Posted Aug 27, 2019
The signs are all around. The sun rises later and sets earlier. Store shelves are filled with notebooks, pencils and backpacks. School bells will soon be ringing. It’s time to wish summer a fond farewell. It’s also time to look forward to fall. And there is plenty to look forward to at the Shorewood Library.
Our popular drop-in early literacy programs are back including Monday Pop In & Play session, Thursday Sensory Play Times and story times. Story times for 3s & 4s will be held Thursday afternoons at 1:00 p.m., starting September 19. Registration begins September 3. Registration for the popular Rhyme & Read (6 – 23 months), Toddler Time for Two Year Olds, and the evening sessions of Rhyme & Read Plus More begins October 14. Those sessions will run from late October through November. Register in person, online, or by phone.
For those looking for some weekend library action, our Special Saturdays return September 21. Wisconsin Conservatory of Music’s Elise Pennington leads a morning of music and movement. Saturday October 19 Linda Anton celebrates the season with a fall themed story time featuring stories, songs, and sign language.
Big Kids have not been left out. There are plenty of Drop-in programs for the school-age crowd. Weekly Art Cart is held Wednesdays from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.. Lego Club returns the first and third Thursday of the month. Lego Club is open to all kids in first grade and up. Tweens can tap into their inner maker at monthly Tinker Lab or enjoy some gaming and snacking at monthly Tweens Days.
After a summer break, Family Fun Nights return. Families can enjoy a craft, magna-tile building and board games. Family Fun Nights are held the second Tuesday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m..
Wondering what to do on those random “NO SCHOOL” days? No problem keeping the kids busy. Chobe, our favorite therapy dog returns for a special Furry Friday. Stop in on Friday September 13 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. to relax the canine way. It’s a Building Bonanza Encore on November 22 from 2:00 – 3:30. Kids of all ages can have some “constructive fun” with Legos, Magna-Tiles and Marble Mazes.
Fall is all about favorite traditions and so are we. Our annual Halloween Happening returns Friday October 25th from 2 – 4:30 p.m. Kids can trick-or-treat in the haunted hallway, enjoy ghoulish games, creepy crafts, and spook-tacular snacks.
If you think kids have all the fun, check out the slate of adult programs on our Events Calendar!