615 Phillips Blvd.
Sauk City, WI 53583
P:(608) 643-8346
F: (608) 643-3365

Monday - Thurs. 9 AM - 8 PM
Friday 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday 9 AM - 2 PM
Closed Sunday

Summer Library Program

The Summer Library Program begins June 12!

Take part in our Summer Library Program for children, teens, and adults, “All Together Now.” Record your reading online on Beanstack or with tracking sheets and enter to win cool prizes. Learn more about this year’s program on our website.

Visit the library for fun programs and activities. Check out the full events schedule on our calendar.

Reading program registration begins June 7 and continues all summer long.

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Katelyn’s Summer List

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Storytime returns June 12!

Storytime and Music & Movement will return the week of June 12.

Storytime is held on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10am. A new theme will be presented each week! Music & Movement is held on Wednesdays at 9am.

Storytime and Music & Movement have been crafted for children ages five and under, bull all are welcome.

The summer session will end on August 16.

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We’re Hiring!

Do you love the library and working with people? We are looking for our next Library Assistant! Hours are Mondays from 8am-noon, Wednesdays from 4-8pm, Fridays from noon-5:30, and one or two Saturdays per month (employee’s choice). Some flexibility in these hours for the right candidate. Starting wage of $13/hour. To apply, please send an email telling us why you are interested in working at the library and your resume to lisa@saukcitylibrary.org.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, with a deadline of May 24, 2023. A full position description is available here.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Closed for Memorial Day

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 29 in honor of Memorial Day.

The book drop in the parking lot will remain open, while we’re closed. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30.

Have a happy and safe Memorial Day!

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Merrimac Preserve Field Trip

Saturday, May 13 from 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Meet at the parking lot at S6888 Hwy 113, Merrimac.

A follow-up to Mike Mossman’s lecture on Sauk County’s Natural Areas, join Mike and Jessica Renley to explore some of the ecosystems found at this unique property, managed by the Riverland Conservancy. The event starts at 8am and will continue through noon, but everyone is welcome to join us for as long as you please! This event is sponsored by the Rooted in Conservation Fund through the Community Foundation of South Central Wisconsin.

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Shell Week Apr. 24-28

We’re celebrating shells April 24-28!

Come for a shell-themed storytime on Monday, April 24 or Wednesday, April 26 at 10am.

Tuesday, April 25 at 6:30pm we’re hosting conservation biologist Lisie Kitchel. She’ll be teaching about Wisconsin’s Native Mussels, Our Freshwater Treasures.

Did you know that mussels are one of the most endangered groups of animals, and that 24 of Wisconsin’s 50 species are endangered, threatened or of special concern? Learn all about this underappreciated animal and efforts to restore populations right here in our backyard. This lecture is sponsored by the Rooted in Conservation Fund.

Thursday, April 27 at 6pm is our Pajama Party Movie Night! We’ll be screening Marcel the Shell with Shoes on.

Put on your comfiest pajamas, grab your blanket and pillow and head on down to the library to get cozy and enjoy the movie. Free, freshly-popped popcorn available! Feel free to bring a beverage and/or snacks of your own. The movie is rated PG and runs 1 hour and 29 minutes.

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Storytime returns April 3!

Storytime and Music & Movement will return the week of April 3!

Storytime is held on Mondays and Wednesday at 10am. Music & Movement is held on Wednesdays at 9am.

No registration is required to attend. The spring session will end on May 24.

