Kids | Teens | Adults

Family Events

We Love Our Patrons Day
Wednesday, February 14 - All day
Stop by the Library and enjoy a homemade treat as a thank you for being such great patrons!

Read Down Your Fines for National Library Week
Monday, April 9 – Saturday, April 14
Come to the library and read down your fines!  For every 15 minutes you read in the library, we will remove $1.00 from your fines.  This promotion cannot be used for fines relating to lost or damaged items.

Muffins with Mom
Saturday, May 12 from 10:30am-12pm
Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend at the library. Bring your mom, grandma, aunt to the library to enjoy some delicious muffins together!

 

KIDS

Storytime
Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Stories, songs, and other early literacy activities that help develop pre-reading skills for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers. No registration required.

Movers & Makers
Fridays at 10 a.m. | Until January 26
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver present. Library staff lead songs, dances, early literacy activities, and a hands-on art project for toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers. No registration required.​

Book Buddies: January
Tuesday, January 16 @ 3:30-4:3pm
Elephant and Piggy by Mo Willems
A Book Club for kids in grades K-2. Together we’ll read a new book each month and do fun activities based on that book. Activities will vary each month and may include reader’s theater, science experiments, arts and crafts projects, and more! Snack included. A one-time sign up is required.

Friday Film
Friday, January 19 - Despicable Me 3
Come hang out at the library on early release Fridays! Enjoy a movie and arts & crafts projects. No registration required. For kids of all ages. Movies will start at 12:30pm. NOTE: This will be the last Friday film of the school year due to construction.

Construction Zone Play Time
Fridays from 10-11am | Starting February 2018
We are ready for construction! While we’re building our new library, we’re hosting a fun playgroup for kids ages 0-5 and their caregivers on Friday mornings in our Children’s Room. Elements of our popular Movers & Makers program will be incorporated each week. Come by to play, dance, and make!

STEAMpunks @ the Nature Center
Monday, February 12 @ 1-3pm
A fun, educational event full of hands-on activities that incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math for kids in grades K-5. Sign-up and RSVP required. Register online or at the library.

  • NOTE: This month’s STEAMpunks will be held at the Evansville Community School District Environmental Education Nature Center located at 340 Fair St Evansville, Wisconsin 53536 next to TRIS.

Book Buddies: February
Tuesday, February 20 @ 3:30-4:3pm
Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke
A Book Club for kids in grades K-2. Together we’ll read a new book each month and do fun activities based on that book. Activities will vary each month and may include reader’s theater, science experiments, arts and crafts projects, and more! Snack included. A one-time sign up is required.

STEAMpunks @ the Nature Center
A fun, educational event full of hands-on activities that incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math for kids in grades K-5. Sign-up and RSVP required. Register online or at the library. NOTE: STEAMpunks will be held at the Evansville Community School District Environmental Education Nature Center located at 340 Fair St Evansville, Wisconsin 53536 next to TRIS.

  • Monday, March 12 @ 1-3pm
  • Monday, April 16 @ 1-3pm

Book Buddies
A Book Club for kids in grades K-2. Together we’ll read a new book each month and do fun activities based on that book. Activities will vary each month and may include reader’s theater, science experiments, arts and crafts projects, and more! Snack included. A one-time sign up is required.

  • Tuesday, March 20 @ 3:30-4:30pm -  UW Whitewater Big Read: Thunder Boy Jr. bySherman Alexie
  • Tuesday, April 17@ 3:30-4:30pm - Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss
  • Tuesday, May 15 @ 3:30-4:30pm - Ish by Peter H. Reynolds

Spring Break Drop in Craft
March 26-31
Stop by the Children’s Room anytime during the week to make a popsicle stick craft. No registration required. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Summer Library Club Signup BEGINS
Saturday, May 26 @ 9:30 a.m.
Signup for Summer Library Club activities for kids and teens starts today! Stop in at the library, call us at 882-2275, or sign up online at: http://als.lib.wi.us/EFPL/


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TEENS AND TWEENS

Youth Center Hang Out
Wednesday, January 17
Kids in grades 5-8 are invited to hang out after school with Ms. Alison at the Evansville Youth Center with games, art, technology, books, and more! The EYC is located at 209 South 1st Street.

Cupcake Wars
Friday, January 26 from 6-7:30pm
Compete the Cupcake Wars by decorating cupcakes based on a mystery theme. For grades 5 and up. Registration required. Sign up online or at the library.


Youth Center Hang Out
Kids in grades 5-8 are invited to hang out after school with Ms. Alison at the Evansville Youth Center with games, art, technology, books, and more! The EYC is located at 209 South 1st Street.

  • Wednesday, February 21
  • Wednesday, March 21
  • Wednesday, April 18
  • Wednesday, May 16

Summer Library Club Signup BEGINS
Saturday, May 26 @ 9:30 a.m.
Signup for Summer Library Club activities for kids and teens starts today! Stop in at the library, call us at 882-2275, or sign up online at: http://als.lib.wi.us/EFPL/
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ADULTS

Community Read Rock County
Tuesday, January 16 @ 10:30am
Join us for a book discussion of our county-wide read of Seventh Generation Earth Ethics by Patty Loew. See more CRRC events on the CRRC website.

Farm Girls Meet Up
Saturday, January 20 @ 10:30am - Home Cheese Making
Calling All Farm Girls! Join with other kindred spirits at a series of gatherings at the library this fall!

Writers Group
Tuesday, February 6 @ 5:45pm
Meet up with other neighbors in the area who are interested in writing. All experience and levels are welcome, as are all genres and all ages.

Tech Help
Tuesday, February 13 @ 2:00-6:00pm
Sign up for a one-on-one appointment. One hour appointments available for help with computers, tablets, e-readers, and more; call the library at 882-2260 to reserve your spot.

Farm Girls Meet Up
Saturday, February 17 @ 10:30am - Seed Catalogs
Calling All Farm Girls! Join with other kindred spirits at a series of gatherings at the library this fall!

Antemeridians Book Club
February 20 @ 10:30am -
Sisi: Empress on Her Own by Allison Pataki
Copies are available at the library. No registration is required.

Writers Group
Meet up with other neighbors in the area who are interested in writing. All experience and levels are welcome, as are all genres and all ages.

  • Tuesday, March 6 @ 5:45pm
  • Monday, March 19 @ 12:30pm
  • Tuesday, April 3 @ 5:45pm
  • Monday, April 16 @ 12:30pm
  • Tuesday, May 1 @ 5:45pm
  • Monday, May 21 @ 12:30pm

Tech Help
Sign up for a one-on-one appointment. One hour appointments available for help with computers, tablets, e-readers, and more; call the library at 882-2260 to reserve your spot.

  • Tuesday, March 13 @ 2:00-6:00pm
  • Tuesday, April 10 @ 2:00-6:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 8 @ 2:00-6:00pm

Farm Girls Meet Up
Calling All Farm Girls! Join with other kindred spirits at a series of gatherings at the library this winter!

  • Saturday, March 17 @ 10:30am
  • Saturday, April 21 @ 10:30am
  • Saturday, May 19 @ 10:30am

Antemeridians Book Club
Copies are available at the library.  No registration is required.

  • April 17 @ 10:30am - The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson

NEA Big Read Book Discussion
Tuesday, May 1 @ 10:30am
Join us in a discussion of The Round House by Louise Erdrich.  Copies are available at the library.  No registration is required.


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