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