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Parents & Educators Programs


STEM Family Program

Tuesday, February 5| 6:00—7:00 p.m.Youth Program Room
Come join us for some engineering fun! See what kind of structure you can build with marshmallows, toothpicks, straws, and spaghetti. Can you make a tall tower? A long bridge? Let’s see what you can create!

This is a family drop in program for all ages. No registration is needed. 
Supplies may be limited.


Cupcake Wars

Thursday, February 14 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Looking for something sweet, fun, and free to do on Valentine's Day? Then sign up for our all-ages Cupcake Wars competition! Teams of 2-8 participants (friends, families, couples) will be given four cupcakes to decorate based on a well-known children's or young adult book. The program will be limited to 15 teams, so register your team ASAP! Call 262-754-1814 or visit Youth Services to register.


Monday, February 25th - 6:00 - 6:30pm


Youth Services Program Room

Play theater games and act out popular picture books. For children ages 8-11 Registration encouraged. Call youth services at 262-754-1814 to register

Read to Rover

Kids are encouraged to practice reading with a trained therapy dog, however even children who aren’t reading yet are welcome to talk with or pet the dogs. There are a lot of opportunities—and dogs—to choose from. All sessions are on a drop-in basis, no registration is required. Bring a book from home or school, or choose one from the library to read!


Meet the Dogs!




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Story times scheduled for Wednesday, January 30th have been cancelled.

A NOTE TO PARENTS: We ask that you respect the age and attendance restrictions that we have for certain programs. Please do not request to sign your child up for a program he/she does not meet the age requirements for. These age requirements are set up to ensure that all children have an enjoyable and safe experience. We also ask that in order to be courteous to our performers and staff, you arrive on time for programs. We reserve the right to refuse admittance once a program has begun.


The City of New Berlin does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, national origin, ancestry, creed, marital status, sexual orientation or physical, emotional or learning disability. The New Berlin Public Library welcomes persons of all abilities to participate in its programming. Should you require accommodation, please contact the Library at 262-785-4980.


Upcoming Parents / Educators Events


Keepin' It Reel

Tuesday, February 19, 1:00 pm
February documentary is the award winning Chasing Ice!

Peaceful Places: "Tapping Documentary"

Wednesday, February 27, 10:00 am
“The Tapping Solution: The Revolution Starts Within” Learn the history and

Quilt Series- Open House

Tuesday, March 5, 6:00 pm
Join for the launch of a month of quilting programs!  -See New Berlin's historic quilts -Vote

Disney Trip Planning!

Wednesday, March 6, 6:00 pm

Trivia at the Library!

Thursday, March 7, 10:00 am
Today's theme is "The Explosive Era of the Baby Boomers!"
Enjoy a performance of spirited Irish dance and music from the Trinity Irish Dance Academy-many

Ceol Cairde

Monday, March 11, 7:00 pm
Quilt Series Flyer!

Library Lane Quilters Open Quilting

Saturday, March 16, 10:00 am
Everyone is welcome! Bring your quilting projects and share some time together!

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