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The Children’s Library is taking the show on the road

August Events for Children

We’re out and about in the community this month. Find us at Village Park, the Wisconsin Athletic Club, and Old Falls Village.

Family Programs

David Landau

Join musician David Landau for an upbeat, educational music program. Kids will sing some, move some, act some, dance some, shout just a little bit, and laugh a bunch! 

Monday, August 1
1:00 – 1:45 PM
Municipal Park

Jim Gill’s Sing-a-thon of Celebrated Songs 

Get ready to sing, clap, dance, and spin along during this visit by award-winning children’s musician and author Jim Gill. 

Join us starting at 5:00 PM for food trucks, family activities, and fun. The Jim Gill concert will begin at 6:30 PM.

This event will be held at the Village Park Amphitheater at N87W16749 Garfield Dr, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051. Make sure to bring your chairs or blankets.

In the event of inclement weather, this event will take place in the North Middle School gymnasium at N88W16750 Garfield Dr, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051. Check our website calendar and Facebook page for information on any location changes.

This event is generously sponsored by The Menomonee Falls Library Friends

Monday, August 8
6:30 – 7:15 PM
Village Park Amphitheater

Family Fun Day: Water Science

Will these objects sink or float? How many drops of water will fit on top of a penny? Find answers to these questions and more as you conduct different experiments all about water.

Families with children of all ages are welcome to splash on over!

Saturday, August 13
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Children’s Program Room

Sci-Fi Family Day at Old Falls Village

Find the Library’s table dressed up as your favorite Sci-Fi character and enjoy a fun-filled atmosphere that is out of this World! Children’s scavenger hunt activities, music, fashion show, costume contest, and other activities. Even robots may visit.

Saturday, August 13
12:00 – 9:00 PM
Old Falls Village

Visit the Library at The WAC!

Visit the Library booth at the Menomonee Falls WAC as part of their Community Day at The Falls! This is an outdoor event that will take place rain or shine.

Thursday, August 25
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Wisconsin Athletic Club
N91W15700 Falls Parkway Ln
Menomonee Falls


Children’s Programs

Outdoor Storytime

Bring your chairs or blankets and join Ms. Amanda and Ms. Lisbeth for storytime outside on the grassy area near the Library parking lot. Best suited for kids ages 2 – 5.

Tuesdays & Thursdays
June 14 – August 11
10:00 – 10:30 AM
Municipal Park

Kids’ Movie: Moana

Bring your pillows and blankets and join us for a showing of a popular kids’ movie! 

Please note: Library staff will not be present during the movie showing. Per the Library’s Safe Child Policy, children under the age of 10 must be under the supervision of a parent, another responsible adult, or caregiver (age 14 or older) at all times in the Library. Children 10 and up are welcome to use the Library unattended as long as their behavior is in accordance with Library policies.

Wednesday, August 3
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Children’s Program Room


Tween Programs

Tween programs are intended for ages 10 – 12.

Between

This month is gaming! We’ll have the Nintendo Switch out as well as board and card games!

This event was made possible by the Menomonee Falls Library Friends.

Tuesday, August 9
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Children’s Program Room

Minecraft Club

Stop by and play Minecraft on the Library’s Realms server using one of our tablets or laptops. Space is limited. Registration is required. This event was made possible by the Menomonee Falls Library Friends.

Thursday, August 25
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Children’s Program Room
Registration opens on August 1