Special Children’s Programs

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

Celebrate a great summer!!  Join us for tons of fun including face painting, crafts, a DJ, 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.

WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (Thursday, August 30 @ 5:30 p.m.)

Join the library for a full interactive movie experience of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971).  There will be activities, refreshments & more.  Pick you for free Golden Ticket at the Youth Services Desk.  Turn it in the night of the program to win fun prizes!  All ages welcome to attend.

EARLY LITERACY OPEN HOUSE (Saturday, September 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm)

Come play and explore with a variety of sensory stations, a special storytime and learn about our early literacy programs 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten & Baby Lifelong Learners! No registration required. Geared for birth through age 7, but all ages are welcome to attend!


Join a Riveredge Naturalist as we gather and share an autumn themed story on the outdoor Children’s Patio.  Kids are invited to create a nature inspired craft before enjoying the Germantown Farmer’s Market with their family!  In case of inclement weather, event will be held in the Storytime Room.

KOHL’S WILD THEATER (Saturday, October 6 @ 10:30 am)

Join us for “Wisconsin Wonderland” a 45 minute play performed by Kohl’s Wild Theater!