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December 6, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room
Drop-In anytime between 10:00 and 11:00 for a morning of holiday crafts and cookies. Give your children the opportunity to create, holiday style! Registration is not required. Parents are encouraged to stop in at different times during the hour.
December 7, 2016, All Day @ Fitchburg Public Library
December 8, 2016, All Day @ Storytime Room
All Children Ages 2-5 Years Welcome!
Parents/Caregivers asked to stay.
• Learn how to enhance your child’s language skills through reading.
• Learn how to incorporate songs and motor activities with books.
• Language and Motor Developmental Milestones will be provided.
• Opportunity to ask questions about your child’s development.
• Led by a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and Occupational Therapist.
Brought to you by CI Pediatric Therapy Services www.therapymadison.com
December 8, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room
Join Chef Instructor Lily Kilfoy in this exciting cooking class for kids ages 6-12. Chef Lily gets kids cooking in the kitchen at a young age and introduces them to unfamiliar foods through delectable dishes and themes, all while having a hands-on fun time! Bento Boxes are neat, compartmentalized lunch boxes from Japan. In this class participants will prepare Jasmine Rice Salad with Orange Sesame Dressing, Asian Slaw, and Fresh Fruit Spring Rolls. Class will be vegetarian and nut free. Registration required. Please call the Youth Desk at 608-729-1762 to register.
December 10, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library
Join fellow Jedi and Vader’s 501st Legion - Wisconsin Garrison to celebrate all things Star Wars! Create a lightsaber, play an intergalactic game, and get creative with Yoda dough. Attend this program, you will! Costumes encouraged but not required. Bring your camera for unforgettable photo opportunities with all your favorite “bad guys doing good” at the library. Recommended for ages 5-12 and their families.
December 10, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library
Ni hao! Increase your cultural understanding and Mandarin skills at the library during this bilingual program featuring a fish craft, storytime, and practice in Mandarin basics. Verona Area International School (VAIS) teacher Lumei Huang will lead this interactive experience! Recommended for ages 2-5 with siblings welcome.
December 14, 2016, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room
Join us at the Fitchburg Public Library for an evening of mother daughter bonding! This month we will be reading and discussing “TBD” by “TBD” . Copies will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Recommended for girls ages 9-12 and their caregivers.
December 15, 2016, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room
This program will have lap rhymes, songs, stories and fun! After the program, enjoy social time with other parents/caregivers and tummy time for the babies. This program is ideal for prewalkers, starting at birth.
December 15, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room
Join us at the Fitchburg Public Library for an awesome guys night! This guys-only reading group will discuss this month's book and make next month's selection. This month we will be reading “TBD by TBD”. Copies will be available for checkout behind the youth services desk. Recommended for gents ages 9-12 years.
December 17, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room
Join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation! We will provide the LEGOs and some stories to inspire creativity. Show your creation to a librarian for a chance to be featured on our social media and behind the youth services desk! Suggested for children ages 5-12.
December 20, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library
Reading to a dog is a wonderful way to build reading skills and confidence. Independent readers in grades K-5 can sign-up for a 20 minute spot to sit down and read to a registered therapy animal. Call 608-729-1762 or stop by the Youth Services desk. (Sign-up required)
December 23, 2016 - December 26, 2016 @ Fitchburg Public Library
December 31, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library
Storytime Room & Meeting Room
Ring in the New Year at the library with silly stories, noisy crafts, super science, and a special countdown and toast at the stroke of noon. You won't want to miss this year-end celebration! Recommended for ages 2-5 and their parents/caregivers.
December 31, 2016, 5:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library