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Kids Programming

Summer Programs @ WFBPL

Outdoor All Ages Storytime at School House Park

Mondays, 10AM

Thursday, 10AM

We're excited to offer outdoor storytime for all ages in School House Park this summer!  Join us for stories, songs, and more.  Please register so we can update you about weather and possible rain site.

 


Music in the Park

Fox and Branch
Tuesday, June 21, 6:30-7:30PM
Register beginning June 1
 https://www.wfblibrary.org/our_events/?eid=1254

We're thrilled to celebrate summer with Fox and Branch in School House Park!  Dave Fox and Will Branch play music perfect for all ages, and their family shows include sing-alongs, fiddle tunes, and lots of audience participation. 

 

Pint-Sized Polka
Friday, July 8, 10:30-11:30AM
Register beginning June 15- https://www.wfblibrary.org/our_events/?eid=1255

Come polka in School House Park with Uncle Mike of Pint-Sized Polkas.  Nationally known accordion player and Polka musician Mike Schneider brings the happiest music on Earth together with education and comedy, promising tons of fun for the whole family!  

Please note: in case of bad weather, this program will be held in the tower of the children's wing!

 


Yoga in School House Park with Embody Yoga

For those entering Grades 4-6
Tuesdays, 10AM

Join us for yoga in School House Park!!  This program will approach yoga as play, using a variety of games and team building exercises to help tweens learn poses and breathing techniques, as well as meditation/relaxation exercises. Please bring a yoga mat if able.

In case of bad weather, class will be held in the upstairs program room.


Underwater Creature Crafts

For those entering K5-3rd.  Registration required.  Registration opens June 1st. 
Please note: these events will be held in School House Park (across the street from the library).  In case of bad weather, the program will be held in our upstairs program room

Moving Jellyfish
Thursday, June 16, 3:30PM
https://www.wfblibrary.org/our_events/?eid=1250

This week we'll be making a moving jellyfish out of ordinary household objects.

CD Snails
Thursday, June 30, 3:30PM
https://www.wfblibrary.org/our_events/?eid=1251

This week we'll be making adorable mixed media CD snails.  


Yarn Turtles
Monday, July 11, 3:30PM
Register beginning July 1- https://www.wfblibrary.org/our_events/?eid=1252

Come craft some cute creatures this summer!  This week we'll be making fluffy yarn pom-pom turtles.  
 


Programs for Grades 4-6

Registration required
Please note: these events will be held in School House Park (across the street from the library).  In case of bad weather, the program will be held in our upstairs program room. 

Outdoor Craft: Coral Reef Art
Monday, June 27, 3:30PM
Register beginning June 1- https://www.wfblibrary.org/our_events/?eid=1253

Create your own coral reef using a variety of craft supplies for this process-focused, mixed media project.


Outdoor Engineering: Hexbug Mazes
Thursday, July 21, 3:30PM
Register beginning July 1- https://www.wfblibrary.org/our_events/?eid=1257

Join us for this fun STEM challenge!  Use your scientific reasoning and building skills to build the best maze for your Hexbug.
 


Hoop Dance Class with Danielle Lee of Hoop Elation

Tuesday, July 26, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Entering 1st-5th grades
At School House Park
Registration required
Registration beginning July 1-

 https://www.wfblibrary.org/our_events/?eid=1256

This instructional program will begin with a performance by Danielle. Then it's time to get hooping! Participants will learn beginner friendly hoop moves through the 10-Trick Game. Danielle will lead hoop based creative movement exploration exercises, partner/group activities, and games. 

This will take place at School House Park. In case of rain/bad weather, the event will take place at the gym at Lydell Community Center (5205 N Lydell Ave, Whitefish Bay, WI 53217.)