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Rosemary Garfoot Public Library
2107 Julius St. Cross Plains, WI 53528 ph. 608-798-3881 fax 608-798-0196 email:
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Hours: Mon., Wed., Th. - 9-8 Tues., Fri. - 9-5 Sat. - 10-2, Sun. - closed

Kids & Families

Read to a Dog

Mondays, 3:30 - 5: October 20, November 24 and December 15

Meet Diesel the Great White Pyranees. Diesel loves kids and he would especially love to hear you read. This fall he will come to the library once a month to hear your stories. Sign up for a 15 minute time slot at the front desk, or call 798-3881.

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Storytime News

Join us this fall as we celebrate What Makes a Family!

September 2 - December 17

Wigglers and Gigglers

Tuesdays @ 10

Wigglers and Gigglers is for babies and toddlers. We learn fingerplays, sing songs, read simple books and socialize. Librarians are always on hand to help you find good books.

Big Kids Booktime (ages 3-5)

Wednesdays @ 10

see complete schedule here


Tween/Teen Book Club

For ages 8-18

Thursday, December 11: 4:00 - 5:00 PM

The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex

Book cover illustration of city with alien spaceships hovering above.When her mother is abducted by aliens on Christmas Eve (or “Smekday” Eve since the Boov invasion), 11 year-old Tip hops in the family car and heads south to find her. She meets an alien Boov mechanic who agrees to help her and save the planet from disaster. This book has been universally enjoyed by readers of all ages! All are welcome.




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*After the book discussion we will be having our annual


Please join us and bring some of your favorite cookies to share.





Library Kids Who Care

Please read and share our behavior guidelines with your children.

Parent Zone

Are you about to embark on a new adventure like potty training your child? There is help waiting for you in the Parent Zone of our children's department. Take a look at the variety of resources this special collection has to offer.