday, April 22

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TEENS AND TWEENS

Teen Volunteer Club

Wednesdays from 3-6pm | Resuming in November
Are you a teen? And a team player? Join us on Thursdays from 3-6pm during the school year as often as your schedule allows to help with a variety of projects, including working with library materials, prepping for library programs, and completing projects for local organizations. You can drop in for 5 minutes, an hour, or the whole time each week. Snacks provided!

  • There will be no meeting on October 3 or 10.

High School Study Nights

TENTATIVE - Date & Time TBD
Use the library after hours to study for exams! Snacks will be provided thanks to the Friends of the Library. For high school students only.

Youth Advisory Council – Beginning in 2019!

Do you love your library? This council guides decisions about library events and collections for young people. Earn volunteer hours, meet new friends, and make a difference in your community! Joining the council is a yearlong commitment starting in January 2019. The group will meet about once a month.

  • For grades 7-11

Interested? Applications will be available late this fall. Contact Assistant Director Alison O’Brien at obrien.alison@als.lib.wi.us with questions!
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ADULTS

Antemeridians Book Club –  DATE CHANGED

Tuesday, October 22 at 10:30 AM
This month’s book for discussion is The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis.  Copies are available at the library.  No registration is required.

Writers Group

Meets monthly on the 1st Tuesday at 5:45pm and 3rd Monday at 12:30pm
No Meetings Currently Scheduled
Meet up with other neighbors in the area who are interested in writing. All experience and levels are welcome, as are all genres and ages.

  • Writers Group will try to meet off site in October through the end of the year during the library expansion construction.

  • CONTEST: Enter your short story in the PLA Short-Fiction Contest for a chance to win up to $1,000 and the opportunity to be published in Short Story Dispensers nationwide. Writers of all levels welcome.
    Contest launches September 25, deadline is October 30th.
    Learn more or enter here.

Farm Girls Meet Up

Once a month on Saturdays at 10:30am
No Meetings Currently Scheduled
Calling All Farm Girls! Join us other kindred spirits at a series of gatherings this fall.

  • Farm Girls will try to meet off site in October through the end of the year during the library expansion construction.


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