Virtual Programs & Storytimes

Stay connected with your favorite West Allis Library staff and enjoy engaging and fun virtual programs online!

Programming for All Ages

West Allis Library Fall Fest
October 24th - 31st
Join us for some socially distanced, fall activities for all ages! We will have chalk fun, a scavenger hunt, crafts, costume parade, pumpkin painting and more! Stay tuned for details. 

COVID-19 Stories

Share your stories with us! The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting our community and it’s important to capture your experiences. Check out our COVID-19 Stories page or go here to fill out the form.

Children’s Virtual Storytimes

Storytime with Miss Beth
Mondays at 10:30 am 

Storytime with Miss Mary
Wednesdays at 10:30 am 


Join Miss Beth and Miss Mary on Youtube for these storytimes and so much more!

Children's Programming

Grab and Go Art Cart
Tuesdays

Stop at the library to pick-up the supplies (while they last) to make a craft at home. 

True Stories for Kids + Take & Make Activity
October 8: Friday Kahlo
October 22: Mary Shelley

Meet someone new by listening to a biography with Miss Beth on Youtube. Then, pick-up an activity to do at home! Activity packs (while supplies last) can be picked up in the Children's Department or by scheduling a Curbside Pick-up. For grades 1-5.

Teen Programming

Teen Online Scavenger Hunt
Now - October 13th

Use the library's databases to find answers to questions, and enter to win a reward! (For students in Grades 6-12)

Monthly Teen Mixer
October 15th, 4:30-5:30 pm

At this month's mixer we will be taste testing chips! Register to get a tasting kit, save your kit until the Zoom meet-up at which time you can discuss and guess the chips!  Register for a testing kit and to receive the Zoom link by calling 414-302-8500 or online at westallislibrary.org/events

Friday Fun
October  16th, 3:30-4:30 pm

Tie-dye a mask with a library on Zoom! Register for kit which includes one white cotton mask, one bottle of dye, and rubber bands for you to pick-up. We will then get together on Zoom to tie-dye together! Registration begins October 2 and the kits will be available to pick-up beginning October 12th. Register to by calling 414-302-8500 or online at westallislibrary.org/events.. (For teens in Grades 6-12)

Adult Programming

Coloring Club from Home
Begins October 15th

We'll provide the coloring pages, you provide the creativity! Coloring packets are available at the adult information desk the third Thursday of each month. Take a packet home to color and post your completed works of art on Facebook or Instagram before the next coloring club for a chance to win a prize!

Virtual Books & Coffee
October 17th, 10 am

Join us on Zoom for a discussion of the book Our House by Louise Candlish. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. Registration is required and may be done by calling 414-302-8500 or online at westallislibrary.org/events. For those who are registered, a Zoom meeting link will be emailed October 16.

Haunted House - Virtual Escape Room
October 19th - 23rd

Escape the haunted house and enter to win your very own copy of Haunted Wisconsin by Michael Norman. Details will be posted on October 19th!

Morning Meditation
October 23rd, 9:30-10 am

Join us live on Facebook and Instagram for some simple morning stretches and meditation to get ready for the day. (Ages 13 and up)

Cooped Up Crafts
October 23rd at 3 pm via Zoom

This month we are crafting a pumpkin or spider web orb! Registration is required and begins October 6.TRegister by calling 414-302-8500 or online at westallislibrary.org/events.. If you register, you may pick up your kit between October 13 - 23. Those who are registered will be provided with a Zoom meeting link. Those of you who do not register can still participate with your own supplies! A how-to-video will be posted online the day of the event.

Books! Live with Katie
October 28th, 10 am

Join Katie on Facebook Live where she will share what she is reading and what she wants to ready. This month she will share some fall reads, including some scary titles. If you have what to read next questions, email Katie at khubbard@westalliswi.gov or join her live! This is an informal Facebook Live chat and is intended for Adult and older YA readers.