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MARCH

All Ages

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Write On, Evansville

Introducing “Write On, Evansville”, a collaborative community writing project. Each journal available for check out has a theme and is directed at a specific age group. Share your writing, thoughts, and creative energy as a way for us to come together while we have to be apart. Place a hold on one of the journals.

Logo: MANGO. Language Learning centered around you.

Mango Languages

Start the conversation in your choice of over 70 world languages through online courses on Mango! Challenge yourself to discover something new. Free with your library card. Get started!

KIDS

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Spring Library Subscription Boxes

A box of library magic packed just for you! Books and activities for preschool-grade 5. Sign up for a 3 month subscription this season!

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Family Movie Night

Liven up your family movie night! Each movie night kit comes with 1 or 2 movies and supplies for craft projects and activities based on the movie. New movies will be added often, so check back regularly for more movie night fun! Reserve a movie night bundle.

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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!

  • Birds Available March 3
    Books and supplies for Cheerio bird feeders.
  • MonstersAvailable March 10 Books and supplies for monster paper bag puppets.
  • Eric Carle Available March 17
    Books and A Very Hungry Caterpillar craft.
Illustrated animals around a sign featuring the Library Shorts logo.

Library Shorts: Animal Friends

Monday, March 8 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.

Foam bird glider kites

For the Birds Take & Make Kit

Available Monday, March 8 until supplies run out.
Make a colorful foam bird glider kite that snaps together and flies without strings. Recommended for ages 3+. Reserve a kit today!

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!

Illustrated hand tools and gears

Spring Break Maker Challenge

Available Monday, March 26 until supplies run out.
What can you make with a mystery bag of supplies?! Reserve a kit today!

Book Cover: And Then It's Spring

Spring Break Story Walk

Available March 26 – Library’s Lower Level Window
Stroll past the library to read And Then It’s Spring by Julie Fogliano featured in the windows of the lower level.

TEENS

Illustrated Lion with colorful background announcing spring break reading challange

Spring Break Reading Contest

March 26-April 4
Who can read the most during spring break? Log your reading online to win! First prize, 3 books of your choice, will go to the teen that reads the most. Second place will win 2 books, and third place will earn 1 book. Each participant who reads at least 10 hours will also be entered into a raffle to win a free book of your choice! For readers in grades 6-12.
Sponsored by our TAB. 

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TAB Book Sampler Pack

Looking for your next great read? Let our Teen Advisory Board (TAB) help! Each sampler pack will contain 4-5 YA books recommended by TAB members. Sign up online.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Monday, March 15 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, March 16 at 10:30 AM
Mixed Bag Book Club is back! Join us for a virtual meeting to discuss any book.
In order to participate, email the library at eagerfree@als.lib.wi.usWe will send you the Zoom meeting information prior to the meeting date.

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Crafting with Magazines

Available Monday, March 8 until supplies run out.
Help us recycle some old magazines with two projects: notebooks and envelopes. Reserve a kit today!

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