Kids & Families

Welcome to Youth Services! We are passionate about literacy, connecting kids with great books, encouraging reading for pleasure, and developing curious minds. If you need assistance, please contact the library and ask for Ms. Ann.

 

2014 Summer Reading Program - Ages 3 through Grade 5

Stop by the library and sign up for Fizz, Boom, READ! 

Complete 7 reading-related activities listed on the reading record per week. Turn in your record for a stamp and a cool prize. You may complete up to 8 records during the program. Check out 5 or more books and get a grand prize entry form (once per week). Entertaining programs will be offered each week! Check the Library Calendar for more information about this year's entertainers. And be sure to take a look at InfoSoup's Books to Hoot About blog for book reviews that will help your family discover new authors this summer.

New Books for Kids @ the Library

Picture Books

Kids Fiction

Where did the summer go?! We are in our last week of our Fizz, Boom, Read summer reading program. The last day to turn in any reading records is Friday, August 1. We will be drawing for all the grand prizes early next week and will post the winners here.

We hope you have been enjoying all the great science shows this summer. Be sure to join us Wednesday, July 30, at 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. at the Little Chute Village Hall for Science Day with Mr. J. Mr. Janssen is a science teacher at Little Chute High School, and he will dazzle you with exploding paint cans, a frozen banana hammer, and other fun science demonstrations.We also have an Elephant and Piggie Party on Friday, August 1, at 10:30 a.m. in Kimberly for all our early reading fans of those two silly friends.

Thanks for reading with us this summer, and we hope to see you sometime this week!

Check out the latest reviews from the Books to Hoot About! blog on InfoSoup.

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Title: Hot Rod Hamster Monster Truck Mania!

Author: Cynthia Lord

Review by: Elizabeth, (Seymour) Muehl Public Library

In this fun book, hamster shows his adventurous spirit at the fair! When he gets the chance to do something extra special, he earns a load of fair tickets that he shares with everyone in line at the food stand! Sweet.

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Title: Parrots over Puerto Rico

Author: Susan Roth

Review by: Ellen, (Manawa) Sturm Memorial Library

This picture book for older readers tells the story of the Puerto Rico Parrots and the fight to save them from going extinct. The illustrations in this book are incredible - artfully arranged collages that spread vertically over two page spreads with the text well placed for reading the story. People of all ages will be drawn in by the art and the...