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Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

 

Birth to School Age Programs

The New Berlin Public Library offers many quality programs that are fun and also promote learning.  

 


 

Vote For Books ImageKids’ Choice Award Voting

February 14—March 14

The Kids’ Choice Awards is a book-centered program for 4th, 5th and 6th graders in Jefferson and Waukesha Counties. 

Children in these grades have the opportunity to read books from the Kids’ Choice Award reading list and then vote for their favorites.  See the display in the YS area for the list of books!  Voting may be done on a paper ballot or online.  Join us for a special voting day, Tuesday, February 14.  Those who visit the library and vote that day have the opportunity to earn prize coupons!

Click here for a full list of titles.

Find out more about the Kids' Choice Award


 

Parenting Program: Developing Your Child’s Reading Skills

Saturday, February 25, 2017 | 1:00pm

This free workshop, geared for parents, is presented by the Penfield Children's Center and will discuss the importance of reading to and with your child.  Identifying and selecting age-appropriate books and tips for raising a reader will also be presented.  Registration is required.  Children are welcome to attend with their parents.  Puzzles and coloring sheets will be available during the program. 


 

Parenting Program: Parenting With Love and Logic

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 |6:00-7:30pm or

Saturday, March 4, 2017 | 1:00-2:30pm

Since 1977, the Love and Logic Institute has been dedicated to making parenting and teaching fun and rewarding, instead of stressful and chaotic.  They provide practical tools and techniques that help adults achieve respectful, healthy relationships with their children and help them prepare their kids for the real world.  Love allows children to grow through their mistakes.  Logic allows them to live with  the consequences of their choices.  Registration required.  

**Please note, the same program will be presented at both sessions.**


 

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Dr. Seuss Open House

Thursday, March 2, 2017 | 3:00-5:00pm

Celebrate Read Across America Day in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday.  All ages are welcome to join us for snacks, games, crafts and stories.  No registration needed, stop in any time between 3:00 and 5:00. 


 

No-School Program: Creating With Cardboard

Friday, March 3, 2017 | 1:00-3:00pm

For children ages 5 and up. Registration is not required. 

How tall of a structure can you build with cardboard?  Can you make something a marble can run through?  Bring your creativity and see what you can make.  This is a drop-in program so come to build for 10 minutes or 2 hours! 


 

READ TO ROVER

Readers who want to practice their reading skills can stop by the library on the days and times listed below and read to a trained therapy dog. Bring a book from home or choose one from the library shelves. No registration is required.

Meet the dogs

Bo the Trained Therapy Dog  Bo!

    Bo is at the library on Tuesday evenings, January 17 through February 21 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm 

 

 


 

Zaya the Trained Therapy Dog

   Zaya!

   Zaya will be in the library on Saturday, January 14 and Wednesdays, January 25 and February 1, 15, & 22 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm


Annie the Trained Therapy Dog

    Annie!

   Annie will be in the library on Saturdays, January 21, and February 11, & 25.


 

 LEGO CLUB

Saturdays, January 14, 28; February 11, 25 | 10:00—11:00 amLego Club Image

The library provides the Legos.  Registration is not required. For ages 5 and up!  Please check in at the Youth Services Reference Desk. Stay after Lego Club to read to one of our therapy dogs from 11:00-12:00!

 

STORYTIMES

 

For Storytime programming information, click here.

 


 

Thank you for supporting the New Berlin Public Library by attending our programs! We ask that you respect the age and attendance guidelines we have for certain programs. Registration for programs takes place at the Youth Services Desk in person or by calling 262-754-1814. In the event that we need to close registration, our waiting list policy is to take children/families on a first-come, first-serve basis at the beginning of the program. Sign in with a Youth Services librarian and we will notify you if there is room available. If you register for a program and cannot attend, please let library staff know. For all programs, please arrive before the program begins. We reserve the right to refuse admittance once a program has begun. We appreciate your cooperation.

 

 

Upcoming Pre-School & School Age Events

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Lapsit Storytime for Under 2s

Wednesday, February 22, 9:15 am
Lapsit Storytime is for children under the age of 2 and their caregivers. No registration
 
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Lapsit Storytime for Under 2s

Wednesday, February 22, 10:00 am
Lapsit Storytime is for children under the age of 2 and their caregivers. No registration
 
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Lapsit Storytime for Under 2s

Wednesday, February 22, 10:45 am
Lapsit Storytime is for children under the age of 2 and their caregivers. No registration
 
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Preschool Storytime for 3-5 Year Olds

Wednesday, February 22, 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime is for "independent" children ages 3-5.  Caregivers do not stay in
 
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Sensory Friendly Storytime

Wednesday, February 22, 6:00 pm
Sensory Friendly Storytime is for ages 2-7 and their caregiver.  Designed to engage children
 
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Read to Zaya

Wednesday, February 22, 6:00 pm
This program is designed to give kids the opportunity to read to a well-trained therapy dog
 
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Storytime for 2s & 3s

Thursday, February 23, 9:30 am
Storytime for 2's and 3's is for children ages 2 and 3 with their caregiver.  No registration
 
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Storytime for 2s & 3s

Thursday, February 23, 10:30 am
Storytime for 2's and 3's is for children ages 2 and 3 with their caregiver.  No registration
 
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Preschool Storytime for 3-5 Year Olds

Thursday, February 23, 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime is for "independent" children ages 3-5.  Caregivers do not stay in
 
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Playgroup

Friday, February 24, 9:30 am
This is a social opportunity for young children and their adults to meet others at the library
 
 

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