The 4th Saturday of the month is Craft Day. Drop by the library Saturday, September 25 from 10 am to noon and make a Fall Luminary. All supplies are provided and all ages are welcome. You may take a craft bag to go or do the craft here. Cant wait to see you!
The Friends of the Kilbourn Public Library will be hosting their last big book sale of the year on Saturday, October 9 from 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday, October 10 from 9 am to 3 pm. There are adult books, children's books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, magazines, VHS tapes and much more. We have a large selection of collector and rare books. If you need to fill your bookshelves this is the place to be! All proceeds from the book sale are used to support the library. Stop by the book sale for some great deals.
Great News! Children's programming is back starting this Tuesday, September 21.
Tuesdays: Preschool StoryTime at 10:00 am
Wednesdays: Toddler Tales at 10:00 am
Thursdays: BabyTime Lap-Sit at 11:00 am
We're excited to see you again!
Our September book selection is Such A Fun Age by Kiley Reid. This debut novel is a page turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both. Check out a copy of the book and join us to discuss this smart and timely novel. We will be meeting twice in September: Monday, September 27 at 5:30 pm and Wednesday, September 29 at 1:30 pm.
Good news everyone, Overdrive & Libby have added magazines to their online collection so now with your library card, you can access over 3,000 different magazines. Home & Garden, Food & Cooking, Entertainment, Sports and all your other favorite categories are included. Just click on overdrive on the right side of the screen, login using your library card number and you are ready to read!
HOOPLA IS HERE!
In an attempt to help meet the need for digital content, the library is adding Hoopla to it's digital resources. Hoopla includes over 700,000 e-books and audio books, music and video content. It's a great resource being offered in addition to Overdrive and Libby. The best part? THERE'S NO WAITING! Just visit hoopladigital.com or download the free app to your web-enabled device. Sign in using your library card and enjoy!
Did you know that we have mobile WiFi hotspots available for checkout? These are devices you can use to connect to the Internet. They will work for your laptop, smartphone, or tablet. The hotstpot is portable, so you can connect your device almost anywhere you are, like at home, on the bus, or in the park. Mobile hotspots can be checked out for 7 days at a time.
Still a little too nervous to come into the library? We have many options to meet your library needs. Curbside pickup is still available. If you’d like to pick up your holds, call the library and we’ll schedule a no contact curbside pickup. Staff is here to grab items available on our shelves upon request. The bookmobile is out and about at Deer Run Estates, Tuesday mornings from 10:15-11:15 am & Frank Fischer Senior Center on Mondays from 11:00 am to Noon. If you’d like to pick up your holds on the bookmobile, please call the library and let them know to bring your items along. Browsing is available on the bookmobile as well, and we only allow one person on the bookmobile at a time. There are plenty of books and movies on board for all ages. We encourage you to wear masks and practice social distancing. If you have any questions please call the library at 608-254-2146. Also our outdoor Book Drop is open. You may return items to the book drop at any time.
When The Moon Is A Silver Canoe was originally written by Captain Don Saunders in 1946. The book includes history, poetry and Indian Legends of the Wisconsin Dells. Lucky for us, local resident Bonnie Alton created a revised edition of this book that is for sale here at the library. Part of the proceeds from this book go to the Friends of the Kilbourn Public Library so stop in and grab a copy to help support the library and our local author! Copies are sold for $20.00.