Closed on Friday, December 6



Gingerbread Contest

Entries due Wednesday, December 4 by 7:45 pm
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Holiday Open House

Thursday, December 5 from 4:00 - 7:30pm
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Clapping Waters Poetry Series

Wednesdays on October 9, November 13, December 11 at 6pm
in the Lower Level Community Room

Join community poet, artist, and activist River Maria Urke for one or all three in a series of open mic poetry, spoken word, and storytelling events. Each event will feature one selected poet (TBA).
​Sign-up the night of the event to read YOUR work!
Questions? Contact River at river@rivermaria.com or czrostlik@riverfallslibrary.org.

​Novel Write-Ins

November 5, 21, and 26 from 5-8pm 
​in the Lower Level Community Room
November 12 from 5-8pm in the Main Level Meeting Room

​November is National Novel Writing Month! We are hosting a series of Write-Ins where writers can come together to work on their novels (or other projects) in the company of fellow creatives! More info about NaNoWriMo can be found at https://nanowrimo.org/.

Hudson Public Library Write-In Dates
Saturdays in November 10 am-3 pm
Thursday, Oct 24, from 6:30-7:30: "Prepping for NaNoWriMo"

Questions? Email Arianna Pajtash at apajtash@hotmail.com or czrostlik@riverfallslibrary.org

​Digital Estate Planning

Thursday, Dec 12 at 2pm in the Lower Level Community Room
Are you ready for the unexpected? This one hour presentation especially for seniors & their loved ones will teach simple ways for older internet users to prepare personal online account information in case of a personal health emergency or memory loss. Nancy Abrahamson, Dementia Care Specialist, St. Croix County Aging and Disability Resource Center, will join us for the presentation.

Hour of Code

Thursday, Dec 12 at 4pm in the Lower Level Community Room
For kids, teens, or adults who are interested in learning to write or understand basic computer coding. Bring your own laptop, Chromebook, or tablet and headphones if possible. Library staff will help you get started using CODE.ORG.

Artemis Cooperative Gaming Event

Sat, Dec 14 from 10am - 4pm in the Lower Level
Artemis is a bridge simulation game where 2 to 11 players become the crew of a spaceship. The game is played by a group of people who are in the same room working together to battle enemy forces and save allied ships and star bases. All ages. Bring your own Windows laptop or use one of ours.

Tech Time with Cole

By appointment, RSVP required
Call Cole at 715-426-3496 to RSVP
Trying to keep on top of technology is difficult. If you need help using a device, platform, or program and an online tech tutorial does not suit, we are willing to assist!

Tech Help sessions are 30 minutes long. Beginners are encouraged to attend and you are welcome to bring your own device. Library staff works with you one-on-one (or in a small group) in the library. Reservations are required. Please call 715-426-3496 or email colez@riverfallspubliclibrary.org for more information. 
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Maker Mondays

Second Mondays from 3:30 - 6:00pm
​Join us for an afternoon of creative, hands-on fun in our pop-up makerspace! We’ll feature art, tinkering, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. Makers of all ages will create cool projects, try out new tools, and build new skills!  Families, kids 10+ w/out an adult, and adults without kids are all welcome to attend!!!

  • December 9 - Circuits
Adult Coloring

Every fourth Wednesday at 6pm in the Storytime Room
No need to register, coloring materials are provided along with coffee and a light snack.  Questions - call Heather Johnson at 715-425-0905.​

Book Groups

Contact Heather at 715-425-0905 for more information.
Please reserve your copy of the book on the MORE catalog using the book title links below.

Second Tuesday Book Group

Tuesday, December 10 at 6:30
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
Location: West Wind Supper Club, 709 N Main St
PDF of book titles for 2019-2020

Books and Beans Book Group

Tuesday, December 17 at 10:30am
The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff
Location: Library Board Room
PDF of book titles for 2019-2020

Young Adult Books for Adults Book Group

Third Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm
at Junior's Bar, 414 S Main St
​Contact Monica at 715-426-3484 for more information.​​​
Wednesday, November 20
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi        

History Book Group

Tuesday, November 26  at 6:30pm in the Main Level Meeting Room
One Giant Leap by Charles Fishman​​

Library Events for Adults

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