With daily activities, awesome prizes for reading, and ways to engage and build lasting memories, the Caestecker Public Library is the place to visit all summer long! Sign up on greenlakelibrary.beanstack.com to Read Beyond the Beaten Path with us this summer starting June 13th through the month of July. Check out greenlakelibrary.org or our Facebook for event details and extras. Below is a teaser of al that’s to come during summer reading this year:

Monday Merriment: new activity packs are released, and large group programs start at 10AM. 

  • 6/20- Accordion with Micah Sommersmith
  • 6/27- Mtoxins Animal Program
  • 7/4- Join us for the parade!
  • 7/11- David HB Drake’s Wiscon-Sing
  • 7/18- Chad Lewis: Wisconsin Lumberjack Legends & Lore
  • 7/25- Dino Dimensions with Curt Strutz

Tuesday Talks & Tiny Tinkers: we will be holding community chats with local patrons about something that they are passionate about. Adults and children are welcome. We will also have a self-directed craft out for kids to participate in starting at 10 am. Special visits from Fancy the Therapy Pony and Kim Bond on 6/20, 7/5 & 8/2, don’t miss out on your chance visit with a sweet miniature horse and hear some stories from your friends and neighbors.

Wednesday Storytimes: It’s never a dull moment during Storytime with Ms. Margie! Come early to play and create with the kids and then join in on the reading adventure at 10 am. Be sure to stick around to read to Tia the R.E.A.D. Therapy Dog at 10:30 am.

Throwback Thursdays: We are going old school with our Thursday activities starting at 10am.

  • 6/16- Cardboard roadways 
  • 6/23- Who am I now? Dress up fun.
  • 6/30- Bike decorating 
  • 7/7- Blanket fort time!
  • 7/14- Water Olympics in the side yard
  • 7/21- Pet rocks
  • 7/28- Outdoor art time

Family Friendly Friday Films: Join us for popcorn and a movie at 10AM on Fridays+. Join us on 6/17- The Witches, 6/24- American Underdog, July films TBD and suggestions are welcome. 

As for regular and continuing events, Knitters are still meeting on Mondays from 10 am-noon and the 2 pm Thursday Movie Matinee lineup includes Death on the Nile on June 9th, and The Outfit on June 16th at 2 pm. The next Crafternoon will provide another opportunity to make a Macrame Leaf wall hanging. The skills learned at the activity can be scaled up or down for wall art, key chains, or earrings. While there is a lot happening at the library this summer, we will always have spaces to rest, gather, learn, connect, and grow. We hope to see you soon!