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Monday - Thursday 10:00-8:00 
Friday 10:00-5:30 
Sunday Closed


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Lester Public Library
1001 Adams Street
Two Rivers, WI  54241

TTY (for the deaf): (920)793-7153

Email:  lesref@lesterlibrary.org

Library Director 
Jeff Dawson

Director's Message


Reserve a Community Room

Language Fun Story Time
Wednesday, May 14
6:30 PM

Join special guests from the Lincoln High School Foreign Language Department for an evening of language fun. Stories, songs and simple vocabulary will be used to introduce children to a new language followed by a fun project. Fun for the whole family, no registration required.


Ages 0-1

Spring Sessions

April 3 - May 8

10:15-11:15 AM

6:30-7:30 PM

Babygarten is much more than a play group! Infants and their caregivers will share nursery rhymes, songs, and books but also get a chance to make fun projects that demonstrate the babies’ developmental milestones - usually a homemade toy or a baby book item.

Many projects and activities will emphasize the importance of reading to babies AND parents will learn how to do this most effectively. Each instructor will also share insight about infant development and parenting. The class concludes with a free play period.

Program meets once a week for 6 weeks. 

Program is open to infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers and is limited to 12 participants per class. 

To register, please call 793-7116 or stop by the children’s desk.


1st Step
Ages 1˝-3

April 7 - May 19
10:15-11:15 AM

1st Step is a fun, interactive program for children 1˝ to 2˝ years old and their caregivers. Throughout the program, toddlers will be exposed to a wide variety of music & movement activities, sign language, letter/word identification, numbers, colors, shapes, and other pre-literacy activities.  Instructors will also share appropriate books, songs, and activities with caregivers for use at home.

Many toddlers are not quite ready for the structure of a more formal story time setting.  1st Step gives them the opportunity to explore their surroundings in an environment that encourages them to move and discover and very rarely sit still.  At the same time 1st Step helps toddlers begin to learn how to follow directions, to listen, to respond appropriately in a group, and to become more aware of themselves and others.

Each 1st Step class consists of a 30 minute activity session followed by 30 minutes of free-play time.  Caregivers should wear loose comfortable clothing and are strongly encouraged to be silly, sit on the floor, sing loudly and have fun!

1st Step meets once a week for 6 weeks.  Please note, there is NO class on Monday, October 28.

Class size is limited so please register by calling 793-7116. 

Story Time
All Ages

10:15 AM

April 1, 15, 22 & 29

Story times will include stories, fingerplays, music & movement and other activities to encourage early literacy. Children will also make a new project each week! Lots of repetition and fun, come back every week! Perfect for families with children of multiple ages, no registration required.

Groups of 10 or more who would like to participate in story time should make arrangements with library staff by calling (920)793-7118.


Jump Start
Ages 3-5
10:15-11:15 AM

April 16 - May 21

Jump Start offers numerous fun activities that inspire imagination, encourage creativity and help children exercise problem-solving skills through language and literacy fun, songs, rhymes and music, as well as math, science, art, drama and social development activities.

Activities throughout the class will use multiple intelligences for different learning styles and opportunities for scaffolded learning through repetition with variety.

Program is open to ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Space is limited so please register by calling (920) 793-7114.


Lester Public Library
Copyright 2013 Date Last Updated: 
 April 22, 2014