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March 2020

OML Board of Trustees Meeting

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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The Walter E. Olson Memorial Library's Board of Trustees meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9am in the Eagle Room.  This meeting is open to the public.  Please email the Library Director or call the Library  at 715-479-8070 for more information.

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CANCELLED – Spring Equinox Event –Starry Stories & Crafts for All

March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

On Thursday March 19th, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., we will have an early Spring Equinox evening starry stories and crafts event in the Community Room. All interested persons are invited to attend. Greet the coming of Spring!  

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CANCELLED – Make It: Microgreens and Zombie Veggies

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Saturday, March 21 from 12 p .m.-2 p.m.  Learn how to grow zombie vegetables and microgreens with the Vilas County Master Gardeners!  Everyone will get to take home a tiny garden that they can watch grow.   Kids 10 and under, be sure to bring a caregiver with you to share the fun!

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Read to a Dog

March 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States

Read to one of our Therapy Dog friends every Tuesday!  Bring a favorite book (or find one at the library!) and drop in to read with us. You can also sign up in advance by calling the Library at 715-479-8070 or emailing plamon@olsonlibrary.org! The Read to a Dog program encourages children to practice their  reading skills with a furry friend and build reading confidence.

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March Book Madness – Final Four Voting Opens!

March 25
203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States

Vote in a bracket-style showdown for your favorite books for a chance to win glory and prizes! Voting for the Sweet 16 round opens March 11 and the champions will be announced on April 8. Starting March 11th, you can vote weekly in 2 Book Leagues - Fiction & Nonfiction - to narrow the field of competition from "Sweet 16" to a Champion. The books with the most votes in each league advance to the next round, and voters are…

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CANCELLED – Seed Starting Workshop

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States

Ready to get your garden started? Join the Vilas County Master Gardeners Association for a demonstration on seed starting! In addition to the demonstration, heirloom veggie, herb, and flower seeds from the Olson Seed Library will be available to take home.

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Read to a Dog

March 31 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States

Read to one of our Therapy Dog friends every Tuesday!  Bring a favorite book (or find one at the library!) and drop in to read with us. You can also sign up in advance by calling the Library at 715-479-8070 or emailing plamon@olsonlibrary.org! The Read to a Dog program encourages children to practice their  reading skills with a furry friend and build reading confidence.

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April 2020

March Book Madness – Championship Voting Open!

April 1
203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States

Vote in a bracket-style showdown for your favorite books for a chance to win glory and prizes! Voting for the Sweet 16 round opens March 11 and the champions will be announced on April 8. Starting March 11th, you can vote weekly in 2 Book Leagues - Fiction & Nonfiction - to narrow the field of competition from "Sweet 16" to a Champion. The books with the most votes in each league advance to the next round, and voters are…

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CANCELLED – Egg-cellent Art!

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States

Celebrate spring and creativity! We'll be making art eggs - any which way we can - so come help us experiment and create some truly egg-cellent art!

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CANCELLED – Snapathon!

April 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Snapathon is a citizen science event that is part of Snapshot Wisconsin.  Participants will identify wildlife in photos taken through Snapshot Wisconsin field cams to contribute important data for wildlife research.  Here's how it works: Step 1:  Bring your friends - or just bring yourself! Step 2:  Bring your device (optional)! Step 3:  Bring your critter identifying skills! Step 4:  Have fun and support Snapshot Wisconsin!

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March Book Madness – Champions Announced!

April 8
203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States

Vote in a bracket-style showdown for your favorite books for a chance to win glory and prizes! Voting for the Sweet 16 round opens March 11 and the champions will be announced on April 8. Starting March 11th, you can vote weekly in 2 Book Leagues - Fiction & Nonfiction - to narrow the field of competition from "Sweet 16" to a Champion. The books with the most votes in each league advance to the next round, and voters are…

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Afternoon Book Club

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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The Afternoon Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd.   All interested readers are invited to attend and participate in the discussion. Please let the staff know if you need a copy of the book to read. Click here to see scheduled book club discussions

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Fact & Fiction Book Club

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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The April 13 meeting of the Fact and Fiction Book Group will discuss the book "Shadowbrook" by Beverly Swerling.   All interested readers are invited to attend.  Please let us know  if you need to borrow a copy of the book. Click here to see scheduled book club discussions

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Genealogy Help – Online

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Every month, the Eagle River Genealogical Society will be available to answer questions and help you work through tricky family history questions.  Remember, you can access Ancestry Library Edition, Family Search, and other genealogy resources at the Library!  

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New Gale Courses Start Today!

April 15
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One event on May 13, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on June 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.   As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Just found out about Gale Courses?  You still have 13 days from today to get registered and start learning! Click here to get started!

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OML Board of Trustees Meeting

April 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
WI United States

The Walter E. Olson Memorial Library's Board of Trustees meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9am.  Meeting agendas can be viewed here.  While the Library is closed due to COVID-19, the Board will meet remotely, and directions for joining the meeting can be found on the meeting agenda.  This meeting is open to the public.

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POSTPONED – Poetry-Writing Workshop with Troy Graham

April 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States

Troy has spent his whole adult life playing music professionally with various groups ranging in genre from old-time, bluegrass, folk, indie and gospel. He has recorded 10 different albums and has published poetry in 3 books.

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POSTPONED – Troy Graham in Concert

April 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Troy has spent his whole adult life playing music professionally with various groups ranging in genre from old-time, bluegrass, folk, indie and gospel. He has recorded 10 different albums and has published poetry in 3 books.

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Northwoods Ukers Online Jam Session

April 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday, repeating until May 22, 2020

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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The Northwoods Ukers meet every Friday at 1:30 to jam together.  With the library being temporarily closed the Northwoods Ukers are having our weekly jam session online.  Please email Shirley at newtome7041@gmail.com if you wish to connect with us so we can jam together on Zoom.

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May 2020

Northwoods Ukers Online Jam Session

May 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday, repeating until May 22, 2020

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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The Northwoods Ukers meet every Friday at 1:30 to jam together.  With the library being temporarily closed the Northwoods Ukers are having our weekly jam session online.  Please email Shirley at newtome7041@gmail.com if you wish to connect with us so we can jam together on Zoom.

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