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.
New Sip and Swipe Café®
Are you an older adult who would like to learn tablet technology so you can use online resources and also enjoy a beverage? In a series of 4 sessions, the program will teach basic tablet and Internet skills. This program is designed for people who have little or no experience using computers in general, and the tablet computer specifically. This program is provided at no cost through a generous grant from the Bader Philanthropies to the national nonprofit, Generations on Line®. Tablets will be provided for training sessions. Please call the library at 262-594-2800 to register.
Friday Morning Coffee Hour
Friday Morning Coffee Hour is from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on Fridays.
Eagle Farmers’ Market
Mondays from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
August 21 and September 18
Buyers and sellers needed! Vendor applications are available at the library.
Friday, July 28, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday, August 18, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Do you have what it takes to execute the winning strategy? Have a blast matching wits with friends while playing such popular board and card games as Stratego, Settlers of Catan, Carcassonne and more – or bring your own game to share! Strengthen your memory and problem-solving abilities at this recurring social meetup. For adults ages 18 and up.
Wednesday, July 19
All ages are welcome to bring lunch and then watch a performer at 1:00 p.m. We’ll provide dessert!
Paper Bag Matineé
Friday, July 21
Bring your lunch and enjoy a movie.
Purple Heart Donation Drive
Saturday, July 22
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
This is a Teen Library Council service project. The Purple Heart collection truck will be open until 2:00 p.m. or until it is full.
Non – perishable items will also be collected for the Eagle Food Pantry. All donors will receive a surprise!
Blowing in the Wind
Monday, July 24
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
“Blowing in the Wind” , performed solo by David H.B. Drake who is also part of the Dangerous Folk Trio, is a sing-along concert of those favorite songs that we all remember from Peter, Paul, and Mary, The Kingston Trio, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, Joni Mitchell, The Highwaymen, Bob Dylan, John Denver, Woody Guthrie, and more! Sing along with those good old songs we grew up on that speak to young and old alike.
Summer Soups and Salads
Saturday, July 29
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Come and learn and taste some exciting and delicious new ways to use your summer crop of vegetables. Tastings will include light soups and salads sure to refresh your summer menus. Must register for this program with the library. 20 spots!
Too Many! Too Few! What’s Best for You?
Tuesday, August 8
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Have you ever considered how many pairs of socks you need? How many towels, pots and pans, jeans, or any other belongings, for that matter? Having too many contributes to clutter; too few makes your life complicated, both resulting in stress. Kathi J. Miller of The Clutter-Free Life has developed a system called “Magic Numbers” to help you decide what’s right for you. Wherever you are in life — just starting out, pursuing a career, raising kids, or retiring, Magic Numbers can help you navigate every aspect of life. From belongings, to family commitments, to work projects, emails in your Inbox, discover how your personal Magic Numbers can free you to enjoy life and pursue your dreams.
Photo Contest Reception
Friday, August 25
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
All ages are invited to see photos submitted during the summer from the Eagle Nature Trail as part of the Photo Contest and enjoy light refreshments. Prizes will be awarded at 6:45 p.m.
Dance the Night Away
Friday, September 8
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Enjoy music through the decades starting with the 1940s and some polkas. Cake donated by Blooms In Bloom. Brought to you courtesy of the Alice Baker Library, Powers Memorial Library, and the Mukwonago Community Library. Please RSVP with the Mukwonago Community Library at 262-363-6411. *The program will be held at the Mukwonago Community Library, 511 Division Street, Mukwonago, WI 53149.
Jessica Michna presents “Helen Keller: A Life Nearly Lost”
Sunday, November 12
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The ever-popular Jessica Michna returns to Eagle to present her portrayal of the life of Helen Keller, the first blind, deaf woman to receive her Bachelor of Arts degree. Jessica’s presentations never fail to entertain and enlighten her audience as her powerful biographical performances bring women from the past to life. Mark your calendar for a performance you won’t want to miss.
Knit and Lit
|This month’s book is “While My Pretty One Knits” by Anne Canadeo.|
Cooks and Books
This month’s book is “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo. The food theme is: Indian food.
|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.