Library Programs

In this day and age, a Library needs to be more than just books. We pride ourselves in paying close attention to our patron's needs. Because of this commitment, the Brillion Public Library is a dynamic, interactive place to learn, to discover, and to explore. No matter what your age or interest, we have a program that is just right for you.

Summer Reading Program

The Library presents a summer reading program for the whole family. The program features reading programs for all ages. The library also offers weekly storytimes, family programs and programs for select age groups during the summer.

 Timber Rattler Read Program

Open to youth in K-Grade 5. Youth read for 4 weeks and earn a ticket to a special Timber Rattler game in August. Program runs with the summer reading program with ticket orders due on July 27th.  Timber Rattler game is on August 19, 2018 at 1:05 p.m. 

 Battle of the Books

Open to youth in grades 7-12. Each year a Brillion Team of youth participates in a Manitowoc-Calumet Library System Battle of the books contest. Youth are given the titles at the beginning of the summer, and coaches work with the youth on the books. The batlle is held in early September.

Book Talking

Discussion groups meet once a month on a Tuesday (usually the 4th Tuesday of the month) at 1:30 p.m. Copies of the book are furnished by the library.  Discussion on the same book takes place on the following Thursday at West Haven at 1:30.

Book Talking After Dark

This book discussion group for adults meet once a month on a Thursday (usually the 1st Thursday of the month) at 6:30 p.m. Copies of the book are furnished by the library. 


The Library hosts a quarterly Genealogy session. Programs take place on the first Wednesday of the month (March/June/September/December) at 1:30 p.m. Program is open to anyone interested in genealogy, family history or local history. Anyone with an interest in Genealogy can be a part of the library’s genealogy email list. Receive information of genealogy related topics. Sign up at the library or send an email to  expressing your interest in genealogy.     June  6th will feature a program on verifying sources and doing Mayflower and DAR genealogy.  Questions are always welcome.  Program is at 1;30 pm.

Internet and Computer Exploration Classes  & Devices Classes

The library offers basic computer and Internet exploration classes at various times throughout the year.  They also offer Device classes.  Bring your device in and lreceive help on using the device and accessing Overdrive to download books and audiobooks.  Watch for notices of upcoming sessions. Check newsletter, calendars and latest news for current program dates.


The Library offers the public the opportunity to put a display in the library’s display case. Displays are in the case for a one month period. If you are interested in putting up a display, contact the library.

Story Time

Open to all youth preschool through Kindergarten age. Programs last between 30 and 45 minutes and consist of a variety of stories, songs, fingerplays, crafts and other activities. Join us on either Mondays at 6:30 p.m. or Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

Parents are invited to sign up their young children for the 1000 books program.  The goal of this program is for a child to have at least 1000 books read to them before they start Kindergarten.  To help parents reach this goal, the Library invites parents to sign up and receive materials to track their progress.  Children receive small incentives along the way.  To sign up for this program, stop in at the library during library hours.

Brillion Public Library Wish List

The Brillion Public Library, as a tax-supported institution, is always looking for ways to keep costs down, but still maintain a high level of service. This Wish List is one way. The Public and Organizations are invited to donate items on this list. Donations may be made in honor of someone, in memory of someone, to celebrate a special event, or for no reason at all. If you would like to donate one or more of the items, please contact The Brillion Public Library. Thank you!

Library Wish List