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Bookmobile and Book Truck Services
Summer services run June 14 - August 27*
*Summer school sites will begin the week of June 21
Columbus Park & Mt. Carmel, 9:30-11 AM *Bilingual Storytime June 21, July 19 & August 16
EBSOLA School*, 11:30-1PM
Extended Love CDC, 2:30-4 PM
Book truck- Timber Ridge , 4-5 PM
Book truck- Lincoln Park Oribiletti Center with Chess in the Park, 6-7:30 PM *Chess is open to all ages. No library card required.
Caterpillar College, 9:30-11 AM
Book truck- DREAM Playground at Petzke Park with Park & Play Storytime, 9:30-11AM
Curtis Strange School*, 11:30-1 PM
Book truck- Urban League, 11:30-1 PM
Lincoln Park Oribiletti Center*, 2-3:30 PM
Nash School, 4:30-6 PM Se habla Español
Book truck- A Place To Grow, 9:30 AM -12 PM
Schulte Park with Park & Play Storytime, 9:30-11AM
Jefferson School*, 11:30-1PM
Wilson School, 3-4 PM
Strawberry Creek, 4:30-6 PM *extended time*
Roosevelt Park with Park & Play Storytime, 9:30-11AM
Southport School*, 11:30-1PM
Book truck- Urban League, 11:30-1 PM
Brass School, 3:00-4:30 PM Se habla Español
Horizon Park, 5:15-7 PM Se habla Español
Book truck- Busy Bee Childcare, 9:30-10:30 AM
Book truck- Frank School, 11:30-1PM
HarborMarket (corner of 56th St. & 2nd Ave); 9 AM - 1 PM *vehicle will vary*
Park & Play is a traveling Storytime and kids fun event!
Kenosha Public Library will be closed for all services on July 4 & 5. Outreach services will be canceled National Weather Service severe weather warnings. Should weather conditions or mechanical failure force cancellation of any stop, due dates will be adjusted accordingly to prevent overdue fines. Patrons may request to pick up holds at the Northside branch same day.
School and Family Outreach Services
Teacher & Schools:
Teacher Cards: Your teacher card will allow you to check out an unlimited number of items for six weeks, and you can renew any of the items for another six weeks if there are no other patron holds. Please register with your school issued email address.
Virtual Visits: Virtual visits by the Early Literacy Librarian (appropriate for ages 0-5) or School Aged Librarian
Bi-Weekly Materials: Bi-weekly library delivery: an assortment of fiction and non-fiction reading materials
Assignment Requests: One-time materials request for assignment specific materials (i.e. biographies, voting)
Digital Resources: We offer a very robust digital library: https://www.mykpl.info/digitallibrary
Free access to TeachingBooks.net via WI Badgerlink: https://www.teachingbooks.net/
Easy online teacher request form here: https://tinyurl.com/y6z74nh5
Kids & Families:
Curbside & Library pick-up: Any KPL cardholder can place holds by phone or online. Library staff will pull items for easy and convenient pick up. Youth Services 564-6150 & Adult Service 564-6130.
Bag of 10: Mix it up and get a custom bag filled with movies, books, or music. The possibilities are endless! Personalized bags are available for patrons of all ages. Youth Services 564-6150 & Adult Service 564-6130.
Family Reading Club: We choose a book, provide the copies to borrow, & lead a discussion, 564-6150.
Developmental Toy collection: Ignite learning through play!
Library of Things: Board games, cake pans, tablets, electronics and more!
brainfuse Get online homework help, writing lab assistance, test prep, video lessons, and study tools for all ages. Library card required: https://www.lakeshores.lib.wi.us/brainfuse/login.pl
- Patrons can place holds on all SHARE catalog materials for pick up at the Bookmobile. It's so easy and convenient, ask a KPL staff member for assistance.
- Items checked out at the KPL Bookmobile can be returned to any KPL Branch or SHARE Library location.
- Should weather conditions or mechanical failure force cancellation of any stop, due dates will be adjusted accordingly to prevent overdue fines.
- Emergency cancellations are announced on the Kenosha Public Library website and Facebook page.
- If a school or preschool is closed for any reason, the scheduled stop will be canceled.
- If you have any questions, call the bookmobile office at (262) 564-6190.