Kids | Teens | Adults

Family Events

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.

Family Coding Day
Saturday, January 13 from 10:30am-12pm
Curious about coding? Come by the library to explore hands on activities and games that will encourage computational thinking and stimulate creativity. This program is for all ages. Coding is for everyone!

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

 

KIDS

Storytime
Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
No program December 20, 27

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
No program December 22, 29.

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.
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.
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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.
November 21- Stone Soup Folk Tale

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, November 27 @ 1-3pm

Messy Munchkins: Frozen Edition
Friday, December 22 from 10-11am
A multi-sensory playgroup that encourages participation from both caregiver and child. Some activities may be messy! Weather permitting we will have snowy activities outside, so place dress appropriately. For ages 5 and under with caregivers.

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.

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.

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.

  • Winter Break Edition: Thursday, December 28 @ 3:30-4:3pm The Mitten by Jan Brett
  • Tuesday, January 16 @ 3:30-4:3pm Elephant and Piggy by Mo Willems
  • Tuesday, February 20 @ 3:30-4:3pm Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke

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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
November 15

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, December 20
• Wednesday, January 17
• Wednesday, February 21

SLIME!
Friday, December 29
Stop by anytime between 10am-noon to make some slime. Add glitter and color to your oogey gooey creations. No registration required. For grades 5 and up.

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.

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ADULTS

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.

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.
November 14

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.

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, December 5 @ 5:45pm
• Tuesday, January 2 @ 5:45pm
• Tuesday, February 6 @ 5:45pm

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, December 12 @ 2:00-6:00pm
• Tuesday, January 9 @ 2:00-6:00pm
• Tuesday, February 13 @ 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 fall!
• Saturday, December 16 @ 10:30am - Bread Baking
• Saturday, January 20 @ 10:30am - Home Cheese Making
• Saturday, February 17 @ 10:30am - Seed Catalogs

Antemeridians Book Club
Copies are available at the library. No registration is required.
• December 19 @ 10:30am - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
• February 20 @ 10:30am - Sisi: Empress on Her Own by Allison Pataki

A Community Rread Rock County EventCommunity 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.


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