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Kid & Family Programs

2019 Winter Reading Program: Reading is the Cat's Meow - Registration Required
Monday, December 17 (All day) to Friday, March 1 (All day)



Registration is open:

Please only enter reading level appropriate books that you read during this program.

Dragon Dollars can be spent in the Prize Store or donated to either the DeForest Area Public Library Endowment Fund, the Dane County Humane Society, the DeForest Area Needs Network, or the Wisconsin Big Cat Rescue. For more information about each of these organizations click their name to visit their website.

Non-redeemed Dragon Dollars (meaning they are on your online account as still owed to you) can be donated to any of the three organizations by sending an email to jsvetlik@deforestlibrary.org before end of day Sunday, March 3, 2019. Please include the amount you are donating to the specific organization(s). Redeemed Dragon Dollars must be donated in person.

All Dragon Dollars earned this reading program will expire at the end of the day Sunday, March 3, 2019.

Exploratory | Thursday, February 7 - 6:00pm | Children's Room


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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!

Book Sale | Saturday, February 9 - 9:00am | Lower Level


Come and check out our new selection of used books and more!

Please support the Friends of the DeForest Area Public Library, a 501(c)(3) organization. All proceeds benefit the DeForest Area Public Library.

 

Exploratory | Monday, February 11 - 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!

February Open Mic Night - Registration Required | Monday, February 11 - 6:30pm | Community Room


Do you sing? Juggle? Play an instrument? Dance? Tell jokes? Perform poetry? We want you!

Sign up today to perform at Open Mic Night!
  • This is an all-ages show, so keep acts suitable for general audiences. 
  • Performers are encouraged to register in advance. Walk-ins will be accepted as time allows. 
  • Register online or at the library desk. 
  • Kids, teens and adults are encouraged to participate.

Please register for a time slot, times are approximate:

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

Time for Bed! | Monday, February 11 - 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.

Tiny Tot Time (18 - 24 months) - Registration Required | Wednesday, February 13 - 10:00am | Children's Room


Tiny Tot Time involves finger plays, stories, music, and fun. This session is for children 18 - 24 months old on Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

You may register for one Story Hour OR Tiny Tot Time. Once sessions begin please e-mail Louise, louisev@deforestlibrary.org for available classes.

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

Registration: Registration begins August 6, 2018

READ to Honey | Wednesday, February 13 - 4:00pm | Children's Room


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Sign-up at the front desk for a 10 minute opportunity to read to Honey.

Exploratory | Thursday, February 14 - 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!

Saturday Cinema | Saturday, February 16 - 1:30pm | Community Room


Check out all the movies we have lined up for our year-round movie program Saturday Cinema.

Exploratory | Monday, February 18 - 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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