Kids and Families

Amazing American Heroes with Great Scott the Magician

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Little Chute Public Library
four american heroes portraits

Magic and ventriloquism combine with plenty of humor and audience interaction in this fun-tastic, factual look at historical heroes-- real-life Americans who did extraordinary things, including Amelia Earhart, Neal Armstrong, Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Thomas Edison, and Harry Houdini. This program is brought to you by a generous gift from US Venture.

Amazing American Heroes with Great Scott the Magician

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Little Chute Public Library
four historical portraits

Magic and ventriloquism combine with plenty of humor and audience interaction in this fun-tastic, factual look at historical heroes--real-life Americans who did extraordinary things, including Amelia Earhart, Neal Armstrong, Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Thomas Edison, and Harry Houdini. This program is brought to you by a generous gift from US Venture. Program repeats at 1:30 p.m.

Find the Superhero in YOU!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Kimberly Public Library
man wearing lab coat and safety glasses

Magic and Science Guy Jim Lenz will share his story of heroism and take you on a journey of engaging science exercises, listening games, and magical surprises. Kids will be chosen from the audience to perform amazing stunts and tricks. You will be inspired to be your own superhero!

Find the Superhero in YOU!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Kimberly Public Library
man dressed in lab coat and safety glasses

Magic and Science Guy Jim Lenz will share his story of heroism and take you on a journey of engaging science exercises, listening games, and magical surprises. Kids will be chosen from the audience to perform amazing stunts and tricks. You will be inspired to be your own superhero!

This show repeats at 1:30 p.m.

Juggling Funny Stories with Chris Fascione

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Little Chute Public Library

You’ll be laughing out loud as nationally-known family entertainer Chris Fascione brings children’s stories to life with his high-spirited and innovative performances.  Full of energy, humor and imagination, Chris creates colorful characters through his unique combination of acting, storytelling, comedy, and juggling. This program is brought to you by a generous gift from US Venture. 

Juggling Funny Stories with Chris Fascione

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Little Chute Public Library
man smiling and holding books

You’ll be laughing out loud as nationally-known family entertainer Chris Fascione brings children’s stories to life with his high-spirited and innovative performances.  Full of energy, humor and imagination, Chris creates colorful characters through his unique combination of acting, storytelling, comedy, and juggling. This program is brought to you by a generous gift from US Venture. Program repeats at 1:30 p.m.

Animal Heroes & Stars with Artist Mary Tooley

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kimberly Public Library
Dog in superhero costume

Not all heroes are human. Learn about amazing feats of many different types of animals. Which animal dads perform heroic feats? Who are the supermoms of the animal world? Find out how a dog saved an entire town! The program will conclude with a hands-on art project.Content is geared for elementary-aged students, but all ages are welcome.

Everyday Heroes Event

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Kimberly Public Library
Back Parking Lot
fireman, policewoman, and emt

Honor our local heroes! Meet veterans, policemen, firemen, plus the ambulance and street crews--those who keep our community safe and make it a great place to live. Get up close to their cool vehicles, too.

Family Movie Day Double Feature

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Little Chute Public Library
coach with team members

Inspired by a true story, Disney movie McFarland USA follows novice runners from McFarland, a poor small town in California, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White, a newcomer to their Latino high school. Rated PG. Free popcorn.

Family Movie Day Double Feature

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Little Chute Public Library
sea creatures dressed as superheroes

In our morning movie Sponge Out of Water, SpongeBob and friends team up with former rival, Plankton, to help bring back the missing Krabby Patty formula stolen by Burger Beard. To defeat a super-villain, they must unleash their inner superheroes. Rated PG. Free popcorn.

The Juggler with the Yellow Shoes

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Kimberly Public Library
man juggling

How does he do that?! Prepare to be amazed as Dan Kirk, the Juggler with the Yellow Shoes, dazzles us with incredible feats of juggling!

The Juggler with the Yellow Shoes

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Kimberly Public Library
man juggling

How does he do that?! Prepare to be amazed as Dan Kirk, the Juggler with the Yellow Shoes, dazzles us with incredible feats of juggling! This show repeats at 1:30 p.m.

Bubble Wonders with Geoff Akins

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Little Chute Public Library
Little Chute Village Hall
man blowing a bubble

Bubble caterpillars, volcano bubbles, dancing bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, a child inside a bubble, and even a square bubble?! You will be inspired as Geoff works magic with bubbles to demonstrate that “anything is possible!” Sponsored by Outagamie Waupaca Library System

Bubble Wonders with Geoff Akins

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Little Chute Public Library
Little Chute Village Hall
man blowing a bubble

Bubble caterpillars, volcano bubbles, dancing bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, a child inside a bubble, and even a square bubble?! You will be inspired as Geoff works magic with bubbles to demonstrate that “anything is possible!” Sponsored by Outagamie Waupaca Library System

This program repeats at 1:30 p.m.

Randy Peterson in Concert

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Kimberly Public Library
man with guitar

Randy will kickoff our summer reading program "Every Hero Has a Story" with his original musical story called "Searching for a Superhero." Featuring fun songs and rhyming narration, this program will cover all aspects of being a hero--doctors, teachers, veterans, guide dogs, to caped crusaders. Fun for all ages! Thank you to the Outagamie Waupaca Library System (OWLS) for sponsoring this program.

2014 Summer Reading Program

robot and boy reading books

Kimberly-Little Chute Library has summer reading programs for ages 3 through adult, so bring in the entire family for some summer fun. Registration begins on May 27th, and the programs run from June 9th through August 1st.

2014 Fox Cities Reads

Fox Cities Reads logo

Pick up a copy of WONDER by R.J. Palacio, the 2014 Fox Cities Reads selection, and join in discussions during the months to come. Unfortunately, Palacio's visit to the Fox Cities has been postponed due to a family emergency. We will share new dates as soon as they become available.