Storytimes & More
for babies, toddlers and preschoolers
September 9 - October 31
November 8 - December 12
Visit our storytimes page for a full schedule.
Library Explorers - for kids in grades K-5
Mondays at 3:45 p.m.
September 14 - October 26
November 9 - December 7
Have fun exploring different themes through stories, activities and more.
Because this is a special program for elementary school children, younger siblings are not invited.
Knifty Knitters - for kids in grades 3-12
Wednesdays from 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
September 9 - October 28
November 11 - December 9
Yarn and needles provided – or bring your own supplies. Meets in Children’s Room.
NEW! FOR ADULT KNITTERS
Knifty Knitters Knit-Along
October 21 • November 18 • December 9
Grown-up knitters are invited to join our Knifty Knitters group on a few select Wednedays for a cross-generational
knit-athon under the skylight!
* Adults must bring their
own knitting supplies.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors - for kids in grades 1-5
Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m.
September 24 - November 19
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.
Stop by the Children’s Desk or call 608-758-6585
Awesome Activities - for kids in grades 3-5
Space is limited. Registration is required and begins September 1.
Call 758-6585, visit the Children’s Desk or register online.
Technology Fair Sneak Peak
Saturday, October 10, 1-2:30 p.m.
Join us to explore new technology like Snap
Circuits, iPads, Makey-Makeys and the 3-D printer. Then bring the whole family to our Technology Fair!
See details below under Family Fun.
Friday, October 30, 2-3 p.m. OR 4-5 p.m.
Play Minecraft in the Woodruff Training Lab.
Account and email not needed.
Family Fun - for kids and their families
Free programs geared for kids ages 4 and up.
Families are welcome.
No registration necessary.
Saturday, September 26, 1-4 p.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with music, dance, crafts, food and more.
Sunday, October 11, 2-4 p.m.
Visit our technology fair and explore new technology including Snap Circuits, iPads, Makey-Makeys and the 3-D printer.
Día de los muertos
Sunday, October 25, 2-4 p.m.
Learn about Day of the Dead, a traditional Latin American holiday, with stories, crafts, snacks and more.
Faces of the World
Saturday, November 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sample the sights and sounds of cultures around the world.
Janesville’s Jolly Jingle at HPL
Saturday, December 5, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Take part in Janesville’s winter celebration with Stories with Santa at 10 a.m. and Cooking with Mrs. Claus at 12 p.m.
For a complete three-day city event schedule, visit JanesvilleJollyJingle.com.
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