Entries by Shannon

Hang Out in The Lookout!

Have you been to The Lookout? It’s a space here at the Eau Claire Library meant just for our school age visitors! We were excited to add this area to Youth Services during our renovation, and we immediately filled it with all sorts of fun things to discover and do. In The Lookout, you will […]

Fold a One Page Book

I love simple projects that lead to huge creative fun, and One Page Books fall firmly into that category. All you need for this project is a regular sheet of paper, a pair of scissors, and your imagination. The hardest part is deciding what to fill them with—you are bound to have tons of ideas. […]

If Kids Built a Library…

By now you are probably well aware that we are moving our library back downtown in August. We are looking forward to so many fun features in our newly renovated building. (An expanded Dabble Box? A larger Storytime Room? Waaaay more space for books and activities and fun?? Yes. Please.) We know kids and families […]

Fold an Origami Friend

This very easy, very fun project requires nothing more than a piece of paper, something to write with, and your imagination. A few folds, some quick drawing, and you’ll have your own movable character. You can even make this project using paper from your recycling bin. (Hooray for reusing!) If you decide to go this […]

ECASD’s Adopt-A-Backpack

The Eau Claire Area School District’s Adopt-A-Backpack program plays an important role in getting school supplies and backpacks to students in need each year. Though this school year will be quite different, the urgency remains to help deliver supplies to Eau Claire families in need.  To assist the Adopt-A-Backpack program, the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public […]