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125 S. Municipal Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(630) 466-4686
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Sun: 2pm - 6pm
Mon-Thurs: 10am - 8pm
Fri: closed
Sat: 10am - 4pm

Adult Programs

This page highlights the Library's monthly programs for adults. Browse special events here, or look at our calendar to browse all adult programs, which are color-coded in dark blue. 

programPancake Breakfast Fundraiser

Saturday October 27, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

The Pancake Fundraiser will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the large meeting room on Saturday October 27. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Library beginning September 22 and up until the day before at $5.00 apiece. Tickets at the door will be $6.00 apiece. 

The Friends of the Library will be serving pancakes, sausage and juice with a smile.

The Library will also have a variety of children's Halloween activities this day. Join us for an Elephant & Piggie storytime, with the characters here in costume at 10:30am, and join us for crafts at 11:00am. Come in costume to trick or treat!

movie posterSunday Movie Matinee: Ocean's 8

Sunday October 14, 3:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Join us for a screening of Oceans 8 (2018, 110 min) in the large meeting room. This movie features an all-star female cast including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, and Mindy Kaling.

Join us for this fun spy-heist thriller where ringleader Debbie Oceans recruits seven women to help her steal a $150 million necklace at the Met Gala.

Popcorn will be served. 

Registration is encouraged, but not required. 

wintermarketWinter 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 October 13, 2018, 11:00am - 3:00pm      
  • Saturday November 10, 2018, 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday December 8, 2018, 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday January 12,  2019, 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday February 9, 2019, 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday March 9, 2019, 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday April 13, 2019, 11:00am - 3:00pm

Garden Work Day

Saturday October 20, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

programJoin our volunteer Garden & Grounds crew for gardening and outdoor projects. From weeding, pruning, and other projects on the library grounds, we need your help! Join us from 10am-12pm. Bring your own tools and we will give you a task! This is the last clean-up of the season until Spring. 

movie posterClassic Movie Afternoon: Alien

Thursday October 25, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Join us for a viewing of Alien (1979, Rated R, Run Time: 116 minutes) After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, & John Hurt

Directed by Ridley Scott

A discussion led by staff member Scott will follow the movie and popcorn will be served. 

programCraft Swap

Sunday November 4, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you have extra craft supplies spilling out of your closet? Bring it to the library to share with others!  Meet other crafters and discuss your projects. Refreshments will be served. 

Please register and include what you will be bringing. Registrants will receive an email closer to the swap with a list of expected crafts that will be available. 

programYou Can Brew It!

Thursday November 8, 6:00pm - 8:00 pm

Do you enjoy good quality craft beer? Home brewing is a fun and rewarding hobby that is enjoyed by millions of people all over the world.   Award winning home brewer Scott Pointon will discuss the equipment, ingredients, brewing process, and resources available to would-be brew masters.

http://www.midnightbrewingcompany.com/ 

programSunday Movie Matinee: Book Club

Sunday November 11, 3:30 - 5:30 pm 

Join us for a screening of Book Club (PG-13, Run Time: 104 minutes) in the large meeting room

Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.

Starring: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, & Mary Steenburgen

Popcorn will be served. 

Registration is encouraged, but not required. 

programRubber Stamping Holiday Class

Thursday November 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join us for an evening of holiday papercrafting fun! Create a handmade rubber stamped holiday greeting card and a pillow box gift holder. Registration is required. Ages 15+.

This program is led by Marette Passero of Sugar Grove. Find her at crushonstamping.com.

programClassic Movie Afternoon: The Godfather

Thursday November 29, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a viewing of The Godfather (1972, Rated R, Run Time: 175 minutes) This Best Picture film chronicles the epic tale of a 1940's mobster family in New York City, where the father builds an organized-crime empire and his three sons, to varying degrees, follow in his footsteps.

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, & James Caan 

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola

A discussion led by staff member Scott will follow the movie and popcorn will be served.

programHoliday in the Grove

Saturday December 1

Holiday in the Grove is a village-wide day of festivities! Stay tuned for the library's schedule of events. 

Visit the website here: https://www.holidayinthegrove.org/

 

programEquus Film Screening: Wendy

Wednesday December 5, 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Join us for an Equus Film Festival screening of Wendy (2017; 90 minutes).

Summary: Former horse riding champion Wendy refuses to go back on a horse after an accident. When she encounters Dixie, a stallion who was sold to a slaughterhouse, her perspective begins to change.

Popcorn & light refreshments served. Please register.

www.equusfilmfestival.net

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5819908/

www.facebook.com/equusfilmfestival

programClassic Movie Afternoon: It's a Wonderful Life

Thursday December 13, 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm

Join us for a viewing of It's A Wonderful Life (1946, Rated PG, Run Time: 130 minutes) An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Starring:  James Stewart, Donna Reed, & Lionel Barrymore

Directed by Frank Capra

A discussion led by staff member Scott will follow the movie and popcorn will be served.

sugar stitchers knittingSugar Stitchers Knitting Group

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

    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. 

    coffeeSenior Coffee Mondays

    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.

     Please check the calendar to see upcoming dates and register. 

    writer's nightWriter's Night

    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.

     

      book clubsbOOK cLUBS

      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.