Children's Services

Jarrett J. Krosoczka Visits Wisconsin Rapids!

Tuesday, Feb 5 - 6:30pm
This is an ALL-ages FREE community children's author event!  Jarrett J. Krosoczka lives in Massachusetts and is currently on his book tour. He is the author and/or illustrator of over 30 children... more
Flip Ships board game

Board Game Bonanza

Saturday, Jan 26 - 1:00pm
Saturday is a great day to play games, and you're sure to find a new favorite in our growing collection! Discover a new hobby and meet new people in our monthly gaming get-together. EVERYONE is... more

Pokemon League

Monday, Jan 28 - 5:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game League - All Ages and Skill Levels Welcome! Don't know how to play the game, but want to? We can teach you. Don't have a deck? Play with one of ours, or bring your cards and... more

Family STEAM - Art - Working with Resin

Tuesday, Jan 29 - 6:30pm
Learn how to mix and pour resin. You will be making a project which you will need to pick up at the library once it has had time to cure.

Pokemon League

Monday, Feb 4 - 5:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game League - All Ages and Skill Levels Welcome! Don't know how to play the game, but want to? We can teach you. Don't have a deck? Play with one of ours, or bring your cards and... more

Battle of the Books Book Club

Monday, Feb 11 - 4:00pm
February Titles: Swindle by Gordon Korman or Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly From September to February we will read titles from the 2018-2019 Elementary Battle of... more

Pokemon League

Monday, Feb 11 - 5:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game League - All Ages and Skill Levels Welcome! Don't know how to play the game, but want to? We can teach you. Don't have a deck? Play with one of ours, or bring your cards and... more

Family STEAM - Science - Exploring the Sense of Taste

Tuesday, Feb 12 - 6:30pm
We will be using science to explore our sense of taste.

Pokemon League

Monday, Feb 18 - 5:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game League - All Ages and Skill Levels Welcome! Don't know how to play the game, but want to? We can teach you. Don't have a deck? Play with one of ours, or bring your cards and... more

Family STEAM - Technology - Coding: Next Steps

Tuesday, Feb 19 - 6:30pm
The Library will have Sphero robot devices for you to program with code.

Pokemon League

Monday, Feb 25 - 5:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game League - All Ages and Skill Levels Welcome! Don't know how to play the game, but want to? We can teach you. Don't have a deck? Play with one of ours, or bring your cards and... more

Family STEAM - Engineering - Paper Airplanes

Tuesday, Feb 26 - 6:30pm
We will be making and launching paper airplanes. Which is the best design?

Read Across America Party

Friday, Mar 1 - 2:30pm
From 2:30-4 there will be games, activities, and crafts inspired by some favorite books. 

The Music of David Landau

Friday, Mar 1 - 4:00pm
David was named the 2016 Children's Performer of the Year by the Madison Area Music Association. His enthusiasm and passion for fun are contagious. Fun for the whole family!

Battle of the Books Book Club - Pizza & Trivia Party!

Monday, Mar 4 - 4:00pm
Participants of our Battle of the Books Book Club - celebrate the end of book club with a pizza party and trivia game! Trivia will include a review of all the Battle books to prepare you for the actual... more

Pokemon League

Monday, Mar 4 - 5:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game League - All Ages and Skill Levels Welcome! Don't know how to play the game, but want to? We can teach you. Don't have a deck? Play with one of ours, or bring your cards and... more

Family STEAM - Art - Crumpled Paper Art

Tuesday, Mar 5 - 6:30pm
Turn crumpled pieces of paper into colorful artwork in this fun paper art for kids inspired by the children's book Ish by Peter H. Reynolds.

Pokemon League

Monday, Mar 11 - 5:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game League - All Ages and Skill Levels Welcome! Don't know how to play the game, but want to? We can teach you. Don't have a deck? Play with one of ours, or bring your cards and... more

Family STEAM - Math - Tangrams

Tuesday, Mar 12 - 6:30pm
Use the tangram pieces provided to complete challenges of making various designs.

Pokemon League

Monday, Mar 18 - 5:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game League - All Ages and Skill Levels Welcome! Don't know how to play the game, but want to? We can teach you. Don't have a deck? Play with one of ours, or bring your cards and... more

Family STEAM - Science - Exploring the Sense of Sight

Tuesday, Mar 19 - 6:30pm
This week we will be exploring our sense of sight through various science experiments and observations.

Pokemon League

Monday, Mar 25 - 5:30pm
Pokemon Trading Card Game League - All Ages and Skill Levels Welcome! Don't know how to play the game, but want to? We can teach you. Don't have a deck? Play with one of ours, or bring your cards and... more