Sturm Memorial Library • 130 North Bridge Street, Manawa, WI 54949 • (920) 596-2252 | Contact Us

Welcome to the Kids Page!

The kid's page is where you'll find information about programs and activities for children from newborns to tweens. We strive to provide a variety of activities to promote early literacy and support learning.

Porch Pickup Now Available

Porch Pickup is now available! Call 920-596-2252 to request materials from our library that you can pick up at a scheduled time. You can check out any materials the library has here in Manawa. Check the new materials listed below to see new books that might be available. We are so happy to be able to offer you this service!

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Homework Print Help

Would printing something out make your schoolwork easier? We're here to help.
Send us your request to man@manawalibrary.org and we will print it out for you!
The first 10 pages will be free and additional pages will be .15 per page.
Be sure to call us at 920-596-2252 if the item is needed quickly!

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Zoom Storytime

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 9:00am
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 9:00am
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 9:00am
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 9:00am
Wednesday, December 30, 2020 - 9:00am
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 9:00am
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 9:00am
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 9:00am

Join us LIVE via Zoom for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun for preschoolers and their grownups.

Registration is required. Storytime kit including Zoom meeting invitation is available for pickup at the Library.

Contact the Library for more information at 920-596-2252 or man@manawalibrary.org

 

 

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Zoom Storytime

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 9:00am
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 9:00am
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 9:00am
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:00am
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 9:00am
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 9:00am
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 9:00am
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 9:00am

Join us LIVE via Zoom for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun for preschoolers and their grownups.

Registration is required. Storytime kit including Zoom meeting invitation is available for pickup at the Library.

Contact the Library for more information at 920-596-2252 or man@manawalibrary.org

 

 

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Read Aloud 15 Minutes

15 minutes of reading aloud each day can change the face of education in this country. Learn more about this National Campaign.

  • Reading aloud is the single most important thing a parent or caregiver can do to help a child prepare for reading and learning.
  • Nationally, 37% of children arrive in kindergarten without the skills necessary to begin their learning journey.
  • If a child is not reading at grade level by the end of the first grade, then there is an 88% probability the child will not be reading at grade level by the end of the fourth grade.
  • Even in higher income households, nearly 40% of families do not read aloud every day.
  • More than half the children in this country 13 million children will not hear a bedtime story tonight.