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Storytimes & More
for babies, toddlers and preschoolers
Summer Storytimes: June 17 - August 8

Visit our storytimes page for a full schedule.

Library Explorers - for kids having completed grades K-5
Mondays at 2 p.m.
June 15 - August 3

Have fun exploring different themes through stories, activities and more. First Monday of the month, enjoy special building projects!

Because this is a special program for elementary school children,
younger siblings are not invited.

Knifty Knitters - for kids having completed grades 3-11
Wednesdays from 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
June 17 - August 5

Yarn and needles will be provided – or bring your own supplies.
Meets in the Children’s Room.

Tail-Waggin’ Tutors - for kids having completed grades 1-5
Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m.
June 25 - August 6

Sign up for 15 minutes of reading time with Maggie, the lovable Lhasa Apso from
Tail-Waggin’ Tutors
of Therapy Dogs International. Registration is required and begins May 30. Call 758-6585 or visit the Children’s Desk.

Awesome Activities - for kids having completed grades 3-5
Space is limited. Registration is required and begins May 30.
Call 758-6585 or visit the Children’s Desk.

Kidspace Newsletter
Every Other Wednesday form 2-3:30 p.m.
June 17, July 1, July 15, July 29
Join our newsroom staff to report on summertime library fun. Write your own articles for our bi-weekly publication!

Minecraft
Friday, June 19, 1-2:30 p.m. or 3-4:30 p.m.
Play Minecraft in the Woodruff Training Lab without using your daily computer time. Minecraft account and email not needed.

Art in the Park
Wednesday, July 8, 1-2:30 p.m.
Paint, chalk and bubbles - oh my! Get creative with big art in the park.
Program will begin in the library’s Program Room.

Marshmallow Mania
Wednesday, August 5, 1-2:30 p.m.
Who says you can’t play with your food? Build sculptures and structures with marshmallows and other fun ingredients.


Family Fun - for kids and their families
Tuesdays at 2 p.m.*
Free programs geared for kids ages 4 and up. Families are welcome.
No registration necessary.

June 16 Kay Elmsley Weeden, Storyteller
June 23
Chemistry, UW-Whitewater Science Outreach
June 30
Free Movie: Frozen Sing-a-Long
July 7
Sink or Float, Wisconsin’s Water Library
July 14
Lorax & the Environment, Welty Center
July 21
First Position Dance Studio
August 4
Free Movie: Big Hero 6 - Dress up as your favorite super hero!

*No program July 28

StoryWalk Kickoff @ Rotary Botanical Gardens
Wednesday, June 24 at 10 a.m.a
Stroll through the gardens while enjoying Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, written by BIll Martin and John Archambault - and beautifully Illustrated by Lois Ehlert.

NEW! Family Book Trivia Night
Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
June 24, July 22 and August 12
Grab a booklist, read and match your wits against other book-loving families!
Registration is required and begins May 30.
Register online, visit the Children’s Desk or call 758-6585.


NEW! Summer Bonus: BOOK BINGO
August 9-31
Summer’s not over just because you turned in your last Reading Card! Keep it going with our Summer Bonus: Book Bingo! Pick up your Book Bingo Card from the Children’s Desk, fill in all the right squares, then turn it in to be entered to win a book bundle prize.

NEW! Free Lunch in the Park
Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
June 15 - August 19

HPL will be a free lunch site for kids 18 and under.
Sponsored by the US Department of Agriculture through the School District of Janesville.

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