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Kid & Family Programs

You've Got Savings - National Library Card Sign-up Month
Thursday, September 1 (All day) to Friday, September 30 (All day)


Show your library card and save!

  • Culver's 
    10% off purchases
    DeForest location only
     
  • Norske Nook Restaurant & Bakery
    $3 off 11" pie
    DeForest location only
     
  • The Poppy Seed
    10% off drinks
     
  • Windsor Breads
    10% off purchases
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Offers good 9/1/2022 - 9/30/2022. Some restrictions apply.

 

Also, show your library card at DAPL booths at community events in September to receive special gifts donated by Fleet Farm-DeForest!

Board Games | Saturday, October 1 - 1:00pm | Children's Room


Each month we will feature different board games, as well as have other games for kids & families and teens & adults!

Feel free to bring a game to teach and play!

Games you bring to teach and play do not have to fit the theme of the month.

Some games we have at most game days include Astro Trash, Life, Connect Four, matching games, Chess, Flapjack Flipout, Uno, Dominos, Fluxx, Hi Ho! Cherry-O, and more!

My First Book Club | Monday, October 3 - 4:00pm | Children's Room


Registration: Register!

Join us for My First Book Club on the first Monday of each month from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Children's Room as we explore and discover exciting, fun picture books paired with activities or crafts.

This book club is geared toward kids in preschool - 1st grade.


Books shown in the event image are an example of books you can check out from the DeForest Area Public Library, not necessarily specific titles that will be read in the book club.

Please Note: The registration link is for the last session (April 3). This is to keep registration open throughout the entire season. When you register for this session you are registering for all remaining sessions.

Read with an Officer! | Wednesday, October 5 - 3:30pm | Children's Area


Stop in the Children's Area to Read with an Officer most first Wednesdays of the month.

Exploratory | Thursday, October 6 - 3:30pm | Children's Room


Exploratories are family activity times for pre-school and elementary school-aged children and their families held in the library children's room. Join in the fun!


We follow current Dane County Public Health guidelines. All programs are subject to change based on current public health guidelines and best practices.

Follow the DeForest Library on Facebook for program updates or subscribe to our DAPL e-newsletter.

Themes and activities may change.

Chapter Chats | Monday, October 10 - 4:00pm | Children's Room


Registration: Register!

Join us on the second Monday from 4 to 5 pm in the Children's Room for Chapter Chats, chatting and activities (craft, game, activity, etc.).

Our October chat will be a get to know each other and pick up the first book for our next chat. Miss Emily will choose the first book for the monthly chats after that the group will vote on the next book. You will receive the new book at each chat.

This book club is geared toward kids in 1st - 4th grade.


Books shown in the event image are an example of books you can check out from the DeForest Area Public Library, not necessarily specific titles that will be read in the book club.

Please Note: The registration link is for the last session (April 10). This is to keep registration open throughout the entire season. When you register for this session you are registering for all remaining sessions.

Exploratory | Thursday, October 13 - 3:30pm | Children's Room


Exploratories are family activity times for pre-school and elementary school-aged children and their families held in the library children's room. Join in the fun!


We follow current Dane County Public Health guidelines. All programs are subject to change based on current public health guidelines and best practices.

Follow the DeForest Library on Facebook for program updates or subscribe to our DAPL e-newsletter.

Themes and activities may change.

Mini Painting - Faux Stained Glass | Saturday, October 15 - 12:00pm | Children's Room


This month we will be starting at noon so anyone that wants to attend both the Mini Painting and the Moon Sign Astrology 101 can!

Next month we will be back to our standard time.

Build It Club | Tuesday, October 18 - 3:30pm | Children's Room


Kids are encouraged to join us on the 3rd Tuesday of the month for Build It Club!

This program is geared for kids ages 4 - 12, but all ages are welcome.


We follow current Dane County Public Health guidelines.  All programs are subject to change based on current public health guidelines and best practices. 

Follow the DeForest Library on Facebook for program updates or subscribe to our DAPL e-newsletter. 

Themes and activities may change.

Howl for Wolves | Tuesday, October 18 - 6:00pm | Community Room


 

Discover the special role of the Timber Wolf in the way the world works in this interactive program.

Adults and children are invited to join as we learn about wolves with hands-on activities.  

Read to an Animal | Wednesday, October 19 - 4:00pm | Children's Room


Join the DeForest Area High School FFA to read to a different animal each month!

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