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Event Registration

If registration is required, recommended or appreciated for an event, the event will appear on this page. Unless an event states otherwise, please only register once for an event. Any questions give us a call at (608) 846-5482 or email us at deforestlibrary@deforestlibrary.org. Please note: you must be 13 or older to register online for our programs. Anyone under the age of 13 must have a parent or guardian register for them.

Teen & Adult

Bookmaking

Registration Required

May 21 - 1:00pm | The Workshop

Make a small book to take home to use as a journal, sketch book, or whatever else you can imagine. Patrons under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adults

Qigong In-Person!

Registration Required

May 24 - 9:30am | Community Room

Registration: Register! What is Qigong? It is a slow movement exercise with gentle stretching. Qigong can create better energy, better sleep, relaxation, and reduce stress. To participate, please call the Library at 846-5482, or register on our website. Wear comfortable clothing, bring water, and you’ll need to fill out a waiver form. If you have a disability...

Teen & Adult

Dot Mandalas

Registration Required

May 24 - 6:00pm | Community Room

Registration: Register! Dot mandalas can be a fun and artistic way to relax, ending in a unique piece of art! Sign up to make your own. All supplies provided.  

Teen & Adult

Pride Month Tie Dye

Registration Required

June 08 - 1:00pm | The Workshop

Sign up for your slot to brighten up one of your shirts with an explosion of color and make it as unique as you are! Bring in your own (preferably white) cotton shirt then cover it with the colors you like. Register online or at the circulation desk to make your new favorite summer shirt.

Adults

Tech Help at the Center

Registration Required

June 10 - 12:00pm | DeForest Area Community & Senior Center

Registration: Register! Need help with your tablet, smartphone, or something on the computer? Signup for a one-on-one session covering a technology issue of your choice. Erin from the library will be at the Center from 12:00 to 2:00. Note: These sessions are not professional technical support meant to diagnose or repair broken or nonfunctioning equipment. Not...

Adults

Introduction to RPGs for Adults

Registration Required

June 14 - 6:00pm | Room C

Are you curious about tabletop role playing games, like Dungeons and Dragons, but have never played before? Join us! We’ll go over rules for a different game each time and play a short session. Please register for each session that you are interested in attending.

Kids & Family

Summer Park Storytime

Registration Only for Rain Location*

June 15 - 10:00am | See Event Description

Come and shake your tail-fin with Miss Emily at our Outdoor Summer Storytime. Join us from 10:00 - 10:30 am for singing, dancing, stories, and more! After the stories stay and move and groove with some fun outdoor activities. This program is geared for kids of all ages. Bring a blanket to sit on and join in the fun! Park Locations - Coming Soon! *Registration is...

Kids & Family

Summer Voyagers

Registration Required

June 16 - 10:00am | Children's Room

Registration: Register! Please register each child that will be attending. Sail away with us at this Summer School Age Book Club. This summer we will be reading the book Wind Riders Rescue on Turtle Beach written by Jen Marlin and Illustrated by Izzy Burton. Every week there will be activities that go along with the chapters we read. Space is limited....

Teen & Adult

Build a Light Up Angler Fish

Registration Required

June 22 - 1:00pm | The Workshop

Sign up to build an angler fish with a working LED lure by creating a simple circuit.

Adults

Memory Screening

Registration Required

June 29 - 1:00pm | Room C

Registration: Register! Presented by Dane County Aging and Disability Resource Center Memory Care Specialist, Amy Elske A memory screen is a wellness tool that helps identify possible changes in memory. It creates a baseline so future changes can be monitored. Specialists from the Dane County Aging and Disability Resource Center will provide free 10-minute...

All Ages

Wetland Wonders: Pond Science

Registration Required

July 19 - 1:00pm | Sunfish Pond

Presented by Aldo Leopold Nature Center Join Environmental Educators from the Aldo Leopold Nature Center as we explore Sunfish Pond!  We will use binoculars to watch life on and around the pond, use nets to discover the macroinvertebrates, and finally we will learn about the plants that support this wonderful wetland community. Registration Coming Soon

All Ages

Wetland Wonders: Pond Science

Registration Required

July 19 - 1:45pm | Sunfish Pond

Presented by Aldo Leopold Nature Center Join Environmental Educators from the Aldo Leopold Nature Center as we explore Sunfish Pond!  We will use binoculars to watch life on and around the pond, use nets to discover the macroinvertebrates, and finally we will learn about the plants that support this wonderful wetland community. Registration Coming Soon

Adults

Memory Screening

Registration Required

September 14 - 10:00am | Room C

Registration: Register! Presented by Dane County Aging and Disability Resource Center Memory Care Specialist, Amy Elske A memory screen is a wellness tool that helps identify possible changes in memory. It creates a baseline so future changes can be monitored. Specialists from the Dane County Aging and Disability Resource Center will provide free 10-minute...