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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is an easy, do it yourself program that is designed to get families reading to their children from infancy on. Read to your child every day and before you know it you will have read 1000 books – or more! 1 book per day for three years is 1,095 books! 2 books per day takes about 1.5 years! Read more »


Book Club Discussion

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us on Wednesday October 4, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. when the SML Book Club discusses Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Call us at 920-596-2252 if you want us to reserve a copy or reserve one online in infosoup by clicking here. Read more »

Story Time @ the Library

Preschool Story Time for ages 2-5 on Thursdays at 10:30 am ~ no registration required.

Story Time is scheduled for most Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. in October, November, January, February, April, May, July and August and is held in the meeting room at the library.

Contact the library @ 920-596-2252 for details.

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Babygarten @ the Library

Babygarten @ the LibraryBabygarten™ is much more than a playgroup!

Infants and children under 2-years of age and their caregivers will share nursery rhymes, songs, finger plays, bounces and books. The session always concludes with a free play period. Call the library for details at 920-596-2252. Read more »

Movie Time @ the Library

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Join us for our next "Movie Time @ the Library" on Thursday October 22nd @ 3:30 pm. We will be showing a popular recent movie and serving snacks. Read more »

Lego Lab

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 3:15pm - 4:15pm

Join us for Creativity and imagination in action! Work individually or in teams to create this month's challenge. We will have a new theme every month that will be revealed at the program. Please do not bring your own legos. This program is for ages 7-12. Call the library for details at (920)596-2252.

Life of a Psychic

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

The Sturm Memorail Library Presents...

Life of a Psychic

An Evening with Mediums Cheryl Kramer & Cheri Brunner (Mooncat)

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CAP Services Entrepreneurship Information Lunch

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Thinking of starting a business? Are you unsure where to begin or what resources may be available to you? Join us in the Library's meeting room on Friday November 6, 2015 for a light lunch and some valuable information on starting a business. A light lunch will be served so please register by calling 920-596-2252. Read more »

On the Waterfront

Experiences @ Your Library

The Library is going to be having a program with the UW-County Extension on canning and preserving meats on Wednesday September 30th at 6:30 p.m. This program is part of a grant project the library is involved in with other Waupaca county libraries. The purpose of the grant is to provide traveling kits that libraries can use in various programs - programs that will provide exposure to new technology and/or allow people attending to learn a new skill. The Sturm Memorial Library was responsible for assembling a canning kit. While canning is not a new technological innovation, it is something that is becoming popular again as the maker movement takes hold across the country. Read more »