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Kids’ Choice Awards Voting

Voting for the Kids’ Choice Awards begins Tuesday, February 14th and runs until Tuesday, March 14th. The Kids’ Choice Awards is a book-centered program for 4th, 5th and 6th graders in Jefferson and Waukesha Counties. It was created to increase cooperation between public and school libraries and to encourage children in these grades to read. Students are able to nominate titles that they wish to be included ... Read More »

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Shake, Shimmy, and Dance

Thursday, January 5, at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Room.  Looking for something to help keep you and your little ones warm during these cold winter days? Come shake, shimmy and dance at the New Berlin Public Library! This program is for 2-5 year olds and their caregivers. Research shows that there are positive correlations between movement and learning, plus it’s just plain fun! This program will ... Read More »

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Sensory Friendly Film

Join us for a short evening movie full of sensory fun! There will be no Sensory Friendly Storytime on Wednesday, November 23rd due to many families preparing for the Thanksgiving holiday. However, if you are looking to get out of the house for a bit on Wednesday evening, we will be showing a Sensory Friendly Film on Wednesday, November 23rd at 6:00 p.m. This program is based on AMC’s “Sensory Friendly ... Read More »

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Family Halloween Party

Looking for a family-friendly way to celebrate Halloween this year? Join us at the New Berlin Public Library for our Family Halloween Party (Open House) on Monday, October 31st from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. All ages are welcome. We will have snacks, games, crafts and stories available for families to enjoy. Children will have the opportunity to: * Make a spider headband that they can wear. * Create a ghost to hang ... Read More »

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Importance of Play for Children

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.”  ~Fred Rogers We recently had a program called Learning Through Play, presented by Penfield Children’s Center and Kohl’s Cares. This interesting program discussed the importance of play in a child’s development, different play ... Read More »

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