Programs for Kids

starwarsreadsday15_2Star Wars Reads Day

Star Wars Reads Day is an international event that celebrates reading and Star Wars. “Feel the power of the Force” and join us for the 4th annual Star Wars Reads Day. We will have activities for all ages and free stuff to give away!

Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015

Time: noon – 2:00 pm





Homeschool of Jefferson County Kick-Off Picnic

Join the homeschool families of Jefferson County for a fall picnic! There will be a short meeting after the meal to plan activities for the year, and then there will be games and activities for the children. Bring a dish to pass and spread the word that all homeschool families are welcome.

Date: Thursday, October 15

Time: noon – 3:00 pm





Zentangle: Doodling With a Purpose

Learn how to turn your doodling into art! This program is free and all ages are invited to attend. Supplies will be provided.

Date: Saturday, October 17

Time: 11:00 am – noon





Book Club Meet & Greet

Interested in joining a book club? Come to one of our two Meet & Greets to get signed up and check out the books for November!

Dates: Monday, October 19 and Wednesday, October 28

Time: 3:45 – 4:30 pm






Zap, presented by the Science Alliance, will illuminate the mysterious world of electricity by ignited your kids’ curiosity.

Date: Thursday, October 29

Time: 4:30 pm





photo by z Q on Flickr“Art-full” Thursdays

Drop by on Thursdays to try out a creative craft! “Art-full” Thursdays offers a creative outlet for older children. Ages 9 and up.

Time: 10 am – 5 pm

Dates: October 8, October 22





Kids at Work signLittle Builders

Join us for this program to encourage social interaction as well as help to develop verbal and math skills through play. Ages birth to 5.

Dates: October 15

Time: Drop in 10:30 am – noon




Every Hero_G copyRead to Me

At Read to Me, we’ll introduce early literacy tools and skills through books, music, rhymes, and activities. Our theme is “Connect, Explore, Play”. This group gives also families of Jefferson County a place to meet other families, make new friends, and, of course, learn about the great things we do here at the library.

Join us in the Story Corner every 2nd and 4th Tuesday. Ages birth to 4.

Dates:  Tuesdays, October 13, October 27

Time: 10:00 am





Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh! Club Meet-ups

The Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh! Club will meet on a Saturday, rotating between the Jefferson Public Library and the Fort Atkinson Library.  The first Saturday of the month will be at Fort and the second Saturday will be here at Jefferson.  Sponsored by Chaos Comics in Fort Atkinson!

Time:  10 am – 1 pm

Next Date at Jefferson: October 10





Photo by Patrick Lauke on FlickrLego Club

Feeling creative? We’ll give you a monthly challenge, and if you choose to accept, your masterpiece will be placed on display for all to see! Duplos also available.

Dates: Tuesday, October 20

Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm





Popcorn & Books!Photo by Malingering on Flickr

Check out a book and get some popcorn!

Date: TBA

Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm





chess_PeterMillerChess Club

When: the 1st Wednesday of each month

Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm

All ages welcome!





Creative Corner

Did you know that you can make a craft at our Creative Corner everyday? We have new crafts every week, so come by and check it out!