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Kid & Family Programs

2018 Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock
Saturday, May 19 (All day) to Friday, August 10 (All day)


More information coming soon!

Studio 203 - Owls
Tuesday, June 12 (All day) to Sunday, June 24 (All day) Studio 203


This is an independent study in Studio 203 for students who wish to pursue an individual study of owls. Coursework provided is supplemental to the Owls in Literature lecture.

Magical Films 101 - The Beginning | Monday, June 25 - 1:30pm | Community Room


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Exploratory | Monday, June 25 - 6:00pm | Children's Room


Magnifying Glass

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!

Defense Against the Dark Arts 101 - Cyber Safety | Monday, June 25 - 6:00pm | Community Room


Officer (Auror) Johnson from the DeForest Police Department (Department of Magical Law Enforcement) will help students of all years and their parents learn how to be safe in a number of circumstances. Students of all years should attend.

Time for Bed! | Monday, June 25 - 7:30pm | Children's Room


Monday evenings from 7:30 – 7:40 p.m.

Wear your jammies, bring in a blanket and snuggle in for a bedtime story or two.

Studio 203 - Welcome Summer | Tuesday, June 26 (All day) | Studio 203


Concert at the Rocks - Traveling Lantern Show | Tuesday, June 26 - 1:00pm | On the Village Green across from the Library


Traveling Lantern Show presents The Life of Mozart - Traveling Lantern Theatre Company presents a frolicsome, gleeful and historically accurate play about one of the greatest geniuses who ever lived. From start to finish this show is accompanied by Mozart’s breathtaking music. This play is especially designed to introduce young children to the vibrancy of history, the joy of music, and the true story of the composer’s life.

Rain location: Library Community Room

Thanks to Our Sponsors:

  • Anonymous Music Lover 1
  • Anonymous Music Lover 2
  • DMB Community Bank
  • Paulson Development
  • Bakke Chiropractic Clinic
  • Ball Corporation
  • Friends of the Library
  • Parkside Village
  • LINK-ages Committee
  • Sanimax Corporation
  • Fountainhead Homes

If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate, please contact library staff.

Book Series 102 - The Saga Continues | Tuesday, June 26 - 2:00pm | Rosenberry Lounge


In this second course, we will discuss the last four novels that cover Harry Potter's 4th to 7th years at Hogwarts. Discussions will be lead by Headmistress Mia Thorn, an acquaintance of Auror Potter.

  • Book 4 - 2:00 pm
  • Book 5 - 2:30 pm
  • Book 6 - 3:00 pm
  • Book 7 - 3:30 pm

Magical Films 102 - The Sequel | Wednesday, June 27 - 1:30pm | Community Room


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Potions 102 - Science is Fun with Professor Bassam Shakhashiri | Thursday, June 28 - 1:30pm | Community Room


Professor Bassam Shakhashiri will demonstrate the joys and wonders of chemistry (potions). The professor is from the University located on the isthmus between the lakes (Madison). We are honored to have such a renowned professor from such a prestigious school delivering the lecture this year. Recommended for all students. This information will help you pass your OWLS & NEWTS.

Exploratory | Thursday, June 28 - 6:00pm | Children's Room


Magnifying Glass

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!

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