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Katelyn’s Spring List

Spring 2023

Abrams, Stacey – Rogue Justice: Avery Keene
Atwood, Margaret – Old Babes in the Woods
— Fourteen Days
Baldacci, David – Simply Lies
Barclay. Linwood – The Lie Maker
Barry, Dave – Swamp Story
Berg, Elizabeth – Earth’s the Right Place for Love
Bowen, Rhys – All that is Hidden: Molly Murphy Mystery
Brashears, Monica – House of Cotton
Brennan, Allison – Seven Girls Gone: Quinn & Costa
Brown, Rita Mae – Hiss & Tell: Mrs. Murphy Mystery
Childs, Laura – Lemon Curd Killer: Tea Shop Mystery
Clark, Mary Higgins & Alafair Burke – Where are the Children Now?
Coben, Harlan – I Will Find You
Cogman, Genevieve – Scarlet
Cronin, Justin – The Ferryman
Dallas, Sandra – Where Coyotes Howl
Deveraux, Jude – My Heart Will Find You
Frazier, Charles – The Trackers
Graham, Heather – Shadow of Death
Griffiths, Elly – The Last Remains: Ruth Galloway Mystery
Hanks, Tom – The Making of another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece
Hart, Emilia – Weyward
Henry, Emily – Happy Place
Hepworth, Sally – The Soulmate
Hillerman, Anne –The Way of the Bear: Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito
Hostin, Sunny – Summer on Sag Harbor: Summer Beach
Isaacs, Susan – Bad, Bad Seymour Brown
Jackson, Jenny – Pineapple Street
Jackson, Joshilyn – With My Little Eye
Jance, J. A. – Collateral Damage: Ali Reynolds
Kelly, Martha Hall – The Golden Doves
Klune, T. J. – In the Lives of Puppets
Landay, William – All that is Mine I Carry with Me
Lauren, Christina – The True love Experiment
Lehane, Dennis – Small Mercies
Leon, Donna – So Shall You Reap: Commissario Guido Brunetti
Mallery, Susan – The Sister Effect
Meier, Leslie – Mother of the Bride Murder: Lucy Stone Mystery
Meissner, Susan – Only the Beautiful
Michaels, Fern – On the Line
— Liar! : Lost and Found
Miranda, Megan – The Only Survivors
Morton, Kate – Homecoming
Nesbo, Jo – Killing Moon: Harry Hole
Palmer, Diana – The Loner: Long Tall Texans
Paolini, Christopher – Fractal Noise
Parker, T. Jefferson – The Rescue
Patterson, James – Countdown
— The 23rd Midnight: Women’s Murder Club
Patterson, Sue & Susan Dilallo – Things I wish I Told my Mother
Penner, Sarah – The London Séance Society
Quick, Amanda – The Bride Wore White
Roberts, Nora – Identity
Rosenberg, Joel – The Libyan Diversion
Rosenfelt, David – Good Dog, Bad Cop: K Team
Rowley, Steven – The Celebrants
Sanderson, Brandon – Tress of the Emerald Sea
Sandford, John – Dark Angel: Letty Davenport
Scottoline, Lisa – Loyalty
Shaara, Jeff – The Old Lion
Sittenfield, Curtis – Romantic Comedy
Smith, Martin Cruz – Independence Square: Arkady Renko
Stabenow, Dana – Not the Ones Dead: Kate Shugak
Steel, Danielle – Worthy Opponents
— The Wedding Planner
Stradal, J. Ryan – Saturday Night at the Lakeside Supper Club
Swanson, Peter – The Kind Worth Saving
Taylor, Brandon – The Late Americans
Thayer, Nancy – All the Days of Summer
Urrea, Luis Alberto – Good Night, Irene
Verghese, Abraham – The Covenant of Water
Wall, Jeannette – Hang the Moon
White, Karen –The House on Prytania
Willig, Lauren – Two Wars and a Wedding
Winspear, Jacqueline – The White Lady

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Spring Break Programs

We have exciting programs planned for kids and teen this Spring Break! Check out our upcoming lineup below.

Start your Spring Break off right! Join us at the library for a showing for Strange World. We will provide freshly popped popcorn and drinks. Children under 6 must be accompanied.

Meet up at the library for gaming fun! Drop in to try VR, WII or other popular games with fellow gamers. Try something new or get together to play your favorites. Snacks and drinks provided. For ages 11 & up.

Let the games begin! Bring the whole family to the library for an afternoon of fun. Play life-size versions of games, while also enjoying classic board games!

Build a leprechaun trap for St. Patrick’s Day! What’s the best way to catch a leprechaun; is it with a pot of gold, four-leaf clovers, or a rainbow? Create the best trap out of recycled materials. Sign-up is required. Call 608-643-8346 or visit the library to sign up!

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