Programs & Special Events
The kids library offers a wide variety of literary programs, clubs, and special events.
Listed below are all of our events for August 2018.
Or feel free to look at our calendar for library-wide events.
Our librarians put on quite the show during our story times!
- *NEW* Night Time Family Story Time
All Ages: Wear your pjs to our new Night Time Family Story Time and join Miss Alison in songs, stories, rhythms, movement and more for the whole family! Caregivers stay with their children. Please register.
Tuesday, August 7: 6:30-7:00pm
- Drop-In Baby Story Time
Ages 0-18 months: Baby Story Time supports early literacy and language skills by encouraging singing, playing, talking, and shared reading. Join us for fun stories, fingerplays, and snuggling in a welcoming environment. Caregivers stay with their children. No registration required!
Mondays: 10:30-11:00am: 7/30
Wednesdays: 12:30-1:00pm: 8/1
- Toddler Story Time
Ages 18 months-3 years: 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. Caregivers stay with children. Please register.
Tuesdays: 10:30-11:00am: 7/31
Thursdays: 10:30-11:00am: 8/2
- Preschool Story Time
Ages 3-5 years: We read stories, do fun fingerplays, sing songs, play letter-recognition games, make crafts and more. Join us for a fun time and develop literacy, language, and social skills as well as positive associations with reading and the library. Caregivers must stay in library. Please register.
Tuesdays: 10:30-11:10am: 8/7
Wednesdays: 10:30-11:10am: 8/8
- Read to Rover
All ages: 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! Please register.
Saturday, August 11th, 10:30-11:30am
These clubs are geared towards kids entering kindergarten through 6th grade.
- *NEW* Fandom Frenzy: Star Wars
Grades K-6: Are you ready to become a superhero, a wizard, a Jedi, or all three? Then come to this new monthly program where we celebrate a different fandom each month! Please register.
Monday, August 6th, 4:30-5:30pm
- Lego Club
Grades K-6: Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Let your imagination soar; the ceiling is the limit! Lego activities include building, games & more. Lego materials provided by SGPL and all creations will be displayed in the library for the month following each club. Please register.
Tuesday, August 14th, 4:30-5:30pm
Join us for free movies and popcorn. You may bring your own covered drink.
All ages. Drop in. No registration necessary. View movie titles here.
Book Bracket Parties
Saturday, August 4
The votes have been tallied and the winners for our youth Grand Finale Book Bashes are... *drumroll, please...*
Picture Book Character: PINKALICIOUS AND PETERRIFIC!!!
The party will be August 4th from 11:00am-12:00pm Please register.
Chapter Book Series: TIE between DIARY OF A WIMPY KID and DOG MAN!!!
The party will be August 4th from 2:00-3:00pm. Please register.
Celebrate the winners of the summer-long picture book character and chapter book series voting with two grand finale book bashes! Come for games, snacks, activities and more! All ages.