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Children's Programs



   Once Upon a Time Online

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Enjoy a storytime designed to expand early literacy skills through longer, more complex stories for friends who are able to listen to those stories. Miss the premiere? The video will be available to watch for two weeks!

YOUTUBE

 
   Sing and Rhyme with Babies on Microsoft Teams

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Join us for an interactive program highlighting songs and rhymes grown-ups can share with the very young.  The program will be geared to families with children ages birth-2, older siblings are welcome.  Register online, at the Children's Desk or call 608-758-6585 to receive the program link.  You can register up until the start of the program.  For the best interactive experience, we recommend using a laptop or computer in order to see all of the participants.  Please contact us if you need help accessing equipment or WiFi in order to participate.

 
   Book Talk Wednesday: Picture Book Edition

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 04:15 PM

YOUTUBE
Looking for book recommendations?  Join your children's librarians for a themed book talk featuring books for middle grade readers or picture books for shared reading.  This week's book talk will feature picture books about kids having adventures. 



 
   Wiggle and Rhyme Live

Thursday, April 15, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Join us for a LIVE early literacy storytime with books, fingerplays, puppets, songs and movement activities on Facebook.  Miss us live? Visit our Facebook page to watch for a limited time after the broadcast.FACEBOOK LIVE

 
   Family Trivia Night: Picture Book Edition

Friday, April 16, 2021 from 6:30 PM to 07:30 PM

Does your family know everything about picture books?  From classics to modern favorites, there will be something for everyone!   Find out if your family has what it takes to beat the competition!  Prizes are available to the top three finishers.  (Pick up at the Children's Desk or via Curbside Pick-Up.)  
Registration is required and limited to 20 teams.  Register online, at the Children's Desk or call 608-758-6585.  On the day of the program,  you will receive an email explaining how to join the Microsoft Teams meeting.  If you do not receive the email, be sure to check your spam folder.
Two devices are recommended:  one with a web browser for answering the trivia questions, and one with a webcam, microphone and Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge for joining the Microsoft Teams meeting.  
MICROSOFT TEAMS & KAHOOT

 
   Once Upon a Time Online

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Enjoy a storytime designed to expand early literacy skills through longer, more complex stories for friends who are able to listen to those stories. Miss the premiere? The video will be available to watch for two weeks!

YOUTUBE

 
   Roblox Studio: Create a Game in 4 Months

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 05:00 PM

for ages 9-12Join Camille from the Children's Room as she continues to share tips on creating in Roblox Studio.  Over the course of 4 months, you will learn to publish a game to the Roblox platform for anyone to play.  Future videos will be released on February 16, March 16 and April 20.
FACEBOOK & YOUTUBE

 
   Sing and Rhyme with Babies on Microsoft Teams

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Join us for an interactive program highlighting songs and rhymes grown-ups can share with the very young.  The program will be geared to families with children ages birth-2, older siblings are welcome.  Register online, at the Children's Desk or call 608-758-6585 to receive the program link.  You can register up until the start of the program.  For the best interactive experience, we recommend using a laptop or computer in order to see all of the participants.  Please contact us if you need help accessing equipment or WiFi in order to participate.

 
   Wiggle and Rhyme Live

Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Join us for a LIVE early literacy storytime with books, fingerplays, puppets, songs and movement activities on Facebook.  Miss us live? Visit our Facebook page to watch for a limited time after the broadcast.FACEBOOK LIVE

 
   Elephant and Piggie Reader's Theater

Friday, April 23, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 02:30 PM

Is your family a big fan of Mo Willems' Elephant and Piggie books? Watch these funny stories come to life in our own virtual Reader's Theater. The book for this program will be The Thank You Book. These pre-recorded programs will premiere on our Facebook page and YouTube channel at 2 p.m.

FACEBOOK & YOUTUBE

 
   Once Upon a Time Online

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Enjoy a storytime designed to expand early literacy skills through longer, more complex stories for friends who are able to listen to those stories. Miss the premiere? The video will be available to watch for two weeks!

YOUTUBE

 
   Sing and Rhyme with Babies on Microsoft Teams

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Join us for an interactive program highlighting songs and rhymes grown-ups can share with the very young.  The program will be geared to families with children ages birth-2, older siblings are welcome.  Register online, at the Children's Desk or call 608-758-6585 to receive the program link.  You can register up until the start of the program.  For the best interactive experience, we recommend using a laptop or computer in order to see all of the participants.  Please contact us if you need help accessing equipment or WiFi in order to participate.

 
   Wiggle and Rhyme Live

Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Join us for a LIVE early literacy storytime with books, fingerplays, puppets, songs and movement activities on Facebook.  Miss us live? Visit our Facebook page to watch for a limited time after the broadcast.FACEBOOK LIVE

 
   Día de los niños/ Día de los libros, Children's Day/Book Day

Friday, April 30, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Visit the Children's Room to pick out a free book to celebrate this Latin American holiday. One day only, while supplies last.

Children's Room

 
   Let's Pop, Pop, Popcorn! Virtual Author Visit with Cynthia Schumerth

Monday, May 10, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Join YS Associate Jamie Swenson for a virtual visit with Wisconsin author Cynthia Schumerth, a lively reading of her new picture book Let's Pop, Pop, Popcorn!, a popcorn craft, and rhymes all about popcorn.  This one is bursting with fun.  This video will be available to view until May 24.FACEBOOK & YOUTUBE

 
   READ, WATCH, CHAT: Virtual Fan Club

Thursday, May 13, 2021 from 6:30 PM to 07:30 PM

for ages 9-12 on Microsoft Teams
May title: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
What's better than an amazing story? Talking about it with your friends! Join our new fan club where we'll read books and/or watch book-related movies and then play games, make crafts, and share swag based on the stories.  

Registration is required. Register online or call 608-758-6585.

SWAG BAG
Swag bags are available to registered participants who will be notified when they are available.  Stop in or call for Curbside Pick-Up!

 

 

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