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April 2019

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Babygarten 10:00 am
Apr 01st - 10:00 am

BabygartenBabygarten

Mondays at 10:00 am

Rhymes, stories, and play time. Best for infants through 2 years.

 
 
 
Willow River Writers 10:00 am
Apr 02nd - 10:00 am

Willow River Writers

Willow River Writers Group

Meets the first and third Tuesdays at the Civic Center, Lower Level Conference Rm 1, in New Richmond from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

This group is led by volunteers.

 
 
 
Homeschool Hub 2:00 pm
Apr 02nd - 2:00 pm

Homeschool HubHomeschool Hub

Tuesdays at 2:00 pm

A network hub is a common connection point for devices in a network. Come connect with other homeschool families. Each week will be a different activity. For more information contact Youth Services.

Please plan to attend with your child.

 
 
 
Sit.Stay.Read. 4:00 pm
Apr 02nd - 4:00 pm

TuckerSit. Stay Read. with Tucker

First and third Tuesdays at 4:00 pm This is a wonderful opportunity for kids of all ages but especially for new readers to practice their blossoming skills with Tucker, our therapy dog.

 
 
 
Library Board Meeting 4:30 pm
Apr 02nd - 4:30 pm

Library Board Meeting

Meetings are typically held the first Tuesday of the month at the Civic Center, ED Lab at 4:30 pm.

Open to the public.

 

Library Board Information

 
 
 
Job Center of WI 10:00 am
Apr 03rd - 10:00 am

Job Center of WisconsinJob Center of Wisconsin

Wednesday, December 5 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Dana Sharon from the Job Center of Wisconsin will be here to provide employment services.

Including assistance with:

  • Enhancing your job search
  • Applying for unemployment
  • Job Center of Wisconsin Website
  • Resume writing
  • Interview preparation
  • Networking
 
 
 
Mystery Book Club 10:00 am
Apr 04th - 10:00 am

Mystery Book Club

Mystery Book Club meets the first Thursday of each month at 10:00 am.

The April discussion will be on The Dante Chamber by Matthew Pearl.

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Apr 04th - 10:00 am

Little UniversityLittle University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Backyard Birds: Attracting and Identifying Them 6:00 pm
Apr 04th - 6:00 pm

Backyard BirdsBackyard Birds: Attracting and Identifying Them with J. Sparrow

Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 pm

Learn about attracting and identifying backyard birds as well as some of their unique calls and songs.

J. Sparrow has been a “Birder” for approximately 38 years, has seen slightly more than 5,200 birds in the world, and has birded in 40 countries/islands. She has lived on 3.3 heavily wooded acres a few miles south of Prescott, WI, for 25 years and has seen 90 species of birds in or flying over her “yard”. She currently has 14 bird feeders filled with a variety of bird food/seed: beef suet, Niger Thistle, Black Oil Sunflower Seeds (in shell), Black Oil Sunflower Seeds (out of shell), Raw Peanuts (out of shells), and toasted Safflower Seeds. She also has 3 heated bird baths. By the end of April, J. Sparrow will be adding grape jelly feeders for the Orioles and sugar juice feeders for the Ruby-throated Hummingbirds.  Her favorite “yard” bird? Tufted Titmouse! They love peanuts! If you put them out, they will come!

J. Sparrow has been presenting this, as well as other, bird programs since 2009!

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Apr 05th - 10:00 am

Little UniversityLittle University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
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Babygarten 10:00 am
Apr 08th - 10:00 am

BabygartenBabygarten

Mondays at 10:00 am

Rhymes, stories, and play time. Best for infants through 2 years.

 
 
 
Homeschool Hub 2:00 pm
Apr 09th - 2:00 pm

Homeschool HubHomeschool Hub

Tuesdays at 2:00 pm

A network hub is a common connection point for devices in a network. Come connect with other homeschool families. Each week will be a different activity. For more information contact Youth Services.

Please plan to attend with your child.

 
 
 
Author Visit: Nickolas Butler 6:00 pm
Apr 09th - 6:00 pm

Little FaithAuthor Visit: Nickolas Butler

Tuesday, April 9 at 6:00 pm

Eau Claire author Nickolas Butler will discuss his 5th book: Little Faith (Mar 2019).

In this moving new novel from celebrated author Nickolas Butler, a Wisconsin family grapples with the power and limitations of faith when one of their own falls under the influence of a radical church.

 

Find out more about Nickolas Butler: www.nickolasbutler.com

 
 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Apr 11th - 10:00 am

Little UniversityLittle University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Library Closing at 5:00 pm 5:00 pm
Apr 11th - 5:00 pm

For the safety of our staff and patrons, the Library will be closing at 5:00 pm today. The driving conditions are very poor, please stay safe!
We will reopen at 9:00 am on Friday.

