Programs for Adults
The library offers many programs for adults, from guest speakers to book discussion groups. All programs are held in the Eagle Municipal Building unless indicated.
Friday Morning Coffee Hour
Friday Morning Coffee Hour is from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on Fridays.
Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Need help with a device? Then Device Advice is for you. Come meet with library staff and get help loading eBooks, audio books, and digital magazines from Flipster to your smartphone or tablet. Just getting started? No problem. Requires a library card for Waukesha or Jefferson county.
Games @ Eagle Library/Open Tabletop Play
Friday, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
For gamers of all ages
Gambit Games for Adults
Friday, 6:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Open tabletop gaming. Pizza will be available.
Adult DIY: Make Note Cards with Alcohol Ink
Thursday, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
We’ll be creating abstract note cards with Yupo paper and alcohol ink. Limit of 12 people. Please register with the library at 262-594-2800.
Thursday, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
We’ll be discussing EMMA by Jane Austen. Pick up your copy today! Please register with the library at 262-594-2800.
Friday, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Bring some poems to read or read some of your own! Light refreshments will be available.
Saturday, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Explore, create and make at the library! Drop in for engineering challenges, art creativity, and maker activities for all ages.
Instant Pot: Desserts Only
Monday, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
We’ll be demonstrating how to make desserts in an instant pot and tasting samples. There will be time for questions and answers. 12 person limit. Please register with the library.
Purple Spring Library Memory Project
February Memory Café
Thursday, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Mukwonago Community Library, 511 Division Street, Mukwonago
What: Gaelic Harp musician and composer Jeff Pockat will entertain and educate on the ancient Celtic harp. He will perform traditional music and tell stories of the music, the players, and how they lived. Those with memory loss and their care partner are invited to attend this informal social gathering for conversation, activities, and refreshments. First time attendees, please register with the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900.
Hosted in partnership with the Alice Baker Library and the Waterford Public Library.
*Stories and Cookies with Chief Duran
Thursday, 4:30 p.m.
Adult DIY: Lucky Horseshoe Wall Decor
Tuesday, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Using a real horseshoe, create a decorative piece with wire, beads, string and feathers. Just in time for a lucky St. Patrick’s Day! Please register with the library at 262-594-2800. Limit of 12.
Fun for everyone. Pi stories, crafts and games. Pie fundraiser for the Teen Library Council. $1.50 a slice. Pie for breakfast includes beverage. A la mode available. Keep Calm and Eat Pie.
Instant Pot: Irish Cooking
Monday, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
We’ll be talking about instant pot cooking and tasting Irish stew and corned beef and cabbage. There will be time for questions and answers. 16 spots!
Please register with the library at 262-594-2800.
Home Makeover: Green Edition
Tuesday, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
Whether you’re looking to green your home, your lawn, or your wallet – we’ll cover them all! Learn ways to live a comfortable and sustainable lifestyle from recycling right to simple lawn care. For ages 16+ Please register by Sunday, March 27 at: www.waukeshacounty.gov/workshops.
Hope, Healing, and Empowerment after Suicide Loss – with R. Jade McAuliffe, coach, poet, and bestselling author of Wake Me from the NIGHTMARE.
Wednesday, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
As founder of No Parameters LLC, an organization created to heal and empower women after trauma and loss, Jade McAuliffe believes in limitless living and the tenacity of the human spirit. After losing her sister to suicide the summer of 2015, Jade’s sense of self and safety were completely shattered, but her healing journey brought unexpected joy and a new view of life after loss. Join Jade as she shares her poetry and stories of love, hope, and awakening after decades of darkness and doubt.
Wednesday, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Are you or a loved one turning 65 this year? Confused about your Medicare options? Unbiased, objective information from the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, Inc., and Aging & Disability Resource Center of Waukesha County (ADRC).
“A Pabst Mansion View”
Wednesday, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
The Pabst name is well known in Milwaukee and the Pabst Mansion is certainly one of Milwaukee’s Victorian jewels.The program presents the world of Captain Frederick Pabst at the turn of the century. It focuses on his family, his beer, and, or course the Pabst Mansion itself. The virtual tour includes rarely seen photos and information.
“Women Who Dared”
Saturday, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Cristabel and Emmeline Pankhurst, Susan B. Anthony, Emma Davisson, Elisabeth Cady Stanton; some names you may recognize, others you may not. In this program Jessica Michna appears as …HERSELF! You will learn of these and other women (and men) who championed the cause of women’s suffrage in this country and overseas in the late 19th and early 20th century. You will learn of the protests, jailings, victories and defeats culminating with the signature of President Woodrow Wilson that would forever give women the right to vote.
March’s book is “Aunt Dimity & the Heart of Gold” by
|Alice Baker Book Club at Goodreads
Talk about group reading selections or about your own favorites. Please join us for book talk at Goodreads. This group discusses book selections, reads, and then discusses online. Don’t miss out! Set up your profile at Goodreads, and join in on the conversation.