Summer is a perfect time to read for pleasure, and the library has a great music-inspired summer reading program called Libraries Rock! to encourage you in your reading endeavors. Registration begins on May 29 , and the program runs June 11-August 4 for eight weeks of reading fun! Stop by either location to sign up and pick up your reading logs. Read for two hours each week for a chance to win a grand prize, plus engage in classes, concert, and other shows that entertain and educate. See you this summer!
Join The Book Sayers on the third Thursday of each month at 1:00 pm at the Kimberly Public Library to discuss a variety of fiction and non-fiction selections. All are welcome! This month's title will The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg. The story follows Arthur Truluv, a man who changes everyone's life he's a part of!
If you need a copy of the book, visit the front desk at either library location or place the title on hold at infosoup.org to get a copy before the discussion.
This month's topic will be neapolitan style pizza! Megan Martzahl, executive chef of Wildflower Pizzeria will be leading us! Invite friends, share recipes and your favorite pizza knolwedge in the Facebook Event.
Fall isn’t just for clean-up chores. It is time to revisit spring. Those vegetables that do well is cool spring temperatures will also do well with cool fall temperatures. You can also be harvesting fresh vegetables after the frost.
Connect with your fellow gardeners through our Facebook event HERE.
This free program (held the fourth Monday of each month from January thru October) will be held at our Little Chute location and does not require registration. As always, feel free to RSVP, invite friends and get connected on our Facebook page.
This month's theme will be announced soon. If you would like to stay updated about this and other events and fun happenings at both of our library locations, sign up for KimLit Library's event newsletter here.
Visit the Outagamie County Master Gardeners on their website and Facebook page to learn more about all of their upcoming classes and programs.
Memory Cafes welcome those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment as well as family and friends of those affected. It's a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie and lots of creative fun! Please be aware that our policy is that for safety reasons, everyone needs to attend with at least 1 partner. A collaboration of the Fox Valley Memory Project, Village of Kimberly Parks and Recreation, and Kimberly Little Chute Library
KimLit Arts & Crafts happens the fourth Thursday of every month at our Little Chute location and is intended for ages 16 and up. Occasionally, a small materials fee and/or registration will be required, but check back to be sure. Have fun with art again! See the beauty and joy in all types of arts and the therapeutic benefits from just exploring a new art form! This month's topic will be announced soon. In the meantime, invite friends and share your hot crafting tips and tricks in the Facebook Event.
We'll wrap up our musical summer reading program with a fun dance party! Wear your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie to the big hits songs: YMCA, the Mack Chicken Dance, and more! Fun for the whole family!
Enjoy a free afternoon at the movies each month for a favorite classic film! August's selection is Houseboat starring Cary Grant and Sophia Loren. This follows a widowed father of three who hires a live-in nanny; turns out she's really an European socialite on the run!
Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with Little Chute Park & Rec.
Connect with your fellow movie goers in the Facebook event HERE.
Love to code or want to learn more about it? Taught by programmer John Emenecker, this free workshop will teach you Scratch, a visual programming language created by M.I.T. Learn problem solving, creativity, and collaboration skills in a fun manner to create games, interactive stories, and animations. This class meets daily for an hour over five days, and a commitment to attend each day is expected. Registration is required as space is limited. Please stop by either location or call 788-7825 to register starting July 9. For ages 8-14.
Arrive at the park anytime between 5-7 p.m. to enjoy a self-led story walk in the woods. Pages from a delightful picture book by Keiko Kasza, who will be visiting the library in October, will be stationed along the stroller-friendly path to read together as you enjoy the beauty of nature. A craft related to the story will be available after the walk in the pavilion. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner for a fun family evening in the park. Sponsored by the Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library and the Little Chute Park and Rec.Dept.
Books & Brews meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at Seth's Coffee in Little Chute. New members welcome... just read the book and show up! Invite friends, dish about the book and more in the Facebook event.
August's pick is: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
From goodreads: At once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation to be found in love.
Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history, and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation to be found in love.