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KIDS

Summer Library Club Signup
Goin on now!
Signup for Summer Library Club activities for kids and teens starts today! Stop in at the library, call us at 882-2275, or sign up online... more information to come.
REGISTRATION FOR KIDS: https://efplsummersignup.com/kids/
REGISTRATION FOR TEENS:https://efplsummersignup.com/teens/

Early Literacy Programs
In EFPL Children’s Room
*No Registration Required*

Storytime
Wednesdays at 10am
June 11 – August 17

Stories, songs, and other early literacy activities that help develop pre-reading skills for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. For ages 0-5 and caregivers.

Music & Movement
Fridays at 10am
June 11 - August 17

Move, groove, swing, and sway at this musical and dance filled storytime for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

Baby & Me Storytime
Saturdays at 10am
June 23 – July 28

Stories, songs, and playtime for our youngest library patrons! Help your baby develop listening and languages skills while having fun and getting to know other families. For babies and their caregivers.

Family Storytime
Thursdays at 6pm
June 21 – July 26

Fun for the whole family! Stories, songs, crafts and other early learning activities for all ages and caregivers.

Walk in Crafts
Make and take projects recommended for kids ages 5 and up. No registration is required. Stop by the Children’s Room anytime to make your project except during weekly storytimes on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10am.

Instrument Magnets
July 2-7
Color and create a magnetic picture of a musical instrument

Fairy & Toad Houses
July 23-28
Create a miniature house for a fairy or toad using natural materials and craft supplies

Bookmark Contest
Coloring: August 13-18 (Entries due on Saturday, August 18)
Voting: August 20-25

Enter our bookmark coloring contest! Pick up a bookmark, color it, and return it to the library to display. Then, vote for your favorites the following week. The winners will receive a free book of their choice or have their overdue library fines forgiven!


Kids Summer Library Club @ EYC
Due to the Library Expansion Project construction, these events will take place at the Evansville Youth Center located at 209 S 1st St, Evansville, WI 53536. These events are recommended for kids entering grades 1-5 in fall. Space is limited and registration is required.

Registration Information: Registration opens Saturday, May 26th at 9:30am. Register online at als.lib.wi.us/EFPL.

Paper Houses
Wednesday, June 20 @ 2-3pm
Design your dream bedroom, a castle, a whole city, or whatever else you can imagine using paper, cardboard, and other craft materials.

DIY Magic Potions
Wednesday, June 27 @ 2-3pm
Monday, July 30 @ 2-3pm

Experiment with interesting ingredients to create fizzing concoctions and bubbling potions! Kids will have fun with a little bit of chemistry, a little bit of art, and a lot of creativity and imagination!

Art Workshop: Self-Portraits
Thursday, June 28 @ 10-11am
Tuesday, July 17 @ 2-3pm

Create a self-portrait using a variety of art techniques and supplies including drawing and painting.

LEGO Engineering Challenge
Monday, July 9 @ 2-3pm
Wednesday, August 1 @ 2-3pm

Build with LEGO bricks to solve a surprise challenge.

Winter Science Experiments
Wednesday, July 11 @ 2-3pm
Cool off from the summer heat with chilly science experiments and fun activities with snow and ice.

Take Apart Engineering
Wednesday, July 18 @ 2-3pm
Find out how things work in reverse! Kids will take apart items like electronic toys, calculators, and more.

Art Workshop: Wooden Sculptures
Wednesday, August 8 @ 2-3pm
What can you build with pieces of wood? Kids will create unique 3D art pieces to take home using glue, paint, and wood.

DIY Instruments
Thursday, August 9 @ 10-11am
Use recycled and household supplies to make your own instruments.

Book Buddies in EFPL Children’s Room
A Book Club for kids! Each meeting we’ll read together and do fun activities based on the books. Recommended for children ages 5-10. No registration required.

Tuesday, June 19 @ 2-3pm
"The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors" by Adam Rex

Complete in a rock, paper, scissors tournament. Write your own legend and make up your own games.

Monday, June 25 @10-11am
"Not Quite Narwhal" by Jessie Sima & "The Mermaid" by Jan Brett

Make underwater and beach themed art with sand, shells, and other materials.

Tuesday, July 10 @ 2-3pm
"Jabari Jumps" by Gaia Cornwall
Celebrate summer fun by writing and illustrating your own summer story.

Monday, July 16 @ 10-11am
"Rocky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot" by Dav Pilkey
Make a robot puppet with moving arms and legs.

