Sturm Memorial Library • 130 North Bridge Street, Manawa, WI 54949 • (920) 596-2252 | Contact Us

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Anime Club

1st Monday of the Month

Who: Grades 7-12
Where: Sturm Memorial Library
When: First Monday of the Month (second when the first falls on a holiday)

View * Snack * Discuss

All video is PG, TV14, and PG13
Recommended for Teens

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 3:30pm
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 3:30pm

Lego Lab

4th Tuesday of the Month (except in Dec.) @ 3:15

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.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 3:15pm
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 3:15pm
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Preschool Palooza

Every other Wednesday @ 10:30

Cultivate a love of reading in your child early on! Join us for 30 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, crafts, and fun. Stay and play after the program – this is a great opportunity to meet other families in the area and enjoy the library!

Best suited for ages 5 and under. Come to one session or come to all. No registration required.
For more information call the library at 920.596.2252

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 10:30am
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 10:30am
Parents Interacting with Infants (PIWI)

Parents Interacting with Infants (PIWI)

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Parents Interacting with Infants (PIWI)
PIWI is designed for parents and kids ages 0 to 2 to interact together with fun activites, songs, and books.
Snacks will be provided!
Parents will also get information about their child’s development, temperament & interests.

Location: Sturm Memorial Library
Time/Dates: 10 - 11:30 am Every Tuesday from October 1st to November 5th

Questions? Contact:
Gretchen Konopacky
(715) 258-6405

Brought to you by:
Waupaca County Public Health & Sturm Memorial Library



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Books Show & Tell

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Our next Books Show & Tell is Wednesday November 6th at 4pm. Everyone is welcomed to attend this discussion and show and tell your favorite books, your most recently read books, or books on your list to be read in the future. It's a great way to get some ideas for your next reading adventure. Call the library at 920-596-2252 for more info.

Children playing giant board game

Giant Board Games at the Library!

Friday, October 25, 2019 (All day)

No school on Friday? Looking for something fun to do?

Stop at the library for a game or two of Giant Word Winder and Giant Math Winder. Give these unique games of strategy and cunning a try. Outwit your opponents and form temporary alliances! The first players to complete a winding path of words or equations from one side of the 9' x 9' board to the opposite side wins. 

Created for ages 8+ but also fun for families!


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Woven Indian Corn Class

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Feeling Crafty? Sign up to create your own bundle of woven Indian Corn at the Library! Non-crafters like myself might think this looks difficult but Jeni from Woven Blessings Basketry promises she can walk us through this project step-by-step!
Space is limited and registration is required.
This program is intended for Adults.
Register at the library or by phone at 920-596-2252