With fake spring upon, there’s no better time than to get out and get some exercise (or you could do it inside as well). Maybe you need a little bit more motivation, how about supporting charity and Eau Claire in the state-wide competition, “Be Active” Wisconsin. Although it started on the 1st of the month, […]
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About Jon, Reference Assistant
Jon is your typical nerd. He loves to play video games, watch great tv shows, cheer on the Green Bay Packers, and occasionally enjoys playing a round of golf (albeit terribly). Feel free ask him what he’s currently playing or how awesome (or depressing) the latest Game of Thrones episode was. Jon has a bachelor’s degree in History and Religious Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.
While February and Black History Month comes to end this week, it’s never too late to dive into the rich literature about many important African Americans who have helped shape our nation. Officially being recognized in the United States in 1976 by President Gerald Ford, Black History Month is a time to celebrate the endless […]
With the turning of the calendar over to December, a trip to the grocery store and a certain Mariah Carey song reminds you of the fast approaching holidays. Although it can be hectic, it is one of my favorite times of the year. The music, the smells, the lights, they all sort of bring back […]
That’s right, your Eau Claire library card can now give you access to one of the best and most up-to-date business and consumer databases online. The best part about it, it’s free! ReferenceUSA is an amazing resource to help you do research for all sorts of great things. You can find it on our website […]
As the pandemic has kept me mostly confined to my workplaces and home, I’ve found I’ve had a lot more time to delve deep into the Internet. Specifically, I have become obsessed with three YouTube series, The Burger Show, Burger Scholar Sessions, and Strictly Dumpling. I spend my evenings with a video game on one […]
If you’re like me, this quarantine has made things a little boring. The thing is though, it doesn’t have to be. With so many restaurants closed or having reduced hours, now is the best time to try your hand at new recipes! Another reason why you should cook some new stuff? The library has tons […]
While all these new albums have the fact that they’re local in common, you’ll be surprised at how diverse the sounds of each one is. If you’re looking to rock out, check out Stumpt’s Um, What? or Drunk Drivers’ It’s Always Weekend. For more acoustic heavy sets, AncientMelody by Past & Present, Phase 1 by […]
We all dread it, but since we choose to live in Wisconsin, we can’t run from winter. So I’m going to try my best to help you get ready to “survive” the season, whether that be a new book, new activity, or possibly even getting you to go out and enjoy what winter brings (if […]
Do you have a wall that’s looking a little dull? Do you want to wow all your friends with your artistic tastes? Have you always wanted to display local artists work but can’t decide on just one piece of art? What if I told you that you could fix all of the above for FREE […]
It’s about to be that time of year again where you get together with all your buds, grab some grub, and apply not nearly enough sunscreen before getting away and enjoying some great music. Luckily, the Chippewa Valley is an amazing location that holds a ton of awesome festivals that include both great local and […]
Most in-person library services are paused until further notice. Our Park & Pickup materials pickup service has resumed.
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