Summer StoryTime / Summer Music Garden

children-playing-outside-clip-art-i9Summer StoryTime meets Wednesdays at 10am from June 11 through August 6.  Picture books, finger plays, music and more for preschoolers and their families.  Note:  Our special guest on August 6 is Smokey Bear!! We will help celebrate his 70th birthday!

Summer Music Garden meets Thursdays at 9:30am from July 10 through August 14.  Music & movement for preschoolers and their families.

Fizz, Boom… Read! @ MPL

Youth 14 Experiment

Monday, July 28, 1:30pm – Snakes Alive! Here’s a chance to meet and learn about snakes, alligators, and lots of other reptiles at a special afternoon program.  Get up close and see these amazing creatures.  Great program for the entire family.

Thursday, August 7, 6:30pm – Community Dance with Duck for the Oyster (gym across from library).  A special community event to celebrate summer and Minocqua’s 125th anniversary.  Join the dancing (instruction provided) or just enjoy the music and the fun!  Duck for the Oyster is one of the Midwest’s finest traditional dance bands.  Refreshments, door prizes, too!


Friday Afternoon Movies

rio22Join us Friday, August 1, 2014 @ 1:30pm for a new children’s release. (Rated G | 101 min.)



untitledJoin us Friday, August 8, 2014 @ 1:30pm for a new release for teens. (Rated PG13 | 139 min.)




Returning to Learning Open House

nicolet collegeWednesday, August 6, 3:30 – 6:30pmReturning to Learning: An Open House for Adult Students (library’s community room).  Stop in anytime between 3:30 and 6:30pm for informal discussions to answer common questions and concerns.  Here’s an opportunity to learn about enrolling and paying for college, choosing a career, preparing for college, and completing the admissions application.  A “Kids Corner” will be available with activities for children while parents attend the event.  An RSVP is appreciated by August 4.  Contact Nicolet College at 715.365.4451 or 800.544.3039 Ext 4451.

Krazy Days Book Sale / Minocqua Public Library Foundation

booksTuesday, August 12, 9:30am – 6pm AND Wednesday, August 13, 9:30am – 4pm.  Krazy Days Book Sale!!  Great selection! Great bargains!  Videos, CDs, puzzles, too.  All proceeds support the library.