Upcoming Events

Pages in the ParkEnjoy a story walk in the woods anytime between 5-7 p.m. Read about a very hairy and unusual hero at page stations along the path at Heesakker Park as the library presents Wilfred by Ryan T. Higgins. Bring along a picnic supper if you wish and enjoy at great family night at the park. Aug 4 - 5:00 pm Heesakker Park, Little Chute
ZentangleDuring this participatory demonstration Cathy Staeven, Certified Zentangle Teacher, will share step by step instructions to guide you in creating intricate designs using simple pen strokes. Discover the joy and focus of putting pen to paper. Registration required - call 788-7515. Aug 4 - 6:00 pm Kimberly Public Library
FOLKS MeetingThe next meeting of the Friends of the Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library is scheduled for Tuesday, August 4th at 7:00PM at the Kimberly Library. All are welcome! Please bring your ideas and enthusiasm. Aug 4 - 7:00 pm Kimberly Public Library
Teen Movie Event (PG-13)Join us for the second installment of the Divergent trilogy: Insurgent. Now on the run from the power-hungry Erudites, Tris and Four search for allies and answers in the ruins of Chicago. They must find out what Tris' family sacrificed their lives to protect and why the Erudites will do anything to stop them. For teens in grades 6 & up and adult fans of teen lit. Free popcorn provided. Aug 5 - 1:00 pm Little Chute Public Library
Super Reader CelebrationJoin us as we celebrate all of the Super Readers who donated their reading hours to our 3 summer reading charities. Representatives from our charities will be present to receive a check for their cause and to share a little bit about their organization. Make a thank you card for our summer sponsors and a Superhero Certificate for that special someone in your life. Refreshments will be provided. Aug 6 - 10:30 am Kimberly Public Library
Family Movie EventIn the movie Home, a lovable misfit from another planet meets a girl named Tip. The two unlikely friends embark on the greatest journey of all time. Rated PG. Free popcorn provided. Aug 7 - 10:30 am Little Chute Public Library
FOLKS Brat FryThe Friends of the Library (FOLKS) is hosting a Brat Fry Fundraiser! Stop by Festival Foods at W3195 Van Roy Road (Appleton) and help support the library while picking up a delicious and affordable lunch for the family. Want to help? Sign up here. Aug 9 - 9:00 am Festival Foods
Master Gardeners: CompostingComposting is an easy way to turn your kitchen and yard waste into the best soil amender. In this presentation the Outagamie County Master Gardeners will show us how to get started. It's easier than you think! Aug 10 - 6:30 pm Little Chute Public Library
Great Beginnings Book ClubJoin us as we discuss Still Life by Louise Penny. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surete du Quebec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U.S. border, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it's a tragic hunting accident and nothing more, but Gamache smells something foul in these remote woods, and is soon certain that Jane Neal died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless bowhunter. Aug 11 - 10:30 am Kimberly Public Library
Local Author Visit: Gary and Julie BeyerLocal author Gary Beyer and his wife Julie chronicle their journey since Gary’s 2008 diagnosis with Inclusion Body Myositis, a rare and untreatable muscle disease. Gary’s new book, I Promise I’ll Pay Attention, draws special attention to the important role of caregivers, and the challenges they face. Despite the physical and emotional challenges, Julie and Gary share a positive and hopeful message. Gary’s books, I Promise I’ll Pay Attention and You Must Answer This, will be available for sale and signing following the program. Aug 11 - 6:30 pm Kimberly Public Library
Midweek MatineeEnjoy an afternoon at the movies! This month's new-to-DVD film is based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy about Bathsheba Everdene who is an independent woman who attracts 3 different suitors: a sheep farmer; a dashing soldier; and a prosperous, older bachelor. Far From the Madding Crowd is rated PG-13. Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with Kimberly Senior Citizens. Aug 12 - 1:00 pm Kimberly Public Library
The Book SayersWe will be discussing Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier. Is Rebecca really dead? Her insidious influence seems to extend beyond the grave! The second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young bride of a husband she barely knew. With an eerie presentiment of evil tightening her heart, the new Mrs. de Winter walks in the shadow of her mysterious predecessor, determined to uncover the darkest secrets and shattering truths about Maxim's first wife—the late and hauntingly beautiful Rebecca. Aug 20 - 1:00 pm Kimberly Public Library
FOLKS Brat FryThe Friends of the Library (FOLKS) is hosting another Brat Fry Fundraiser! Stop by Festival Foods at W3195 Van Roy Road (Appleton) and help support the library while picking up a delicious and affordable lunch for the family. Want to help? Sign up here. Aug 29 - 9:00 am Festival Foods
Books & BrewsMeet us at Seth's Coffee for a new book club for the 20's & 30's crowd. We'll be discussing Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.The story of two men's obsessions with the Chicago World's Fair, one its architect, the other a murderer. The Devil in the White City draws the reader into a time of magic and majesty, made all the more appealing by a supporting cast of real-life characters, including Buffalo Bill, Theodore Dreiser, Susan B. Anthony, Thomas Edison, Archduke Francis Ferdinand, and others.Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction. Aug 31 - 7:00 pm Seth's Coffee (106 E Main St, Little Chute)
Great Beginnings Book ClubTitle will be available soon. New members always welcome! Sep 8 - 10:30 am Kimberly Public Library
Master Gardeners: BulbsPlanting spring flowering bulbs should be done at this time of the year. Pick up a few tips from the Outagamie County Master Gardeners on how to plant now to create a gorgeous spring display. Sep 14 - 6:30 pm Little Chute Public Library