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Kids & Families

The children’s department offers an abundance of resources and opportunities for the children, parents, teachers, homeschoolers and daycare providers of the New London area. Learn more about our programs and services ».

Curious George climbing a book shelf

Help your child get the foundation they need for Kindergarten by signing up for this self-paced program.  Every 100 books read earns you a free book to add to your collection and memory game pieces.  After 1,000 books you will have a full memory game for you and your child to enjoy.  For more information or to sign up, stop by the Children's department desk.

Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 9:30am
Thursday, June 20, 2024 - 9:30am
Thursday, June 27, 2024 - 9:30am
Thursday, July 11, 2024 - 9:30am
Thursday, July 18, 2024 - 9:30am
Thursday, July 25, 2024 - 9:30am

Story Time is for all ages.  Call 982-8519 to register.
Special appearances from Percy will be on June 13 & July 25

Monday, June 10, 2024 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Monday, July 8, 2024 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Register to read to a certified therapy dog by calling 982-8519.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 - 8:00am to Wednesday, June 26, 2024 - 7:00pm

See what kind of fort you can build for your creature using only marshmallows, toothpicks, and spaghetti noodles.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Steven Beylon with Channel 2 News will present a story and share storm graphics. 

Let's Get You "Weather Aware"! 

Register by calling 920-982-8519 

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 8:00am to Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 7:00pm

What can you build with unlimited Legos?

Thursday, July 25, 2024 - 1:30pm

1:30pm and 5:00pm
Both time slots are the same program.

Join Waupaca County 4-H as they teach us how to make stomp rockets
 

Monday, August 12, 2024 - 8:00am to Friday, August 30, 2024 - 6:00pm

Explore our Tiny Town!  Children can have fun playing in the restaurant, post office, vet clinic, and more!

Tumble Book Library eBooks for Kids

InfoSoup has a subscription to TumbleBookLibrary, an online collection of e-books for children. You  can access it from home, for free using your library card number and PIN.

There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles! You can use your computer, tablet, or mobile phone! All you need is an internet connection. There are no downloads: books are streamed right to your device at the click of a button.

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