Walter E. Olson Memorial Library

203 N. Main Street (715) 479-8070

Events

  • November 2017
  • From November 18, 2017 10:00 until November 18, 2017 14:45
    At 150 E Hospital Rd, Eagle River, WI 54521, USA Categories: Children's events
    On Saturday November 18th, come to the Library and use our games or borrow the Legos, magnetic building blocks or craft materials to have some fun. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.
  • From November 22, 2017 10:30 until November 22, 2017 12:00
    Categories: Children's events
    On Wednesday November 22nd, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., our Story Hour and Family Playgroup will have the theme of turkeys and Thanksgiving. We will read Mousekin's Thanksgiving, Run, Turkey Run, and I'm a Turkey! We will sing Thanksgiving songs, do Turkey finger plays and make a turkey craft. After the story hour, we invite adults and children to remain for a family playgroup. We invite all children to attend and to bring an adult to share the fun.
  • From November 25, 2017 10:00 until November 25, 2017 12:00
    Categories: Children's events
    On Saturday November 25th, the Library will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Come to the Library from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and make a painted book bag. We have fabric markers and cloth bags to re-purpose into personal book bags (or grocery bags) for you and your family. We have stencils which can be used or acrylic paint for free-hand designs. Please bring a grown-up with you to share the fun. (If you have a bag from home you would like to paint, bring it with you.)
  • On November 27, 2017
    On Monday, November 27th, the Library will close at 150 E. Hospital Road. Over a three week period we will pack, organize, move, unpack and reorganize in our newly remodeled and expanded home library located at 203 N. Main St in Eagle River! The Library will officially reopen to the public on Monday, Dec 18. A Ribbon cutting and Dedication event will be publicized soon. The Staff and Trustees of the Olson Memorial Library wish to thank our patrons for their patience in this incredible endeavor. ***Great appreciation is also due to Ascension-Ministry and their staff for sharing the 150 E. Hospital Road building with us these past two years!***
  • December 2017
  • From December 07, 2017 18:30 until December 07, 2017 20:30
    At 101 W Wall St, Eagle River, WI 54521, USA Categories: Adult events
    On Thursday December 7th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Olson Library Evening Book Discussion Group will meet at the Friendship House restaurant (101 W. Wall Street) in Eagle River. They meet the first Thursday evening of each month. Newcomers are always welcome. Our book this month is 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann. Please let us know if you need a copy of the book to read. Call the Circulation Desk – (715-479-8070).
  • From December 12, 2017 10:00 until December 12, 2017 11:30
    At 150 E Hospital Rd, Eagle River, WI 54521, USA
    Join us at the Olson Memorial Library on Tuesday, December 12th at 10 am for our first Memory Cafe. What is a Memory Café? .. . 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.
  • From December 20, 2017 09:00 until December 20, 2017 11:31
    At 150 E Hospital Rd, Eagle River, WI 54521, USA
    The regular monthly meeting of the board of trustees for Olson Library will meet in the Library's Community Room. All Interested persons are invited to attend. Please call the Olson Library (715-479-8070) if you have questions about the meeting.
  • From December 21, 2017 14:30 until December 21, 2017 15:30
    At 150 E Hospital Rd, Eagle River, WI 54521, USA Categories: Children's events
    Our dogs take turns coming to the library from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. every Thursday afternoon. Thursday December 21st, Whisper and Cynthia will be here. Call Olson Library at 715-479-8070 to sign up for a 10-minute session; read any book you choose. Get a sticker. After three readings, get a free book from our donated stash and a Beanie Baby.
  • From December 26, 2017 13:00 until December 26, 2017 14:30
    Winter break STEM-tastic Snap Circuit & littleBits Workshops Tuesday December 26th through Saturday December 30th Don’t let your children get bored during winter break! Join us from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. each day. Kids and their adults will build and learn all about circuits using kit resources at several different work stations. Registration is required for each day, and will begin by phone on December 6, 2017. Parents/Adults are required to stay in the Library – no dropping off. Ages 8-12 years eligible
  • From December 27, 2017 13:00 until December 27, 2017 14:30
    Winter break STEM-tastic Snap Circuit & littleBits Workshops Tuesday December 26th through Saturday December 30th Don’t let your children get bored during winter break! Join us from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. each day. Kids and their adults will build and learn all about circuits using kit resources at several different work stations. Registration is required for each day, and will begin by phone on December 6, 2017. Parents/Adults are required to stay in the Library – no dropping off. Ages 8-12 years eligible
  • From December 28, 2017 13:00 until December 28, 2017 14:30
    Winter break STEM-tastic Snap Circuit & littleBits Workshops Tuesday December 26th through Saturday December 30th Don’t let your children get bored during winter break! Join us from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. each day. Kids and their adults will build and learn all about circuits using kit resources at several different work stations. Registration is required for each day, and will begin by phone on December 6, 2017. Parents/Adults are required to stay in the Library – no dropping off. Ages 8-12 years eligible
  • From December 29, 2017 13:00 until December 29, 2017 14:30
    Winter break STEM-tastic Snap Circuit & littleBits Workshops Tuesday December 26th through Saturday December 30th Don’t let your children get bored during winter break! Join us from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. each day. Kids and their adults will build and learn all about circuits using kit resources at several different work stations. Registration is required for each day, and will begin by phone on December 6, 2017. Parents/Adults are required to stay in the Library – no dropping off. Ages 8-12 years eligible
  • From December 29, 2017 16:00 until December 29, 2017 17:30
    At 203 N Main St, Eagle River, WI 54521, USA Categories: Children's events, Adult events
    We will be having our first meeting of the coding club today. Please save the date. We will be discussing the kinds of activities the club will have and looking at and using some of the resources the library has. We have Code-A-Pillar for very young children and games and activities for other ages as well. If you are interested, please call us at 715-479-8070 for more information.
  • January 2018
  • From January 03, 2018 18:30 until January 03, 2018 20:00
    At 150 E Hospital Rd, Eagle River, WI 54521, USA
    Join us at the Olson Memorial Library on Wednesday, January 3rd at 6:30 pm for Science On Tap Live! This is a live streamed event held at Olson Memorial Library. We will listen to the face-to-face presentation given at the Minocqua Brewing Company. Participant discussion will follow using an Olson Library tablet. Topic: Private Forest Lands Presenter: Paul Delong, American Forest Foundation Root beer and pretzels will be served. No registration is required. ...Join us! #olsonwi #scienceontapolson
  • From January 12, 2018 17:30 until January 12, 2018 19:00
    At 150 E Hospital Rd, Eagle River, WI 54521, USA
    Our second program focuses on the open-ended theme of "Transformation". Participants will explore the theme through the discussion of the book, How Enlightenment Changes Your Brain: The New Science of Transformation, and a short video. We have free copies of the book to give to the first eight (8) registered participants. Vilas County Lake Conservation Specialist, Quita Sheehan, will facilitate the science end of things with the first science topic focusing on transformation.
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Olson Memorial Library · 203 N. Main St. · P.O. Box 69 · Eagle River, WI 54521 · Phone 715-479-8070 ·Fax 715-479-2435