Local Author Visit to Mystery Book Club
During the mystery book club's meeting, author Patricia Rockwell will be there to discuss her book "Bingoed". If you have read the book, please join us for a discussion beginning at 6:00 p.m. The program will open to all at 6:30 p.m.
Pet adoption Event
Join us for our second annual Pet Adoption Event at the library! Adoptable dogs will be here from Rover Rescue and adoptable cats from St Sophia's Forgotten Felines. Animal-themed crafts will be available for kids.
Dog & Cat Adoptions, 11:00am-3:00pm
Adoptable dogs from Rover Rescue and cats from St. Sophia's Forgotten Felines. Same day adoptions available.
Read to Rover, 10:30-11:30am
Spend some time practicing your reading with friendly dogs from Fox Valley Therapy Dogs. Children who are able to read on their own can read their favorite stories to dogs who love to listen. Grades 1-6 or able to read on their own.
Crafts for Kids, 11:00am-3:00pm
Create fun animal themed crafts!
Positive Dog Training 101, 12:30-1:30pm:
As part of the Pet Adoption Event, come learn about the basics of positive dog training. Positive training is a fun, effective way to build a strong bond with your new dog or strengthen the relationship with the dogs already in your life. Whether you are a new dog owner or a long-time owner, everyone will learn something new about working with your favorite canine companions. Certified Professional Dog Trainer Lora Johnson, of Over The Moon Dog Training, in Batavia, IL, will present and take your questions about dog training.
Sunday Movie Matinee: The Post
Join us once a month for a new release movie. Popcorn is served.
This month's movie will be The Post, PG-13, run time 1 hr, 56 min; directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep
"A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government." - IMDB.com
Introduction to Essential Oils
Please come learn about the incredible benefits of Doterra essential oils and how to use them aromatically, topically and internally in this informative session. Learn how you can take control of your family's health by using them as a natural, safe solution to boost your immune system, detoxify your home, cleanse your body, for anti-aging skincare and much more.
This program will be presented by local Sugar Grove resident Rosanne Balance, www.balancewellnessgroup.com.
From beginner to advanced, join this social knitting group at 1:00 pm on select Mondays. This group is led by staff member Mary Clapp. All are welcome to join, we'll teach you how to knit! This group also does field trips once or twice a year. Please check the calendar for published dates and to register.
Classic Movie Afternoon
Join us for a classic movie, popcorn, and a discussion afterwards. Discussion is led by staff member Scott Noblitt. No registration is required. Meets last Thursday afternoon of the month at 2:00 pm. Please check the calendar to see which movies we will be showing.
Seniors are invited to our Coffee Mondays social gathering. Meet other seniors for a morning of conversation. Board games, card games, and coloring materials will be provided.
Coffee is provided by the library. Other drinks and refreshments are available for purchase. Registration is not required.
A new forum for adult writers to talk about writing strategies and share content for thoughtful critique and encouragement. Meet other writers to hone your craft in a casual environment. This group usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Please check the calendar and sign up.
The library has four book clubs that meet monthly: Adult Book Discussion Group (evening), Mystery Book Club (evening), Tales & Trails (morning, outdoor), and Books and Brews (evening). The Tales & Trails Book club only meets during warmer months and requires registration. Please visit this page for the full schedule and book selections.