National Library Week At Crivitz

National Library Week Celebration


Crivitz Library

National Library week will be April 9th – April 15th.  It’s a great time to celebrate the contributions of our Nations libraries and the people who work there.

The Crivitz Library Board will be sponsoring daily prizes


The Library will host a drawing for patrons who visit and check out items during the week.

On Wednesday, April 12th , from 10 am until 2 pm.

 an OPEN HOUSE will be held

Cookies, bars, cake and beverages will be served to the public.

MARINETTE: Family Events April 2017

Wednesday, April 5 : LEGO Club  6 pm Join us for a night of building with your family.  We will display the creations in our entryway and post photos of them on our Facebook page.

Wednesday, April 19: Family Story Night  6 pm Join Miss Lara for a Spring Stars Story Time.   We will read stories, move, sing, and have activities at the end.

We will also be cohosting an Earth Day Event on Saturday, April 22nd at the Harmony Arboretum to observe the meteor showers.


MARINETTE: Spring Story Times

Preschool Story Time is for children ages 3-5 with their adult, siblings are welcome.  Join                us TUESDAY mornings at 10:00 in the community room off the children’s area.  We will sing, read, move, and end with a craft.

Dates:  April: 4, 11,18, 25

May: 2, 9, 16, 23

 Summer Story Time begins June 13 with our annual Teddy Bear Picnic

Itsy Bitsy Story Time is for ages 0-3 years old and their adult, siblings welcome.  Join us              WEDNESDAY mornings at 11:00 a.m. in the community room off the children’s                     area for songs, short stories, music, and social time.

Dates: April: 5, 12, 19, 26

May: 3, 10, 17, 24

Summer Itsy Bitsy  begins June 14th.storytime

Gardening and Chicken Workshop at Crivitz Library – April 13th

Horticulture and Agriculture Workshops





Session 1

1:00 pm

Successful Vegetable Gardening:

Sorting your seeds and Managing Pests

Session 2

 3:15 pm

 Raising Meat Birds

Producing high quality chicken or other poultry for consumption

Learn about purchasing and caring for chicks to feed/water management and how to handle processing your poultry.

Any questions, please contact Crivitz Library at 715-854-7562




Learn about Layers (chickens + more) at Wausaukee Library

The Wausaukee Library will provide information on this topic on Monday, April 17th at 4PM.

Scott Reuss will present a program entitled “Managing a Small Laying Flock.”  Reuss, Agriculture and Horticulture Agent with the UW-Extension office of Marinette County, is well-known for his informative talks and his responsiveness to attendees.  He will focus on chickens but can include other poultry as pertinent.   Please call the Wausaukee Library for more information at 715-856-5995.


Marinette: Natural Ice Harvesting Presentation

Natural Ice Harvesting on the Menominee River

 April 24, 2017 at 6 PM

Stephenson Public Library

 The Crystal Ice Company harvested ice on the Menominee River until the winter of 1964/1965. Join Tim Cox for a special presentation on how his family’s business harvested ice from the river and got it into local homes and businesses before standard refrigeration. Mr. Cox will talk about his family’s business and the process of ice harvesting, including how the processes of cutting and culling ice changed with the introduction of motorized equipment. He will show photographs and film footage from Crystal Ice Company’s last harvest and bring hand tools used by his grandfather.

The public is welcome to this free event.


Wausaukee Library celebrates Purple Day on March 24

Wausaukee Library is increasing awareness of childhood epilepsy by wearing purple on Friday, March 24th.

What is Purple Day?

epilepsy seal

Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On March 26th annually, people in countries around the world are invited to wear purple and host events in support of epilepsy awareness. Last year, people in dozens of countries on all continents including Antarctica participated in Purple Day!