Summer Reading is going on now until September 31! We have programs for Children, Teens, and Adults! For more information and to register, visit our website at westallislibrary.org/summerreading or call 414-302-8500. Prizes must be picked up by September 31!
Curbside Pickup is Still Available!
If you would prefer to pick-up items via curbside service, you still can! Library staff are happy to take your requests over the phone at 414-302-8500 or using our online request form westallislibrary.org/curbsidepickup
Share Your Covid-19 Stories
Share your stories of what life has been like since Covid-19 has impacted our community. Visit our website or click HERE to share your story and contribute to our community narrative during these unique times. You may also pick up a paper copy of the form in the library.
Programs & Activites
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Coloring Club at Home
Thursday, September 17
We'll provide the coloring pages, you provide the creativity! Coloring Club coloring packets are available at the adult reference desk the third Thursday of each month. Take a packet home to color and post your completed works of art on social media before the next coloring club for a chance to WIN A PRIZE!
Morning Meditation (For Adults and Teens)
Friday, September 18 from 9:30 - 10:00 AM
Join us live for some simple morning stretches and meditation to get ready for the day.
Escape the Library - Virtual Escape Room
Monday, September 21 - Friday, September 25
Escape the library and enter a raffle to win your very own copy of The Library Book by Susan Orlean. Feel free to complete the room by yourself or with a group. The link to the escape room will be provided on all West Allis Library social media.
Cooped Up Crafts (For Adults and Teens)
Friday, September 25 at 3:30 PM
Take and Make craft kits for teens and adults! Registration is required and begins September 8. Register by calling 414-302-8500 or online HERE. Once registered, you can pick up your Take and Make kit between September 15 - 24 by visiting the library or scheduling a curbside pick-up. Those who are registered will be provided with a Zoom link for a LIVE video on how to make the craft. Those of you who do not register can still participate with your own supplies! A how-to video will be posted online the day of the event.
Books! Live with Katie
Wednesday, September 23 at 10 AM
Not sure what to read next? Want to know some awesome new YA titles? Join Katie for a short discussion of what she's reading, and have your reader's advisory questions answered! This is an informal Facebook Live Chat and is intended for Adult and older YA readers.
Grab and Go Leisure Learners Bundles
For those who miss our Monday morning program, Leisure Learners or for those looking for enriching and educational items, check out our (new!) Leisure Learners Bundles.
We have prepared many themed bundles that deal with travel, history, gardening, and many more subjects! These bundles are boxed together for a grab and go experience. For a complete list of topics either stop by or call our Information Desk at 414-302-8500. These bundles may also be checked out via our curbside service.
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Monthly Teen Mixer
Thursday, September 10 from 4 - 5 PM
Have you been missing the social aspect of your favorite library programs? Join us on Zoom to talk about whatever you want; books, movies, school, or we can play a game! Anyone interested in participating must register HERE. Once registered, you will be sent the link to the "room" on the day of the event.
Teen Online Scavenger Hunt
Tuesday, September 15 - Friday, October 30
Use the library's databases to answer some questions and enter to win a reward! This program is for students in grades 6 - 12. More information will be posted on the Teen Blog and Teen Instagram.
Virtual Friday Fun!
Friday, September 18 from 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Hang out via Zoom with your friends. We'll have a few games on hand or you can just chat and catch up. Register online HERE. Once registered, you will be sent the Zoom link for the day of the event. This event is only for teens in grades 6 - 12.
Teens! We have a new Instagram page just for you!
Follow us @wapl_teenspace
and don't forget about our Teen Blog at