Grand Reopening Week Events

Join us for the library’s Grand Reopening Week with special events running Monday, September 26 through Saturday, October 1…

All Week

Scavenger Hunts | Stop in and ask staff how to get started. 

Drop-in Community Art Project | Giant coloring page with artist Patricia Hawkenson.

Monday, September 26

9:30 a.m. | Baby Storytime | Geared for 0-24 months and their caregivers. Play group to follow. Learn more.

3:00–5:00 p.m. | Dabble Box Open Lab | Stop down to the Dabble Box and see where your creativity takes you.

Tuesday, September 27

9:30 a.m. & 10:15 a.m. | Toddler Storytime | Geared for 2- to 3-year-olds and their caregivers. Same program both times. Learn more.

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Ceremony followed by a musical performance featuring Harpist Bethany Shuda and light refreshments.

3:00–5:00 p.m. | Dabble Box Open Lab | Stop down to the Dabble Box and see where your creativity takes you.

6:00 p.m. | One Book, One Community: Democracy at a Crossroads | With Robert Yablon, Associate Professor of Law. Learn more.

Wednesday, September 28

6:00 p.m. | Whispers in the Driftless (Chippewa Valley Writers Guild) | Debut novelist Maggie Ginsberg in conversation with Nickolas Butler.

Thursday, September 29

6:00–7:30 p.m. | Best of the West Artist Reception | The show features artists who have won “Best of Show” in past ArtsWest exhibits.

Friday, September 30

9:30 a.m. & 10:15 a.m. | Preschool Storytime | Geared for 3- to 5-year-olds and their caregivers. Same program both times. Learn more.

6:00–7:30 p.m. | Family Dance Party | We’re staying open late just for you! Families can dance the night away with favorite characters.

Saturday, October 1

10:00 a.m.–Noon | Dabble Box Open Lab | Stop down to the Dabble Box and see where your creativity takes you.

10:00 a.m. | Magic of Laughter | Comedy magic, plate spinning, and juggling with audience participation for the whole family.

11:15 a.m. | Circus Skills Workshop (Grades 2–6) | Learn tips and tricks for juggling, plate spinning, and balancing objects on your nose. Registration required (715-839-5007 or ysstaff@eauclaire.lib.wi.us).

3:15–5:30 p.m. | Live Musical Performances | Sue Orfield, saxophone, Dustin DeGolier, guitar (3:15–4:15 p.m.); Jim Pullman, singer/songwriter (4:30–5:30 p.m.)

Questions? 715-839-5004 • reference@eauclaire.lib.wi.us