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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.

Treasure Box
Scavenger Hunt
Stop in any time this week to pick up our take home kits.

Upcoming
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:55pm
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:55pm
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 9:30am
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 9:30am
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 9:30am
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 9:30am
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 9:30am
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 9:30am
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - 9:30am
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 9:30am

Enjoy a few stories and songs outside next to the library!  Registration required so we have enough take home craft kits ready for you!

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 3:00pm
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 3:00pm
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 3:00pm
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - 3:00pm

Enjoy a few stories and songs at Hatten Park! Registration required so we have enough take home craft kits ready for you!
This is the same story time as the morning session.

Plant a Seed
Wiki Sticks
Stop in any time this week to pick up our take home kits.

Upcoming
Monday, July 11, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:55pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:55pm
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 3:00pm
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 3:00pm
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 3:00pm
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 3:00pm

Enjoy a few stories and songs at Pfeifer Park!  Registration required so we have enough take home craft kits ready for you!
This is the same story time as the morning session.

Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 1:30pm

Join the New London Police Department and Waupaca County K-9 unit at the library! 

Bird Kite
Straw Pan Flute
Stop in any time this week to pick up our take home kits.

Upcoming
Monday, July 18, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:55pm
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:55pm

Jellyfish Bowl
Design a Playground
Stop in any time this week to pick up our take home kits.

Upcoming
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:55pm
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:55pm
Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 1:30pm

Kathy Prestidge, Storyteller, will perform "Water Stories" including tales of oceans, rivers, wells, and rain for all ages!

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.

Go To TumbleBooks »