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Drop in Projects
Stop by our program room any time during open hours to explore and create on your own. Supplies are provided. No registration required. Recommended for ages 3 and up.
March - Marble Runs
Transform the walls in the Program Room into marble runs with cardboard tubes and tape.
April – Poetry Wall
Add some words and art to the Program Room in this community project.
May – Origami
What can you make from a piece of paper?
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.
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.
Special: Baby & Me Storytimes
Tuesdays, March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25 at 6 p.m.
A 7 week series for pre-walking babies and caregivers. Library staff share songs, rhymes, and early literacy activities designed to introduce the joy of reading to our youngest patrons while supporting early brain development and building connections between caregivers and babies. Registration required. Call the library at 608-882-2275 or visit the Children’s Desk to sign up.
Wednesdays, March 22, April 26, May 24 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
A book club for kids in grades K-2. Each month, we will read a new book together and do fun activities based on that book. Activities will include arts and craft projects, science experiments, and more!
Snack included. One time sign up required. Register online or at the library.
March 22 - The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Paul Galdone
April 26 - Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner
May 24 - Rosie Revere, Engineer & Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
Mondays, March 13, April 13 from 1-3 p.m.
For grades K-5. This popular hands-on program offers lots of activities that incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Program ends at 3:00 p.m. Sign-up and RSVP required.
Register online here>> or at the library.
Play & Build Family Day
March 11 from 10 a.m.-12 noon
For kids of all ages and their caregivers. Build a marble run, a tower of cups, an electrical circuit, or a house made of marshmallows. Explore several different building stations designed for kids and adults. No registration required.
2 Spring Break Activities:
LEGOS & MeeperBOTs!
Tuesday, March 28 from 10 a.m.-12 noon
For grades K-8. What can you build with LEGOs? We’ll have LEGOs and other building blocks out to create and build with. You can also test drive a MeeperBOT. Recommended for grades K-5. No registration required.
Open Art Studio
Wednesday, March 29 from 1-3 p.m.
For grades K-8. Stop by and get creative! We’ll have a variety of arts and crafts supplies for you to try out and create with. No registration required.
Bird City Day for Kids
Thursday, April 6 at 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Evansville has been recognized as a Bird City since 2011 for its work in educating the public about birds and implementing sound conservation practices. Join special guests from Evansville Nature Center for fun, hands-on activities all about birds. For grades K-5. Registration required - call or visit the Children's Desk to sign up.
Muffins with Mom
Saturday, May 13 from 10:30 a.m.-12 noon
For kids of all ages with mom, grandma, or aunt. Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend at the library with muffin snacks and a special springtime craft activity. No registration required.
TEENS AND TWEENS
TAG - Teen Advisory Group
Tuesdays, April 4, May 16 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
For grades 6-8. Tween Advisory Group advises the library on books, movies, and events for middle schoolers. One-time permission slip required; Fill one out online here>> or pick one up at the library.
Youth Center Hang Out
Thursdays, March 23, April 25, May 25
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 S. 1st Street.
Teen Tech Week Technology Petting Zoo
Tuesday, March 7 from 3-5 p.m.
Stop by after school to try out some of our technology! Make a short stop motion animation video with mini iPads, turn bananas into a keyboard with a Makey Makey kit, or design a maze for an Ozobot to navigate. Recommended for grades 6-12. No registration required.
Farm Girl Meet Up
Saturdays, March 18, April 15, May 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Calling All Farm Girls! Come join with other kindred spirits at a series of gatherings to be held at the library this Winter! Readers of the magazine "Maryjane's Farm" will be familiar with the comaraderie that we look forward to sharing (and if you've never read the magazine, copies in our library are available; check one out!). Let's get to know each other! Snacks served.
Saturday, April 29 from 11 a.m.-12 noon
Celebrate National Poetry Month with our Evansville community! Bring a poem to share, either one you’ve written yourself or an old favorite. Coffee, juice, and light refreshments will be provided. No registration required. For all ages.
Tuesdays, March 14, April 11, May 9 from 2-6 p.m.
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.
Getting to Know Our Ancestors, One Immigrant at a Time
Thursday, May 4 at 6 p.m.
This presentation will be given by Lisa Imhoff, a Town of Porter resident who has been researching her family history for about 35 years. She will talk about immigration and naturalization records as they apply to our genealogical research. Attendees are encouraged to bring copies of their ancestor's naturalization records for review or discussion. No registration is required. Co-sponsored by the Grove Society.
Antemeridians Book Club
Tuesday, February 21 at 10:30 a.m.
For adults. This month’s book for discussion is Emma by Alexander McCall Smith.
Copies are available
at the library. No registration is required. Anyone who has read the book is welcome to attend.
Book to Movie Club
Tuesdays, March 21, May 16 at 10:30 a.m.
For adults. Read the book, watch the movie. Copies are available at the library.
No registration is required.
March 21 - Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
May 16 - One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
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