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203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
715-479-8070

February 2019

Eat, Drink and be Married Murder Mystery Game for Tweens, Teens and Adults Session 1

February 23 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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This is the first of two sessions of this game.  Here are the details: Welcome to Vegas with its glitzy casinos and show-stopping entertainment. The deck is stacked against wealthy casino owner, Blackjack White, as he bursts into the Love-Me-Tender Chapel to stop his beautiful but naive daughter from marrying a burly biker named Ezekiel Z. Ryder. Alas, Blackjack is shot dead by a member of the wedding party. Don't bet on the guilty suspect...it may be you.  Sign up…

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Free Mending Day at Olson Memorial Library!

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 11, 2019

One event on February 25, 2019 at 1:00pm

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Do you have a loose button or a popped seam you're not sure how to fix? Don't throw it away, MEND it! Be sustainable and bring your loved but worn (and clean!) clothes to the library for mending.  It's free!  Our team of excellent volunteer menders will hem, mend and patch items for you.  We will provide know-how as well as a sewing machine, needles, thread and limited notions. Drop by the Community Room or sign up in advance.  Some…

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Read to Therapy Dog Josie and Her Human Companion Sue

February 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Tuesday February 26th, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Josie the therapy dog and Sue, her human companion, will be in the kids’ area to listen to kids read to them for 10-minute sessions. Get a sticker each reading session plus a free book and Beanie Baby every third time of reading.

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Story Hour & Family Playgroup

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 27th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will be Polar Bears, for it is International Polar Bear Day. We will read Cold Paws, Warm Hearts, Big Bear, Little Bear, and Polar Bear Romp. We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

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LEGO & Duplo Creations at Olson Library

February 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Thursday February 28h, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., come to the Kids’ Area and work on LEGO and Duplo Creations. This week, we will ask kids to make a truck. Tell the people at the circulation desk when you complete your work. We will take photos and display on the tri-fold boards. How creative can you get? Name your creation and tell a story about it.  

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March 2019

Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

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Eat, Drink and be Married Murder Mystery Game for Tweens, Teens and Adults Session 2

March 2 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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For those mystery gamers who could not make it last Saturday, this is another chance to play the game.  Here are the details: Welcome to Vegas with its glitzy casinos and show-stopping entertainment. The deck is stacked against wealthy casino owner, Blackjack White, as he bursts into the Love-Me-Tender Chapel to stop his beautiful but naive daughter from marrying a burly biker named Ezekiel Z. Ryder. Alas, Blackjack is shot dead by a member of the wedding party.  Don’t bet…

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Story Hour & Family Playgroup

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

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Science On Tap Livestream: Osprey Research in Wisconsin

March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Presenter: Bruce Bacon Bruce will discuss the biology of osprey, population status, history of management in Wisconsin and the specifics of the Iron County osprey project. Factors, both historic and current, that affect osprey populations along with insights from a 3-year study where cameras were positioned on osprey nests offering a unique perspective on this raptor. Walter E. Olson Memorial Library will provide the pretzels and root beer! Funding for Science on Tap—Minocqua is provided by: a grant from the…

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Join us for a fun day at the Olson Memorial Library Book Sale! Books, Games, Puzzles, Movies, Audio Books, and MORE!

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Olson Library Evening Book Discussion Group Meeting

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Thursday March 7th, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Olson Library Evening Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss the book The Field of Blood:  Congressional Violence and the Road to Civil War by Joanne B. Freeman.  All interested readers are invited to attend and participate in the discussion.   Please let us know if you need a copy of the book to read.

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Join us for a fun day at the Olson Memorial Library Book Sale! Books, Games, Puzzles, Movies, Audio Books, and MORE!

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Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

March 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

Find out more »

Friends of the Library Book Sale

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Join us for a fun day at the Olson Memorial Library Book Sale! Books, Games, Puzzles, Movies, Audio Books, and MORE!

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Free Mending Day at Olson Memorial Library!

