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Week of June 10, 2019

Monday, June 10

Book Birdies

Ages 3-5

Reading Music Movement Dramatization

Book Birdies is an interactive storytime encouraging pre-school children and their caregivers to appreciate the natural world around them! Share the adventure as we read stories, build vocabulary with non-fiction books, and move with rhymes and songs. Each week discover what’s new in our nature pack and enjoy a puppet show!

**Siblings are always welcome!

Chapter-a-Day

Ages 0-18

Listen to a story while you enjoy a free lunch!

Kids ages 18 and under can pick up a free lunch at the library and enjoy it while listening to engaging books read aloud by your favorite librarians.


 

Tuesday, June 11

Join the fun as we listen to read alouds, sing camp songs, and do book based activities.  This program is specifically designed for ages 6-9.

Toddle Time

Ages 12-24 months

Reading Music Movement • Free Play

Toddle Time is an active storytime for children and their caregivers. We encourage development with reading a book, lively bounces, rhymes and musical instruments! A thirty minute free time is included at the end to enhance socialization skills for toddlers. So come learn, play and toddle with us!

**Siblings are always welcome!


 

 

Jitterbug Storytime

Ages 2-4

•Music • Movement • Reading • Cultural Exploration 

Jitterbug Storytime is a music and movement appreciation storytime for children and caregivers to explore all styles of music while encouraging our little one's abilities to jump, dance, sing  and play! We will celebrate different cultures while developing gross motor skills! Expand your musical horizons with songs from various music genres including  popular, classical, folk, show tunes...you name it! A high energy, movement-based storytime that begins with bubble time and is sure to get your little jitterbugs on their feet!

**Siblings are always welcome!

Chapter-a-Day

Ages 0-18

Listen to a story while you enjoy a free lunch!

Kids ages 18 and under can pick up a free lunch at the library and enjoy it while listening to engaging books read aloud by your favorite librarians.


 

Jeff is truly a clowns clown! Whether in or out of makeup, his audiences young and old alike are amused and amazed by his talent and his warm family friendly demeanor.

Combining a Master’s Degree in Speech and Theater with over 30 years of circus skills, magic and verbal comedy, Jeff creates hilariously funny age appropriate shows.

Jeff McMullen is part of our SOAR into Summer Library Experience. The program is free and open to everyone, and will run about 45 minutes. Space is limited – pick up your free tickets at the Youth Desk starting June 8.

Wee Read

All Ages

Reading Music Movement Dramatization

Wee Read is storytime designed to engage family members of all ages. We will share songs and stories, learn rhymes- both old and new, and shake our sillies out with lively music! Each storytime offers a family-fun puppet show and ends with a rhyme you get to take home. We are prepared to keep things flexible so that kids of every age will have a rewarding storytime experience!

**Siblings are always welcome!


 

Wednesday, June 12


Baby Time

Birth to 12 months

Reading Music Movement Free Play

Baby Time is a gentle storytime providing an opportunity for babies and their grown-ups to bond through talk, touch, sing and play! Using repetition and movement participants will learn songs, rhymes and bounces perfect for connecting with your little ones. This storytime is followed by free play, a great opportunity for babies and adults to interact and socialize!

**Siblings are always welcome!


 

Toddle Time

Ages 12-24 months

Reading Music Movement • Free Play

Toddle Time is an active storytime for children and their caregivers. We encourage development with reading a book, lively bounces, rhymes and musical instruments! A thirty minute free time is included at the end to enhance socialization skills for toddlers. So come learn, play and toddle with us!

**Siblings are always welcome!


 

"S" is for Storytime

Ages 3-5

Reading Music Movement Dramatization

"S" is for Storytime is an interactive storytime offering pre-school aged children and their caregivers the opportunity to gain early literacy skills through stories and songs. Join the fun as we read books, share flannel board stories, move to music, and delight all together in our puppet theater dramatizations!

**Siblings are always welcome!


 

Chapter-a-Day

Ages 0-18

Listen to a story while you enjoy a free lunch!

Kids ages 18 and under can pick up a free lunch at the library and enjoy it while listening to engaging books read aloud by your favorite librarians.


 

Thursday, June 13

You and Me

Ages 2-3

Reading Music Movement Dramatization

You and Me is our transition to “big kid” storytime for older toddlers and young preschoolers and their caregivers. Stories, rhymes, movement, and puppets provide children with emerging vocabulary the opportunity to build language skills! Discover concepts like letters, numbers, colors, and more during our time together. Each week we will highlight a letter of the day, a traditional nursery rhyme and guess what's in the mystery bag.

**Siblings are always welcome!


 

Chapter-a-Day

Ages 0-18

Listen to a story while you enjoy a free lunch!

Kids ages 18 and under can pick up a free lunch at the library and enjoy it while listening to engaging books read aloud by your favorite librarians.


 

Using problem solving and engineering with Oshkosh’s STEM team, attendees will make and take a rubber band car! Oshkosh Corporation is committed to building a strong community through STEM education.

Drop in for a friendly game of chess every Thursday evening from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to attend. Even if you have never played, but are interested in learning, stop by and we will teach you. No registration or chess boards required. Chess is played on the library's second floor.

Bring music you're working on, something you're having trouble with, play a solo or a duet for the group, play along with your fellow ukers. All skill levels welcome!

Ukers will meet in the first floor Story Time Room.

Friday, June 14

It's a family dance party! A half-hour of rhythm, rhyme and movement for children of all ages and their grown ups. There will be interactive songs with scarves and shaker eggs, followed by danceable music from hip-hop to Motown to swing. No talent necessary, dancing is required! The program is free – no registration needed.

 

All Ages

• Reading • Yoga • Mindfulness •  

Getting bendy with books! Please join us Friday mornings for Bookworm Yoga.  Breathe, bend and read together with seasonal themed stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop pre-literacy skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises. Bring a beach towel or mat and join us. All ages welcome.

**Siblings are always welcome!

Sunday, June 16

What can you build in one hour?  Come to the Neenah Public Library on the first and third Sundays of the month and build something never seen before, during LEGOs @ the Library.  The program is for kids age 5 and up; children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.  LEGOs provided.  We’ll display your creation in the children’s display case!