Elementary-Age Programs

Elementary-Age Programs

Shooting Stars- Preschool & School-Age Literacy Program
This engaging, literacy-rich incentive program is for children from the age of 2 through those entering 5th grade. Read in 20 minute increments to earn prizes along the way, including entries into the grand prize drawings of your choice! In addition to milestone incentives throughout the summer and grand prize drawings at the end of the summer, prize envelopes filled with coupons and a free book are awarded to each Literacy Program finisher beginning July 31st and through August 31st!


Remember to stop in at the Library to pick up your activity log!


Summer Performers

Musician - Laura Doherty, Tuesday, June 18 at Noon 
Award-winning songs will take you on a magical, musical journey into space, a perfect start for our Summer Program!

Dash & Copper: Circus Dogs - Tuesday, July 2 at 6:00 pm
Come see an internationally recognized - and adorable - dog act during this can't-miss family program! 

Stargazer John Heasley - Wednesday, July 31 at 4:00 pm
A presentation on becoming a Stargazer: what to see, how to see, and how to equip yourself to enjoy the night sky.

Comedy Jugglers - Miller & Mike - Thursday, August 6 at 6:00 pm
There will be plenty of clowning around with these former Ringing Bros. and Barnum & Baily Circus professionals, a perfect finale for our Summer Program! 


Summer Programs for Elementary-Age Kids

Discovery Days - Thursdays at 2:00 pm June 20 through August 8
This hour-long program is for children entering Kindergarten through 5th grade in the fall.  Events include Art in a Suitcase, Kids Yoga, Space S.T.E.A.M., a Home Depot building project and more! Register online for each event. 

For most events, registration opens 2 weeks in advance and closes the day before the event. View the library calendar for special registration dates. 

June 20



S.T.E.A.M: Space Quest

Explore your solar system at the library with space themed activities such as making your own balloon rockets, constellation viewers, and more!

Registration open from June 12th to June 19th.


June 27



Art in a Suitcase with Mary Tooley

The Big Scoop on the Solar System

Registration open from June 12th to June 26th. 


July 4





No Discovery Day this week. Happy Independence Day!



July 11

Science Project: Fizzing Planets

Explore baking soda and vinegar science with this fun, creative space-themed activity.

Registration open from June 26th to July 10th. 


July 18

Kids Yoga

Come do yoga at the library with Judy from Swim Reedsburg. Event will be held outside as weather allows, so please provide your child with sunscreen.

Special registration: open from June 27th to July 11th. 

Provided by:


July 25  

Home Depot Building Project

All materials and tools will be provided for a fun building project!

Special registration: open from July 4th to July 18th. 

Provided by:

August 1



Water Play Day

Event will be held outside as weather allows, so please provide your child with sunscreen.

Registration open from July 17th to July 31st. 


August 8

Space Crafts

From galaxy suncatchers to marble painted planets and so much more, come get crafty at the library!

Registration open from July 24th to August 7th. 


Reedsburg Writers - Fridays at 10:00 am June 15 through August 3
This program is for all children and teens that are able to write independently! Join us each Friday in the Community Room to write and illustrate stories of your choice. All of the tools needed to create will be provided. For our first meeting, local author Tim Fox will share about his writing process and the publication process. No registration is necessary. We will publish the group’s work in the library at the end of the summer and have a “publication party” to celebrate!

Reedsburg Readers I & II Book Clubs
Join a book club for an exciting time with book related crafts, games, or activities. A library card should be brought to each meeting so the next book to be discussed can be checked out. The first books will be available on Tuesday, June 18th. Space is limited, so please register online or at the Library.

Reedsburg Readers I
Children entering 2nd & 3rd Grades
Tuesdays at 1:30 pm
June 18, 25, July 9, & 23



Reedsburg Readers II
Children entering 4th & 5th Grades
Tuesdays at 1:30 pm
June 18, July 2, 16, & 30


Read With Me - Come read with Henry the Golden Retriever

Bring your own book to read or check one out at the library. Sign up for a time slot at the library the day of the the program:

Wednesday, June 19th 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Wednesday, July 10th 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Wednesday, July 24th 3:00 - 4:30 pm

Monday Matinees - Mondays at 2:00 pm June 17 - August 26
Free movies will be shown on the big screen in the Library's Community Room each Monday afternoon.  All films will be rated G or PG.  No registration is required.

June 17  Lilo & Stitch  PG  85 min

June 24  Wall-E  G  98 min

July 1  Home  PG 110 min

July 8  How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World  PG  110 min

July 15  Wonder Park PG 86 min

July 22  Space Jam PG 87 min

July 29  Space Buddies G 84 min

August 5  Uglydolls PG 87 min

August 12  Meet the Robinsons G 96 min

August 19  Mary Poppins Returns PG 130 min

August 26  Lego Movie 2 PG 107 min


Family Fun Nights Tuesdays at 6:00 pm June 18 through August 6
Come to the Library Tuesday evenings for family fun.  All events are rain or shine.
No registration is required.


June 18 - Rock Painting Paint outer space themed rocks or come with your own creative ideas!

June 25- LEGO Learning Join us for outer space themed LEGO activities and free-building.



July 2 - Dash & Copper: Circus Dogs Come see an internationally recognized - and adorable - dog act during this can't-miss fmaily program! 




July 9 - Photo Scavenger Hunt Come enjoy a scavenger hunt around the library.



July 16 - Dance Party! Come for a family dance party sure to get you movin' and groovin'!



July 23 - Space Crafts All supplies provided




July 30 - Worm Races Come pick a winning worm, race friends, and eat "dirt" cups!  Worms are provided.

August 6 - Miller & Mike: Comedy Jugglers There will be plenty of clowning around with these former Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus professionals!   

Loganville Book Bunch - Thursdays at 10:00 am
At Loganville Village Hall

Come each week for fun and exciting programs at the Loganville Village Hall for children of all ages. Possible activities includes crafts, stories, activities and more. A selection of books will be available for check out! 

No registration is required.  Remember to bring your library card!

June 20 - S.T.E.A.M: Space Quest 

June 27 - Rock Painting


July 11 - Science Project: Fizzing Planets

July 18 - Art in a Suitcase: Mary Tooley

July 25 - Cupcake Decorating

August 1 - Home Depot Building Project

August 8 - Worm Races






Where's Stitch?


Stitch, our extraterrestrial summer mascot, is hiding in the Children's Area of the Library.  Look for him, describe to a staff member at the desk where he is hiding, and have your hand stamped.  




Reedsburg Public Library will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities are able to enjoy all of its programs, services and activities.  If special accommodations are needed to attend any of our events please call 768-7323 at least 48 hours before the event.