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 11, 2019

One event on February 25, 2019 at 1:00pm

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Do you have a loose button or a popped seam you're not sure how to fix? Don't throw it away, MEND it! Be sustainable and bring your loved but worn (and clean!) clothes to the library for mending.  It's free!  Our team of excellent volunteer menders will hem, mend and patch items for you.  We will provide know-how as well as a sewing machine, needles, thread and limited notions. Drop by the Community Room or sign up in advance.  Some…

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Fact & Fiction Book Group : The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York by Anne de Courcy

March 11 @ 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 Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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Memory Cafe

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Memory Café is a gathering for people with early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment AND their care partners, family or friends. It is a safe, supportive environment where people can learn, laugh, and remain socially engaged with others traveling the same journey. On March 12, Our special guests will be Dave Parker, ventriloquist, and house favorite "Lucy" Karen Hassey.  Dave will be sharing the history and art of ventriloquism including St. Patrick's Day music and celebration of food…

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Story Hour & Family Playgroup

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

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Afternoon Book Group : The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

March 14 @ 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 in the Community Room to discuss the book The Jungle by Upton Sinclair. 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.

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Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

Find out more »

Read to Quincy, Therapy Dog and Nancy, His Human

March 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 23, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on February 19, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on March 19, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on April 16, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 1:30pm

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Come to the Kids’ Area and read for a 10-minute session to Quincy the therapy dog and his companion Nancy. Choose a book from home or from the library and read. Every three Tuesdays you come and read, you will earn a free book and a Beanie Baby from our donated stash. Quincy and Nancy like all kinds of books and they are looking forward to meeting you and hearing you read to them. Kids under age 10, please bring…

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Story Hour & Family Playgroup

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

Find out more »

Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

Find out more »

Story Hour & Family Playgroup

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

Find out more »

Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

Find out more »

April 2019

Story Hour & Family Playgroup

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

Find out more »

Science On Tap Livestream: Shoreline Paintings

April 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Come and learn about the story of change on Wisconsin lakeshores and what those changes have meant for lake health and clean water. Patrick Goggin will describe the diversity of life found along lakeshores and what some of the ecosystem services lakeshores provide to the lake system. Examples will be given of what lakeshore property owners and other lake lovers within the watershed can do to help make lake water cleaner and ideas on how to restore habitat. About the ​Presenter: Patrick…

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Olson Library Evening Book Discussion Group Meeting

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Thursday April 4th, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Olson Library Evening Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss the book Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi.  All interested readers are invited to attend and participate in the discussion.   Please let us know if you need a copy of the book to read.  

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Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

Find out more »

Fact & Fiction Book Group :The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

April 8 @ 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 Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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Story Hour & Family Playgroup

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

Find out more »

Afternoon Book Group : My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman

April 11 @ 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 in the Community Room to discuss the book My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman. 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.

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Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

Find out more »
sewing machine

Free Mending Day at Olson Memorial Library!

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 11, 2019

One event on February 25, 2019 at 1:00pm

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Do you have a loose button or a popped seam you're not sure how to fix? Don't throw it away, MEND it! Be sustainable and bring your loved but worn (and clean!) clothes to the library for mending.  It's free!  Our team of excellent volunteer menders will hem, mend and patch items for you.  We will provide know-how as well as a sewing machine, needles, thread and limited notions. Drop by the Community Room or sign up in advance.  Some…

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Syndeo Foster Care Advocacy

April 15 @ 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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SYNDÉO CONNECTING OUR NORTHWOODS CHURCH COMMUNITIES WITH VULNERABLE CHILDREN AND THE FAMILIES THAT SUPPORT THEM.

