Winter Market: an Indoor Farmer and Vendor fair
Shop for local food and goods straight from Illinois farmers and producers, even in the Winter! We are working in partnership with the Sugar Grove Farmer's Market as well as other Illinois producers and vendors to provide a Winter Market that will be held every "Second Saturday" in the cold months.
Products featured may be organic honey, eggs, beef, CSA produce. Vendor goods such as handcrafts, jewelry, tupperware, candles, baked goods, cookies, natural oils, organic cleaning solutions may be enjoyed as well.
Our children's department will also be collaborating with the market to host Read to Rover and other craft days or events on these Saturdays.
Interested vendors can find more information and apply here: https://www.sgpl.org/wintermarket
2018-2019 Winter Market Dates:
- Saturday February 9, 2019, 11:00am - 3:00pm
- Saturday March 9, 2019, 11:00am - 3:00pm
- Saturday April 13, 2019, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Classic Movie Afternoon: The Philadelphia Story
Join us for a viewing of The Philadelphia Story (1940, Not Rated, Run Time: 112 minutes) When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.
Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, & James Stewart
Directed by George Cukor
A discussion led by staff member Scott will follow the movie and popcorn will be served.
Sunday Movie Matinee: The Old man & the Gun
Join us for a screening of The Old Man and the Gun (PG-13, 93 minutes) in our large Meeting Room!
Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest's commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.
Popcorn & drinks are served. Registration is encouraged but not required.
In this new historical portrayal, historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., explores the life of Britain's famous monarch, from her childhood, the abdication of her uncle, her marriage to a navy officer named Philip, her World War II service, and her struggle to balance her roles as queen and mother. Get to know the woman behind the images, her sense of humor and savvy intelligence with which she meets her demanding obligations.
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.
We also have drop-in knitting night on select Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. 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.