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Take the Smokey Bear Reading Challenge

Celebrate Earth Day all April with the Smokey Bear Reading Challenge! To get started, pick up a challenge sheet in Youth Services or print your own from the US Forest Service! Read three books about the Earth, our environment, and/or wildfire prevention, plus do four activities. Turn in your completed challenge card at the Youth […]

The Library Doesn’t Own It…Now What?!?

It has happened to many of us. You search the catalog for that ONE book that you REALLY want to read…and you come up with nothing. Nada. Zilch. Zip.  Not a single library within the MORE Library System owns it.               Don’t rage! Don’t despair! You have options. Suggestions […]

March 25–30: Spring Break Week Activities

Spend Spring Break at the Library!

The week of March 25th marks Spring Break Week for many of the schools in the Eau Claire community and the library’s Youth Services staff has all the fun things planned!  In addition to storytimes and Dabble Box Open Labs we’ll have special programs scheduled daily.  Can’t make it in for a scheduled program?  Come […]

Learn to Play the Ukulele

Are you a parent, grandparent, caregiver, or educator of children ages 0-5? Did you know that engaging young children in musical experiences builds connections in their brain and contributes to the development of language and math skills? The impact of music is incredible, and it doesn’t take much to create a musical experience for your children. […]

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