Manitowoc Public Library Youth Services February 2021 Programs

January 21, 2021
Manitowoc, WI, January 20, 2021—Manitowoc Public Library’s December 2020 Children’s Programs are a combination Grab & Go Kits and Virtual Events. All Virtual Programming can be accessed online at unless otherwise indicated.
Winter Read-a-Thon, January 31-March 6 (ongoing)
Beat the winter blahs with books! ALL AGES are invited to join our Winter-Read-a-Thon! Kids, Teens, and Adults can read or be read to a total of 10 hours over our 5 week program to earn a fabulous prize and celebrate reading! Register online at or download the Beanstack Tracker App! Prefer Paper? Call 920-686-3010 to pick up a paper reading tracker via Curbside Pickup! New this year: BONUS BADGES! Earn our bonus badges by diversifying your reading choices. Each optional badge you complete will get you a raffle ticket to enter into our Cozy Bundle giveaway!
Family Activity Bags & Books (FAB)                                                 Grab & Go Kits (ongoing)
Looking for a fabulous activity to do as a whole family? The Library has you covered! Each month, we’ll be offering a variety of Family Activity Bags (FAB) & Books—we supply the materials for you to have fun at home! And now, each FAB comes with a book, hand-picked for you by your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians! Check back for the new lineup of FAB fun every month! FABs are available on a first come, first served basis and supplies are limited! Register online via or by phone at 920-686-3010. If calling, you must speak to a live staff member to reserve your kit.
Voicemails and emails will not be honored due to the popularity of this program. Limit 2 FABs per Family.
  • GLAZE & PAINT WIND CHIMES KIT: REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 4 @ 5:00 PM Pick up your materials ahead of time and join Katie from Glaze N’ Paint on February 16 @ 6:30 PM on our Facebook page ( or on our YouTube channel for a virtual tutorial to create your own wind chimes!
  • HOT CHOCOLATE SLIME KIT: REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 11 @ 5:00 PM Love hot chocolate? Love slime? Why not put the two together for the best winter science experiment of them all!? Hot chocolate slime is fun to play with, but NOT to eat!
  • SUPER SHARKS! KIT: REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 18 @ 5:00 PM Love animals? This kit is for you! Grab a kit and tune in on Friday, February 26 @ 1:00 PM on our Facebook page ( or on our YouTube channel. Learn all about amazing sharks and make a fun craft with artist Mary Tooley!
  • PINECONE WINTER FAIRY KIT: REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 25 @ 5:00 PM Make your own winter fairy out of a pinecone!
Virtual Preschool Storytime                                                             Wednesdays at 9:30 AM
Join us in singing, talking, reading, creating, and playing at this inclusive Storytime for families with preschoolers. Storytime focuses on concepts such as life skills, counting, colors, emotions, patterns, and the alphabet. Storytime is recommended for developmental ages 2-5, but siblings outside that age range are always welcome! All Storytimes are inclusive and welcoming. Registration is not required. Storytime will be held virtually on Wednesdays at 9:30 AM on Manitowoc Public Library’s Facebook page:
Virtual Storytime at Renee’s Chocolates                                 Wednesday, February 17, 9:30 AM
Join us for a very special virtual storytime at Renee’s Chocolates from the comfort of your very own home! This storytime will be held virtually on Manitowoc Public Library’s Facebook page:
Renee’s Chocolates Virtual Tour                                                        Friday, February 19, 1:00 PM
Tune-in on Friday, February 19, for a special virtual tour of Renee’s Chocolates! This Virtual Tour will take place on Manitowoc Public Library’s Facebook page: