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Everyday Heroes Event

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Kimberly Public Library
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. This event will be held in the parking lot behind the library.

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.

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.

Rosemaling Class

Monday, July 13, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Little Chute Public Library

Join us for an afternoon of art and education as we learn about the history and tradition of rosemaling. Community member, Judy Deckert, will share a demonstration of this painting technique and allow time to try it yourself.

BE A HERO: Superhero First Aid

Monday, July 13, 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
superman with red cross on chest

Learn the first aid skills you need to be a superhero in a variety of situations. Some of the topics and skills covered include: how to assess an emergency situation, hands only CPR, AED use, use of an Epi - pen injector, and ICE- the importance of adding "in case of emergency numbers to your phone.

Great Beginnings Book Club

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am ~ Kimberly Public Library
Author: Christopher Buckley

Join us as we discuss Losing Mum and Pup by Christopher Buckley. Bestselling author Buckley's most personal and transcendent work--a memoir about seeing both his parents die within less than 11 months of each other in 2007 and 2008. The author offers consolation, wit, and warmth to those coping with the death of a mother or father.

Heroic Feats of Balloon Twisting

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Kimberly Public Library
superhero balloons

Turn ordinary balloons into extraordinary balloon creations. Balloon Master Steven Dickinson of Zoomalata Magic will show you how in this fun workshop. For kids ages 8 and up. Sponsored by Little Chute Kiwanis Club.

2015 Summer Reading Program

Kimberly-Little Chute Library has summer reading programs for ages 3 through adult, so sign up the entire family for some summer fun. Be sure to thank our program sponsors - we wouldn't have nearly as much fun without them!

Important dates:

  • May 26 - registration begins - sign up at the library 
  • June 8 - program begins
  • July 31 - program ends

About the Program

This year's theme for the summer is the same for all ages: Every Hero Has a Story!

Check our online calendar for a complete list of events for all ages. Hours of reading this summer will help raise money for three local charities:

  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Chances Animal Rescue
  • A Very Special Place.

Each time a weekly reading card is turned in, readers will vote for a charity plus earn a grand prize entry form. Votes will be tallied throughout the program, and the charity with the most votes will receive $500, second place $300, and third place $200.

Kids and teens will also earn a free book prize when they complete cards 3, 6, & 8. Be a hero for someone else and keep your brain "super" strong this summer by participating in Every Hero Has a Story




Summer reading program images are copyrighted. Contact the CSLP at 1-866-657-8556 or contact [at] cslpreads [dot] org for more information.