Youth Services news

We do have family programming this summer!

Youth Summer Family Programming Brochure

We are presenting weekly programming through August 5.

We will be having a virtual/online story time on Tuesdays at 10 am with Ms. Gail.

On Tuesday afternoons with Ms. Beth, there will be a virtual/online teen program. 

On Wednesday mornings with Mr. Anne, there will be a virtual/online storytime and craft. 

The Baraboo Youth Summer Reading Program will run from June 1 - August 8.  We will doing the READO/bingo card again this year for children in grades 5 and under. The Teens will be doing their own separate reading program. The cards will be available online, curbside pickup or inside the library at the Youth Services circulation desk. The Summer Reading program is sponsored by the Friends of the Baraboo Public Library.

Birth-4 Reado READO card

Grades 4k-2 READO card

Grades 3-5 READO card

SRP Explanation


We will NOT be presenting any in-person, in-library weekly or family programming, due to COVID-19 for the near future.

Here are some links for other ways to engage with books and reading.

Listen to folktales adapted for young children on the Circle Round podcast.

Doodle with Mo’ Willems

Listen to these read-alouds from KidLit TV.

Check out even more children’s authors reading their books aloud to kids online.

The Scholastic Learn at Home site has some great daily activities for preschoolers.

Storyline Online features famous actors reading well known books.

Introducing #OperationStorytime (on Twitter). As families across the world get creative with kids at home, we've asked our fave authors, illustrators, celebs, and childhood educators to perform their stories online for your kids' enjoyment.


The library does not have programming on days that the schools are closed due to inclement weather. Stay safe.