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Samples of macramé, watercolor, embroidery, and crochet projects and the Creativebug logo

Creativebug

Creativebug is your go-to resource for high-quality, on-trend arts and crafts instructional videos. Get on-demand access to our full library 1,000+ art and craft classes for artists and makers of all levels. You’ll enjoy award-winning HD instructional videos on drawing, painting, sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, baking and more. All classes are taught by experts, with new classes added daily.
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KIDS

Library Subscription Box Artwork

Spring Library Subscription Boxes

A box of library magic packed just for you! Books and activities for preschool-grade 5. Sign up for a subscription this month!

illustration of kids in front of an open book with rockets, science experiments, and other imaginative images.

Storytime at Home

Bring some storytime fun to your home with an at home storytime kit! Kits include 3-4 books for checkout, song and rhyme sheets, and a simple craft project on a popular theme like seasons, animals, and more!  Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Reserve a kit today!

  • Butterflies – Books and a coffee filter butterfly craft. Available Wednesday, May 5
  • Alphabet – ABC books and a pompom letter tracing activity. Available Wednesday, May 12
  • Under the Sea – Books and a playdough sea creature craft. Available Wednesday, May 19
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Library Shorts: “Flowers”

Available beginning Monday, May 3 beginning at 8:00 AM
On the Library Shorts Blog
5-10 minute video lessons on music, science, wellness, math, writing, social studies, and art. Visit als.lib.wi.us/site/library-shorts for videos and more.

Kids Fun Pack

Available Monday, March 8 until supplies run out.
Packet of about 20 fun activity sheets including dot-to-dots, hidden picture, and find the difference. Reserve a kit today!

magic wand reading pointers made of popsicle sticks, sequins, stars, and more.

Magic Wand Reading Pointers

Available Monday, May 10 until supplies run out.
Make a reading pointer to keep your place while reading. Using craft sticks, sparkly jewels, and foam stars. Recommended for kids. Visit our website to sign up online.

foam stickers of flowers and pots

Foam Sticker Fun

Available Monday, May 10 until supplies run out.
Detach the foam stickers and put on colored spot on the background scene to create a picture. Recommended for preschoolers. Visit our website to sign up online.

TEENS

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Monday, May 17 at 4:00 PM
Join TAB on Zoom to talk about books and play games. For 6th grade and up. 
Email TAB Advisor Alison at obrien.alison@als.lib.wi.us to join. 

Teen Fun Pack

Available Monday, March 8 until supplies run out.
Packet of about 20 fun activity sheets including mazes, dot-to-dots and sudoku. Visit our website to sign up online. Reserve a kit today!

ADULTS

Mixed Bag Book Club on Zoom

Tuesday, May 18 at 10:30 AM
This month we will be talking about series. In order to participate, read any book in a series and email the library at eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us. We will send you the Zoom meeting information prior to the meeting date.

Tassel bookmarks made with decorative paper and yarn.

Bookmarks

Available Monday, May 10 until supplies run out.
Get ready for summer reading! This kit will contain the supplies needed to make a minion bookmark and a tassel bookmark. Recommended for adults. Visit our website to sign up online.

Our Mission:

The Eager Free Public Library opens doors for curious minds by encouraging literacy, inspiring learning, and connecting people.

          

Contact Us:

39 W. Main Street
Evansville, WI 53536
Phone: 608-882-2260
Fax: 608-882-2261

Director: Megan Kloeckner
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us