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Summer Program

Live Events Schedule

Outdoor Storytimes

Virtual Events Schedule

Friday Storytimes

Tuesday Trivia

Mane Event Tutorials

Program Details

Tails and Tales

Tails and Tales

Summer Library Program
June 7 – August 22
Ages 0-99+

Sign-up and Receive…

  • Summer Booklet
  • Paper copy of Beanstack Reading Challenges
  • Craft Kit
  • Basic supplies
  • A scale to place on the Mermaid
  • Handout of Yoga for Kids – Nicole Nathan from Hayward Fitness Fanatics
  • Coloring pages designed by Agnes Bearheart-Smith
  • Discovering Secrets Activity Booklet from the Wisconsin DNR
    • Limited supply!
    • Children can earn a patch upon completion from the WI DNR.

Page Turner Adventures

Summer Activities
Featuring comedy theater, crafts, games, author visits, special guests, and more.

Password is: summer2021

Each week includes …

  • Show Day: Original & Interactive 
  • Craft Day: Simple, fun crafts 
  • Author/ Illustrator Day: Short interviews 
  • Mashup Day: Recipes, games, bonus crafts, …
  • Special Guest/Field Trip Day: Places & People including mini-shows
Tails and Tales

Outdoor Storytimes

Tuesdays June 1 – August 24, 10:15 am

Held outside on the Children’s Patio

Presented by Northwest Connection Family Resources.

Tails and Tales

Friday Morning Storytimes

Fridays June 11 – August 20, 10:30 am

A partnership with WOJB 88.9 FM radio makes this possible

Tune in to hear the much-loved, reunited team of Paul Mitchell and Judy Young.

You will hear great books such as “The Panda Problem” by Deborah Underwood and “Be Quiet” by Ryan T. Higgins.

Mane Events with Titus Salon

Mane Events

Learn 5 ways to fix your “mane” with Titus Salon.

Available for watching on the library’s Youtube channel. No internet – no problem. Come into the library and watch it on one of our public computers.

Tutorials are geared toward families, tweens, teens and adults.

 

Tutorial Schedule

  • June 10 – Topsy Turvy
  • July 1 – Pony Tail
  • July 8 – Comb
  • July 29 – Clip
  • August 19 – Braid

Tuesday Trivia for Adults

at 6:30 pm using Zoom

  • June 22
  • July 20
  • August 17

Registration is required, see below.

  • Play solo or with a team.
  • Different thematic questions.
  • Don’t worry if you’re not an expert, most of the questions are multiple choice and you don’t have to be the first one to “buzz in.”
  • Library Assistant Director Ann Larson and staff member Deb Laier read the questions.
  • The event is self-scoring and on the honor system.

If you are part of a team you can connect with them with your cell phone via texting or through facebook messaging or another messaging app.

Log on at least 10 – 15 minutes before start time.

The winner gets bragging rights and all attendees who stick with it to the end are eligible for gift card drawings.

Live Events

    Woods and Wetlands Walk

    August 4, 10:20 am, Starts at Library Entrance

    • At the Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library

    Take a walk around the Library Nature Park with Cable Natural History Museum Naturalist Emily Stone as your guide. Behind the library full of books you’ll find woods and waters that are full of stories. Meet in front of the library at 10:30 a.m. and return by 11:30 a.m. Dress for the weather. Space is limited.

    Register by calling 715-634-2161.

    Tails that Save

    August 14, 10:30 am, on the Library Lawn

    • Sawyer County Search and Rescue

    A live demonstration of the Sawyer County Search and Rescue team with their dogs.

    Bring your own chairs or blankets and find a comfortable seat on the lawn.

    The program will move to Zoom in case of bad weather.

    In case of bad weather, register here for the virtual program (Zoom). Be sure to click on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the registration form.

    Over the Hedge

    Outdoor Movie: Over the Hedge

    August 19, 8:30 pm, on the Library Lawn

    • rain date: August 20

    Bring your own chairs or blankets and find a comfortable, socially-distanced spot on the lawn. More information will be available soon

    Where the Wild Things Are

    Outdoor Movie: Where the Wild Things Are

    July 1, 8:30 pm, on the Library Lawn

    • rain date: July 2

    Bring your own chairs or blankets and find a comfortable, socially-distanced spot on the lawn. More information will be available soon

    Talon Talk Live Raptor Program

    July 15, 10:30 am, on the Library Lawn

    • Cable Natural History Museum
    • Virtual Program in case of bad weather

    Meet the Cable Natural History Museum’s live education raptors in person! Learn all about the amazing world of birds of prey from Naturalist Haley Appleman.  Bring your own chairs or blankets to find a comfortable seat on the lawn.

    Program will move to Zoom in the event of inclement weather (check Facebook for the link). 

    In case of bad weather, register here for the virtual program (Zoom). Be sure to click on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the registration form.

    Virtual Events

    Make Your Own Cards

    July 21, 1 pm LIVE and using Zoom

    Registration for Live (in-person) will be limited to 10 people and can be done by calling the library at 715-634-2161.

