Monday, August 11, 2014 - 9:00am - Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 2:00pm

Art can take many forms and use many mediums--from barn quilts and outdoor murals to reused metal and chalk drawings. Artists from around Waupaca County find innovative ways to create art without a typical canvas. Check out some of these creative art pieces in the library's upcoming exhibit, "Art: No Canvas Required."

The reading while hiking season has begun and the Waupaca Area Public Library his happy to announce that we have added a new StoryWalk to the original one at Swan Park.  The new StoryWalk is located on the River Ridge Trail on the east side of Waupaca.  Begin your hike by parking near Sunny Day Daycare and Preschool on Godfrey Drive and walking down the path that leads betweeen the daycare and the clinic.  Thanks to Waupaca Park & Rec Dept. and Sunny Day for their partnership on this new adventure. See attachments for maps of each Story Walk.

Now featuring:  Eric Carle's The Greedy Python (Sunny Day)  and Dixie and the Good Deeds at Swan Park.

Waupaca Reads Mockingbird

The Waupaca Area Public Library is sponsoring a community reading event.

We invite Waupaca residents, summer visitors and Book Clubs to add Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird to their fall reading list and then join us for any or all of the themed events. 

Copies of the book are now available at the library for checkout or reserve a copy online.

Get your Mockingbird and start reading today! Plan on sharing with your book club or joining one of the Library sponsored groups.

Waupaca Reads Mockingbird

"To Kill A Mockingbird" Events

September 19 - Coffeehouse Discussion @ Rhythm & Brews 6 pm

September 25 - Potluck Book Discussion @ Library 6 pm

October 2-Indoor Film @ Library 1:30 pm (moderated by Dr. Jack Rhodes)

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 9:00am - Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 2:00pm


"Apron Chronicles: A Patchwork of American Recollections," a nationally touring exhibition, is America's most nostalgic, thought provoking and generational friendly traveling exhibition. Pairing powerful photography with real world stories and sentimental ties to the past in the form of vintage aprons, the exhibit tells the emotional stories of 46 individuals, each of whom have unique memories about aprons and the people who wore them.

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The 3rd Annual Halloween Costume Swap will be held at the Waupaca Area Public Library on Saturday, October 4th from 10:00am until Noon.  Gently worn and outgrown Halloween costumes can be dropped of in the lower level Children's Dept of the library anytime between September 15 and October 3 during library hours.  Each costume donated will be awarded a coupon for a new costume at the swap. 

The library will also accept donations of Halloween costumes.  For more information, call the library at 715-258-4417.

Watch for the Library Maker Space tent to appear at South Park during this year's Fall-O-Rama on Saturday, September 20th!  Library staff and volunteers will be sharing great make-it and take-it projects for visitors of all ages!


Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00 am (Lower Level Meeting Room B)

For very young children with caregiver.  Share 20 minutes of stories, nursery rhymes, songs and bounces. Each session ends in a free play period. No registration necessary.

See the Calendar for complete schedule. 

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New Books in InfoSoup!

Click on a book cover to view a list of new books in InfoSoup. Visit the InfoSoup BookLetters page for additional lists & topics.

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