Kids' Events

All Digital Programs are available at our Facebook page--West Allis Public Library Children’s Services and our YouTube page--West Allis Public Library. You do not have to have a Facebook account to access our digital programming videos.

Due to Health Commissioner recommendations, all in-person events are cancelled until further notice.

Digital Storytimes

Storytime enhances early literacy skills by giving children the opportunity to hear and learn new words through repetition and context. Each session consists of age appropriate books, songs, and rhymes.
Previous storytimes are available to view.


Digital Storytimes with Miss Beth 
Mondays at 10:00am through April 12

Digital Toddler Times with Miss Mary
Wednesdays at 10:00am through April 14

Take & Make Art Cart

Pick-up Tuesdays through April 13
Registration is NOT required 
Every Tuesday we have a new craft for kids to pick-up and make at home. Crafts are available while supplies last.

Take & Make Dinosaur Eggs

Pick-up Thursday, April 8
Grades 1-5, Registration NOT required 
Make your own dinosaur eggs! Pick-up supplies, while supplies last, to make your own eggs; then, crack them open to reveal a dinosaur or add your own treasure! Registration is not required. These kits are planned for kids in grades 1-5, but all are welcome to participate.

Take & Make Walking Horses

Pick-up Thursday, April 22
Grades 1-5, Registration NOT required 
Have your own Kentucky Derby at home by folding paper horses, then racing them! Registration is not required. These kits are planned for kids in grades 1-5, but all are welcome to participate. Available while supplies last.

True Stories for Kids!

A True Story + Take & Make
Meet someone new by listening to a biography on our YouTube page, every other Thursday. Then pick-up a related activity to do at home. Books and activities are planned for kids in grades 1-5. Activities can be picked up in the Children's Department when the Library opens on the scheduled date, while supplies last.
Week 1 - Lonnie Johnson
Week 2 - Frida Kahlo
Week 3 - Mary Shelley
Week 4 - J.R.R. Tolkien
Week 5 - Katherine Johnson

Who HQ Book Club

Enjoy listening to books from the Who HQ book series. Videos of Miss Beth reading each book are listed below and posted on our YouTube page. Links to virtual visits and more information are included in the comments.

All videos are posted on the West Allis Library’s YouTube page
Week 1 What Was Pompeii?
Week 2 What Is LEGO?
Week 3 What Is the Declaration of Independence?
Week 4 Who Was Blackbeard?
Week 5 Who Was King Tut?
Week 6 Who Was Amelia Earhart?
Week 7 Where is Area 51?

Visit the Let’s Go on Vacation Book Club playlist on our YouTube channel for all previous videos.
Week 1 Walt Disney World
Week 2 The Grand Canyon
Week 3 The Bermuda Triangle
Week 4 The Eiffel Tower
Week 5 Alcatraz
Week 6 The Great Wall
Week 7 The Tower of London