    Register below to attend virtually.

    Make some beautiful dog and cat cards with Marty Zych via Zoom

    Twelve kits, which include everything you need to make two cards, except for double sided tape and scissors (please let us know if you need double sided tape which can provide), will be handed out to those who register for the class. Be sure to click on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the registration form.

    Make Your Own Dog Biscuits :
    Save the Tails

    July 22, 10:30 am using Zoom

    • Northwoods Humane Society

    You’ll get a peek at the dog walkers at NHS along with Janet Rowney demonstrating how to make dog biscuits to Save the Tails and you’ll get the recipe for making the biscuits. Be sure to click on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the registration form.

     

    Near Shore Critter Corps

    August 3, 7:00-8:00 pm, using Zoom

    • Cable Natural History Museum

    Virtual Program Presented by the Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library

    Edge habitats are known for their diversity and lakes are no different. This talk with Cable Natural History Museum Naturalist Emily Stone will weave in and out of the water as otters play, loons hide, beavers chew, warblers fly catch, flycatchers warble, turtles sun, dragonflies summersault, snails graze, spiders dive, landowners care, and the food web encompasses them all.

    By using science to tell stories, Emily wields a magic that makes the whole world—include the edges of lakes—feel more alive.

    Register for a virtual link. Be sure to click on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the registration form.

    The Scoop on Poop

    August 5, 10:30-11:30 am using Zoom

    • Cable Natural History Museum

    Virtual Program Presented by the Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library

    Who poops in your woods? Animal scat is informative and interesting stuff that can help us learn about our wild neighbors. From caterpillars making patterns, to bears planting seeds, and aphids feeding ants, a Cable Natural History Museum Naturalist will talk about the ins and outs of scat. Be sure to click on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the registration form.

    Animal Unlikeables

    Thursday, June 17, 10:30 am

    • Cable Natural History Museum
    • Virtual Program 

    Some may find these critters unlikeable, but we love them! Join a Cable Natural History Museum Naturalist to discover what’s to like about spiders, amphibians, and other not-so-huggable animals. Explore real animal specimens, with a chance for live animal guests!

    Take ‘N Donate Kits Available

    July 12, 10:30 am

    Northwoods Humane Society

    You can start picking up Take ‘N Donate Kits – DIY Pet Toy – You can pick up supplies and bring back the finished product, which we will then give to the Northwoods Humane Society! Choice of dog or cat toy!  While supplies last.

     StoryWalk® Series

    Every two weeks, starting Monday, June 7 a different book donated by Redbery Books will be posted.

    Walk the trail to read alone or bring your family.

    At the end of the walk please let the library know you’ve read the book by completing a short survey on Google forms.

    July 19 – August 1

    Sam the Speedy Sloth by Matthew Ralph

    August 2- 15

    One Dog Canoe by Mary Casanova, Illustrated by Ard Hoyt

    August 16 – 29

    What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

    August 30 – TBD

    Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein

    June 7 – 20

    The Gruffalo’s Child by Julia Donaldson, pictures by Axel Scheffler

    June 21 – July 5

    Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

    July 6 – 18

    Looking for a Moose by Phyllis Root, Illustrated by Randy Cecil

    Library Trail Audio Tour

    You can also enjoy the Library Trail by listening to Emily Stone, author, naturalist and Education Director from the Cable Natural History Museum. She will guide you through the seasons with pre-recorded audios along 18 stops on Library Nature Trail.

    The audios were funded with a grant from the C.D. Besadny Fund, Natural Resources Foundation of WI, Inc.

    You can listen to the audios on your phone or other device by scanning the QR code, by typing in the domain address from a poster at the start of the trail, or by going to the library’s adult services webpage.

    Thank you Sponsors, Partners, and Donors

    Sponsors

    The Read to Me and Youth Summer Reading Challenges are sponsored by the Friends of the Library in partnership with Northwest Connection Family Resources and the Chequamegon Lions Club.

    This year the Teen and Adult Summer Reading Challenges are sponsored by the Hayward Library Foundation.

    The Beanstack app is provided by the WI Dept. of Public Instruction.

    Partners and Donors

    Backroads

    Carol Alcoe

    Cable Natural History Museum Summer Schedule

    DQ

    Hayward Gourmet Popcorn

    Hayward School District

    Lake Kids

    Linda Graham

    Lynne Marie’s Candies

    Northwoods Humane Society

    Redbery Books

    Sawyer County Search and Rescue

    Titus Salon

    Vortanz Lumber

    WOJB

    Paul Mitchell

    Judy Young

    Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library

    Sherman & Ruth Weiss
    Community Library
    P.O. Box 917
    10788 State Hwy 22/77
    Hayward, WI 54843

    phone 715-634-2161
    fax 715-634-5257

    Hours
    Monday 10am-5pm
    Tuesday 10am-7pm
    Wednesday 10am-5pm
    Thursday 10am-5pm
    Friday 10am-5pm

    Curbside daily by appointment.
    Call 715-634-2161