Saturday, Apr. 20th, 2019

11:30am-2pm Sat. Apr. 20

Author Meet + Greet: Wisconsin Cheese Cookbook

Join a celebration of all that is Wisconsin cheese. Author Kristine Hansen of Milwaukee will share her new book, Wisconsin Cheese Cookbook: Creamy, Cheesy, Sweet, and Savory Recipes from the State’s Best Creameries. Free cheese samples! Copies of the book available for sale.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Monday, Apr. 22nd, 2019

7-9pm Mon. Apr. 22

SAAM Poetry Night

Join the Family Support Center and SHIFT for a night of poetry and conversation surrounding Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Grab a coffee, beer, a friend, and hear some poetry while supporting a local organization. Sspeakers include: Katy Hackworthy, Maggie Stich, Chanel Harwick, and Cat Jacoby.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Tuesday, Apr. 23rd, 2019

7:30pm Tue. Apr. 23

The Plus Open Mic: SAAM Takeover

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Join Family Support Center and host Kes Albright as we take over The Plus Open Mic, with Chippewa Valley artists celebrating survivors and their stories. Come to engage with the performances, or sign up to share your own work.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Apr. 24th, 2019

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 24

13th Annual International Poetry Reading

UWEC will celebrate the beauty of languages from around the world. Students, community members, faculty and staff will read and listen to poetry written in more than 25 languages, including Korean, Hmong, Icelandic and many more. The event is free and open to the public.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Middle school and older

Thursday, Apr. 25th, 2019

5-8:30pm Thu. Apr. 25

The Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Spring Book Sale

Find thousands of books for sale in more than 40 categories. In addition, there will be a variety of music, movies, audiobooks, and more. Members-only presale on Thursday before the sale. Open to the Public beginning Friday at 10:00 am. All proceeds from the sale go directly to programming at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Items cost vary

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Apr. 25

Text & Image — Poemeo/Poem Video by Heid E. Erdrich

Heid's poetry is beautiful and complex. She will show brief poetry videos, called “poemeos.” The sounds and images weave in and out in a kind of dance that includes her Native heritage, her love of nature and a fair amount of social criticism, some of it subtle and ironic, other times straight-forward.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, No Ticket Required

Age: All Ages

Friday, Apr. 26th, 2019

10am-5:30pm Fri. Apr. 26

The Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Spring Book Sale

Find thousands of books for sale in more than 40 categories. In addition, there will be a variety of music, movies, audiobooks, and more. Members-only presale on Thursday before the sale. Open to the Public beginning Friday at 10:00 am. All proceeds from the sale go directly to programming at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Items cost vary

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Apr. 27th, 2019

10am-4:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

The Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Spring Book Sale

Find thousands of books for sale in more than 40 categories. In addition, there will be a variety of music, movies, audiobooks, and more. Members-only presale on Thursday before the sale. Open to the Public beginning Friday at 10:00 am. All proceeds from the sale go directly to programming at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Items cost vary

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Apr. 28th, 2019

noon-2pm Sun. Apr. 28

The Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Spring Book Sale

Find thousands of books for sale in more than 40 categories. In addition, there will be a variety of music, movies, audiobooks, and more. Members-only presale on Thursday before the sale. Open to the Public beginning Friday at 10:00 am. All proceeds from the sale go directly to programming at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Items cost vary

Age: All Ages

5-5:30pm Sun. Apr. 28

Wild Words

The Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, in partnership with the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour, is proud to present “Wild Words”; three brief readings featuring original work from some of the region's most environmentally-minded writers.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Apr. 30th, 2019

7-8pm Tue. Apr. 30

One Book, One Community: Friends of the Library Book Discussion

Volunteers from the Friends of the Library will lead participants in meaningful discussions of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan, ask follow-up questions to aid discussion, and answer questions or make referrals for questions that arise during discussion.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library – Eau Claire Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, May. 1st, 2019

7-8pm Wed. May. 1

One Book, One Community: Our Magnificent and Vulnerable Great Lakes

The Great Lakes are one of Earth’s most precious freshwater ecosystems, but they are also vulnerable to pollution, invasive species, and other threats. Learn more about the lakes and practical steps to safeguard them. Presented by Jane Elder. Register online.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library – Eau Claire Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Wed. May. 1

Women Writers on Wednesday: Featuring Sarah Fabiny

Sarah Fabiny worked for Penguin Books as an author and publisher, living in New York City and London. Her books include many children's books: "Madlibs Juniors", "What is Nasa?", "What is Antarctica?", "Who is Madam Curie?", and more. She will share her experiences as both an author and publisher.

200 Main - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

Thursday, May. 2nd, 2019

7-8pm Thu. May. 2

Aquatic Invasive Species in and Around the Chippewa Valley

Local experts will present on Aquatic Invasive Species in the Chippewa Valley region, covering threats to local water, species identification, importance of native species, and what citizens can do to prevent the spread of AIS throughout the state of Wisconsin. No registration required.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library – Eau Claire Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, May. 9th, 2019

6-7pm Thu. May. 9

Writers Read: Open Mic

“Writers Read” is a monthly library program organized by Eau Claire’s Writer in Residence, Karen Loeb. Bring a travel-themed story or poem, or any other original you’d like to share (5 minutes or less). Sign-up starts at 5:30. Listeners are welcome.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library – Eau Claire Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, May. 11th, 2019

3pm Sat. May. 11

Book Reading: Dear Delia: The Civil War Letters of Captain Henry F. Young

Join author Micheal J. Larson for a book talk on the captivating letters of a Wisconsin soldier who served with the famous Iron Brigade during the Civil War. Captain Henry F. Young wrote 155 letters home to his wife Delia and his father-in-law, Jared Warner.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Monday, May. 13th, 2019

5-6pm Mon. May. 13

Local Lit: Off the Page

Readings from various local authors. Local Author, former Eau Claire poet laureate, and Professor Emeritus, Bruce Taylor, has goals to entertain and to expose an audience to a wide variety and diversity of writers from the Chippewa Valley (sometimes beyond): poets, spoken word artists, essayists, fiction writers.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6pm Mon. May. 13

Celebrating Local Authors at the Library

In collaboration with the Chippewa Valley Local Authors, the Chippewa Falls Public Library welcomes Diana Peterson and Julie Court to discuss their books.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Tuesday, May. 21st, 2019

7pm Tue. May. 21

Poets of the Oak Lair 2019 Reading

Hear the history of the local poetry writing group, a reading on how to be a successful writing group, poems written in response to group assignments, and poems written from other inspirations. Followed by Q & A.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Tuesday, Jun. 4th, 2019

7-8pm Tue. Jun. 4

Book Discussion: “Anything But Simple: My Life as Mennonite”

On Tuesday, June 4, the Fall Creek Public Library will welcome author Lucinda J. Miller to share information and answer questions about her book “Anything But Simple: My Life as Mennonite,” a memoir about growing up Mennonite in rural Ladysmith. Her books will be available for purchase.

Fall Creek Public Library 122 E Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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