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2021 Summer Library Program Tails & Tales

Welcome to the 2021 Something-for-Everyone SUMMER LIBRARY PROGRAM! Check out our calendar of events and watch for these handy icons to help find programs that are just right for you...

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Escape Room - Bake Sale Blunder June - July by appointment

Can you rescue the recipe in time to save the bake sale? This fast-paced escape room, created in collaboration with the Menominee Indian Middle School, is sure to test your...

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Butterfly Habitat & Release June-August

Visit our indoor butterfly habitat, an 8’X8’ walk-in screen tent, filled with live plants to meet the needs of monarchs and swallowtail butterflies throughout their life cycles. Release of butterflies will...

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Whooping Crane Interactive Exploration Station June-August

Experience the remarkable work of the International Crane Foundation (www.savingcranes.org) through an Educational Crane Trunk. Explore crane conservation, with hands-on artifacts: flight feathers, leg bone, skull, egg, hand lens, food...

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Tails & Tales In and Around Ripon

Exciting video productions explore the tails and tales of local organizations with strong connections to animals. Videos will be posted on our YouTube channel and Facebook page when available. Workin’...

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Coming Soon - hoopla movies, TV, eBooks and audiobooks FREE with your library card!

Soon, you'll be able to check out digital content through hoopla - movies, TV shows, eBooks, and audiobooks - on your mobile device, streaming player, and more. Download the hoopla...

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Library Access and Use during COVID-19

Last update: May 1st, 2021 Please note the following temporary changes to our usual library policies and procedures. Visiting the library: Face coverings (nose and mouth) are required for all...

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Papermaking Workshops Registration Required

Papermaker Tanya Schwartz-Roeper’s mobile studio will be on site with morning, afternoon, and evening appointments available. Space is limited; reserve your time with this exciting and accessible art form today!...

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Upcoming Events at Ripon Public Library

StoryTime Outdoors Drop-In

June 15, 2021 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Gather on the side lawn; BYO chairs or blankets. Relax and enjoy music, stories, crafts, and laughs with Youth Services...

StoryTime Outdoors Drop-In

June 22, 2021 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Gather on the side lawn; BYO chairs or blankets. Relax and enjoy music, stories, crafts, and laughs with Youth Services...

Wild Trivia - Teens Drop-In

June 24, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Animal-themed, Jeopardy-style, friendly competition. Correct answers earn points! Prizes awarded! Play individually or as a team. Teams can be assigned...

StoryTime Outdoors Drop-In

June 29, 2021 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Gather on the side lawn; BYO chairs or blankets. Relax and enjoy music, stories, crafts, and laughs with Youth Services...

StoryTime Outdoors Drop-In

July 6, 2021 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Gather on the side lawn; BYO chairs or blankets. Relax and enjoy music, stories, crafts, and laughs with Youth Services...

Milkweed Matters Drop-In

July 10, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Butterflies and moths are important pollinators! Enjoy hands-on discovery stations featuring a host of Lepidoptera. Get dirty at a MILKWEED...

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Tails & Tales In and Around Ripon

Exciting video productions explore the tails and tales of local organizations with strong connections to animals. Videos will be posted on our YouTube channel and Facebook page when available. Workin’ Together Alpacas (WTA) owner Linda Carstensen is always ready to celebrate and educate others about the amazing alpaca! WTA is on Facebook. Discover organic agriculture...

Butterfly Habitat & Release June-August

Visit our indoor butterfly habitat, an 8’X8’ walk-in screen tent, filled with live plants to meet the needs of monarchs and swallowtail butterflies throughout their life cycles. Release of butterflies will take place as they emerge and be announced in advance on Facebook. Photo credit: shizhao

Escape Room - Bake Sale Blunder June - July by appointment

Can you rescue the recipe in time to save the bake sale? This fast-paced escape room, created in collaboration with the Menominee Indian Middle School, is sure to test your problem-solving abilities and keep you on the edge of your seat. Perfect for families with tweens. The escape room will be available by appointment throughout...

ADA Accommodations for Patrons Who Cannot Wear Face Masks

Since the onset of the pandemic, it has been agreed upon by the majority of health professionals that wearing a mask has a dramatic impact on stopping the spread of the virus. As a result of this the Library Board has issued guidance stating masks must be properly worn inside the library. There has been...

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About Ripon Public Library

Welcome to the Ripon Public Library, located at 120 Jefferson Street in Ripon, WI. We’re cleverly hidden behind the police station/city hall building.

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