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Read to Quincy, Therapy Dog and Nancy, His Human

April 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 23, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on February 19, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on March 19, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on April 16, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 1:30pm

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Come to the Kids’ Area and read for a 10-minute session to Quincy the therapy dog and his companion Nancy. Choose a book from home or from the library and read. Every three Tuesdays you come and read, you will earn a free book and a Beanie Baby from our donated stash. Quincy and Nancy like all kinds of books and they are looking forward to meeting you and hearing you read to them. Kids under age 10, please bring…

Find out more »

Story Hour & Family Playgroup

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

Find out more »

Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

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

On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

Find out more »

Story Hour & Family Playgroup

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

Find out more »

Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

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

On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

Find out more »

May 2019

Story Hour & Family Playgroup

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

Find out more »

Science On Tap Livestream: How Wisconsin Became the Dairy State

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Presenter: John Lucey, UW Madison, Department of Food Science Funding for Science on Tap—Minocqua is provided by: a grant from the Brittingham Fund to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Don't forget you can always watch the event on your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking the Watch Science On Tap live button on the website at www.scienceontapminocqua.org

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Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

Find out more »

Community Baby Shower

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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More info coming later this spring! To be held in the library Community Room

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Story Hour & Family Playgroup

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

Find out more »

Afternoon Book Group : The Stand by Stephen King

May 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 in the Community Room to discuss the book The Stand by Stephen King. 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.

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Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

May 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

Find out more »
sewing machine

Free Mending Day at Olson Memorial Library!

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 11, 2019

One event on February 25, 2019 at 1:00pm

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Do you have a loose button or a popped seam you're not sure how to fix? Don't throw it away, MEND it! Be sustainable and bring your loved but worn (and clean!) clothes to the library for mending.  It's free!  Our team of excellent volunteer menders will hem, mend and patch items for you.  We will provide know-how as well as a sewing machine, needles, thread and limited notions. Drop by the Community Room or sign up in advance.  Some…

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Fact & Fiction Book Group : “A Name of Her Own” by Jane Kilpatrick

May 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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Story Hour & Family Playgroup

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

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Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

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Read to Quincy, Therapy Dog and Nancy, His Human

May 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on March 19, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on April 16, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 1:30pm

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Come to the Kids’ Area and read for a 10-minute session to Quincy the therapy dog and his companion Nancy. Choose a book from home or from the library and read. Every three Tuesdays you come and read, you will earn a free book and a Beanie Baby from our donated stash. Quincy and Nancy like all kinds of books and they are looking forward to meeting you and hearing you read to them. Kids under age 10, please bring…

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Story Hour & Family Playgroup

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

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Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

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Story Hour & Family Playgroup

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

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Northwoods Ukers Jam Session

May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Northwoods Ukers --the group which is continuing to meet for ukulele playing and jamming -- will meet in the Eagle Room of the library. Please bring your own ukulele and join in the fun. The meetings will continue to meet all winter. Cooksey & Jeff Smith will return next summer to offer lessons.

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June 2019

Story Hour & Family Playgroup

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

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Science On Tap Livestream: Social Implications of the Genomics Revolution

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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Presenter:  Jason Fletcher, UW Madison, Agriculture and Applied Science Funding for Science on Tap—Minocqua is provided by: a grant from the Brittingham Fund to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Don't forget you can always watch the event on your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking the Watch Science On Tap live button on the website at www.scienceontapminocqua.org

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Fact & Fiction Book Group : “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford

June 10 @ 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 Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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Story Hour & Family Playgroup

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

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Afternoon Book Group : The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

June 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 Afternoon Book Discussion Group will meet in the Community Room to discuss the book The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. 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.

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Story Hour & Family Playgroup

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, 203 N. Main St.
Eagle River, WI 54521 United States
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On Wednesday February 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will have Story Hour and Family Playgroup in the Kids’ Area. Our theme will again be Valentines! We will read Hug Machine, The Giant Hug, and, Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! We will have finger plays, songs and a small craft. Please bring an adult to share the fun with you.

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July 2019

Fact & Fiction Book Group : “One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd” by Jim Fergus

July 8 @ 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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Afternoon Book Group : Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham

July 11 @ 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 in the Community Room to discuss the book Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham. 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.

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August 2019

Afternoon Book Group : And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

August 8 @ 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 in the Community Room to discuss the book And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie. 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.

