Parents and Teachers

Story Kits

  • Twenty themed kits appropriate for preschool aged children.
  • Each kit contains approximately 20 books, story props and educational toys.
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis and may not be placed on hold.
  • Click here for a list of themes and kit contents.
Nature Backpack

Nature Backpacks

  • On the lookout for outdoor fun? Take along one of our nature backpacks!
  • Contains a variety of field guides and other nature related books as well as tools for observing and exploring nature, games and other hands-on materials for your whole family to share.
  • Available for check out on a first come, first served basis at the Youth Services desk.

Babysitter Backpack

  • Do you love babysitting? Want to make it even more fun? Take our babysitter backpack to work with you!
  • The babysitter backpack contains books, games, and toys that are sure to make your time babysitting extra-special.
  • Available for check out at the Youth Services desk.

STEAM Backpack

  • Are you looking for science, technology, engineering, art, and math fun for school-aged kids?
  • The STEAM backpack includes books, games, and hands-on activities that you and your child can explore at home.
  • Contains small pieces. This backpack is meant for children ages 6+.
  • Available for check out at the Youth Services desk.


  • Bring your students to the library for a visit!
  • We can present a special storytime, give your group catalog instruction or a tour of the library, and show your students how much the library has to offer.
  • Tell us your ideas and we will custom-design a library visit just for your group.
  • Kids can get a library card during their tour, just have parents fill out applications prior to your visit.
  • Call to set up your tour today! 715-839-5007
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Activity Calendar for Preschoolers

  • Fun activities to do with your preschooler?
  • Check out the Play and Learn at Home calendar!
  • Provides daily activity suggestions that are fun and also help your child build early literacy skills.
  • Provided by DEMCO/Upstart.

Study Room

  • Need a quiet place to study?
  • Available for homeschool groups, tutors and students, reading partners, or groups of students working together on projects or homework.
  • May be reserved up to one month in advance, and is available for walk-ins if the room is not reserved.
  • View Study Room Procedure here.

Parent Teacher Resource Room

Parent and Teacher Resource Room

  • For adults who work with children
  • Collection of books of interest primarily to early childhood professionals, and others who work with young children.
  • Die Cut collection to use in the library. Bring your own paper and use the machine to quickly punch out shapes. For more information, see here.

Youth Services iPad Apps

  • Do you love the apps we have loaded on the iPads in the Youth Services Room? Check out a complete listing of these apps here.

Parent and Teacher Resource Filing Cabinet