Children's Program

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

When: 
Days & Times TBA for the Fall
Where: 
Children's Program Rooms A/B
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Registration is required; please visit our online calendar or call (920) 832-6187

Children will enjoy a short storytime and explore themes in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and math. Children must be at least 3 years old to attend. Siblings are welcome. 

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Tween Scene

When: 
Select Thursdays | 4:00-4:45 pm
Where: 
Appleton Public Library
Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

To register, visit our online calendar or call (920) 832-6187. Space is limited.

Children in grades 3 to 6 will build, explore and create with hands-on activities. Classes are held September 15, October 13, November 10 and December 15.

Special Tween Scene: Hour of Code classes will be held on December 12, 13 & 14 from 4:00pm-5:00pm in the Digital Media Lab. Tweens will learn valuable skills while having fun coding with friends. 

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Kindergarten & First Grade: Snow Day at the Library

When: 
Available October 1-March 31
Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

Contact library staff at 832-6189 to register.

Kindergarten & First Grade: Snow Day at the Library

Kindergarten and First Grade students come to the Library to celebrate snow and art by studying the Caldecott winning book The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. They will learn about animal tracks by participating in an animal track journey around the children’s department which will introduce them to the various book collections in the section. We will look at similarities and differences between types of texts. This program lasts approximately one hour.

This field trip meets the RLK.7, RIK.9 & RI1.9 (OEUs 2 & 3) Common Core Standards.

Getting library cards and/or checking out books are not a requirement to visit the library for a field trip. 

Library cards may be obtained for your students if desired. The School Age Librarian will email you the application, along with important details about how to get the cards. If you choose to check out books, add 30 minutes to the amount of time you plan to stay at the library.

All library programs are free and school-age programs are taught by a professional librarian. Classrooms consisting of more than one grade may attend the program of their choice and the program will be appropriately modified. Please ask us if you would like help combining this fieldtrip with a stop at another downtown Appleton destination.

Second Grade: Hooked on Books

When: 
Available October 1 - May 31
Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

Contact library staff at 832-6189 to register.

Hooked on Books

Encourage your students to become strong, independent readers! This program will introduce students to a wide variety of books featuring characters just like them. We'll also take a tour of the Children’s Services department. Expect this program to last approximately one hour.

This field trip meets the RL2.3 (OEU 1) Common Core Standard.

Getting library cards and/or checking out books are not a requirement to visit the library for a field trip.

Library cards may be obtained for your students if desired. This requires that completed library card applications be returned to the library at least 10 days before the visit, accompanied by a class list showing the students’ home addresses. If you choose to check out books, please add 30 minutes to the amount of time you plan to stay at the library.

All library programs are free and school-age programs are taught by a professional librarian. Classrooms consisting of more than one grade may attend the program of their choice and the program will be appropriately modified. Please ask us if you would like help combining this fieldtrip with a stop at another Appleton downtown destination.

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Pooches & Pages

When: 
Select Saturdays | 10:00-11:30 am
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B
Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

To register, visit our online calendar or call 920-832-6187.

Children can practice their reading skills in a relaxed environment while reading to a registered therapy dog. Classes are held September 5, October 3, November 7 and December 5.

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