Teen Summer Library Program

The Teen Summer Library Program has officially started! Stop by the Reference Desk and register today. The more you read the better your chance to win prizes all summer!

2016 Teen Manga Festival

Stop by the Community Room on Saturday, May 7 for our annual Teen Manga Festival! Manga artist Nick Katzfey will be teaching us how to make our own comics at 1 p.m. with manga crafts and snacks to follow. Teens in grades 7-12 are invited.

Volunteer Fair 2016

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer? Stop by the Volunteer Fair on Saturday, April 30 from 1-3 p.m. and meet local organizations who are looking for volunteers like you! Teens and adults are welcome to participate.

2016 Edible Book Festival

Second Annual Edible Book Festival

On Saturday April 16, 2016 Waukesha Public Library celebrated National Library Week by hosting edible displays based on people’s favorite book or literary character. The public viewed entries from 1:00PM to 4:00PM and voted for their favorites.

You can see photos of all the entries on our Facebook page. At the end of the day, there were five entries that stood above the rest:

I Spy - WINNER Best in Show Laura SumpterBest in Show: I Spy by Laura Sumpter.

Tequila Mockingbird - WINNER PunniestFunniest Dawn HabbenPunniest/Funniest: “Tequila” Mockingbird by Dawn Habben.

Rainbow Fish - WINNER Most Creative Use of Ingredients Kathryn HendersonMost Creative Use of Ingredients: Rainbow Fish by Kathryn Henderson.

Most Likely to be Eaten: Danny and the Dinosaur by Dakota Diaz with Chance, Sailor, and Luke.Most Likely to be Eaten:  Danny and the Dinosaur by Dakota Diaz with Chance, Sailor, and Luke.

Least Likely to be Eaten: Gods of Olympus by Cassie and Patti Kowalski.Least Likely to be Eaten: Gods of Olympus by Cassie and Patti Kowalski.

Teen Manga and Anime Club

Join us next Tuesday as we plan for our upcoming Teen Manga Festival! TMAC meets in the Community Room at 5 p.m. Teens in grades 7-12 are invited, and snacks and supplies will be provided.

Waukesha Public Library’s Edible Book Festival: Saturday, April 16, 2016

What’s better than reading a book? How about making an edible version of a book? Create your masterpiece and enter it in Waukesha Public Library’s second annual Edible Book Festival on Saturday, April 16! Your entry may be inspired by a favorite story, a pun on a title or simply a dish in the shape of a book but it must be book related.  All ages are welcome to enter this family-friendly event but registration is required to compete.

Drop off your entry at the Library on Saturday, April 16, between 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Viewing and voting on the entries is from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. with the Awards Ceremony at 4:15 p.m.

To register or for more details, contact the Reference or Children’s Desk or call 262-524-3682.

Teen Makerspace Day

Drop by after school on Tuesday, April 12 @ 3:30 p.m. for Makerspace Day! We will be making poetry art this month with old discarded books. Snacks and supplies will be provided and teens in grades 7-12 are invited.

Teen Tuesday: Minecraft Day

Drop by after school for Minecraft on Tuesday, March 8 @ 3:30 p.m.! Bring your own iPad or use one of ours to play with friends, and create Minecraft crafts while you wait to play. Teens in grades 7-12 are invited, and snacks will be provided.

Teen Manga and Anime Club

TMAC meets next week! Bring your Zine ideas, and we will get started on our next issue. Teens in grades 7-12 are invited. New members are always welcome!

Teen Anti-Valentine’s Day Party

Join us for the Teen Anti-Valentine’s Day Party on Tuesday, February 9 @ 3:30 p.m. in the Community Room. Play Wii-U games, make Anti-Valentine’s Day art, eat bad breath snacks, and more! Teens in grades 7-12 are invited.