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 April 13, 2019, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday Movie Matinee: First Man
Join us for a Sunday Movie Matinee in the large Meeting Room.
NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong rigorously trains to become the first man to walk on the moon.
PG-13, runtime 141 minutes. Starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy
This movie won a 2019 Oscar for Best Achievement in Visual Effects.
Popcorn & drinks will be served.
Join other business professionals for roundtable networking. During the session, common business hurdles will be explored. This roundtable will be moderated by the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and SCORE. SCORE is a 501 nonprofit organization that provides free business mentoring services to prospective and established small business owners in America.
Effective Business Networking combines the talents of salespersons and entrepreneurs together to generate business leads for all parties involved. The cooperation is best based on competence, confidence, commitment, and creativity each brings to the association. Networking is all parties being genuine and authentic, working to build trust, relationships, ways to help others grow their business as they grow yours.
This round table is about such and approach to success by Networking.
Dealing with Debt
Discover tools to manage your debt, along with what types of solutions to avoid. You'll walk away from this program with ideas and solutions for getting on track with your finances. Finances can be a sensitive subject, so you'll get the chance to write down anonymous questions. This program is presented by Modern Woodmen of Sugar Grove, a nonprofit fraternal financial organization. The library will have resources available for ideas on debt management.
Modern Woodmen exists to improve quality of life for our members and the communities where they live, work and play. We do this through financial guidance and social, educational and volunteer activities.
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 and tea is provided by the library. 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.