Children's Summer Reading Program

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Summer Reading Club: June 1 - August 15, 2020

Children's includes those aged between 5-12 years old.
Complete the paper reading challenge to earn prizes all summer long!  Register in-person at the library starting June 1!

*If you want to sign up for the virtual Children's Summer Reading Challenge, please register through our Beanstack site.
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Storytime on the Lawn

  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30 AM from June 8-August 11.
  • Storytimes include stories, finger plays, and songs. A responsible adult should be present. All ages are welcome! 
  • No registration is required, but please make sure storytime etiquette is followed. 
  • Storytime Etiquette & Rules:
    • Family/Caregiver groups should maintain social distancing of 6 feet from others and library staff.
    • Blankets or chairs will not be provided, so please bring your own.
    • If raining or inclement weather is predicted, storytime will be canceled.
    • Stamps will not be given out, but rather stickers will be provided for those that wish to have one.

Messy Monday

  • Join us on the library’s east lawn for a morning of sensory art exploration and creation! This process-oriented art program is intended as an open-ended exploration of the various art materials provided. We can't wait to see what you create!
  • Families/Social Pods (2 adults and up to 5 kids) can register for a table during one of the 15-minute time slots at the link.
  • June 21 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM  REGISTER HERE!
  • July 19 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM REGISTER HERE!
  • August 16 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM  REGISTER HERE!

Read Around Town!

  • Join us virtually on Facebook for a fun storytime brought to you from different locations around Mequon and Thiensville. For a fun twist, guess in the Facebook comment section if you know where storytime is being held today . First correct guess receives a small prize!
  • Saturday, June 12 at 10:30 AM
  • Saturday, July 10 at 10:30 AM
  • Saturday, August 14 at 10:30 AM
  • FLWLIB Facebook Page

Make It! Craft Kits

  • Brown bag crafts to-go! Kits include most items needed to create a simple, fun craft! This summer, new kits will be available on certain Fridays in the Library's front entrance.
  • June 4: Summer Fun & Games Activity book
  • June 11: Mosaic Paint by Stickers
  • June 18: Mystery Craft
  • June 25: Sensory Stick Craft
  • July 2: Patriotic Star Crown
  • July 9: Watercolor Yarn Art
  • July 16: Mystery Craft
  • July 23: Sunshine Sewing Craft
  • July 30: Colorful Mini Turtle Craft
  • August 6: Pinwheel Craft
  • August 13: Shark Week Craft
  • August 20: Mystery Craft
  • August 27: Paper Veggie Garden Craft

Make It! STEAM Kits

  • Make It! STEAM Kits will be available select Saturdays for pick-up at the library! Each kit includes most items needed to complete a project or simple experiment at home! STEAM Kits are intended for early elementary aged children and their caregivers to work on together.
  • June 5 & 19, July 10 & 24, August 7