Kids | Teens | Adults

Family Events

Bats of Wisconsin LIVE!
Thursday, Oct. 19 6pm to 7pm
Jennifer Redell, WDNR bat biologist, will teach all ages about the importance of these amazing animals and unearth the mysteries of Wisconsin's bats. Jennifer will be accompanied by live bat ambassadors, including a fruit bat native to Africa!

  • Did you know that bats account for 20% of earth’s mammal diversity?!
  • The only thing scary about bats is the threat of white-nose syndrome, a deadly disease killing off the most common bats in North America.
  • Worldwide, these superheroes of the night sky are responsible for worldwide pest control, seed dispersal, and pollination among other benefits.

Fall Family & Friends Festival
Saturday, October 21 @ 10am-12pm
Celebrate the season with us! Join the Farm Girls Meet Up Group and the Friends of the Library for family friendly activities and fun. Weather permitting we’ll be outside on the library lawn! For all ages. No registration required.

Wisconsin Science Festival Family Moon Walk
At The Evansville Nature Center
Thursday, November 2 @ 6-7:30pm

NOTE: At the front lawn of the Evansville High School located at 640 South 5th Street
A free family event with science activities, art projects, and treats that are all about the moon! Explore the phases of the moon, take a picture book walk, and use binoculars and telescopes to view the night sky. This event is part of the 2017 Wisconsin Science Festival and is co-hosted by the Nature Center at the Evansville School District. No registration required.

Family pARTy (Art Party)
Saturday, November 18 @ 10am -12pm
Stop by during the Olde Fashioned Christmas celebrations to make a seasonal art project! For kids of all ages and their caregivers. No registration required.


KIDS

Preschool Storytime
Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver present. Library staff lead stories, songs, and other
early literacy activities for toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers. No registration required.

Movers & Makers
Fridays at 10 a.m.
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.​

Family Storytime
Thursdays at 6 p.m. (No Family Night Oct. 5)
Story time fun for the whole family! These 30-40 minute evening story times include stories, songs, and activities designed to be enjoyed by kids of all ages and their caregivers. No registration required.
September 21
September 28
October 5 - No Family Night
October 12
October 19
October 26
November
2 - Held at Evansville School District
November
9
November
16

STEAMpunks
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. Register here.
Monday, October 9 @ 1-3pm
Monday, November 27 @ 1-3pm

Friday Films
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
Friday, November 3 - Movie Title TBD

Book Buddies
Third Tuesday of the Month @ 3:30-4:30pm
A Book Club for kids in grades K-2. Together we will 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. Register here.
September 19 - Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert
October 17 - Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne
November 21- Stone Soup Folk Tale



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TEENS AND TWEENS

Youth Center
Third Wednesday of the Month
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
September 20
October 18
November 15

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meet Up
Thursday, October 12 from 3:30-4:30pm

Do you care about the library? Are you excited about our upcoming expansion and the new teen space? Do you have ideas that would make the library more awesome for you and your friends? Looking for volunteer opportunities? Do you love books, snacks, and having fun? Then come join us after school for a brainstorming session about library programs and services for teens!
For grades 7-11. No registration required.

Teen After Hours
Enjoy having the library all to yourselves! For grades 6 and up. Registration required. Sign up online or at the library.
Friday, September 22 @ 7-9pm - Food & Fun - Enjoy a round of Cupcake Wars and other food themed fun. Register here.
Friday, November 10 @ 7-9pm - Harry Potter Night - Harry Potter themed trivia, games, and snacks! Come dressed as your favorite character if you want! Register here.

 

ADULTS

Writers Group
First Tuesday of the Month @ 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.
October 3
November 7

Hospice Presentation
Thursday, October 5 @ 5:30pm
Come hear Valerie Way from Agrace HospiceCare talk about hospice: what is it? How can it help me or a loved one? No registration is required.

Tech Help
Second Tuesday of the Month @ 2:00-6:00pm
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.
October 10
November 14

Farm Girls Meet Up
Third Saturday of the Month @ 10:30am
Calling All Farm Girls! Join with other kindred spirits at a series of gatherings at the library this fall!
October 21 Family Festival Event
November 11 *this is the second Saturday of November*

Antemeridians Book Club
Tuesday, October 17 @ 10:30am
The October book for discussion is Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian. Copies are available at the library. No registration is required.

National Novel Writing Month
November is National Novel Writing Months (NaNoWriMo). National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing - find out more at the website.

NaNoWriMo Kick Off Event
Wednesday, November 1 @ 5:45pm
Let’s start writing! All experience and levels are welcome, as are all genres and all ages. Share your ideas and support for our local writing community!

Novel Writing Month Celebration
Thursday, November 30 @ 5:45pm
Share your work or celebrate your efforts. All experience and levels are welcome, as are all genres and all ages.



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