Move-It Movies

  • Mondays @ 2:30 pm June 13 - July 25 (except July 4

Keeping fit has never been such fun! We like to move it with interactive viewings of Disney and Pixar Shorts each Monday afternoon! Lasts about 30 minutes.

Story Walk

  • Tuesday mornings, June 14, 21 @ 28 @ 10:00 am

Weekly book installations will be enjoyed on the Northwestern Trail—1/2 mile total walking distance—followed by a STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) focused project or activity. (On rainy days, come right inside to the storytime room.)

On your mark, get set, GO... to your next great read!!!!!

Wednesdays, June 15, 22, 29 & July 6, 13, 20, 27

Reading Education Assistance Dogs & Talk To a Teacher

2:00-3:30 p.m. With twice the reward for your time, read to Shalee our reading education assistance dog, and/or chat with a teacher, or librarian to find just the right book for your summer reading!

Click here for more information about the benefits of reading with a R.E.A.D. team!

Sync - Free Audiobooks All Summer Long!

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Starting May 5th, and running through August 17th 2016, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week for FREE - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. New titles will become available for download every Thursday. You have just those 7 days to download the audiobooks for that week, but once you do, they are YOURS TO KEEP! Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at Set up your free account and get listening!

Week 7: June 16 -- June 23

How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson

Preview this week's audiobooks below:

Fit & Fun

  • Fridays, June 17 - July 29 (except July 1) @ 7:30am

Meet in Parking Lot/Trail Head

Enjoy a mix-it-up-type walk on the Northwestern Trail, with warm-up, stride and cool-down. Signs at 20 meter intervals offer stretching and movement instructions adding a fun twist to your nature hike! Led by library staff and certified personal trainer, Katie Coughlin.

Fresh Fridays! Gardening

  • Fridays, June 17 - August 26 (except July 1) @ 8:30am

Meet in Parking Lot/Trail Head

Achieve health and fitness goals while producing the fresh fruits and vegetables necessary for a healthy diet! For 1 hour each Friday morning we will weed, water, watch, and wait for nature’s bounty in the library vegetable patch!


Ping pong is a sure-fire way to burn off calories without feeling like a work out! All skill levels invited to ping, pong and giggle their way through the fun! All supplies provided.

FREE Books for your child with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

The Ripon Area United Way is pleased to present the

Imagination Library to Ripon children under the age of 5.

What Is It?
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is a 60 volume set of books beginning with the children's classic The Little Engine that Could. Each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed in your child's name directly to your home. Best of all it is a FREE GIFT! There is no cost or obligation to your family.

Who Is Eligible?
Preschool children ages birth to five who are residents of Ripon.

One Roku, Thousands of Movies

If you already have high-speed Internet service at home, you can take home thousands of movies and TV shows with one Roku - all you need is your library card and a photo ID.  Connect one of the library's Roku devices to your TV and Internet connection and then enjoy Amazon Prime Video content (including thousands of movies and TV shows) and more than 200 recent feature films through Vudu. Rokus check out for two weeks and, as long as you bring it back on time, it's absolutely free!  Stop in and ask staff for details, or check out the catalog (links below) for a partial list of movie titles.

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