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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.  

 

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

Skoki the Trained Therapy Dog

   Skoki!

    Skoki is at the library on Tuesday evenings, September 13 through October 18th from 6:30 - 7:30 pm 

 


 

Bo the Trained Therapy Dog  Bo!

    Bo is at the library on Wednesday afternoons, September 14 through October 19 from 2:00 - 2:30 pm 

 

 


 

Zaya the Trained Therapy Dog

   Zaya!

   Zaya will be in the library October 8 & October 22 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.

 

 

LEGO CLUB

 

Saturdays, October 8 and October 22  |  10:00 am-11:00 am

Lego Club is for ages 5 and up. The library will provide the Legos. No pre-registration is required, however, space is limited so please check in at the Youth Services Reference Desk.

 

PARENTING PROGRAM -- Parenting through Play!

 

Monday, October 3rd | 6:00pm

This free program geared for parents will highlight the importance of play in a child's development. Parents will discuss and learn different play strategies what can be incorporated into play to promote a child's development. Parents will also learn how to create a safe play space, select toys that promote development and find resources for low cost toys. This program will take place in the Youth Program Room and requires registration. To register please contact the Youth Services Reference Desk or call 262-754-1814.


Learning Through Play is presented by the Penfield Children's Center. Penfield Children's Center and Kohl's Cares have partnered to bring you this Kohl's Building Blocks Program which celebrates the unique abilities of children and provides quality resources through hands-on experiences for children, parents and professionals to expand their understanding of both typically developing children and children with special needs.

 

NO SCHOOL DAY PROGRAMS

 

Friday, October 7, 2016 | 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Take a break from your no-school activities and stop in to color! We'll have coloring sheets, posters, and bookmarks, as well as, colored pencils, markers, and crayons. Stay 10 minutes or an hour! No registration needed.

 

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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Read to Skoki

Tuesday, September 27, 6:30 pm
This program is designed to give kids the opportunity to read to a well-trained therapy dog
 
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Lapsit Storytime for Under 2's

Wednesday, September 28, 9:30 am
Lapsit Storytime is for children under the age of 2 and their caregivers. No registration
 
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Lapsit Storytime for Under 2's

Wednesday, September 28, 10:30 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, September 28, 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime is for "independent" children ages 3-5.  Caregivers do not stay in
 
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Read to Bo

Wednesday, September 28, 2:00 pm
This program is designed to give kids the opportunity to read to a well-trained therapy dog
 
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Sensory Friendly Storytime

Wednesday, September 28, 6:00 pm
Sensory Friendly Storytime is for ages 2-7 and their caregiver.  Designed to engage children
 
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Storytime for 2's and 3's

Thursday, September 29, 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 2's and 3's

Thursday, September 29, 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, September 29, 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime is for "independent" children ages 3-5.  Caregivers do not stay in
 
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Playgroup

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

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