New hours beginning April 25: Monday - Wednesday 10am - 5pm, Thursday 10am - 7pm, Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday 10am - 12pm (noon), Sunday Closed

Summer Program

Read and Earn Chances at Big Prizes

Spin the Wheel!

  • Read twice a week to spin the wheel at the library!

Log Your Reading in Beanstack or with a Reading Log

  • Earn chances to win GRAND prizes for reading

Kids:  5 books per entry multiple drawings
Teens: 2 books per entry Amazon giftcard
Adults: 1 book per entry Restaurant giftcard

Watch live or virtual library events for extra grand prize drawing entries!

inkSchedule of Events & Activities

Snacks at every event!

Week 1 : June 5-11

  • Sign up at the library or on Beanstack
  • Spin the prize wheel!
  • June 9 program @ 6pm “Critters in our Rivers, Lakes, Streams, and Wetlands” with Chris Cold

Week 2 : June 12-18

  • June 16 @ 6pm “Portal to Adventure!” Reader’s Theater Show presented by the Eau Claire Women in Theater. A nautical tale of excitement and foolishness with the help of audience members.
  • Scavenger hunt: Search for pirate books (1 extra prize entry)
  • Virtual Bermuda Triangle Escape Room (1 extra prize entry)

Week 3 : June 19-25

  • Complete the Ocean LEGO Challenge by creating an “under-the-sea” LEGO animal either at home or in the libray and posting a picture of it on Bruce Area Library’s Ocean LEGO Challenge post on Bruce Area Library | Facebook
  • Pickup a Sea Turtle Craft Kit at the library (1 extra prize entry

Week 4 : June 26-July 2

  • Visit a zoo, aquarium, or watch an Aquarium Live Cam (see Facebook or Beanstack for links, 1 extra prize entry)
  • June 29 @ 11am – Cops & Kids Storytime at the Park – Bruce Park. See the  Bruce Area Library | Facebook and add your activity in Beanstack.
  • June 30 @ 6:00 p.mSandcastle Contest at the Bruce Park volleyball court. We will have plenty of containers for you to use or you can bring your own buckets and castle-building tools. If it is raining this will be cancelled and you can post a picture of a sand castle you build on our Bruce Area Library | Facebook

Week 5 : July 3-9

  • Pickup a Water BottleTake & Make Craft at the library (1 extra prize entry)
  • Play Legend of the Lost Emerald online game to learn about Shipwrecks
  • July 6 @ 11am – Cops & Kids Storytime at the Park – Bruce Park. See the link Facebook and add your activity in Beanstack.

Week 6 : July 10-16

  • July 14 @ 6pm – Randy Peterson Music Show. Join us on the library lawn for the “Henry & the Treasure Chest” musical adventure.

Week 7 : July 17-23

  • July 21 @ 6pm – Fish Presentation and Trivia with the Wisconsin DNR.

Week 8 : July 24-28

  • July 28 @ 5-6pm – Library Luau. Come celebrate summer with a hot dog supper and bouncey house!
  • July 28 @ 6pm – Grand Prize Drawings. at the Bruce Area Library and live at Bruce Area Library | Facebook
Bruce Area Library

Bruce Area Library
102 W. River Avenue
PO Box 277
Bruce, WI 54819


Sunday           Closed
Monday          10 a.m. –   5 p.m.
Tuesday          10 a.m. –   5 p.m.
Wednesday    10 a.m. –   5 p.m.
Thursday        10 a.m. –   7 p.m.
Friday              10 a.m. –   5 p.m.
Saturday         10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (noon)