Teen Manga Fest

Anime and manga lovers unite! Join us on Saturday, May 5 for the annual Teen Manga Fest. Manga artist Nick Katzfey will kick off the day with his workshop, “How to Make Your Own Comics.” Following that, there will be origami, Perler beads, button making, polymer clay, a raffle, and more! Come in cosplay for a chance to win a prize.

Teens in grades 7-12 are invited. Snacks and supplies will be provided. Questions? Call (262) 524-3682.

Full Time Job Opportunity – Librarian I Community Library Liaison

Librarian I – Community Library Liaison

Full-time, 40 hours per week

Waukesha Public Library seeks a highly motivated individual who is passionate about working with children of all ages, and who has the skills necessary to work in both a public library and school setting.

The individual in this position will have experience working with children and teens, will have knowledge of emerging technology trends and will understand both the needs of the library and the schools.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a unique partnership with the School District of Waukesha. The Library offers a competitive salary and benefit package. The 2018 salary range is $51,402 to a maximum of $69,393 achieved through merit increases.

Deadline to submit application materials is Friday, April 6, 2018 4:30 p.m.

Online application and a detailed job description are available on the City of Waukesha’s website:


Looking for Volunteers?

Are you part of an organization that is looking for adult or teen volunteers? If so, please consider participating in our Volunteer Fair! Stop by the Reference Desk, or send us an email at refemail@waukesha-wi.gov to get a registration form.  Registration forms are due April 16, and the fair will take place April 28, from 1-3 PM.

Journal Making

Come create and customize your own journals on Tuesday, April 10 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Teen Zone! Our new journals will be perfect for celebrating Poetry Month in April. Teens in grades 7-12 are invited. Snacks, supplies, and journals will be provided.

Loan Limits Changed!

Exciting news! Starting today, there are no more loan limits on Library AV items, magazines, or pamphlets. What does that mean? Each Library card can have up to 125 items checked out on it from our collection. If you want to check out 125 DVDs, go ahead! Love CDs? Take home as many as you want! As long as you have 125 items or less checked out on your card, you can take home whatever materials you’d like. The only items that still have loan limits are: Laptops (1), Hotspots (1), Book Group Kits (2) and Launchpads (1). Please check with the Reference or Circulation Desks if you have any questions. The number of holds allowed per card is still 40.

Friends of Waukesha Public Library, 3rd Annual Mystery Mingle

A Night of Intrigue and Fun

Once Upon a Murder

Courtesy of Night of Mystery

Friday April 27


5:30 PM Refreshments and Mingling

6:15 PM Begin “Once Upon a Murder”

8:15 PM Murder Solved!

More Information

Hors d’oeuvres & Desserts provided by Rochester Deli

Beer, Wine, and Soda available for purchase

RSVP by Friday April 13, 2018

More information and online payments at the Friends Events page!

Pay Your Fines Online!

If you owe fines of $5.00 or more, you can now pay them online! Just log into your CAFE account and click on “Pay Fines Now!” This option only appears if you owe $5.00 or more. A 5% service fee applies. You can also still pay at the Library, just like before.

Tech Accessories

Celebrate Teen Tech Week in style by designing your own accessories for your favorite devices! Supplies will be set up in the Teen Zone on Tuesday, March 13 from 3:30-5:30 PM. Teens in grades 7-12 are invited. Snacks will be provided.

Anti-Valentine’s Day

Join us for our annual Anti-Valentine’s Day Party! Activities include Wii U games, duct tape, crafts, a pinata, and a raffle. Teens in grades 7-12 are invited. Snacks and supplies are provided.