Kids' Events

All Digital Programs are available at our YouTube page--West Allis Public Library

Outdoor Fall Storytimes

Please dress for the weather! We'll do our best to have storytimes go on, unless it is raining or (gulp) snowing. If a storytime needs to be canceled, please check our Facebook page or call the Library.

Toddler Time
0-2 year olds, with a caregiver
Tuesdays at 10:00am; Outdoors
August 31 - October 26*
Babies, toddler, and caregivers, join us for outdoor storytimes this fall. We'll be outside reading stories, singing songs, and having a great time! Caregivers are required to attend. We will meet on the south side (parking lot side) of the building. 

Storytime
3-6 year olds, with a caregiver
Wednesdays at 10:00am; Outdoors
September 1 - October 27*
Preschoolers and caregivers, join us for outdoor storytimes this fall. We'll be outside reading stories, singing songs, and having a great time! This storytime includes longer picture books and is most appropriate for ages 3-6. Because we are meeting outside, caregivers are required to attend. We will meet on the south side (parking lot side) of the building.

*additional sessions may be added, depending on weather

Storytime Before Dark
0-5 year olds, with a caregiver
Wednesdays at 6:00pm; Outdoors
September 1 - October 13
Kids and caregivers, join us for outdoor storytimes this fall. We'll be outside reading stories, singing songs, and having a great time! Because we are meeting outside, caregivers are required to attend. We will meet on the south side (parking lot side) of the building.

Campfire Stories
Special Family Event
Tuesday, October 5 at 6:30pm
Registration is required (please register by family, not person)
Join Miss Beth outside the library for some fun, spooky stories. Flashlights and blankets are recommended. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sensory Play

Select Mondays, 10:00-11:00am
August 30, 
registration begins August 16
September 20, registration begins August 30
October 4, registration begins August 30
October 18, registration begins September 20
Registration is required
Each session we make a new sand, dough, or other fun sensory material! We’ll play for a while, then families can take their new play material home! Register at the library or online. See our events calendar for a list of each session's ingredients.

All sessions will take place outside the library.

Homeschool Hangout

Select Thursdays, 1:00-2:00pm
Ages 6-12
Registration is required

September 16 Solar Ovens
Registration begins on August 30

October 14 Erupting Pumpkins
Registration begins on September 16

Register at the library or online.

All sessions will take place outside the library.

Library Makers

Select Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm
Grades 1-5
Registration is required

September 16 Solar Ovens
Registration begins on August 30

October 14 Erupting Pumpkins
Registration begins on September 16

Register at the library or online.

All sessions will take place outside the library.

Take & Make Craft Kits

Tuesdays, September 7 through December 14
All ages, registration not required

Take & Make Craft Kits return to the Children's Department starting September 7. A new craft will be available every Tuesday through December 14, while supplies last.