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Location & Hours

125 S. Municipal Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(630) 466-4686
Contact Us

Sun: 2pm - 6pm
Mon-Thurs: 10am - 8pm
Fri: closed
Sat: 10am - 4pm

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 December 2018.
Or feel free to look at our calendar for library-wide events.

Literacy programs

Our librarians put on quite the show during our story times! 

  • Drop-In Baby Story TimeLibrarian reading to a story time class
    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: 12/10
    Wednesdays: 12:30-1:00pm: 12/12
  • 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: 12/11
    Thursdays: 10:30-11:00am: 12/13
  • 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: 12/4
    Wednesdays: 10:30-11:10am: 12/5Fox Valley Therapy Dogs
  • 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 separately for each month.
    Saturday, December 8th, 10:30-11:30am

Curiosity Club Clubs

These clubs are geared towards kids in kindergarten through 5th grade.  

  • Chess Club 
    Grades 4-8: Love chess? Join our chess club! There will be a puzzle or a new strategy at the beginning of each session, followed by playing a game of chess. A moderator will lead the group and help instruct on chess skills. Chess club meets the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month. This club is for kids in grades 4-8 who already know how to play chess. Please register.
    Tuesdays, December 11th, 4:00-5:30pm
  • Lego Club 
    Grades K-5: 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, December 18th, 4:30-5:30pm

Special Events

HOLIDAY IN THE GROVE
Holiday in the Grove

Saturday, December 1: 10:00am-4:00pm
Join us for some fun and festive events during this year's Holiday in the Grove!

10:30 AM - Holiday Storytime
10:30 AM - Kaneland Youth Orchestra Performance
11:00 AM - Holiday Crafts for Kids
11:30 AM - Harter Middle School Jazz Band
1:00 PM - Book Bingo
2:30 PM - Kaneland High School Madrigals Performance
All ages. All events are drop in. No registration necessary.

TECH-FREE FAMILY NIGHTTech-free family nights

Tuesday, December 4: 6:00-7:30pm

All ages: Bring the whole family for a night away from your electronic devices! Leave your phones at home or put them on "silent" for the evening while you spend time playing games, working on huge puzzles, doing crafts, reading books, and munching on popcorn! This monthly event is a great time to reconnect with your family and friends without the distraction of technology!!  Registration is encouraged, but not required.

WINTER BREAK
Winter Break

December 26-January 5
Join us for crafts and movies during Winter Break!

Select Days @ 1pm: Movies in Meeting Room C
Thursday, 12/27: Hotel Transylvania 3: PG ©Columbia Pictures
Wednesday, 1/2: Lego DC Super Heroes: Aquaman: PG ©Warner Bros.
Thursday, 1/3: Paws P.I.: PG ©Lion's Gate Films, Inc.

Wednesdays-Thursdays, Saturdays: Crafts in the Story Time Room
11:00am-2:00pm 12/26, 12/27, 12/29, 1/2, 1/3, 1/5
All ages. All events are drop in. No registration necessary.

NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY FOR KIDSNew Year's Eve Party for Kids

Saturday, December 29: 11:00am-12:00pm

Grades K-5: Ring in the "NOON year" with all your friends! Enjoy games, snacks, and a fun countdown to the "Noon Year"! Please register.