Library Summer Reading Program Has Started; Ms. Kim’s Amazing Animals on Mon.

Editor’s Note: The following was provided by the Whitewater Public Library.

The community is invited to join the Summer Reading Program at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library, which runs June 10 through July 20.  Children and teens may visit the library for a chance to spin the prize wheel and collect a new Brag Tag each week!  Play Book Bingo to earn adventure passes or free books!  Free activities and programs for the whole family begin with Ms. Kim’s Amazing Animals on Monday, June 10 from 4:30-5:30 p.m., an interactive live animal show that educates and entertains. Stars of the show include lizards, snakes, a hedgehog, a chinchilla, and a 25-year-old tortoise.

Other events during the first week include:

  • Art Studio Kids on Tuesday, June 11 at 9:30 a.m. with an art project for kids ages 2-12
  • For adults: Thousand-Miler Author Visit on Tuesday, June 11 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Preschool Storytime on Wednesday, June 12 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Ferradermis Robotics Demonstration on Thursday, June 13 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
  • For teens: Nerf Games in the library on Friday, June 14 at 5:30 p.m.

For the full lineup of all events during the Summer Reading Program, visit the library’s website at or connect with the library on Facebook and Instagram.

The library’s summer reading program is not just for kids! Adults may participate by reading books and filling out a slip for each book read to win prizes. One book = one entry. Plus, attend adult library programs for extra entries! There will be prize drawings for gift certificates to local businesses. Special thanks to The Book Teller, Kwik Trip, Toppers Pizza, Culver’s, Center Street Café, Rocky Rococo, Whitewater Cinemas, and Subway for their sponsorship. All entries will be entered into a grand prize drawing for a Kindle Fire tablet.

The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library is located at 431 W. Center Street in Whitewater. Contact the library at 262-473-0530 with questions or visit

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