Come and join us this Saturday, May 27 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. We will be decorating and creating Patriotic Crafts for this Memorial Day! There will be supplies and projects provided for all ages.
Spring is upon us, which means our annual summer reading program is right around the corner. This year our theme is Build A Better World. All ages are able to participate in our program with prize drawings, book discussions, activities, and special programming. Our Summer Reading Kick-Off will take place on Saturday, June 3 beginning at 10 a.m. More info will follow!
The book club selection for May is A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth L. Ozeki. This novel was a UW-Big Read in 2013.
In Tokyo, 16 year old Nao has decided there's only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates' bullying. But before she ends it all, Nao first plans to document the life of her great grandmother, a Buddhist nun who's lived more than a century. Across the Pacific, we meet Ruth, a novelist living on a remote island who discovers a collection of artifacts washed ashore, possibly debris from the devastating 2011 tsunami. As the mystery of its contents unfolds, Ruth is pulled into the past, into Nao's drama and her unknown fate, and forward into her own future. Full of Ozeki's humor and signature writing, A Tale for the Time Being is a story about our shared humanity and the search for home.
We will be discussing this book on Monday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 31 at 1:30 p.m. Join us here at the library or participate with fellow readers by sending a comment to our book club blog at kplbookclub.blogspot.com.
Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring! Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and helps promote overall wellness. Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils and crayons will be provided. Get together with others and color. Every Friday from 10:00 a.m.-Noon.
Join us for Baby Time! Baby Time is an interactive storytime with infant and caregiver. Join us for stories, music, tickle time and fun to begin building early literacy skills. This is a Lap-Sit program just for you and the baby! Enjoy time together with other parents, caregivers and babies to learn, play and develop language and motor skills. Come prepared to sit on the floor one-on-one with your pre-walking baby in your lap. Baby Time is every Thursday at the library. Toddler activities begin at 10:45 a.m. followed by Baby activities at 11:15 a.m. Ages Birth to 14 months.
The Kilbourn Public Library accepts and appreciates donations of used books, CDs, videos, magazines or DVDs. If you are cleaning out your closets or garage please think of donating your used items to the library. The Friends of the Library turn your donations into money for the library at their book sales. Items may be dropped off at the library. If you have a large donation we can send the bookmobile out to pick it up. Your donation is tax deductible.
We are also on the lookout for Wisconsin Dells High School Yearbooks. Don’t throw those old yearbooks away - donate them to the library for our local reference shelf.
AND - if you have Legos that you are wanting out of your space - put them in ours. We are always looking for more to add to our collection.