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Dang, the library’s closed?! Now what?

Yes, it’s true. Due to pandemic concerns in the Chippewa Valley, library leadership decided to close the doors for a few weeks. You may be asking, “Now what?” You may not realize it, but the library offers numerous online resources, including e-books, e-audiobooks, streaming music, magazines, and even movies – all free with your Eau […]

Strike a pose! Mummy Supermodels are here

Halloween may be over, but November is the perfect time to craft your own Mummy Supermodel! The second Teen Take & Make kit is here and ready for you to pick up. Fill out a request form here. Call Youth Services at 715-839-5007 to arrange a time to pick it up with one of our […]

Craft kits for teens!

Hey, have you heard the news? Free craft kits for teens are now available! A new kit will roll out each month, just for teens (grades 6-12). Our first Teen Take & Make kit, Fruit Snack Fortune “Cookie,” is super simple, tasty, and fun. Turn Fruit Roll Ups into little fortune “cookies,” with a cutting […]

Teen Art Show 2020

            It’s here! The 2020 Teen Art Show is now up in the library and live on the Teen website. Despite the pandemic, we received wonderful art submissions for this year’s show, and I am (as usual) thrilled with our showcase. We selected 25 pieces in a variety of media […]

Book Recs by Teens

Are you wondering what to read during these last few weeks of summer? How about some book recommendations from other teens? Check out the EC Public Library’s Teen Book Recommendation Flipgrid! Get teen book recommendations from other teens. How awesome is that? Way better than recommendations from me, right? Teen Book Recommendations on Flipgrid Bonus! […]

WRITE: My Perfect Library, II

Have you thought about what your “perfect” library would contain? What it would look like or feel like? Below are several teens’ re-imagined library spaces. And there’s still time for you to send us your vision of a perfect library! (You will earn Teen Raffle entries! Find out more here.) Reagan, 9th Grade When I […]

Summer Reading Check-In

How’s your summer reading going? Are you almost done with your reading goal? Did you get caught up with doing summery things and forget about it? Well, it’s not too late to finish up and get your prize book. There are two and a half weeks left in the Summer Library Program, so I urge […]

WRITE: My Perfect Library, I

As a part of the Teen Summer Library Program, we’re asking you to write about 100 words on your perfect library. We want to hear about something you’d find in that library (besides books) – it could be an item, a feeling, or something else entirely. To kick us off, here are two teen responses: […]

Summer Library Program is here!

The wait is over! Summer Library Program is here! And it looks a little different than in prior years. The essentials are the same, but how you achieve those essentials is more flexible. Sign Up, June 15 – August 15 Read and complete activities Earn a free book and entries into the Teen Prize Raffle […]

Mindful Minute: Spoon Theory

Libby is back with another Mindful Minute! Many people are feeling the negative effects of isolation, including depression. If you want to better understand a common struggle with depression, tune in to learn about “spoon theory.” Reach out to Libby at libbyr@eauclaire.lib.wi.us with questions on self care during the pandemic. In case of a mental […]