Classes, Events and Resources for Kids




Children’s Events Calendar:



1 - CoverJune – August, 2016

Storytimes: June 5 – August 13
Program listings by location:  Central Library | Ashwaubenon Branch | Denmark Branch | East Branch | Kress Family Branch | Pulaski Branch | Southwest Branch | Weyers-Hilliard Branch | Wrightstown Branch | Bookmobile








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June 11 – August 15, 2016

Sign up at any Brown County Library for the Summer Reading Adventure to receive your reading record.






Keep track of the days you spend time reading each week.
For each week that you read at least four days, you will earn prizes such as :

  • A Super Summer Reader yard sign and a cool bookmark!
  • Your choice of kid’s meal coupons from local restaurants
  • One-day student pass to Joannes Family or Resch Aquatic Center
  • A pass to the National Railroad Museum
  • A pass to Ice Age Adventure at the Neville Public Museum in October
  • A pass to the Children’s Museum of GB or a GB Bullfrogs ticket voucher
  • Free admission to Library Morning at the Brown County Fair on August 18
  • Free Bowling Pass
  • A new book or a 25% discount off one book at The Reader’s Loft after reading 4 days a week for at least 5 weeks of the Summer Reading Adventure

Other fun things to do!

Kroc Open Swim

GB Metro

 CL Sponsors

Check out the event photos on the Library’s Facebook page! (You don’t have to have a Facebook account to view the pictures.)


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Teddy Bear Sleepover!
Take a look at what happened at the 3rd Annual Teddy Bear Pajama Party and Bears Only Sleepover at the Central Library!


Booklists, Animated Books and Fun Websites for Kids

2015 Award-Winning Books
[February 2, 2015] The American Library Association (ALA) announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards – at its Midwinter Meeting in Chicago.  View the complete list of winners.


Booklists for Kids
Staff picks, including BCL Booklists for Kids, and online resources to help kids select their next read.



View our online animated, talking picture books from well-known authors and publishers.




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Access FREE on library computers!  ABCmouse is an educational website for young children that provides online learning activities for 2-6 year olds at preschool, Pre-k, and kindergarten levels.
In the library?  Get started!


Access is also FREE on mobile devices when used at the library.  Download the ABCMouse app for Android or iPhone or iPad.



Great Websites for Kids
List of kid-friendly websites geared toward learning and play.

The Brown County Library was selected by Brown County United Way to receive their Community Impact Award that recognizes the library’s leadership and innovation while partnering with Brown County United way to address priority human services needs on a community-wide scale.

We are very grateful! Thank you United Way!

Congratulations to our children’s librarians, Jessica Pyrek (Central Library) and Molly Senechal (East Branch) who are on the cover of the Spring, 2014 issue of Children & Libraries, a journal of the Association for Library Services for Children (a division of the American Library Association).

Both have published articles in this issue and you can read them here:

Participation Palooza by Jessica Pyrek
Talking Alcatraz by Molly Senechal


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