Resource Round-up: Anti-Racist Reading for Families

WHAT: The library has compiled a helpful and necessary book list titled Anti-Racist Reading for Families. WHY: Current events have brought a spotlight to this important topic and books can provide a starting point for these difficult conversations. WHO: We know this is important for all ages, so the books featured are for ages 0Continue reading “Resource Round-up: Anti-Racist Reading for Families”

Activity Time: Fizzy, Foamy Fun

Today we are going to play with baking soda and vinegar to make some fizzy, foamy fun! When baking soda and vinegar are mixed, there is a chemical reaction that causes carbon dioxide (and water) to be made. The carbon dioxide gas is what makes the bubbles. Supplies needed:  Baking Soda Vinegar Dish Soap  Food ColoringContinue reading “Activity Time: Fizzy, Foamy Fun”

Resource Round-up: Funbrain

WHAT: Funbrain offers hundreds of free interactive games, books, videos, and printables that help kids develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving, and literacy. WHY: Each activity is helpfully tagged with age recommendations and descriptors and includes any how-tos or directions. Popular books such as Wimpy Kid, Judy Moody, and Timmy Failure are available to browse!Continue reading “Resource Round-up: Funbrain”

Activity Time: Recycle Bin Roller Coaster

Building a roller coaster ball run out of paper tubes is something we always have fun with in the library.  Once you build one, there are endless modifications you can do to make different coasters, depending on the materials you use, and the type of ball you have. Almost everything you need for this activityContinue reading “Activity Time: Recycle Bin Roller Coaster”

Curbside Pickup and Book Drop

Ready to pick up some new materials from the library? Try our new curbside service! Visit LINKcat to place holds on Waunakee-owned items, or call the library to place a hold. This video will show you how to search for items currently available at Waunakee. When you are notified that a hold is ready at the library,Continue reading “Curbside Pickup and Book Drop”

Resource Round-up: Snake Discovery

WHAT: Snake Discovery offers fun and educational programs with live reptiles and amphibians. They were all set to be at the library for a Terrific Tuesday performance, but they are no longer able to travel and are now sharing tons of videos on their popular YouTube Page. WHY: Ever been curious about how a snakeContinue reading “Resource Round-up: Snake Discovery”