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Kalona Public Library

Kalona Public Library Summer Program

Dear Parents and Caregivers,

Your children are invited to join Kalona Public Library’s summer library program and attend the fun programs and events we are planning for children through age 18. This summer’s theme, “Libraries Rock,” explores all kinds of topics from sound science to juggling and more. The programs are free and open to children of all abilities.

The public library cares about your children and has planned programs to keep them reading and learning all summer. Whether you keep track of the amount of time your children spend reading or the number of books they have read this summer, children who join the summer library program keep their minds active and enter school in the fall ready to learn and ready to succeed.

And remember, you are your child’s first teacher. Look at picture books with your children who have not learned to read and point out people, animals, and objects in the pictures. Read to your children and ask them to read to you. Your librarians are happy to help you find books that are just right. We hope that you and your family enjoy looking at books and reading together and that you discover the treasures of your library.

Keep an eye on the local newspaper or stop in at the library for more information and a schedule of events.


Kalona Public Library Staff


Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),

Every school early-out we have activities planned at the library. These include movies, Lego play, art, and games. Early-outs are a great time for your child to come and explore the library!

Starting in January sign-up will be required to participate in library early-out programs. You can sign your child up in person, by calling the library before each early-out at 656-3501, or by emailing me at Sign-up will be required prior to each early-out and the January sign-ups are currently available! February sign-ups will be available in early January. All events remain free to participants.

Thank you,

Roxy Running

Youth Services Librarian

Kalona Public Library