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Programs for Kids

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Summer Reading Program 2017

June 12 – August 4

Children 16 and under can register in the Youth Department. Adults and teens 17+ can register at the adult services desk.

  • Registration begins June 5.
  • June 12 is the first day to begin reporting and earn prizes.
  • The last day to register is July 21.
  • August 4 is the last day to report and collect incentives.

Join us for the Scholastic Book Fair! Our book event is an incentive for children to complete the Summer Reading Program. Book ordering begins online July 25th. Join us at the Fair in the Jefferson Library meeting room August 5th-10th.

Saturday, August 5: 10 a.m. – noon

Monday, August 7: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. & 3 – 6 p.m.

Tuesday, August 8: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Wednesday, August 9: 10 a.m. – noon & 3 – 6 p.m.

Thursday, August 10: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. & 3 – 5 p.m.

http://www.scholastic.com/bf/jeffersonpubliclibrary

 

 

David Stokes and stuffed animal friendsBirds, Bugs, Beavers and More

David Stokes will teach us about builders in nature and animal homes. Join the fun, and don’t forget your camera!

Tuesday, July 25

1:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Jeanie B.Jeanie B.

Interactive music show for the whole family. Bring your dancing shoes!

Tuesday, August 1

1:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

children at storytimeStorytime

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft! Ages 0 – 7

Wednesdays, June 14, 21, 28; July 19, 26; August 2

10:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Food Challenge

Get your family team together and sign up for the Food Challenge! Registration begins July 3. All ages welcome.

Monday, July 31

5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Read & Play

Stop by for stories, songs, rhymes, and play! Ages 0 – 7

Thursdays, June 22, July 20, August 3

10:30 a.m.

 

 

 

 

Messy Friends

Let’s get messy! Bring your little ones to play with paint, slime, and more. Ages 0 – 7

Thursdays, June 15, June 29, July 27

10:30 a.m.

 

 

 

 

Kids Club

Join us for programs featuring building challenges, stop motion videos, and nail string art. Ages 8 and up.

Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.

June 22: Strawbees

July 20: Nail String Art

August 3: Stop Motion Video

 

 

 

Elementary Book Club

Talk about books with us in our summer book club! 1st – 5th grade.

Wednesdays, June 7, June 21, July 19, August 2

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

 

 

 

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Builders Club

We’re building with Legos and learning to code with Meeper Bots and other devices. Join us this summer! Ages 8 and up.

Fridays, June 23, July 7, July 21, August 4

1:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Explorers Club

Program featuring four different building projects. Ages 8 and up.

Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

June 14: Building With Boxes

June 28: Newspaper Towers

July 12: Building a Bridge

July 26: 3 Little Pigs Experiment

 

 

 

 

Teen Club

This summer we’ll have STEM-focused programs featuring virtual reality, stop motion video, and tiny houses. Ages 12 and up.

Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.

June 15: Virtual Reality

June 29: Design a Tiny House

July 27: Stop Motion Video

 

 

 

 

Scholastic Book Fair

Saturday, August 5: 10 a.m. – noon

Monday, August 7: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. & 3 – 6 p.m.

Tuesday, August 8: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Wednesday, August 9: 10 a.m. – noon & 3 – 6 p.m.

Thursday, August 10: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. & 3 – 5 p.m.

 

 

Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh! Club Meet-ups

The Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh! Club will meet on a Saturday, rotating between the Jefferson Public Library and the Fort Atkinson Library.  The first Saturday of the month will be at Fort and the second Saturday will be here at Jefferson.  Sponsored by Chaos Comics in Fort Atkinson!

Upcoming Dates at Jefferson: June 10, July 8, August 12

Time:  10 am – noon

 

 

 

 

Craft Cornerphoto of craft supplies by ellepacca on Pixabay

Did you know that you can make a craft at our Craft Corner everyday? We have new crafts every week, so come by and check it out!