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Award Book Club

Reading and sharing various award winning books

Wednesday, March 13 and April 10, 2019

2:30 p.m. OR 4:30 p.m. (choose one time)

Youth Program Room- For children ages 8-12

We will be looking at: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal Book (picture books) The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in the United States in English during the preceding year.

Meeting 1: Choose two books from the 2018-2019 Sibert books

Meeting 2: Read and discuss the books

Registration is recommended and space is limited.

Please contact Youth Services in person or at 262-754-1814 to sign up.


STEM Family Program

Tuesday, March 5: 6:00—7:00 p.m.

Youth Program Ro

Since it’s still winter, let’s make some snow! Come to the library from 6-7 p.m. and make wet snow dough and dry snow dough—and learn the difference!

This is a family drop in program for all ages. No registration is needed.


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!




For Storytime programming information...

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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.


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