Safer At Home Program

Stay Home & Be Safe

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Please join us in staying home and practicing social distancing.
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Oct. 22: Fall Time is Dye Time!

Learn how to collect and use common natural products (plants, flowers, bark) to make your own fabric dye. Create a unique, natural pattern and learn how you can get material to create one for yourself. Visit our DoorCountyLibrary.org calendar for Zoom details and watch on Facebook live.   10/22/2020 at 2pm via Facebook Live /…

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Public Art at the Kress: Women Who Run with Scissors

Visit the artist group’s website Showcases: Old Maid Revisited and Exotic Pollinators “Unlike past Old Maid decks, which included very simple themes like Tired Tom or Silly Sara, the goal was to tap into actual occupations, even if they were unusual, uncommon, or illegal.” “A wild and wooly challenge to depict any method of pollination, from boy scout…

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Virtual Between the Pages Book Club

Join Jeanine in an online book discussion. Meeting will be on Zoom + Facebook Live. Download for audio or eBook via Hoopla for free. Participants and listeners are welcome. Between the Pages Virtual Book Club.   All details on Facebook Group: Facebook.com/groups/EggHarborBetweenThePages Upcoming books to be discussed – October 22nd Know My Name by Chanel Miller November…

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Sept 24: Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, September 24th, 2020 9am-2pm Did you know one blood donation can save up to 3 lives? The American Red Cross needs your help! They are taking special precautions to ensure the health and safety of donors and staff. Extra sanitation and social distancing are being practiced at their blood drives with advance testing. Advance…

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Sept 10: Currently Trending Hobbies – eBikes!

Electric bikes are a new and promising alternative form of biking.  Meet Stretch from Nor Door Sports and Cyclery as he gives us an overview of eBikes and tells us about the options that are out there.  Visit our DoorCountyLibrary.org calendar for Zoom details and watch on Facebook live.   9/10/2020 at 2pm via Facebook…

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Banned Books Week!

Together with the American Library Association, the Door County Library promotes the freedom to read with Banned Books Week.  Banned and challenged books will be on display. Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2019 11 Challenged and Banned Books _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Join the Banned Books Week Coalition at 1:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 22, for…

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August 12th: Sustainability in Your Community

Join us in this virtual program to learn how we, as a community, have the choice to support sustainable measures. Members of the Green Tier Task Force will discuss the importance of sustainability in Egg Harbor, which can be expanded to other communities, as well.  The group will cover the positive environmental and economic impacts…

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June 9: Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Foraging

Tuesday, June 9th at 2pm Shannon Pump, a seasoned naturalist and fungi educator based in Sister Bay, will walk through edible mushroom species starting with the well-known Spring Morels then on to Oysters, Lobsters, and Chicken of the woods. She will also be covering the summer species Chanterelles, Hericium, Black Trumpets, and her favorite fall…

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June 18: Glass Mosaics with Joseph Kaftan

Thursday, June 18th at 2pm Drawn to where water meets the sky, Wisconsin artist and long-time Door County resident, Joseph Kaftan will share images of his work and stories of his inspiration. Learn about his process to create these beautiful pieces of glass art work.  This was a Zoom & Facebook live event. Glass Mosaics with…

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New Videos Weekly: Yoga at Home with Liz

Yoga at Home with Liz Typically we have this class at the Kress on Monday Mornings. We are going to try to upload one per week for Liz’s students. About Liz: Liz Heller has been in the fitness industry for 40 years and loves teaching! She won Outstanding Fitness Director at the YMCA’s five state…

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May 13: Dog Training Tips and Tricks

Wednesday, May 13 at 2pm Need help with dog training? Consider getting help from the library’s digital resources. The zoom virtual presentation will start out with a short film and an overview of what Hoopla Digital has to offer in this area. We will conclude with a Pet Meet and Greet and questions. You can…

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May 18: At the Movies: Reviews, Critics, Shows

Monday, May 18 at 2pm Egg Harbor Library Presents at the Movies: Reviews, Critics, Shows. Jess, Kress Building Manager and Jeanine, Interim Branch Manager, will discuss their favorite movies and TV shows seen on Hoopla during the quarantine. Join in the virtual zoom discussion and leave with many recommendations. You can attend virtually on Zoom…

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May 21: Mushrooms 101 (Virtual Tour Farm Tour)

Thursday, May 21 at 2pm Join Wildwood Gourmet Mushrooms for a farm tour virtually on the Door County Library and Kress Pavilion’s Facebook pages to learn all about mushrooms. You can attend virtually on Zoom or watch on the Door County Library’s and Kress Pavilion’s Facebook Pages. Zoom Meeting Info: https://villageofeggharbor.zoom.us/j/94134565142 Meeting ID: 941 3456…

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Online All Month Long

Photo Preparation – Exploding Photo Box Use this time inside to reminisce and organize your photos!  We are planning an exploding photo box craft in May, so get your photos ready now!  If you’re having trouble figuring out where to start, check out the information below for the best ways to organize all your photos! …

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Kids! All Month Long Activities Online

Photo Preparation – Exploding Photo Box Being at home is a great opportunity to through your own childhood photos with your kids, or even show your children their own photos of when they were babies!  It can be a fun learning experience for the whole family.  We are planning an craft that will need your…

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Video- Virtual Backyard Birds 101

Wednesday, April 15th.  Join Jess from the Kress hosted a home “how-to” workshop all about raising feathered friends! Jess and her husband have 6 chickens and 10 ducks. She’ll teach you everything you need to know about getting started, and you’ll be feeling confident in raising your own birds. This will be a Zoom +…

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Video – Virtual Spring Herbs of Door County

On Thursday, April 16 – Jess was joined by Herbalist, David LaLuzerne for a presentation about the wealth of herbs available in your local environment. This video explored those herbs that first appear in spring. Learn how the plants that flourish in this climate can help you flourish as well. This will be a Zoom…

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Video: Virtual Shipwrecks

On Tuesday, April 28th we were joined by award-winning maritime artist and underwater photographer, Cal Kothrade for a trip underwater. Cal will share photos of some of his favorite Great Lakes Shipwrecks and share stories of his dives. This was a Zoom & Facebook live program hosted by Kress Pavilion, Door County Library and Wisconsin Marine…

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Kress Pavilion Closed until May 26

Village of Egg Harbor Declares Emergency & Temporarily Closes Kress Pavilion (March 17, 2020) Following the lead of other governmental entities, on March 17, 2020 the Village of Egg Harbor declares an emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic pursuant to Wisconsin Statute section 323.11; and temporary closes Kress Pavilion, including library services and all…

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AT HOME ACTIVITY: March 23-28 Read an eBook Week

Read an eBook week is the first week of March, but Egg Harbor Library is celebrating it at the end of the month!  During the time the Kress Pavilion is closed, it’s important to keep our minds preoccupied.  Snuggle up and download an eBook on a device of your choice!  Visit doorcountylibrary.org/download to learn how…

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