 
 
 
Little University 10:00 am
Apr 12th - 10:00 am

Little UniversityLittle University

Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am

Interactive story time with learning, rhymes, and crafts. Come read, write, sing, talk, play, and make new friends! Best for ages 2 through 5.

We offer the same program twice a week, pick the day that works best for you!

 
 
 
Spine Thrilling Book Club 9:00 am
Apr 13th - 9:00 am

Spine Thrilling Book Club meets select Saturdays at 9:00 am.

The April discussion will be on Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage.

 
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Babygarten 10:00 am
Apr 15th - 10:00 am

BabygartenBabygarten

Mondays at 10:00 am

Rhymes, stories, and play time. Best for infants through 2 years.

 
 
 
Willow River Writers 10:00 am
Apr 16th - 10:00 am

Willow River Writers

Willow River Writers Group

Meets the first and third Tuesdays at the Civic Center, Lower Level Conference Rm 1, in New Richmond from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

This group is led by volunteers.

 
 
 
Homeschool Hub 2:00 pm
Apr 16th - 2:00 pm

Homeschool HubHomeschool Hub

Tuesdays at 2:00 pm

A network hub is a common connection point for devices in a network. Come connect with other homeschool families. Each week will be a different activity. For more information contact Youth Services.

Please plan to attend with your child.

 
 
 
Sit.Stay.Read. 4:00 pm
Apr 16th - 4:00 pm

TuckerSit. Stay Read. with Tucker

First and third Tuesdays at 4:00 pm This is a wonderful opportunity for kids of all ages but especially for new readers to practice their blossoming skills with Tucker, our therapy dog.

 
 
 
SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary 6:00 pm
Apr 17th - 6:00 pm

SoulSpace Farm SanctuarySoulSpace Farm Sanctuary

Wednesday, April 17 at 6:00 pm

Learn about how SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary is a nonprofit farmed animal rescue and protection organization, working to end cruelty to farm animals. SoulSpace promotes compassionate living through rescue, rehabilitation and education.

 
 
 
Local Author Showcase 6:00 pm
Apr 18th - 6:00 pm

Local Author ShowcaseLocal Author Showcase

Thursday, April 18 at 6:00 pm

Guest author: Jim Guhl.  His first novel, Eleven Miles to Oshkosh, was published last fall by the University of Wisconsin Press.

 

 

Local authors presenting:

Reeve Lasky
Stephanie Rose
Marilyn Jess
Rainer Link
Linda Koch
Sherry Lynne
Tylor Mintz
Chuck Rang

Sponsored by the Willow River Writers Group.

 
 
 
Library Closed Apr 19th (All day)
Apr 19th (All day)

Closed Good FridayClosed Friday, April 19

In observance of Good Friday, Friday Memorial Library will be CLOSED on April, 19.

We will reopen on Saturday, April 20 at 9:00 am. Sorry for any inconvenience.

 
 
 
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Homeschool Hub 2:00 pm
Apr 23rd - 2:00 pm

Homeschool HubHomeschool Hub

Tuesdays at 2:00 pm

A network hub is a common connection point for devices in a network. Come connect with other homeschool families. Each week will be a different activity. For more information contact Youth Services.

Please plan to attend with your child.

 
 
 
 
Crafty Adults: Creative Cardmaking 6:00 pm
Apr 25th - 6:00 pm

Crafty Adults: Creative CardmakingCrafty Adults in the Library: Creative Cardmaking

Thursday, April 25 at 6:00 pm

Card making is the craft of hand-making greeting cards. You will learn how to make 3 step-by-step unique greeting cards during this class. It's time to celebrate a change of seasons, and what better way to do that than to craft our way into it!

Come join us at the Library to create at this hands on workshop. Registration required. Space limited. Ages 18+ are welcome to attend.

This class is now full.

 


 

 
 
 
Library Closed Apr 26th (All day)
Apr 26th (All day)

City Staff DayThe library will be closed Friday, April 26 for a City Staff In-Service day.

We will reopen Saturday at 9:00 am. Sorry for any inconvenience.

 
 
 
Grow A Story 10:00 am
Apr 27th - 10:00 am

Grow A StorySaturday Stories & More: Grow A Story

Saturday, April 27 at 10:00 am

Spring is a time for growth. We'll grow our minds with some great stories and plant seeds to watch them grow as well.


 
 
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Homeschool Hub 2:00 pm
Apr 30th - 2:00 pm

Homeschool HubHomeschool Hub

Tuesdays at 2:00 pm

A network hub is a common connection point for devices in a network. Come connect with other homeschool families. Each week will be a different activity. For more information contact Youth Services.

Please plan to attend with your child.