Summer Library Program

An exciting summer full of programs, events, and reading awaits you at the library and in the community. Visit our calendar for a full listing or pick up a print copy at the library.

2017 Sponsors

No summer would be complete without our sponsors. Sponsors donate money, goods, or services or passes to the library to support the Summer Library and Reading Programs. We are truly grateful and hope that you will acknowledge their support when you patronize their business or see your community members around the area.
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American Family Insurance
   Michelle Wanie Agency
Country Springs Waterpark
Curt’s Service
Domino’s Pizza
Esser, Krueger, Borja, DDS
Friends of Horicon Library
Gardner Manufacturing Company
Horicon Bank
Horicon Family Chiropractic
Horicon Lions Club
Horicon Phoenix Program
Innovative Technologies
International Association of Machinists
Jan Pahl
Josh Muche, Modern Woodmen of           America

Monarch Library System
Milwaukee Public Museum
Milwaukee Wave
Old World Wisconsin
Pizza Hut
Plier Law Office
Rogers Cinemas
Sarah Cournoyer

Summer Reading Programs

June 12 to August 18

We are pleased to offer summer reading programs for a variety of readers:

• Read to Me – for babies, toddlers, and children who are not reading on their own yet
• Readers – for children who can read on their own (primarily ages 6-11)
Both groups can be read to or listen to audiobooks. Children receive a free book for each 90 minute reading level they complete. Gently used children’s books are still needed for this purpose, especially board books and beginning readers.



Full rules and details for each program are available at the library along with reading records.
Family Fun Day at Horicon Marsh

Family Fun @ Horicon Marsh

Mark your calendars for the most fun day of the year, Saturday, July 8, 9 AM – 1 PM, at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center. Join other library patrons from Dodge, Ozaukee, Sheboygan, and Washington County libraries for a day on the marsh! This event held rain or shine, is FREE and for all ages. Family Fun @ Horicon Marsh offers many indoor and outdoor activities such as Horicon Marsh Explorium admission, wildlife walks, archery, dip netting, face painting, a photo booth, crafts for kids, and more. You are welcome to pack a picnic lunch. Food and water will also be available for purchase.

Art in the Park

June 7 to August 30

Sponsored by the Horicon Phoenix Program

A highlight of summer, the Art in the Park program takes place at Kiwanis Park during the Music at the Market summer concert series and farmers market. Children of all ages can drop in to experience a free art project each Wednesday night beginning at 6 PM. In the event of bad weather, please check the Horicon Phoenix Program’s Facebook page or the library’s Facebook page for alternate venue information.

2017 Project List:

  • June 7 - Magazine Strip animal Silhouettes
  • June 14 - Aboriginal Dot Hand
  • June 21 - Duck Tape "Sit Up-on"
  • June 28 - Crayon Art
  • July 5 - Woven Bracelets - P.S.  The Friends will be serving up Chili Dogs, Nachos and Dessert
  • July 12 - Candle Holder
  • July 19 - Paper Stars
  • July 26 - Strawbees - STEM Construction Project, Perfect for the builder in the family
  • August 2 - Button Trees
  • August 9 - Peacock Tail Art
  • August 16 - Bubble Drawings
  • August 23 - Monet's Garden Picture or Water Color Lily
  • August 30 - Rainbow Dove of Peace