Family & Teen Activity Bags (FABs/TABs)

Family & Teen Activity Bags & Books (FABs/TABs)

Looking for a fabulous activity to do as a whole family? The library has you covered! Each month, we’ll be offering a variety of Family Activity Bags & Books – and now, each bag comes with a book hand-picked for you by your friendly neighborhood librarians! Check back for a new line-up of FAB fun every month!

Register online to reserve your bag. If calling, you must speak to a live staff member to reserve your kit. Voicemails will not be honored. Limit 2 per family.

***Supplies are limited, and available on a first come-first served basis!***

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Foodwise Presents: Goldilocks & the Three Bears

Registration Opens: January 7 at 5PM. Click here to reserve your kit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/132137854881

FoodWIse teaches the importance of food safety with a fairy tale retelling! Goldilocks contracts a food-borne illness from eating porridge that has been left out on the table too long. Each bag includes a finger puppet kit and recipes for two types of porridge to try! Tune in on Wednesday, January 20 @ 9:30 for a special storytime with FoodWIse! Register online starting January 7 at 5PM to reserve your kit. If calling, you must speak to a live staff member to reserve your kit. Voicemails will not be honored. Limit 2 per family. Supplies are limited!

TEEN: Among Us Miniatures Kits

Registration Opens: January 13 at 5PM. Click here to reserve your kit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/133007562199

Take a break from your tasks and learn how to create your own polymer clay miniature Among Us crewmate! The kit comes with a small packet of polymer clay, a popsicle stick, a shaping tool, and paint. Our kit includes paint to make a white jumpsuit and a cheesehead hat, but you can use your own paint to make other combos as well! Haven’t been reading much lately? Kinda sus…the library will also be checking out surprise Sci Fi YA books with every kit for you to enjoy or return in our outside book drop. Tune in to watch a livestream tutorial on Friday January 22 at 4pm. Register online starting January 13 at 5pm to reserve your kit. If calling, you must speak to a live staff member to reserve your kit. Voicemails will not be honored. Limit 2 per family. Supplies are limited!

Lions and Tigers and Bats, OH MY!

Registration Opens: January 14 at 5PM. Click here to reserve your kit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/132142496765

Love animals? This kit is for you! Grab a kit and tune in on Monday, January 25 @ 1:00 to learn all about Lions, Tigers, and Bats and make a fun craft with artist Mary Tooley! Register online starting January 14 at 5PM to reserve your kit. If calling, you must speak to a live staff member to reserve your kit. Voicemails will not be honored. Limit 2 per family. Supplies are limited!

Water Cycle Kits

Registration Opens: January 21 at 5PM. Click here to reserve your kit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/132144328243

Learn about the water cycle with Wisconsin Maritime Museum through a hands-on STEM activity! Tune in on Tuesday, February 2 @ 6:30. Register online starting January 21 at 5PM to reserve your kit. If calling, you must speak to a live staff member to reserve your kit. Voicemails will not be honored. Limit 2 per family. Supplies are limited!

Ice Art Kits

Registration Opens: January 28 at 5PM. Click here to reserve your kit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/132145610077

Make some cool art with a few simple materials and ice! Register online starting January 28 at 5PM to reserve your kit. If calling, you must speak to a live staff member to reserve your kit. Voicemails will not be honored. Limit 2 per family. Supplies are limited!

Glaze & Paint Wind Chimes Kit

Registration Opens: February 4 at 5PM. Click here to reserve your kit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/136638400133

Pick up your materials ahead of time and join Katie from Glaze N’ Paint on February 16 @ 6:30 on our Facebook page/Youtube channel for a virtual tutorial to create your own wind chimes! FABs are available on a first come-first served basis. Supplies are limited! Register online starting February 4 to reserve your kit. If calling, you must speak to a live staff member to reserve your kit. Voicemails will not be honored. Limit 2 per family.

Hot Chocolate Slime Kit

Registration Opens: February 11 at 5PM. Click here to reserve your kit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/136644833375

Love hot chocolate? Love slime? Why not put the two together for the best winter science experiment of them all! Hot chocolate slime is fun to play with, but NOT to eat. FABs are available on a first come-first served basis. Supplies are limited! Register online starting February 11 to reserve your kit. If calling, you must speak to a live staff member to reserve your kit. Voicemails will not be honored. Limit 2 per family.

TEEN: Unicorn Felting Kits

Registration Opens: February 17 at 5PM. Click here to reserve your kit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/136656046915

Need a little magic in your day? Add some color to any gray winter day with our Unicorn Felting kits! Destress and have fun learning how to create your own fluffy unicorn – we provide all the materials, you provide the creativity! As an added bonus, the library will also be checking out surprise Fantasy books with every kit for you to enjoy or return in our outside book drop. Tune in to watch a livestream felting tutorial on Friday, February 26 @ 4pm. Register online starting February 17 @ 5:00  to reserve your kit. If calling, you must speak to a live staff member to reserve your kit. Voicemails will not be honored. Limit 2 per family.

Super Sharks! Kit

Registration Opens: February 18 at 5PM. Click here to reserve your kit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/136647212491

Love animals? This kit is for you! Grab a kit and tune in on Friday, February 26 @ 1:00 to learn all about amazing sharks and make a fun craft with artist Mary Tooley! Register online starting February 18 @ 5:00 to reserve your kit. If calling, you must speak to a live staff member to reserve your kit. Voicemails will not be honored. Limit 2 per family.

Pinecone Winter Fairy Kits

Registration Opens: February 25 at 5PM. Click here to reserve your kit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/136653388965

Make your own winter fairy out of a pinecone! Register online starting February 25 to reserve your kit. If calling, you must speak to a live staff member to reserve your kit. Voicemails will not be honored. Limit 2 per family.