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2017 Fox Cities Reads

Fox Cities Reads

Fox Cities Reads is happy to announce that Stella by Starlight by best-selling author Sharon Draper has been selected for the 2017 one book, one community reading program. Pick up a copy of the book and participate in discussions & events leading up to the author's visit to the Fox Cities April 4th & 5th, 2017. More information about the book & author can be found on the Fox Cities Reads website.

Bricks and Blocks and Tiles

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
square building tiles

Enjoy some creative time after school building with Legos, Magna Tiles, and other building toys. All ages welcome. Thank you to U.S.Venture/Schmidt Family Foundation for providing the grant funds to purchase the supplies for our building programs.

Book Babies Story Time

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:40am
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:40am
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:40am
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:40am
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:40am
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:40am
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:40am
Kimberly Public Library
mom and baby

It's never too early to read to your child. Enjoy rollicking rhymes, sweet stories, and merry music during this story time session geared for babies birth-24 months. Playtime included afterwards. Older sibling helpers are welcome and are encouraged to bring along their own special stuffed toy or doll.

Family Story Time

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:45am
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:45am
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:45am
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:45am
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:45am
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:45am
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 10:10am - 10:45am
Little Chute Public Library

Discover a wide variety of splendid stories from classic tales to newer picture books during this seven-week session of story time for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. Early literacy concepts such as letter recognition, counting, coloring, and shapes will be covered. Music and fun are added bonuses! Story Time repeats each week on Thursdays in Kimberly at 10:10 a.m.

Silk Painting with Sandy Melroy

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Kimberly Public Library

Join Sandy Melroy of Silk Sensations for an evening of art and creativity. She will guide you through hand-painting a silk scarf. Create a one-of-a-kind piece of art and learn the skills to continue creating on your own. Learn more about Silk Sensations at silksensations.wixsite.com/silk-sensations.

This class is provided free of charge thanks to the support of the Friends of the Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library (FOLKS). Space is limited to 15 participants. Please call the library at 788-7515 or reserve your seat using our online form.

Midweek Matinee

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
light between oceans

Join us for a relaxing afternoon at the movies! We'll be showing a new-to-DVD movie. An Australian World War I veteran takes a job as a lighthouse keeper on an isolated island, meets his future wife, and the two begin their new life alone at the lighthouse. Once settled, a lifeboat washes ashore with a newborn inside, and the couple raise the infant as their own. Based on the bestselling book by M. L. Stedman. Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with the Kimberly Senior Citizens.

 

Master Gardener Presents: Flower Bed Design

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library
master gardener logo

Learn tips and tricks for planting flower beds that pop. Master Gardener Sonnet Uhlenbrauck will help you improve the curb appeal of your home by choosing plants using color combinations and color contrast and creating focal points with upcycled materials in the garden. Focal points bring visual order and add character to your garden. As a landscape designer, Sonnet has taken her own yard from a blank slate to one with beautiful garden rooms and focal points. Come and be inspired to create flower beds that will be the knockout on your block.  Visit the Outagamie County Master Gardeners online here to learn more about all of their upcoming classes and programs.