Special Children’s Programs

SUMMER READING KICK-OFF (Monday, June 4 @ 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.)

Join us for our first ever Summer Reading Kick-Off!!  We will have life-size games, crafts, treats, and instruments to try out.  Staff will also be available to sign kids up for the Summer Reading Program and answer questions about using the library, new collections, and library resources.


Join us for a special storytime with local children’s book author Dionne Kelm, author of the Grandma Hearts series.  Grandparent’s welcome!!  Autographed copies of books will be available for purchase and 30% of all sales will go towards the MOMS Club Germantown – West Children’s Area Project at the library.

This event is sponsored by MOMS Club Germantown – West

FIELD TRIP TO BOOKWORM GARDENS (Friday, June 29 @ 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – at Gardens from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Join the Germantown Community Library on a field trip!   Bookworm Gardens is a botanical garden in Sheboygan, WI based on children’s literature.  Visit over 65 different gardens as you play, explore, experience children’s books firsthand such as Charlotte’s Web, Hansel and Gretel, Where the Wild Things Are, and Dr. Seuss.  Most paths are accessible by wheelchair and stroller.  Please bring a bag lunch that can be enjoyed in the picnic area.

Ages 3 & up with Parent or Caregiver can ride the bus by registering with Germantown Park & Rec ($5/Resident or $6/Non-Resident).  The bus will leave Village Hall at 9:00 a.m.  Parent or caregivers with children ages 2 & younger are not able to ride the bus, but are welcome to meet us there – entry is free, but a suggested donation of $5 is appreciated to Bookworm Gardens.

This event is sponsored by Germantown Park & Rec, Express News & Marko’s Pizza.

STORYTIME WITH FRIENDLY TIGER & MISS E (Friday, July 13 @ 10:30 a.m.)

Join us for a special storytime with a friendly Tiger and Miss E.  We will read a few stories, play games, and sing songs.  Friendly Tiger and Miss E will be there so don’t forget your camera!

SUMMER READING END OF THE YEAR PARTY (Thursday, August 9 @ 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.)

Celebrate a great summer!!  Join us for face painting, crafts, outdoor activities, and treats.  All ages welcome.

STORYTIME & BOOK SIGNING WITH AUTHOR ANN BIESE (Wednesday, August 22 @ 10:30 a.m.)

Join us for a special storytime with children’s book author Ann Biese, author Worry Bee.  Ann Biese is also an international yoga instructor and incorporates mindfulness, movement, and literacy into her presentation.  Autographed copies of books will be available for purchase.