Events

Filter by:

Week of June 24, 2019

Monday, June 24

We will discuss "Manhattan Beach" by Jennifer Egan.

Monday Morning Book Klatch is a book group for those who like to talk about books.

All are welcome! Ask at the Adult Services desk for a copy of the selected MMBK title.

Visit the MMBK page for a complete list of titles.

Tuesday, June 25

The Bibliocycle will be at Primrose Apartments from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.. Stop by say hello, sign-up for the summer reading experience, and checkout books and dvds. 

Toddle Time

Ages 12-24 months

Reading Music Movement • Free Play

Toddle Time is an active storytime for children and their caregivers. We encourage development with reading a book, lively bounces, rhymes and musical instruments! A thirty minute free time is included at the end to enhance socialization skills for toddlers. So come learn, play and toddle with us!

**Siblings are always welcome!


 

Join the fun as we listen to read alouds, sing camp songs, and do book based activities.  This program is specifically designed for ages 6-9.

Jitterbug Storytime

Ages 2-4

•Music • Movement • Reading • Cultural Exploration 

Jitterbug Storytime is a music and movement appreciation storytime for children and caregivers to explore all styles of music while encouraging our little one's abilities to jump, dance, sing  and play! We will celebrate different cultures while developing gross motor skills! Expand your musical horizons with songs from various music genres including  popular, classical, folk, show tunes...you name it! A high energy, movement-based storytime that begins with bubble time and is sure to get your little jitterbugs on their feet!

**Siblings are always welcome!

The Bibliocycle will be at Memorial Park off of Apple Blossom Drive from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Stop by say hello, sign-up for the summer reading experience, get your booklets stamped and checkout books and dvds. 

Chapter-a-Day

Ages 0-18

Listen to a story while you enjoy a free lunch!

Kids ages 18 and under can pick up a free lunch at the library and enjoy it while listening to engaging books read aloud by your favorite librarians.


 

Rick Allen presents a magic show which includes comical audience participation and mind blowing magic. Rick's attention-grabbing magic features live doves, a haunted antique table and for the ultimate surprise, someone from your audience will be levitated in mid-air! 

Rick Allen is part of our SOAR into Summer Library Experience. The program is free and open to everyone, and will run about 45 minutes. Space is limited – pick up your free tickets at the Youth Desk starting June 22.

Wee Read

All Ages

Reading Music Movement Dramatization

Wee Read is storytime designed to engage family members of all ages. We will share songs and stories, learn rhymes- both old and new, and shake our sillies out with lively music! Each storytime offers a family-fun puppet show and ends with a rhyme you get to take home. We are prepared to keep things flexible so that kids of every age will have a rewarding storytime experience!

**Siblings are always welcome!


 

Wednesday, June 26

The Bibliocycle will be at John Street Apartments from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Stop by say hello, sign-up for the summer reading experience, and checkout books and dvds. 


Baby Time

Birth to 12 months

Reading Music Movement Free Play

Baby Time is a gentle storytime providing an opportunity for babies and their grown-ups to bond through talk, touch, sing and play! Using repetition and movement participants will learn songs, rhymes and bounces perfect for connecting with your little ones. This storytime is followed by free play, a great opportunity for babies and adults to interact and socialize!

**Siblings are always welcome!


 

Toddle Time

Ages 12-24 months

Reading Music Movement • Free Play

Toddle Time is an active storytime for children and their caregivers. We encourage development with reading a book, lively bounces, rhymes and musical instruments! A thirty minute free time is included at the end to enhance socialization skills for toddlers. So come learn, play and toddle with us!

**Siblings are always welcome!


 

"S" is for Storytime

Ages 3-5

Reading Music Movement Dramatization

"S" is for Storytime is an interactive storytime offering pre-school aged children and their caregivers the opportunity to gain early literacy skills through stories and songs. Join the fun as we read books, share flannel board stories, move to music, and delight all together in our puppet theater dramatizations!

