• The Scandinavia Public Library offers a summer reading program from June 1 through August 31.

    We encourage readers of **all ages** to participate!

    (For information on Story Time, Crafting Bee, and Book Group programs, please see our calendar page.)


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  • Join us for Story Time at the picnic shelter in Center Park in Scandinavia Tuesdays at 2pm from June 7 through July 12.

    During Story Time, kids will enjoy stories, activities, and crafts supplied by the library. While these activities are aimed at children ages 5-7, younger and older children are welcome to attend too! Programs will generally last 40-60 minutes. At the end of each program, kids can choose a free book to take home and keep!

    Center Park is located in the Village of Scandinavia at the...

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  • Located in Jorgens Park Preserve on the northern shore of Silver Lake in Scandinavia, the StoryWalk® is a 0.4-mile loop trail beginning east of the park's picnic pavilion. As families walk the trail, they will enjoy reading pages from a children's picture book that have been placed along the trail. 

    Combining literacy with outdoor activity, the StoryWalk® is a great way to enjoy some meaningful family-bonding time!

    Currently featured on the StoryWalk® is "Tuesday" by David Wiesner. This Caldecott Award...

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  • Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 4:00pm

    Join librarian Meredith to discuss Isabel Allende's historical fiction novel A Long Petal of the Sea.

    From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home.

    In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General...

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  • The Scandinavia Public Library invites all crafters to Crafting Bee! Enjoy an atmosphere of creativity and mutual support as you work alongside other crafters. Whether you knit, crochet, cross stitch, quilt, bead, draw, or scrap, and whether you are a novice or an experienced pro, these sessions are open to everyone! Assistance is also available for a wide variety of crafts. All ages are welcome, but individuals age 10 & under should be accompanied by an adult.

    Crafting Bee meets Thursday afternoons from...

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Access Wisconsin's state-wide digital library, with over 50,000 ebook and 18,000 audiobook titles and hundreds of magazine series to explore, using the Libby App by OverDrive! You can use Libby on multiple devices and Libby will automatically sync your loans, holds, and book progress between devices, as long as you have an internet connection and your library cards are on each device.

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Free Wi-Fi (wireless internet) is available in the Scandinavia Public Library parking lot, close to the library. To use the Wi-Fi on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop go to your settings (often a gear icon), then Wi-Fi, and then select LibraryGuest. No password is needed.

For safety, please do not stand within six feet of others or congegrate in groups of 10 or more.

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In this time of social distancing, Scandinavia Public Library has stepped up to offer community members a new opportunity to apply for and renew library cards virtually. The application and renewal process enables individuals to access digital library services without leaving the comfort and safety of their homes – even when libraries’ doors are closed.

“InfoSoup digital services are open to you even while (libraries) are closed,” said Evan Bend, Library Services Manager with the Read More about Apply for a library card online