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Fact & Fiction Book Group : “Martha Washington: First Lady of Liberty” by Helen Bryan

August 12 @ 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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Fact & Fiction Book Group : “Martha Washington: First Lady of Liberty” by Helen Bryan

August 12 @ 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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September 2019

Fact & Fiction Book Group : “Girl in Disguise” by Greer Macallister

September 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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Afternoon Book Group : Victoria & Albert A Royal Love Affair by Daisy Goodwin

September 19 @ 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 in the Community Room to discuss the book Victoria & Albert A Royal Love Affair by Daisy Goodwin. 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.

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October 2019

Afternoon Book Group : We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver

October 10 @ 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 in the Community Room to discuss the book We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver. 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.

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Fact & Fiction Book Group : “Seven Locks” by Christine Wade

October 14 @ 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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November 2019

Fact & Fiction Book Group : “My Name is Mary Sutter” by Robin Oliveira

November 11 @ 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 Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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Afternoon Book Group : The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

November 14 @ 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 in the Community Room to discuss the book The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. 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.

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Library Closed for Thanksgiving

November 22 - November 23
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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 will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for Thanksgiving. Use our book drop to return items while we're closed, or the Merlin catalog to place holds, check your record, or renew items you've checked out. While we're closed, check out our always-accessible OverDrive ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  The library will resume normal hours on Saturday, November 24.

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December 2019

Fact & Fiction Book Group : “The Lost Letter” by Jillian Cantor

December 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 Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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Library Closed for Winter Holiday

December 24 - December 25
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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 will be closed December 24 and December 25 for the winter holiday. Use our book drop to return items while we're closed, or the Merlin catalog to place holds, check your record, or renew items you've checked out. While we're closed, check out our always-accessible OverDrive ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  The library will resume normal hours after December 25.

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Library Closing early for New Year’s Eve (Hours 9 AM to Noon)

December 31
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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 will be closing at Noon on December 31st for New Year's Eve. Use our book drop to return items while we're closed, or the Merlin catalog to place holds, check your record, or renew items you've checked out. While we're closed, check out our always-accessible OverDrive ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  The library will resume normal hours after January 1.

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January 2020

Library Closed for New Year’s Day

January 1, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 1 of January, repeating indefinitely

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 will be closed on January 1 for New Year's Day. Use our book drop to return items while we're closed, or the Merlin catalog to place holds, check your record, or renew items you've checked out. While we're closed, check out our always-accessible OverDrive ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  The library will resume normal hours after January 1.

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November 2020

Library Closed for Thanksgiving

November 22, 2020 - November 23, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 22 of November, repeating indefinitely

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 will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for Thanksgiving. Use our book drop to return items while we're closed, or the Merlin catalog to place holds, check your record, or renew items you've checked out. While we're closed, check out our always-accessible OverDrive ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  The library will resume normal hours on Saturday, November 24.

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December 2020

Library Closed for Winter Holiday

December 24, 2020 - December 25, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 24 of December, repeating indefinitely

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 will be closed December 24 and December 25 for the winter holiday. Use our book drop to return items while we're closed, or the Merlin catalog to place holds, check your record, or renew items you've checked out. While we're closed, check out our always-accessible OverDrive ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  The library will resume normal hours after December 25.

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Library Closing early for New Year’s Eve (Hours 9 AM to Noon)

December 31, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 31 of December, repeating indefinitely

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 will be closing at Noon on December 31st for New Year's Eve. Use our book drop to return items while we're closed, or the Merlin catalog to place holds, check your record, or renew items you've checked out. While we're closed, check out our always-accessible OverDrive ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  The library will resume normal hours after January 1.

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January 2021

Library Closed for New Year’s Day

January 1, 2021
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 1 of January, repeating indefinitely

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 will be closed on January 1 for New Year's Day. Use our book drop to return items while we're closed, or the Merlin catalog to place holds, check your record, or renew items you've checked out. While we're closed, check out our always-accessible OverDrive ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  The library will resume normal hours after January 1.

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