**Siblings are always welcome!


 

The Bibliocycle will be at Fox Crossing's Schildt Park from 11:30 - 1:00 p.m.. Stop by say hello, sign-up for the summer reading experience, and checkout books and dvds. 

Chapter-a-Day

Ages 0-18

Listen to a story while you enjoy a free lunch!

Kids ages 18 and under can pick up a free lunch at the library and enjoy it while listening to engaging books read aloud by your favorite librarians.


 

The Girlfriends Read Book Group at the Neenah Public Library will meet on Wednesday, June 26 at 12:30.  Girlfriends Read features books with strong girl characters, written for ages nine and up but with broad appeal. Meetings include lively discussion, book-related activities, and snacks. Participants are welcome to attend solo or with a friend or family member. 

Please join us in reading From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.

TWEEN SCENE

Ages 10-14 years old

Stop by for a different activity each week! This week's theme is marshmallows. Come play marshmallow games and bring home a sweet treat.

We will meet in the Shattuck Room. Call 886-6335 for details.

 

Featuring: Abe Lagrimas, Jr.

Beginner classes for all ages and skill levels. Please bring your ukulele!

Wednesday, June 26, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Shattuck Community Room

Free

Thursday, June 27

You and Me

Ages 2-3

Reading Music Movement Dramatization

You and Me is our transition to “big kid” storytime for older toddlers and young preschoolers and their caregivers. Stories, rhymes, movement, and puppets provide children with emerging vocabulary the opportunity to build language skills! Discover concepts like letters, numbers, colors, and more during our time together. Each week we will highlight a letter of the day, a traditional nursery rhyme and guess what's in the mystery bag.

**Siblings are always welcome!


 

Chapter-a-Day

Ages 0-18

Listen to a story while you enjoy a free lunch!

Kids ages 18 and under can pick up a free lunch at the library and enjoy it while listening to engaging books read aloud by your favorite librarians.


 

The Spektral Quartet was named Chicagoans of the year in 2017 and nominated for a Grammy.  They talk about their instruments in an accessible way, talk about how music tells a story and let child touch and play their instruments. The Spektral Quartet is sponsored by the Green Lake Festival of Music, who wants to introduce grandparents, parents, and children to the wonderful world of music with free concerts.

Drop in for a friendly game of chess every Thursday evening from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to attend. Even if you have never played, but are interested in learning, stop by and we will teach you. No registration or chess boards required. Chess is played on the library's second floor.

Bring music you're working on, something you're having trouble with, play a solo or a duet for the group, play along with your fellow ukers. All skill levels welcome!

Ukers will meet in the first floor Story Time Room.

Friday, June 28

Rejuvenate with 60 minutes of yoga with a 2nd floor water view with yoga instructor Sarah Broda at 6:45 a.m. The library is not open at this time, and we will have someone posted at the doors starting at 6:35 until 6:55  a.m.

Please bring a yoga mat or towel with you.

It's a family dance party! A half-hour of rhythm, rhyme and movement for children of all ages and their grown ups. There will be interactive songs with scarves and shaker eggs, followed by danceable music from hip-hop to Motown to swing. No talent necessary, dancing is required! The program is free – no registration needed.

 

All Ages

• Reading • Yoga • Mindfulness •  

Getting bendy with books! Please join us Friday mornings for Bookworm Yoga.  Breathe, bend and read together with seasonal themed stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop pre-literacy skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises. Bring a beach towel or mat and join us. All ages welcome.

**Siblings are always welcome!

Sunday, June 30

Are you interested in learning how to play Dungeons and Dragons? Join us every Sunday at 1:00pm in the second floor Aylward Room at the Neenah Public Library. This friendly Dungeons and Dragons group is always looking for few more adventurers. This is a great introduction for newbies, or people simple looking for a gaming group. No registration is required for this free event.

This is group is for adults 18 and older.