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

  • Anti-Racism Book Group: 2-4 p.m. | September 9th | Lee Room. A weekly book group discussing themes of race and racism.
  • Ruff Readers: Monday-Thursday, 4-5 p.m., 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.
  • Pajama Storytime and Teddy Bear Sleepover: 6:30 p.m. | September 9th | Youth Services. Bring your stuffed animal or doll to a special storytime! Wear your pj’s if you’d like, then leave your friend for a sleepover in the library! Pick up your friend the next day and look online to see photos of all the fun adventures!
  • Maker Monday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. | September 9th | Computer Lab. Come use our 3D printer, learn to code, and we’ll help you with your digital devices! Looking for low-cost internet? We can help with that too!
  • Tuesdays @ Two: 2 p.m. | September 10th | Atrium. Join us for a movie! Please call the library or visit the website, www.racinelibrary.info for the movie title.
  • Tales for Tots: 9:30 a.m. | September 10th | Youth Services. Birth through 24 months. Introduce your child to the library through new stories, simple songs, and rhymes.
  • Stories Around the World-Africa: 10 a.m. | September 10th | Youth Services. Join us for a special storytime that explores a new continent every month!
  • Musical Family Storytime: 6:30 p.m. | September 10th | Youth Services. Kids grab a rhythm instrument and play along to fun songs and stories.
  • Family Storytime: 10 a.m. | September 11th | Youth Services. Join us for a storytime that is fun for the whole family!
  • Fortnite Open Lab: 5 p.m. | September 11th | Computer Lab. Teens in grades 4-12, come play Fortnite at the library! Register at www.racinelibrary.info or call 262.636.9217.
  • Preschool Dance Party: 10 a.m. | September 12th | Youth Services. Preschoolers are invited to wiggle and dance at the library!
  • Checkmates: 4 p.m. | September 12th | Youth Services. All ages and experience levels welcome! Join us for a game of chess!
  • RPL Genealogy Group: 3:30 p.m. | September 12th | Lee Room. Beginners and experienced, all are welcome! We’ll show you how to get started or some new resources you might not have worked with.
  • Saturday Storytime: 11:30 a.m. | September 14th | Youth Services. Join us for an all ages storytime!
  • Talk Like a Pirate Storytime: 2 p.m. | September 14th | Youth Services. Yarrr!! Sail on in for a swashbuckling storytime!

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 library’s business office at 262-636-9170.

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