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Summer Book Sale

Where: 
Lower Level
When:
This event has ended.

Stock up on hot summer reads at the self-service Friends of the DAPL Book Sale.

Browse the racks on the lower level of the Library, including the children's book room, and pay for them at the Circulation Desk on the main level during library business hours. Payment will be on the honor system. Change will not be available, but donations above your purchase price are welcome.

Volunteers will update the selection regularly, so shop often!



Hat Making

Where: 
Children's Room
When:
This event has ended.

Join us in the Children's room between 12-1 for Hat making. When finished head over to the Rocks (Village Green) for Mr. Steve.

Masks are suggested.



2021 Harry Potter Book Night

Where: 
Library Patio
When:
This event has ended.

Celebrate the magic and the wonder of Diagon Alley! 

Activities! Crafts! And More! 

Unable to celebrate in-person? Kits available in the Library Street lobby on June 24, while supplies last. Plus, a video will be posted on Facebook & Instagram of Raechel showing the crafts and activities at 6 pm.

Rain Location: Community Room



Pride Month Rainbow Tie Dye - Registration Required

Where: 
The Workshop
When:
This event has ended.

Join us to celebrate LGBT pride by signing up to make your own tie dye shirt!  Bring your own white cotton shirt (or other item) and twist and color it they way you want.

Masks are appreciated and allow us to help you. Please note the last 15 minutes of each session are for cleanup and resetting for the next session.



Summer Story Walk: Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees

Where: 
See Event Details
When:
This event has ended.

Our travelling story walk is back! Dance to your own tune as you read this delightful story along Market Street (across from the Library) or at one of our area parks this summer.

  • Along Market Street from June 5 - June 12
  • Liberty Land Park from June 13 - June 27
  • Western Green Park from June 28 - July 11
  • Fireman's Park from July 12 - July 25
  • Along Market Street from July 26 - August 2

 



Chalk the Patio Again!

Where: 
Library Patio
When:
This event has ended.

Let your creativity go wild and bring animals to life with chalk on the Library patio (outside the Children's Room).

Need some inspiration? Perhaps a roll of the dice will help you create a fantastical new creature. Or you can take a turn or two on a chalk obstacle course.

Programs are subject to change. Follow the DeForest Library on Facebook and Instagram for program updates.



Tales Take Flight - Session 2

Where: 
Community Room
When:
This event has ended.

Tales about parrots, macaws, and other exotic birds are often as beautiful as their tails. Meet some of these amazing creatures and learn about Feathered Friends Sanctuary & Rescue and the work they do to rescue and provide safe haven for exotic birds in captivity.

Space will be limited for this indoor program. Masks will be encouraged and appreciated, and social distancing will be required. 



Tales Take Flight - Session 1

Where: 
Community Room
When:
This event has ended.

Tales about parrots, macaws, and other exotic birds are often as beautiful as their tails. Meet some of these amazing creatures and learn about Feathered Friends Sanctuary & Rescue and the work they do to rescue and provide safe haven for exotic birds in captivity.

Space will be limited for this indoor program. Masks will be encouraged and appreciated, and social distancing will be required.



Farm Animal Petting Zoo

Where: 
The Village Green
When:
This event has ended.

Get up close and personal with farm animals big and small. 

Programs are subject to change. Follow the DeForest Library on Facebook and Instagram for program updates.

Rain date: August 5 at 1:00 pm



Tails & Tales with Nature's Niche

Where: 
Market Street
When:
This event has ended.

Which animal tales are true and which are not?  Sort out fact from fiction with help from Dennis "Dino" Tlachac, founder of Nature's Niche: Exotic and Native Animal Rescue. His menagerie of "creature teachers" will be on hand for this fun, interactive program.

The program will be held outdoors in front of the Library's Market Street entrance, weather permitting. Bring a chair to enjoy the program from Market Street, which will be closed for the presentation.



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