Children's Programs

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Summer Reading Program

May 27th - August 13th

Starting you can sign up for the 2022 Children’s Summer Reading Program

via Beanstack:  https://browndeerwi.beanstack.com/reader365

Family Flicks

Thursdays @ 4:30pm

All movies begin at 4:30PM

Thurs June 2nd

Thurs June 16th

Thurs July 7th

Thurs July 21st

Thurs August 4th

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Art Cart

Every Tuesday June - August

Stop in the library and pick up an Art Cart bag for this popular grab-and-go program. Inside will be a variety of art supplies and at least one project idea. Bring the bag home and make something awesome! Available while supplies last.

Relax & Refresh

Available first Friday of the month     

June 3rd    July 1st    Aug 5th

Stop in the library each month to pick up a kit to help you take a break from daily stresses. Kits are intended to be simple, mindful, and include items such as puzzles, coloring sheets, easy crafts, and small treats.

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Tie Dye Event

Tuesday June 7th 12:30pm-1:30pm


Come and join the fun! We will have nearly everything you’ll need – we’ll supply the dye, gloves, and rubber bands. You’ll just need to bring the t-shirt or any other white fabric that you want to tie-dye. This program is weather permitting, because we will be tie-dying outside.

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Schlitz Audubon - 'Reptiles and Amphibians

Thursday June 16th 5:30pm-6:30pm

These crawling, slithering, and swimming creatures inhabit our local ponds, prairies, and gardens. You will learn some amazing adaptations these animals have developed in order to survive throughout our varied seasons. The focus is on native Wisconsin species and includes animal artifacts, plus several different species of live animals. You will have the opportunity to observe and even hold live animals such as a snake, toad, salamander, and turtle.

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Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays 10:30am-11:00am / June 21st-August 8th

Every Tuesday we’ll be sharing some fun books and simple songs. There will also be a fun craft to take home. Space is limited, and registration is required. You can register by calling our Reference Desk at 414-357-0106.   

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K.I.D.S : Kids Investigating Diverse Stories (ages 6-10)

Tuesdays 1:00pm-2:00pm / June 21st - August 8th

Looking for something fun to do? Join us for a fun activity (slime anyone?) and books!

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Fired Ink

Wednesday June 22nd 3:00pm-4:00pm

Ink + alcohol + fire = beautiful art. It wouldn’t be summer at the Brown Deer Public Library without this one! And this year, it’s for all ages.

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Mad Science 'Fire & Ice'

Thursday June 23rd 5:30pm-6:30pm

This spectacular show will thrill and chill with amazing dry ice experiments! From a shivering spatula to a special bubbly shower, you will be begging for more!

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Pokemon Go

Monday July 5th - Saturday July 9th

Can you believe it – Pokémon Go was released 6 years ago, on July 6th 2016! To celebrate, we have hidden 25 sea Pokémon around the second floor of the library. Catch ‘em all, and you’ll get to collect a Pokémon Grand Master prize bag at the Reference Desk!

Mystery Bingo

Wednesday July 6th 2:00-3:00pm

 

B-I-N-G-O! Are you feeling lucky? Keeping with our summer reading theme, our bingo game boards this year will feature ocean animals! Prizes will be wrapped, so you won’t know what prize you’ll be picking!

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Harry Potter Craft Day

Monday July 11th & 25th 2:00pm-3:00pm

Come make fun crafts with us! Both days we will be making Harry Potter themed crafts such as The Monster Book of Monsters and personal wands!

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Ocean Slime

Every Tuesday June - August

Stop in the library and pick up an Art Cart bag for this popular grab-and-go program. Inside will be a variety of art supplies and at least one project idea. Bring the bag home and make something awesome! Available while supplies last.

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Harry Potter Minute to Win it

Thursday July 14th 12:00pm-1:00pm

It’s time to compete for the house cup! We will be picking teams and playing quick Harry Potter themed games to see who will win the House Cup.

Harry Potter Quidditch (of sorts)

Thursday July 21st 4:00pm-5:00pm

Leave your brooms at home and come to the library to play a rousing game of table top Quidditch! Wear your house colors and keep your eyes open for the snitch. Who will win the house cup(s)?

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Pour Painting

Friday July 22nd 1:00pm-2:00pm

With this all-ages program, we’ll be creating beautiful works of art by pouring paint over our canvas and allowing the paint to marble/bubble itself. Have fun pouring your art.

Harry Potter Danger Words

Thursday July 28th 1:00pm-2:00pm

This game is like a mix of charades and headbandz. We give you a word, and you have to make your partner guess the word you have. Careful though! There are danger words. Say them and you lose!

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