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


Randy Peterson Performer
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Join us  for some lively, audience participation-filled, musical fun with award-winning musician, Randy Peterson. His engaging songs about the joy to be found at the library will have children feeling like reading rock stars.

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Root Beer Floats @ the Library? Yes! Courtesy of the Wisconsin Workers 4-H Club.

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Have an ice cream treat courtesy of Friendly Valley 4-H Club to celebrate June Dairy Month!

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

American Legion Post 226 will be presenting a program for youth for Flag Day on Thursday June 14th at 12:15pm. All ages are welcome for this event where we'll learn about the United States flag. There will be freebies for the kids to take home and snacks will be served. Parents are welcome too.

Image of Mr. J doing an experiement
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Join us at Manawa Elementary School on Thursday June 21st at 10;00 a.m. when the Library and School District collaborate to bring you an hour of exploding science fun! Science Day with Mr. J is a program of mind blowing science experiments you won't soon forget. This will be Mr. J's 3rd visit to Manawa and it won't be his last. This guy makes science rock!

Rodeo Queen Amanda Doman
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Sturm Memorial Library celebrates the Manawa Mid-Western Rodoe with its annual Rodeo Lunch with Queen Amanda and Princess Sara. Join us for a picnic lunch and meet the Rodeo Royalty and their horses. The Queen and Princess will also autograph pictures. This program is always a hit. Put on your cowboy hat and boots and start celebrating the Rodeo!

Photo of some green slime
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Our first Lunch Bunch is Tuesday June 19th - we'll be making Slime! Come and join the fun at 12:15pm. Bring a lunch and we'll supply the lemonade. Then we'll get down to the messy business!

Photo of performer
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

You won't want to miss our 2018 Summer Reading Program Kick-Off event when Rick Allen and his Beyond Belief Magic Show comes to Manawa! The fun starts at 2:30pm on Tuesday June 12th. Allen has many years of professional magic shows under his belt and his expertly timed and entertaining show will be a hit with all ages. His main claim to fame is his ability to make someone float in mid-air. You have to see it to believe it! Call the Library at 920-596-2252 for more info.

Monday, June 11, 2018 (All day)

The Summer Reading Program @ Sturm Memorial Library starts Monday June 11th and runs for 8 weeks. Youth ages 0-18 can sign up for the reading program any time during the 8 weeks and can decide how much they want to participate in the program. There will be reading, special programs, library programs, daily craft activities, art projects and more.

Image of the book Kira Kira
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

BookChat, the book club for tweens, will meet at 4pm on Wednesday February 28th to start reading and discussing Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata. Any youth ages 11-13 are welcome to attend.