Children's Department


Welcome to our children's department.  Here, you'll find fun and exciting information about your library, including Story Time, special events for kids, new books and movies just for you, homework help, reading suggestions and more.


A long history of early childhood research shows that reading to preschool children is crucial to their development of pre-literacy skills, and subsequently success in school. The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten initiative aims to ensure that area children entering Kindergarten have acquired such skills through exposure to books and a language-rich early childhood experience.

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See what's new and good for your child's brain!



5:30 - 7:00 P.M.

Our R.E.A.D. teams are volunteers. Rarely, emergencies and  conflicts do occur, so please call ahead to confirm scheduling. 748-6160

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

Best Books Lists! This includes reviews of children's book available for electronic devices. 

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Literacy Enhanced Storytimes

For more info contact Children's Librarian, Linda DeCramer, at or by calling 748-6160.

Homeschooling In Wisconsin

Ripon Public Library supports the R.O.W. project! Check out this forum for book based, age appropriate learning plans. Click the banner below to begin yuor creative journey into READ ON WI!!

Toy Library by Ripon Noon Kiwanis

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