After School Program


The After School Program is offered five days a week from 3:00-5:15pm. The program will operate from Monday, August 28th, 2023 – Friday, May 17, 2024. Students in 1st – 4th grades and 5th grade from any Viroqua area school- whether that be public, private, chartered or home-schooled- may be admitted to the After School Program.

The required program registration materials can be found below.

Required registration materials include:

  1. One Enrollment Form per family. All the children in one family will be listed in one Enrollment Form.
  2. One Health Form per child.

“Registration Day” for the 2023-2024 year was on Wednesday, June 14th at 6:00pm inside the Library’s Lobby.

Enrollment Forms will be accepted at the Library’s Front Desk throughout the school year to be added to the After School Program’s waitlist. You will be contacted within a week to communicate about the status of the program’s waitlist.

Enrollment Form. Download to Print. One per family.

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Health Form. Download to Print. One per child.

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The After School Program follows the Viroqua Area School’s calendar. The After School program will follow VAS cancellations or early dismissal due to bad weather.

Each day the students will receive a healthy snack upon arrival at the library, then activity/exercise time at Eckhart Park, Park Bowl, or the library’s garden followed by free-time activities at the library including reading, music, drawing, and others. Pick up begins at 4:45pm and ends promptly at 5:15pm.

For more information about the program contact Youth Services Director Laci Sheldon at [email protected] or call 637-7151 ext. 5. The program is sponsored by the McIntosh Memorial Library, Viroqua Area Schools, the Viroqua Area Foundation and the Viroqua Lion’s Club.

You will be notified of your child(ren)s acceptance to the program within a week. Notifications are also sent to those that could not be accepted into the After School Program and were placed on a waiting list.

Q. What are the reasons why a student may not be accepted?

A. Their enrollment and health forms were received after the first 35 first – fourth grade students were enrolled. Or, after the 11th fifth grade student was enrolled.

A. Their enrollment and health forms were submitted before June 14th or they were sent by email. We do not accept emailed registrations.

A. Their registration form indicates that the student will miss 3 or more days of the After School Program per week.

For more information please contact Ms. Laci Sheldon, Youth Services Director, at [email protected] 608-637-7151 x.5.