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The following are the upcoming programs at the Racine Public Library:

  • Anti-Racism Book Group: 2-4 p.m. | October 21st | Lee Room. A weekly book group discussing themes of race and racism.
  • Ruff Readers: 4 p.m. | Monday-Thursday | Youth Services. Registration required, call 262.636.9245 or visit the Youth Services Desk to register. Kids can spend 15 minutes reading to a listening therapy dog! Great for building confidence in reading skills, while connecting with the warmth and support of a furry friend.
  • Yoga Storytime: 10 a.m. | October 21st | Youth Services. Kids come stretch and relax with Yoga and stories!
  • Family Movie Night: 6 p.m. | October 21st | Atrium. Join us for a family friendly movie. Please call the library or visit www.racinelibrary.info for movie title.
  • La Hora Del Cuento: 6:30 p.m. | October 21st | Youth Services. Spanish storytime! Disfrutar cuentos, rimas, y actividades en espanol!
  • Tales for Tots: 9:30 a.m. | October 22nd | Youth Services. Birth through 24 months. Introduce your child to the library through new stories, simple songs, and rhymes
  • World Stories Central/South America: 10 a.m. | October 22nd | Youth Services. Learn about stories from around the world!
  • Using OverDrive on Kindle Fire: 1 p.m. | October 22nd | Adult Services. Bring your Kindle Fire and learn how to download eBooks and audiobooks using the OverDrive App.
  • Musical Family Storytime: 6:30 p.m. | October 8th | Youth Services. Kids grab a rhythm instrument and play along to fun songs and stories.
  • Family Storytime: 10 a.m. | October 23rd | Youth Services. Join us for a storytime that is fun for the whole family! Please call the library or visit the library website for movie title.
  • Fandom Club (Kingdom Hearts): 4 p.m. | October 23rd | Young Adult. Grab your Keyblade and join us for crafts and snacks to chat about all things KH.
  • Fortnite Open Lab: 5 p.m. | October 23rd | Computer Lab. Grades 4-12, come to the library and play Fortnite. REGISTER
  • Bridging the Digital Divide Digging Deep: 6 p.m. | October 23rd | Adult Services. Join us for an informational presentation on the online resources available to students at RUSD.
  • Preschool Dance Party: 10 a.m. | October 24th | Youth Services. Preschoolers are invited to wiggle and dance at the library!
  • Friends of the Racine Public Library Member Book Sale: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | October 24th |Atrium
  • Checkmates: 4-6 p.m. | October 24th | Youth Services. All ages and experience levels welcome! Join us for a game of chess!
  • Halloween Stories and Crafts: 6 p.m. | October 24th | Youth Services. Halloween stories and pumpkin decorating!
  • FOL Public Book Sale: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | October 25 & 26 | Atrium. Books, CDs, DVDS, games, art, and more for a fraction of the price!
  • Teen Lock-in (Video Games): 5:45 p.m. | October 25th | Adult Services. Pizza, crafts, video games, life-size pac-man, and capture the flag! IN-PERSON PARENT or GUARDIAN REGISTRATION
  • Saturday Storytime: 11:30 a.m. | October 26th | Youth Services. Join us for an all ages storytime!
  • Belle Ensemble presents Monsters and Meanies: 2 p.m. | October 26th | Adult Services. Stop in for a “spooky” concert at RPL. Sponsored by the friends of the RPL
  • Boo at the Zoo: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | October 26th | Racine Zoo. Families come explore the zoo as local vendors and non-profits pass out candy.
  • Military History Book Club: Interested in joining? Please email Sue at Sue.McGrath@racinelibrary.info

Programs are at 75 Seventh Street, Racine, WI 53403 unless stated otherwise.

A sign language interpreter is available with one week’s notice. For information, call the business office at 262-636-9170 .

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