Thursday, August 11 - 9:00am
Thursday, August 11 - 11:00am
Thursday, August 11 - 2:00pm
Friday, August 12 - 2:00pm
Friday, August 12 - 2:00pm

Upcoming Events

Ocean Odyssey & Summer Reading Finale

On Friday, August 19 at 2:00 pm the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium will present Ocean Odyssey! This traveling touch tank brings live ocean animals inside the library! Explore the important roles of sharks in our ecosystem. Get your hands wet and touch these live ocean creatures. PLUS summer reading prizes will be awarded. Reading logs are due by 1:00 pm the day of the finale. You will not want to miss this!

End of Summer Patio Party!

We will wrap up our summer book discussion events in August discussing The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. This enchanting novel will have us talking about what makes our lives worthwhile. We all wonder how our lives might have been, but would any of these other lives truly be better? Join us for some interesting and thought provoking conversation on the patio along with treats on Monday, August 29 at 5:30 pm & Wednesday, August 31 at 1:30 pm. There are copies of the book available for check out here at the library, on the bookmobile and digitally through Hoopla. Even if you don’t read the book, there’s always a spot for you to come and join our book club.

 

July StoryWalk & Activity

Walk around the library and read I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry. Compare your size to the ocean creatures along the way. Hurry up and visit because there will be a new story featured in August.

Summer Reading!

Summer reading is coming up quick! Our Summer Reading Kick-off Celebration takes place at the library on
Saturday, June 4
.

Click here to download the summer reading brochure and get a sneak-peak at all of our summer activities.

Infobase Learning Cloud

Introducing another new online resource that is free with your library card! Infobase is an online learning center that offers free webinars that teach digital skills. There are tutorials on how to use Zoom, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Teams etc, Google Meet, Adobe progroams, iPad, career skills and so much more. These tutorials are one minute videos so once you've completed the first skill, you can move onto the next. You can use these tutorails to brush up on some old skills or learn something completely new! To access this resource have your library card handy and click on this link.

Access Video On Demand!

Introducing Access Video on Demand & Access Video-Just for Kids. With your library card, you now have unlimited access to thousands of videos. There is no wait and everything is completely bingeable! Stream our videos from your computer, laptop, tablet or smart TV. Any internet connected device will work. Browse & binge hundreds of subjects. Access Video producers include BBC, HBO, A&E, bio., History, Mondern Marvels, Rick Stevens, TED talks and many more. To login and explore Access Video on Demand, click on this link.

Access Video-Just for Kids has thousands of educational videos for your children to browse. Parents don't need to moniter this resource because all videos are educational and age appropriate. Franklin, Berenstain Bears, Reading Rainbow, Arthur, Xploration: Awesome Planet are just a few examples of what you find with this digital resource. Other subjects include ABC's & 123's, history, math, arts & music and many more. To login and explore Access Video-Just for Kids, click on this link.

Introducing Hoopla!

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!

Mobile Hotspots Available for Check Out

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.

When The Moon Is A Silver Canoe

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.

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