Tuesday, July 31 @ 2-3pm
"Drum Dream Girl" by Margarita Engle & "Jasmine Toguchi: Drummer Girl" by Debbie Michiko Florence
Make your own drums using recycled materials.

Monday, August 6 @ 10-11am
"Chirri and Chirra" series by Kaya Doi
Create a 3D miniature world.

Special Events in EFPL Children’s Room

Donuts with Dad
Saturday, June 16 at 10-10:30am
Bring your dad, grandpa, or uncle to the library! Enjoy donuts and stories together. For children of all ages and their caregivers.

Kid’s Construction Zone
Thursday, August 2 at 10:00am
Meet the team that is building our new library from Vogel Bros. Building Co. Learn about construction and check out building equipment. For kids ages 6-12. No registration required.

Kids Summer Reading Program

June 8 – August 18

  • Sign up is easy! Just come to the library and pick up a log to keep track of the time spent reading. Each log counts 10 hours of reading.
  • When you complete your reading log, bring it to the library to collect a prize! One completed reading log will earn you one prize, or you can save up multiple logs (up to 6) for bigger prizes!
  • Reading logs can be turned in for prizes until August 18th at 1pm.
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TEENS AND TWEENS

Summer Library Club Signup
Going on now!
Signup for Summer Library Club activities for kids and teens starts today! Stop in at the library, call us at 882-2275, or sign up online at: http://als.lib.wi.us/EFPL/

Teen Programs @ EYC
Due to the Library Expansion Project construction, these events will take place at the Evansville Youth Center located at 209 S 1st St, Evansville, WI 53536. These events are recommended for kids entering grades 6-10 in fall. Space is limited and registration is required.

Registration Information: Registration opens Saturday, May 26th at 9:30am. Register online at als.lib.wi.us/EFPL.

Emoji Slime
Tuesday, June 26 @ 1:30-2:30pm
Tuesday, June 26 @ 3:00-4:00pm
Slime and emoji fun! Turn your favorite emoji into slime to take home.

DIY Bot Workshop
Friday, July 13 @ 4-5pm
Design and build a motorized bot that can move in its own.

Candy Sushi
Wednesday, July 18 @ 4-5pm
Use Rice Krispy Treats and candy to make some delicious creations. It will look like traditional sushi, but it won’t taste like it!

Stop Motion Animation Workshop
Thursday, August 9 @ 1-3pm
Make your own stop motion video using the library’s iPad minis and a variety of fun props.

Teen Programs @ EFPL
No registration required.

Rock Painting
Thursday, June 21 @ 6-7pm
Use paints and markers to decorate rocks. Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own smooth rocks to decorate, too!

Cereal Taste Test
Friday, June 29 @ 11am-12pm
Test your taste buds! Can you tell cereals apart when eating them with your eyes closed? Can you tell the different between name brand and generic cereals?

Game Night
Thursday, July 12 @ 6-7pm
Play games with friends including chess, Candy Land, and more new and retro games.

Zentangle & Drawing
Friday, July 20 @ 11am-12pm
Discover the relaxing art of zentangle and try out new drawing techniques. Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own drawing supplies.

Silent Library Games
Thursday, August 2 @ 6-7pm
Can you hold it together while enduring challenges designed to get you to make noise or laugh? The name of the game is Silent Library and to win you must endure interesting challenges without making a sound!

Perler Bead Projects
Friday, August 10 @ 11am-12pm
Make your own design or create a favorite character out of Perler beads.

Teen Summer Reading Program

REGISTRATION FOR TEENS:https://efplsummersignup.com/teens/

June 8 – August 18
Read 20 hours to win a book of your choice!

  • Sign up is easy! Just stop by the library to pick up a reading log.
  • When your log is completed, turn it in to collect your prize!
  • Readers may complete up to 3 reading logs for a total of 60 hours read and 3 book prizes earned.
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ADULTS

Antmeridians Book Club
Tuesday, June 19 at 10:30am
Join us for a great book, a fabulous discussion, fun friends, and special treats. This month we're reading "How to Find Love in a Bookshop". Read the synopsis and review here.

Adult Summer Reading Program

June 8 – August 18

  • Read or listen to 5 books on our BINGO card to win a book of your choice.
    • Sign up is easy! Just stop by the library to pick up a BINGO card.
    • When your log is completed, turn it in to collect your prize!
    • Readers may complete 1 reading log.


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