Summer Library Program

Quick Link to Summer Calendar 
Quick Link to Summer Flyer
Quick Link to Registration

We have a lot going on this summer! See our descriptions below and quick links to information above.

Summer Reading Program
June 18-July 28

A traditional reading program for two age groups with logs, incentives, and prize drawings.
Registration required. Sign up by June 16th.

PreK/Toddler

Participate in six (6) consecutive weeks of reading, June 18 – July 28. Mark up a log of reading and summer activities every week. Check-in at the library to show your progress and enter into the grand prize t-shirt drawing.

Entering Kindergarten – 5th Grade

Participate in six (6) consecutive weeks of reading, June 18 – July 28.  Keep a log of reading time each week. Check-in at the library to show your progress and enter into the grand prize t-shirt drawing.

August Library Camps

Two concurrent “camps” for two age groups
Drop-in program; no pre-registration required.
Want an email reminder about these camps later this summer? Let us know here.

Rocking Out Around the World 
Ages 4-8
August 6-23, Mondays & Thursdays, 10:30 am - noon

Stories, crafts, songs, and related activities about different countries around the world, with a particular emphasis on music.

Creation Station 
Ages 9+
August 6-23, Mondays & Thursdays, 10:30 am - noon
Showcase: August 23, 6:30 pm

An open art studio and a few other creative activities that participants will then showcase to their family and friends on the evening of August 23.

Additional Programs and Special Events for Kids

A list of the rest of our summer events with dates, times, and suggested ages. At the library unless otherwise noted.
Drop-in programs; no registration required.

Children's Storytime
June 13 & 27, July 11 & 25, August 8, 9:30 am

Incredible Insects!
Nature program (inside) led by Welty Environmental Center

June 13, 4-5 pm
All ages

Libraries Rock Dance Party
June 20, 3-4 pm
All ages

"Stories From Stones" at New Glarus Woods State Park
A collaborative Green County Public Libraries event with Friends of New Glarus Woods
Picnic time, story hunt, playground (4:30-6:00), and Geology speaker (6:30-7:30 pm)
June 23, 4:30-7:30 pm
All ages/family event

Ice Party
July 18, 3-4 pm
All ages

Great Scott, The Magician!
Rockin' the Library Magic of Reading
August 15, 3-4 pm
All ages

Squeezin' in the Readin' 
August 22, 3:00 pm
Ages 7+

For kids who want to creatively present a book they’ve read over the summer. Requires participants to select their own book, read it over the summer, and present it on August 22.