It’s time to join in on some science fun! The Stephenson Public Library will be part of the Wisconsin Science Festival on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. This event will have activities for young children, teens, and adults-all are welcome to attend this free event.
Science Fest at the Library will feature demonstrations, hands-on experiments, and education to help rediscover the fun in learning scientific principles and concepts.
The egg drop will take place at 3:00. Check our Facebook Egg Drop event for details and click here for 2017 Egg Drop Guidelines
We are looking forward to our next quarter of programming! We will be publishing a booklet for September through December library events very soon. To tide you over, we have our Coming Soon Flier September 2017
Children’s Programs: Preschool Story Time, Itsy Bitsy Story Time, Lego Club,
Pokémon Trainer Club, and Paws & Tales all begin the first week in September.
Adult Programs: Common Ground and Choose Your Own Book Club will be new additions to our schedule. The Wednesday Afternoon Book Club, Books Outside the Box, and the Genealogy Discussion Group will also be back in September.
For other upcoming events including author visits, Science Fest, our annual Holiday Open House, and up to date changes, please be sure to check our Facebook page at “Stephenson Public Library”.
You may have read or heard about some of our Summer Reading Club programs, but be sure to look at all the wonderful events included in our June-July “Build a Better World” themed Program Guide 8×14
Please note that one event is NOT listed in the guide: Tuesday, June 25th at 1:00 p.m. Mary Tooley will present her “Animals are Builders Too!” program for school age children. They will learn about animals and construct their own take home paper spider web and spider.
August events are also in the guide.
REGISTRATION and PRIZES:
The Summer Reading Club kick-off is on June 1, from 5-7 p.m. You can register,participate in activities, and enjoy light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Library.
To go with the theme, participants will be able to vote via sticker for a charity via their reading and completion of various activities. (Donation lists will also be available.) Completing reading and activities will also earn participants a weekly STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) kit, such as a catapult, to take home.
Local elementary schools will be competing for a reading trophy and a special “Pete the Cat” Story time at their school.
Weekly activities for ages 0-18 include Maker Mondays, Summer Story Time,Itsy Bitsy Story Time, Teen Scene, Volunteens, Tinker Thursday, Walking Book Club, and puzzles/games, guessing jar
Activities for adults and teens include Books Outside the Box, Genealogy for Beginners, Local History Resources, Walking Book Club, puzzles/games, guessing jar, and Wednesday Afternoon Book Club
Special Events: Boldt Blocks, Pokémon Trainer Club, Animals are Builders Too!, Moms’ Clean Air Force (air quality), Pete the Cat Story Time, Lego Story Club, and Computer Coding Camp
**No programs the week of July 3-8**
All library programs are free and open to the public.
Join Miss Lara on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. for Preschool Story Time. This program is designed for children 3-5 years old, but siblings and other ages are certainly welcome. Adult participation is important for your child to get the most out of our activities, so come prepared to move and sing along. We read stories, sing songs, make a craft to take home, and have a lot of fun.
They’re back! Join a reader dog for some quality time this month. Now open to adults and children, we are offering 15 minute sessions on Wednesday November 9th and December 14th. Please call Miss Lara to schedule your session today! 715.732.7570
Fall PST continues on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. Each week we explore a theme through stories, songs, fingerplays, movement, and a craft. This program is designed for children ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver, and siblings are welcome to attend.