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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™ 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.

Thursdays in October, November, January, February, April, May, July and August @ 11:00am - no registration is required.


Movie Time @ the Library

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 3:15pm - 5:00pm

Join us for our next "Movie Time @ the Library" on Thursday April 28 @ 3:15 pm. We will be showing a popular recent movie and serving snacks. Read more »

Lego Lab

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 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.

2016 Summer Library Program

June 6 - July 29, 2016

On Your Mark, Get Set... Read!

No need to preregister - stop in and sign up any time between June 6, 2016 and July 29, 2016

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On the Waterfront

We All Scream for Art Team

Years ago on a trip to The Netherlands, Husband and I attended a retrospective show of Hieronymus Bosch, one of Holland’s most famous artists. This was the first time all of the works by this 15th century artist would be in one place at the same time. After checking in to a scary hotel in Rotterdam we walked to the show and got our place in a very long line. We consoled ourselves over the disappointment of our hotel with the fact that we were attending a BIG event. Are we art scholars? Nope. Are we art experts? Nope. How did we know about this fairly obscure artist? The Little Wolf High School Art Team from some year in the 90s. I bring this story up now because the Art Team of 2016 took 1st place in the statewide competition last week-end in Madison, out-Arting (yes, I made up that word) fifty-three other teams. Hurrah! The competition is hosted by the Wisconsin Art Education Association and the teams are assigned various artists each year and enter different contests about those artists. This year’s theme was Art and Science and the teams were assigned these artists: Leonardo da Vinci, Rube Goldberg, Beatrix Potter, David Macaulay, David Goodsell, Camille Pissarro, Albrecht Dürer, Kate MacDowell, Theo Jansen, Ernst Haeckel, Alfred Hitchcock and Fritz Kahn. Sure, we’ve heard of some of these artists, but how many of us can say we’re familiar with all of them? Which brings me back to Hieronymus Bosch. Read more »