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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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ADHD Parent Education Workshop

Join us on Wednesday, October 19 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to find out more about parenting a child with ADHD, get tips to make dealing with your child’s ADHD easier on the family, and learn coping skills for your child. For more information or to reserve a spot, please email Linda at Southwest Pediatrics at LKoshick@chw.org or Kate at the New Berlin Public Library at kkrause@newberlinlibrary.org. This ... Read More »

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Therapy Dogs at the New Berlin Public Library

You may have read or heard about our Read to Rover program that we offer in the Youth Services Department, which invites children to come to the library and read to a well-trained therapy dog. You may have thought, dogs in the library? How interesting. It’s more than just bringing a dog into the library though for children to pet and spend time with. While most of our dog owners do allow children to pet the ... Read More »

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