Programs & Special Events
The kids library offers a wide variety of literary programs, clubs, and special events.
Listed below are our events for June 2023.
Or feel free to look at our calendar for library-wide events.
SUMMER READING 2023
Registration begins May 30. To register, download the Beanstack app on your mobile device, visit this link, or use a paper log to keep track of your reading. You should EITHER use Beanstack to keep track of your reading online OR use a paper log.
Begin logging May 30. Complete your minutes or books goal (and log your time/books online or turn in the completed paper log at the library) by July 31 to earn your prize bundle.
You must be a Sugar Grove Library cardholder to be eligible to win grand prize raffles. To earn additional raffle tickets, keep reading and logging books. For more information and complete rules, visit www.sgpl.org/summerreading.
CHARACTER VISIT: BLUEY
Families: Meet Bluey at the library! Story Time with Bluey, featuring stories, rhymes, movement, and songs! There will be time for pictures with Bluey afterwards!
Please register with SGPL card. *Due to registration limitations, please only register for ONE visit with Bluey.
Saturday, June 10: 11am-12pm Click here to register
Monday, June 12: 10:30-11:30am Click here to register
PRESCHOOL PLAY DATE
Ages 1-6 with an adult: Enjoy a play area filled with games, blocks, a parachute, and more! While children have fun, they're practicing social and gross motor skills. Click here to register.
Monday, June 26: 10:30-11:15am
NIGHT TIME FAMILY STORY TIME
All ages: Wear your pjs to our new Night Time Family Story Time on select Mondays throughout the month! Night Time Family Story Time features songs, stories, rhythms, movement, and more for the whole family! Program is geared toward children ages 0-5 with caregivers, but older siblings are welcome! Click here to register individually for each class.
- Monday, June 5: 7pm
- Monday, June 26: 7pm
TODDLER & BABY STORY TIME
Ages 0-3: Toddler Story Time encourages early literacy and helps develop language skills and social skills through the use of simple books, fun fingerplays, and action rhymes. Children learn the joy of choosing a book and shared reading. Click here to register individually for each class.
- Tuesday, June 13: 10:30am
- Thursday, June 15: 10:30am
- Tuesday, June 27: 10:30am
- Thursday, June 29: 10:30am
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME
Ages 3-5: We read stories, do fun fingerplays, sing songs, play letter-recognition games, make crafts, and more. Your 3-5 year old will join us for a fun time and develop independence, literacy, language, and social skills as well as positive associations with reading and the library. Caregivers do not attend the class but must stay in the library. Click here to register individually for each class.
- Tuesday, June 6: 10:30am
- Wednesday, June 7: 10:30am
- Tuesday, June 20: 10:30am
- Wednesday, June 21: 10:30am
SPRINKLER STORY TIME
All ages: Wear your swimsuit to the library for Sprinkler Story Time! We will start in the library reading fun stories then play in the sprinkler on the library lawn. Join us for a cool time. Click here to register.
- Thursday, June 22: 11:00am
Clubs for K-6
PICNIC GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUB: SORCELINE
Kids entering Grades 4-6: Read each graphic novel in advance and come discuss it outside on the library lawn with other kids your age while eating a picnic lunch. *Please bring your own lunch. Drinks will be provided. A separate registration is required each month. Click here to register.
Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk.
Monday, June 5: 12:00-12:45pm
Kids entering Grades K-5: Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Let your imagination soar; the ceiling is the limit! Lego activities include building, games, and more. Lego materials are provided by SGPL and all creations will be displayed in the library for the month following each club. A separate registration is required each month. *Due to registration limitations, please only register for ONE Lego Club per month.
- Session A: Tuesday, June 6: 4:30-5:30pm Click here to register
- Session B: Wednesday, June 7: 4:30-5:30pm Click here to register
BOOKS AND COOKIES CLUB: BEN YOKOYAMA AND THE COOKIE OF DOOM
Kids entering Grades 3-6: This exciting monthly club includes specific book-themed crafts and activities. Read each book in advance and discuss it with other kids your age while sampling delicious cookies. A separate registration is required each month. Click here to register.
Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk OR download a digital copy on Libby, Axis360, and Hoopla, available at sgpl.org/e-books.
Thursday, June 15: 4:30-5:15pm
CURIOSITY CLUB: HARMONICAS
Kids entering Grades K-2: This fun monthly program includes books, crafts, and activities geared toward curious kids in K-2nd grade. Join us as we explore a new and interesting topic each month. A separate registration is required each month. Click here to register.
Thursday, June 29: 4:30-5:15pm