Kid's Program

APRIL 8th Friday After School Treat - Labyrinth on the BIG SCREEN!

Every other Friday, at 3:30 p.m., school aged children are invited to enjoy a special library event. Caregivers do not need to remain in attendance, but must provide an emergency contact number if leaving the building.

April 8 – In honor of the late, great David Bowie, enjoy a BIG SCREEN showing of this George Lucas produced, and Jim Henson directed, gothic fantasy starring Bowie! This PG-rated, 101 minute film also stars Jennifer Connelly who is challenged to find her way through a labyrinth in order to save her brother. As she makes her way through the maze, she faces a number of horrific challenges (like the Bog of Eternal Stench) before she finds her way to the gravity-defying castle, where her brother is being held by evil goblins.

Popcorn will be served.

April 22, Friday After School Treat -Earth Day with the Wisconsin Hickory Association

Every other Friday, at 3:30 p.m., school aged children are invited to enjoy a special library event. Caregivers do not need to remain in attendance, but must provide an emergency contact number if leaving the building.

April 22 – Enjoy an Earth Day celebration with the Wisconsin Hickory Association! Mike Starshak, a dedicated hickory tree enthusiast and promoter, will share a love and appreciation for the hickory tree through its history, lore, and the many delicious foods developed using hickory products.  Attendees can look forward to:

4 hickory tree saplings being randomly awarded!! ($25 value)

Nut cracking tutorials - Some nut crackers and picks will be provided, but bring your own for customized instruction.

Hickory nuts and treats to eat!

S'mores & Informed Stargazing w/ Paul Kinzer @ Riggs County Park

Campfire and s'mores start at 7:30 P.M. at Riggs County Park's entrance off of Hwy 23. Enjoy tasty s'mores and a story or two as the sun sets, Informed Stargazing to follow.

At 8:00 P.M., Paul Kinzer, Starlab Director, guides stargazers on a tour of the night sky with Mars & Saturn visible and a chance of meteor showers. Telescopes and binoculars provided. MAps available at the circulation desk.

Friday After School Treat - Goosebumps with Jack Black

Every other Friday, at 3:30 p.m., school aged children are invited to enjoy a special library event. Caregivers do not need to remain in attendance, but must provide an emergency contact number if leaving the building.


February 26 enjoy Goosebumps with Jack Black, as famed writer R.L. Stine, in this feature-film adaptation of the popular book series. Rated PG, 103 minutes.

March 11, features Open Season : Scared Silly! PG, 79 minutes

Seuss Birthday Bash!

It’s a birthday bash! Wednesday, March 2  3:30-5:30 P.M.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss, his famous cat & the many beloved book characters he brought to life!

Twister   LIFE-SIZE GAMES Crafts BIRTHDAY CAKE Cat in the Hat Balancing Act! RING THE GACK The Cat HIMSELF! McElligott's Pool BoOkS, BOoKS, bOoKs!

Good free fun made possible with funding from the Friends of the Ripon Public Library and assistance from volunteer members of the Library Lovers Support Group!

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