• The Library has a YouTube channel!

    Did you know that the Library has a YouTube channel? Subscribe for videos made just for you!
  • Creating Colorful Outdoor Planters

    Join us on the library's Facebook page on Monday, July 13 at 10:00 a.m. to learn how to create colorful outdoor planters.  This program is for anyone interested in gardening.
  • Creating a Kitchen Herb Garden

    Join us on the library's Facebook page on Monday, July 27 at 10:00 a.m. as we create a kitchen herb garden.  Come and learn which herbs can be planted together in one planter, and which herbs do better when planted alone.
  • Weekly Craft - String Bowl

    Pick up a craft kit at the library July 6th-11th. No need to register!
  • Live Yoga Session

    Participate in a community yoga session from home. Tune in to the Library's Facebook page Friday, July 24th at 9:00 a.m.

  • Maker Challenge

    Maker Challenge

    July 8th and 22nd @ 11:00 a.m.
    Visit our Facebook page for a challenge straight from the Makerspace!

  • Vision Board Program

    Vision Boards

    Tuesday, July 28th at 1:00 p.m.
    What is a vision board? How do you make one? How can they help you reach your goals? Visit the Library’s Facebook page to find out!
  • Coding Club

    Coding Club

    Virtual meetings July 2, 16, and 30 @ 3:30 via Zoom.
    Learn to create your own filters, memes and more using JavaScript. Create and share your own unique projects and learn from others. No previous coding experience is required. This program is recommended for ages 10 – 18.
    Register below to participate.

  • Weekly Crafts

    Weekly Crafts

    Craft videos released online at 11:00 a.m. on Mondays. Pick up a kit for the weekly craft at the library. First come, first served.

  • Digital Escape Room

    Great to play as an individual or a family.  Can you survive?
  • Cat Friendly Plants

    Join us on the library's Facebook Page on June 29th at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual gardening program.  We will be discussing cat friendly plants.  

    Watch here.
  • July 10th

    July 10th @ 1:00 p.m.
    Project:  Homemade Crystals
    Needed supplies:


    Colored pipe cleaners



    Mason jars (or glasses) (2-3 depending on how many crystals you want to make)

    Popsicle sticks


  • Community Oral History Project

    The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library would like to invite you to participate in a community oral history project. Record a video or audio clip of yourself telling a story about your experience during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    For more information on how to participate, please email tthomas@whitewater-wi.gov.



    Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.

    June 2nd-August 13th.


    Join us on Facebook Live for stories, songs and silliness with Miss Deana!  It’s fun for the whole family!  



  • June 15th-July 31st

    IT'S HERE!
    Our summer reading program is going digital!  Register for a Beanstack account in order to participate.  You can use our Beanstack site or download the app on your mobile device.  Follow this link to register:

    Beanstack Questions?
    Visit this page for answers to frequently asked questions and video tutorials. 


    This project was brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services grant LS-00-19-0050-19. 

    We would also like to thank the Bridges Library System for their support.
  • New Database

    Creativebug is a database featuring thousands of videos from top designers and artists about everything from art and design to sewing, food, and jewelry making.  It is a great place to learn a new skill or develop a daily creative practice.  Best of all, it’s free with your Whitewater library card!  So get making!
  • Logging into your library account in CAFE is easy!

  • Curbside Pickup Service-REVISED FOR JUNE 29, 2020

  • New Trial Service

  • New Gale Courses will be available soon. See the tutorial!

  • Flipster for Desktops Tutorial Video

  • Extended to July 31

Registration Forms

Coding Club Registration Form