Adult Programs

My Truth Be Told:
Sauk County's Palm of the Hand Memoirs

All members of the community are invited to write and submit a story for publication in an upcoming book: My Truth Be Told will contain personal stories from people who live and work in Sauk County today.  A reflection of the people who make up our community, these stories will blend past and present in a mosaic of individual experiences. 

Guidelines for Submission

• Submit by July 31, 2015

• 625 words or less

• The author's own work

• In the Palm of the Hand style • written by someone living or working in Sauk County

How to submit

See for complete rules.

Electronically: email electronic versions of the memoirs to in a text‐editable format

Paper copies: mail paper copies of the memoirs to the UW‐Baraboo/Sauk 

County Library, 1006 Connie Rd., Baraboo, WI 53913 or Baraboo Public Library, 

230 Fourth Avenue, Baraboo, WI 53913

Children’s Programs

Summer Library Program

"Every Hero Has A Story" and "Unmasked"

Read to earn tickets for the prize drawing on Wednesday, July 29, after the "Heroes and Their Music" program at 2PM in the Community Room.

Read to reach your goal until August 15 and earn a personal pizza from Pizza Hut.
Reach 100 titles/hours and receive a book of your own to keep from the library.

It's never too late! Register online or come into the library today!
Your Summer Reading Packet is ready for you just check in with a librarian.

Read-to-Me, Independent Reader & TeenRead programs are offered.

Wednesday Programs @ 2:00 PM in the Community Room

July 22: Truly Remarkable Loon "Read Books and Juggle Everything Else"

Soar Into Reading! Juggle everything else with the hilarious antics of the Truly Remarkable Loon! Lots of audience participation and a big dose of fun! A Family Program - Fun for all ages!

July 29: Mad Science of Iowa + Presents "Heroes and Their Music"

A Hero's Song! Explore the science behind music as the Mad Scientist demonstrates, entertains and educates with a unique hand-on delivery and lots of audience participation. A Family Program - Fun for all ages!

Top Attendence Prize and Reading Ticket Prizes to be awarded after the program!

“To Storytime and Beyond...” 

July 24, 31

This Family Storytime is open to all ages.  Stories-Music-Art-Games & Friends!
Fridays @ 10:15 a.m. in the Community Room

Dress comfortably and ready to play! We may be inside or outside depending on the weather.

July 8: "Winged Wonders" The Raptor Education Group Inc. (REGI) - Thank You to Abbey and the gang for doing such a great job sharing these beautiful birds. Thank You to Brenda Gasch-Mittelstadt and the Meadows Assisted Living and Memory Care for helping bring this wonderful adventure to the community!


July 15: "FUNdamentals of Hula Hooping" - Thank You to Jeanna for bringing enough Hula Hoops for everyone!



You are able to access your favorite digital magazines using Flipster from EBSCO Information Services beginning Jan. 1, 2015. Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine service that allows people to browse the latest issues of high quality digital versions of popular magazines, courtesy of the library.



Don't you just love getting a free copy of Entertainment at Home from the library? Stay up to the minute on new releases and old favorites.

Now for a short time, you can check out what's coming up in the July issue online. Please let us know if you enjoy it.

Featured Artist

Our exhibit in July features Oil Paintings by Florence Bird. The exhibit can be viewed during regular library hours when the community room is not in use for other purposes. A key is available at the circulation desk.

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