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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
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Events @ the Library

Everyone | Kids | Teens | Adults

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Tuesday, January 23, 9:30-11:30 am
Wednesday, January 24, 2-4 pm
Thursday, January 25, 5-7 pm
Friday, January 26, 12-2 pm

Hoo's Woods Raptor Program
Saturday, January 27, 10:30 am
We're excited to host Wapaha the Golden Eagle as well as three other raptors from our friends at Hoo’s Woods! This program is being funded through a generous donation to the Edgerton Library Memorial Fund as well as a matching grant from the We Energies Foundation and the James E. Dutton
Foundation.

Jigsaw Jamboree
All February Long
Join us during the month of February for a communal jigsaw puzzle. Project will take place in the upstairs magazine room.

Used Book Sale
Friday, February 2, 12-5 pm and Saturday, February 3, 9-2:45 pm
Great books at even better prices. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library


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.

Pages & Projects
First Tuesday the month from 4-5 pm
Love books?  Love art?  Join us each month as we share a short book and then work on a related art project! All children grades 2-5 are welcome.

  • Feb 6 - Animals, Animals, Animals, by Eric Carle  (register by Feb. 2)

  • March 6 - Birds, by Kevin Henkes  (register by Mar. 2)

  • April 3 - The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss (register by Mar. 30)

  • May 1 - The Birchbark  House, by Louise Erdrich  (register by Apr. 27)
    Program in collaboration with the NEA Big Read.

  • June 5 - I Want a Monster, by Elise Gravel  (register by Jun. 1)

Monday Fun-Day!
February 19, 3:15-4:30 pm
Lego challenges, experiments, crafts, and more! All school aged kids are welcome at this program.

American Girl Program with visiting author - Kathleen Ernst
Wednesday, February 28, 4-5 pm
Kathleen is the creator of Caroline Abbott, the American Girl historical character set during the War of 1812. Join us for an exciting program to learn more about the stories behind the books!




TEENS & TWEENS Grades 5 and up



TEENS Ages 12 and up

Red Cross Blood Drive
Tuesday, January 30, 1-5 pm

American Girl Program with visiting author - Kathleen Ernst
Wednesday, February 28, 4-5 pm
Kathleen is the creator of Caroline Abbott, the American Girl historical character set during the War of 1812. Join us for an exciting program to learn more about the stories behind the books!

Chloe Ellefson Program with visiting author - Kathleen Ernst
Wednesday, February 28, 6:30-7:30 pm
Kathleen will speak about her award-winning Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mysteries for adults and mature teens. The eighth book in the series, Mining for Justice, was release in October, 2017. Join us for a fascinating evening with this popular author.

Maker Space - Sewing Machine
Starts February 5th
A sewing machine will be available at the library for use by our patrons. Please sign up for a time slot as the machine is available for drop in use, but first come first served. You will need to bring your own sewing materials.

 


ADULTS

JANUARY

Edgerton Area Writers Guild
Second and Fourth Mondays from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
January 22

Red Cross Blood Drive
Tuesday, January 30, 1-5 pm

Valentine Cookie Jar
Thursday, February 1, 6:30-7:30 pm
Join us in creating a fun gift for your sweetheart! Participants will receive all ingredients to make festive and delicious Valentine’s Day cookies at home. The decorative layering in a clear glass jar is sure to “wow” your honey AND make their belly happy. Register at the circulation desk or by calling 884-4511 by Monday, January 29th.

Maker Space - Sewing Machine
Starts February 5th
A sewing machine will be available at the library for use by our patrons. Please sign up for a time slot as the machine is available for drop in use, but first come first served. You will need to bring your own sewing materials.

Dementia Care Specialist
Open Office Hours - 1:30-2:30 pm Second Thursday of the month
February 8

Edgerton Area Writers Guild
Second and Fourth Mondays from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
February 12 & 26

Adult Coloring Club
Wednesday, February 14, 6:30 pm

Morning Dayze and a look at the Musical History of Edgerton
Saturday, February 17, 1:30-2:45 pm
Since the 1970s, the band Morning Dayze has been rocking the Edgerton area to the delight of their many fans. Join us for a lively program where you'll learn about the history of this legendary band and other bits of Edgerton music history. Copies of the new book "A Garage Band" will be available for purchase.

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.

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

Senior Benefits Specialist
Open Office Hours - 10:30-11:30 am Third Wednesday of the month
February 21

Chloe Ellefson Program with visiting author - Kathleen Ernst
Wednesday, February 28, 6:30-7:30 pm
Kathleen will speak about her award-winning Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mysteries for adults and mature teens. The eighth book in the series, Mining for Justice, was release in October, 2017. Join us for a fascinating evening with this popular author.

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.

  • 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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