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Monday - Thursday 9-8 PM
Friday: 9 AM-5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 3 PM
 
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Edgerton, WI 53534
608-884-4511





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Events @ the Library

Everyone | Kids | Teens | Adults

Everyone


Edgerton’s Home for the Holidays

Saturday, November 25 from 9 am - 3 pm
City wide event. Activities at the library all day.

  • 9 am - 3 pm: Holiday Craft Station, Holiday Mail for Heroes-make a card for our soldiers, Hot Cocoa Bar
  • 10 am: Holiday Storytime with Library Director
  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm: Cookie Decorating with Mrs. Claus
  • 1:00 - 2:45 pm: Interactive Viewing of the movie “Frozen” (singalong, props, and more fun!)
  • Storywalk™: Enjoy your walk between the Train Depot (where you can find Santa and his sleigh) and the Edgerton Public Library. Along the way you will find Storywalk™ signs featuring a holiday book!

WINTER READ
December 1-29
Read & win prizes!  Drawing on January 2

FOOD FOR FINES
December 1-29
$1 in fines waived for every non-perishable food item brought in for Edgerton Outreach.


KIDS


Dance, Sing & Play

Thursdays at 10 am
Singing, movement activities, rhymes, and fingerplays. Whether we’re using puppets, scarves, beanbags or blocks, this 30 minute program helps to build vocabulary skills, motor skills, and creativity. Time for free play follows the program.

Storytime
Mondays at 10 am
Sharing books is one of the most important things we can do to encourage a love of reading. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and a craft in this 45 minute program!
Time for free play follows the program.

Art On The Go
While you’re at the library picking up some great books to read, stop by the “Art on the Go” table for a new creative project each Wednesday!

Monday Fun-Day!
November 13, 3:15-4:30 pm
December 11, 3:15-4:30 pm
Lego challenges, experiments, crafts, and more! All school aged kids are welcome at this program.




TEENS & TWEENS Grades 5 and up

Anime Night
November 16; December 14, 5:30-7 pm
Enjoy the latest anime and (potentially) anime related activities. Snacks served.



TEENS Ages 12 and up

Red Cross Blood Drive
December 4, 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Hot Chocolate and a Book
December 12, 5:00 pm
Take a break from the holiday madness and enjoy creating your own hot chocolate recipe. Bring your favorite book to share or to just kick back and enjoy while you sip your new creation.


ADULTS

NOVEMBER

Edgerton Area Writers Guild
Second and Fourth Mondays from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
November 13 & 27

Medicare Part D Assistance
Wednesday, November 15 from 9 am - 3 pm
Rachel Jacobs, the Senior Benefits Specialist, will be available to help with Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) Enrollment. Please bring your prescription medications in the original container AND your Medicare card. She will offer free assistance with plan comparisons. No appointment necessary.

Senior Benefits Specialist
Open Office Hours - 10:30-11:30 am Third Wednesday of the month
November 15; December 20

Community Book Bunch
Thursdays at 6:30 pm
Join us at a local restaurant for a lively discussion on a variety of books. Anyone who has read the book is welcome. Copies are available at the library the month prior to the discussion.

  • November 16 - My Italian Bulldozer, by Alexander McCall Smith - review
    Meeting at Rosati’s Pizza, 723 E Ellendale Rd, Edgerton

  • December - no meeting

Hospice Care Programs
The Edgerton Public Library is hosting Agrace Hospice Care for 3 separate hour long discussions on the services Agrace can provide for you and your loved ones. A light breakfast will be provided during the program so please register if you plan on joining us for breakfast! Call the library at 884-4511 or sign up at the circulation desk.

  • Wednesday, November 1 at 10:30 a.m. - Basic hospice care offerings through Agrace

  • Wednesday, November 15 at 10:30 a.m. - A Discussion of Palliative Care and Pain Management

  • Wednesday, November 29 at 10:30 a.m. - Grief 101: Tips for self-care and supporting others through loss.

DECEMBER

Red Cross Blood Drive
December 4, 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Dementia Care Specialist
Open Office Hours - 1:30-2:30 pm Second Thursday of the month
December 14

Edgerton Area Writers Guild
Second and Fourth Mondays from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
December 11
December 25 - No meeting

Senior Benefits Specialist
Open Office Hours - 10:30-11:30 am Third Wednesday of the month
December 20

Community Book Bunch
Third Thursdays at 6:30 pm
Join us at a local restaurant for a lively discussion on a variety of books. Anyone who has read the book is welcome. Copies are available at the library the month prior to the discussion.

  • December - no meeting

  • January 18 - Seventh Generation Earth Ethics, by Patty Loew
    Meeting at Lakeview Bar & Grill, 1901 WI Hwy 59, Milton
    A Community Read Rock County event.

  • February 15 - Euphoria, by Lily King
    Meeting at Anchor Inn, 718 WI Hwy 59, Edgerton

  • March 15 - Swing Time, by Zadie Smith
    Meeting at Ray’s Restaurant, 1102 N. Main, Edgerton

  • April 19 - Round House, by Louise Erdrich
    Meeting at Rosati’s 723 E. Ellendale Road, Edgerton
    An NEA Big Read event.

  • May 17 - Hillbilly Elegy, by JD Vance
    Meeting at Winchester Restaurant, 568 Haugen Road (I-90 Travel Plaza), Edgerton
           

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