Kids and Families

Pages in the Park

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Heesakker Park, Little Chute

Arrive anytime between 5-7 p.m. to enjoy a self-led story walk in the woods. This year's featured story is Big Smelly Bear by Britta Teckentrup--a favorite book about a lovable but smelly bear. A craft will be available after the walk. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner for a fun family evening in the park. Sponsored by the Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library and the Little Chute Park and Rec. Dept.

Wacky Olympics

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Kimberly Public Library

We will wrap up our summer reading program with games and crafts based on the Olympics--but with a wacky twist! Fun for all ages.

Read for the Win with Jeanie B!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Little Chute Public Library
Village Hall Community Room
lady with guitar

We are excited to welcome Jeanie B!, one of Chicago's best children's musicians, to the library. Jeanie B!'s original music satisfies both kids and parents with a rockin' good time. You can expect lots of dancing, singing, jumping, laughing, and family bonding at her show. Come ready for fun! Sponsored by the Outagamie Waupaca Library System.

Read for the Win with Jeanie B!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Little Chute Public Library
Village Hall Community Room
lady with guitar

We are excited to welcome Jeanie B!, one of Chicago's best children's musicians, to the library. Jeanie B!'s original music satisfies both kids and parents with a rockin' good time. You can expect lots of dancing, singing, jumping, laughing, and family bonding at her show. Come ready for fun! Sponsored by the Outagamie Waupaca Library System. This show repeats at 1:30 p.m.

Art in a Suitcase: Run Like a Cheetah, Hop Like a Hare

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kimberly Public Library

Learn terrific animal facts about cheetahs, hummingbirds, flamingos, fleas, and other record-breaking animals, and imitate animals actions with artist Mary Tooley. The program will concludes with a cool brain exercise--creating an origami cheetah. 

Hands 2 Grow Puppet Show: Ready, Set, Explore!

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Kimberly Public Library
people with puppets

Are you ready to explore the great outdoors this summer? Puppet friends Stan and Cynthia are heading outside to explore their local nature center in the show Ready, Set, Explore! They'll see all kinds of animals that are found in the wild. Let's hope they don't find poison ivy or forget their sunscreen. Hands 2 Grow Puppet Team is based in Appleton, and the group uses muppet-style puppetry to delight people of all ages.

Fit Where You Live: Who's Really Fit in Nature with David Stokes

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Little Chute Public Library
Village Hall Community Room

Using live creatures, animal artifacts, songs, and short stories, award-winning naturalist David Stokes makes learning about nature fun for the whole family. You will enjoy David's enthusiasm and expert knowledge in this engaging presentation.Sponsored by the Westemeier Family.

Fit Where You Live: Who's Really "Fit" in Nature with David Stokes

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Little Chute Public Library
Village Hall Community Room
Using live creatures, animal artifacts, songs, and short stories, award-winning naturalist David Stokes makes learning about nature fun for the whole family. You will enjoy David's enthusiasm and expert knowledge in this engaging presentation. Sponsored by the Westemeier Family. This program will repeat at 1:30 p.m.

Legos and More

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Little Chute Public Library
word build made out of Lego bricks

On your mark, get set--play! Enjoy some creative play time with various Lego sets, MagnaTiles, and Build-a-Road tracks. Materials provided by a grant from The Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival (Cheesefest). All ages welcome.

Legos and More

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Little Chute Public Library
word build made out of Lego bricks

On your mark, get set--play! Enjoy some creative play time with various Lego sets, MagnaTiles, and Build-a-Road tracks. Materials provided by a grant from The Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival (Cheesefest). All ages welcome.

Family Movie Day

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
Big panda balancing little pandas

When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret paradise to meet hilarious new panda characters. But a villain causes Po to attempt the impossible--train a village full of fun-loving, clumsy kin to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas. Rated PG. 

Family Movie Day

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
fox and rabbit

Zootopia is a city like no other--a melting pot where animals from every environment live together. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a case, which leads to working with a wily fox who makes her job even harder. Rated PG. 

2016 Summer Reading Program

Kimberly-Little Chute Library has summer reading programs for ages 3 through adult, so bring in the entire family for some summer fun. Programs run from June 6th through July 29th. Registration opens Tuesday, May 31st!

2014 Fox Cities Reads

Fox Cities Reads logo

Pick up a copy of WONDER by R.J. Palacio, the 2014 Fox Cities Reads selection, and join in discussions during the months to come. Unfortunately, Palacio's visit to the Fox Cities has been postponed due to a family emergency. We will share new dates as soon as they become available.