Kids and Families

2015 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 8th through July 31st. Sign up today!

Superhero Boot Camp

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Kimberly Public Library
kid superhero

Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Show off your skills with an obstacle course, create a mask, and craft a super lollipop. Join us for this super ending to our summer reading program!

The Return of Superhero BINGO

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Kimberly Public Library
bingo

Fun like this deserves to have a sequel. Enjoy a super second time earning prizes with cards featuring your favorite superheroes.

Passport to Nature - Nature's Superheroes

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Kimberly Public Library
passport to nature

Learn about the “superhero powers” of animals and insects with a naturalist from the Apple Creek YMCA’s Purdy Nature Preserve.

Amazing American Heroes with Great Scott the Magician

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Little Chute Public Library
four american heroes portraits

Magic and ventriloquism combine with plenty of humor and audience interaction in this fun-tastic, factual look at historical heroes-- real-life Americans who did extraordinary things, including Amelia Earhart, Neil Armstrong, Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Thomas Edison, and Harry Houdini. This program is brought to you by a gift from US Venture.

Amazing American Heroes with Great Scott the Magician

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Little Chute Public Library
four historical portraits

Magic and ventriloquism combine with plenty of humor and audience interaction in this fun-tastic, factual look at historical heroes--real-life Americans who did extraordinary things, including Amelia Earhart, Neil Armstrong, Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Thomas Edison, and Harry Houdini. This program is brought to you by a gift from US Venture. Program repeats at 1:30 p.m.

Find the Superhero in YOU!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Kimberly Public Library
man wearing lab coat and safety glasses

Magic and Science Guy Jim Lenz will share his story of heroism and take you on a journey of engaging science exercises, listening games, and magical surprises. Kids will be chosen from the audience to perform amazing stunts and tricks. You will be inspired to be your own superhero!

Find the Superhero in YOU!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Kimberly Public Library
man dressed in lab coat and safety glasses

Magic and Science Guy Jim Lenz will share his story of heroism and take you on a journey of engaging science exercises, listening games, and magical surprises. Kids will be chosen from the audience to perform amazing stunts and tricks. You will be inspired to be your own superhero!

This show repeats at 1:30 p.m.

Juggling Funny Stories with Chris Fascione

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Little Chute Public Library

You’ll be laughing out loud as nationally-known family entertainer Chris Fascione brings children’s stories to life with his high-spirited and innovative performances.  Full of energy, humor and imagination, Chris creates colorful characters through his unique combination of acting, storytelling, comedy, and juggling. This program is brought to you by a generous gift from US Venture. 

Juggling Funny Stories with Chris Fascione

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Little Chute Public Library
man smiling and holding books

You’ll be laughing out loud as nationally-known family entertainer Chris Fascione brings children’s stories to life with his high-spirited and innovative performances.  Full of energy, humor and imagination, Chris creates colorful characters through his unique combination of acting, storytelling, comedy, and juggling. This program is brought to you by a generous gift from US Venture. Program repeats at 1:30 p.m.

Animal Heroes & Stars with Artist Mary Tooley

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kimberly Public Library
Dog in superhero costume

Not all heroes are human. Learn about amazing feats of many different types of animals. The program will conclude with a hands-on art project. Content is geared for elementary-aged students, but all ages are welcome.

Everyday Heroes Event

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Kimberly Public Library
Back Parking Lot
fireman, policewoman, and emt

Honor our local heroes! Meet veterans, policemen, firemen, plus the ambulance and street crews--those who keep our community safe and make it a great place to live. Get up close to their cool vehicles, too.

Family Movie Day Double Feature

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Little Chute Public Library
coach with team members

Inspired by a true story, Disney movie McFarland USA follows novice runners from McFarland, a poor small town in California, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White, a newcomer to their Latino high school. Rated PG. Free popcorn.

Family Movie Day Double Feature

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Little Chute Public Library
sea creatures dressed as superheroes

In our morning movie Sponge Out of Water, SpongeBob and friends team up with former rival, Plankton, to help bring back the missing Krabby Patty formula stolen by Burger Beard. Rated PG. Free popcorn.

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.