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Adults Programs & Events

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!

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Little Chute Public Library

Enjoy a taste of beautiful music as a special guest quartet from the Fox Valley Symphony presents musical stories from the classics -  a great treat for all ages!

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 1:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Join us for a relaxing afternoon at the movies! July's feature is I Can Only Imagine.  The movie tells the true story behind MercyMe's popular song of the same title.  Rated PG.

Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with the Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Connect with your fellow movie goers in the Facebook event HERE.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Kimberly Public Library
Author: Elizabeth Berg

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.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 6:30pm
Little Chute Public Library

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

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Little Chute Public Library

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.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Kimberly Public Library

The Brown County NEW Zoo's live animal ambassadors will visit the library with the Zoomobile for a fun "edZOOcational" program featuring a variety of animals. Some hands-on time will be included. 

Fox Valley Memory Project
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

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

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

It’s the 40th anniversary of Grease!  Slick back your hair and pull out your Pink Ladies jacket.  We’ll have popcorn to munch while you watch. Rated PG-13.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Little Chute Public 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. 

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Little Chute Public Library

Rondini returns with his sidekick Einstein the World's Cutest Bunny for a fun magic show for the whole family. Come enjoy some furry cuteness and magical surprises. 

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 6:00pm
Little Chute Public Library

How well do you know your music and musicians? Join us for a night of fun trivia and find out! Refreshments and a prize for the winner will be provided! No Googling allowed!

Connect with other music fans on our Facebook event by clicking HERE
 

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Kimberly Public Library

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!

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 1:00pm
Little Chute Public Library

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.

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Little Chute Public Library

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.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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Heesakker Park, Little Chute

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.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Seth's Coffee (106 E Main St, Little Chute)

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. 

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