Adults

             

 

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.

Join us on Sunday, October 9 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Retzer Nature Center for Family Day. Family Day is an event for those living with dementia, their care partners, and family. Come and enjoy music, bingo, a guided nature walk on a paved trail, an educational talk by a Wisconsin wildlife expert, a fall craft, and refreshments. We will have family friendly activities so please bring the grandchildren! There is no cost to attend and parking is free.

Retzer Nature Center has handicap accessible parking and no stairs to enter. The majority of Family Day events will be held indoors at Retzer Nature Center or weather depending, outside on the paved patio. A guided walk will be provided on a paved trail and boardwalk.

If you need accommodations, please contact Angela Meyers at ameyers@bridgeslibrarysystem.org or (262) 896-8245.

Bingo for Adults
Tuesday, October 11
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Want to get out of the house and have some fun? 10 spots! Please call the library to register at 262-594-2800.

Wii Bowling for Adults
Tuesday, October 11
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lace up up virtual shoes and get ready to have some fun! 8 spots! Please register with the library in advance of this program.

Cooks and Books
Wednesday, October 12
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
We’ll be discussing The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba. Food theme: African. Seating limit: 10.  Pick up a copy today! Please register with the library for this program.

Purple Springs Library Memory Project
Memory Café — Oktoberfest!
Thursday, October 13 from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Hosted by: Alice Baker Library, 820 E. Main Street, Eagle, WI 53119
Let’s celebrate Oktoberfest! An opportunity to socialize and listen to polka music performed by The Kettle Moraine Blues and taste some German food.

To register: Please register online at librarymemoryproject.org/events. For questions or to register by phone, please call Alli Chase at 262-594-2800.

What Is a Memory Café?
A Memory Café is an informal social gathering for those living with early-stage memory loss and their care partner. Please check out www.librarymemoryproject.org for more information.

Walgreens of Mukwonago Flu Shot and COVID -19 Clinic
Friday, October 21
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Get your flu shot. Most insurances will be accepted. The Pfizer COVID – 19 vaccine will also be given. Please register with the library at 262-594-2800.

Lunch and Learn: Maximize Your Medicare Benefits!
Monday, October 24
12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
Feel free to bring your own lunch and learn more about your Medicare options! The library will provide beverages. This presentation will provide an overview of Medicare Parts A, B, C and D as well as supplemental insurance and an explanation of how they all fit together. The program will also include information about Medicare’s upcoming annual open enrollment period (October 15 – December 7) and an explanation of how to use and understand the plan comparison tool on Medicare’s website: www.medicare.gov.

Important information will be shared about special programs for Medicare beneficiaries with limited income that may help them pay their Medicare costs (Medicare Savings Plans) and also help pay for their Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (“Extra Help”).

Please stop by the library or call 262-594-2800 to register for this program.

Family Movie Night
Friday, October 28
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Come and celebrate Day of the Dead with a family-friendly film. Light refreshments available.

 

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WII BOWLING & BINGO
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. (Bingo)
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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.