Fizz, Boom, Read Summer 2014


Sign-Up Begins Monday, June 9

  1. Pick up a reading record and library bag of goodies any time after this date.
  2. Each day that you read, record the number of minutes.  Earn a Fun Point for every hour completed.  Spend your Fun Points on prizes throughout the summer.   
  3. BONUS ITEMS: you will also earn these rewards as you go: 

Week 1:  Coupon for half-off your fines, good until 12/31/14 for a one-time use.  (Balance must be paid

                 when coupon is used.  Excludes lost or damaged items)

Week 2: Milwaukee Planetarium and Museum passes

Week 3:  Coupon for a free kid’s meal at Subway

Week 4:   Coupon for a Pizza Hut personal pan pizza, PLUS Choose an item off the book cart


Ants in the Pants

Wednesday, June 18   2PM            

Come observe as live ants are introduced to an ant farm and begin to create a colony.  Play “Crazy Ant Trivia” and life-sized “Ants-in-the-Pants” using catapults that you will make.


Wisconsin Wildlife and Invasive Aquatic Species   

Wednesday, June 25   2PM

 Conservationist, Chris Hamerla, will lead kids through an invasive aquatic species activity and he will teach us about some of these species in Marquette County.  Then, test your “Ology Knowledge,” make an origami jumping frog, and play games using your new deck of Wisconsin Wild cards. 


Paper Airplanes and the Science of Flight

Wednesday, July 2   2PM

Learn to make several designs or try your own.  Then test them out in a flight contest.  Fun Points awarded to top fliers. 


Zoozort Live Animal Program

Wednesday, July 9    2PM

Noelle Tarrant shares her passion for animals and education.  She will bring a giant tortoise, a kinkajou, an armadillo and many more.


Wonder of Bubbles and Crystals

Wednesday, July 16   2PM

Giant bubbles, bubble art, unique bubble wands made with unusual objects, AND we’ll make rock candy.


Kitchen Science

Wednesday, July 23   2PM

We’ll make Dancing Oobleck, Lava Lamps, Sparkly Explosion, and baking soda rockets which we will launch.



Lego Club meets the third Tuesday of each month from 6-7PM.  Members vote on a theme for the following club date.  June's theme will be "Use Your Imagination."  May's theme was "Lego Kits" and the pieces are now on display at the library.   New members have a choice to donate $10 per child for starter legos, or donate legos. Each program will have a theme or special challenge.  Call (608) 296-2544 for more information.


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