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Location & Hours

125 S. Municipal Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(630) 466-4686
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LIBRARY Hours
Mon - Thur: 10am - 8pm
Fri: CLOSED
Sat: 10am - 4pm
Sun: CLOSED

Programs & Special Events

The kids library offers a wide variety of literary programs, clubs, and special events.
Listed below are our events for January & February 2023.
Or feel free to look at our calendar for library-wide events.

Special Events

READ TO ROVRead to Rover January 2023ER
All ages: Readers at all levels can benefit from our Read to Rover program. Reading to the friendly and patient Fox Valley Therapy Dogs allows children to improve their reading skills and gain invaluable confidence while reading their favorite stories to dogs who love to listen.

Please register to ensure enough dogs are available for all readers. A separate registration is required each month.  No library card necessary.

Saturday, Feb. 11: 10:30-11:30am Click here to register

SCHOOL'S OUT: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAYMartin Luther King Jr. Day January 2023
All ages: Since you have the day off of school, come to the library for drop-in crafts, our Toydle Fort Building Kit, and a movie at 1:00pm. Movie is Minions: The Rise Of Gru: PG ©Universal Pictures View more details here. No registration necessary.

Monday, Jan. 16: 11am-3pm

CRAFT KITS TO-GOcraft kit to go February 2023 
Ages 2-12: We are so happy to continue providing Craft Kits To-Go available for pickup during library hours! Please register to reserve your craft kit, and we will email you instructions about how to pick it up! You can do the craft any time you'd like. *Please individually register each child you wish to pick up a craft for.

Foldable Handmade Card: Pickup begins Wednesday, Feb. 8 Click here to register

BLOCK FEST®Blockfest February 2023
Join NIU STEAM for BLOCK Fest®. Children ages 8 mo. - 8 yrs and their families can play with five varieties of non-interlocking blocks, designing and building structures and deconstructing what they have built.

Register with SGPL card for one of the two available sessions: Saturday, Feb. 18 from 11am-12:30pm or Monday, Feb. 20 from 4:30-5:30pm.

SCHOOL'S OUT: PRESIDENTS' DAYPresidents Day February 2023
All ages: Since you have the day off of school, come to the library for drop-in crafts, our super-fun Toydle Fort Building Kit, a movie at 1:00pm, and BLOCK Fest® (provided by NIU) at 4:30pm. *Please register for BlockFest®. All other events are drop-in. View more details here. 

Monday, Feb. 20: 11am

Story Times

Story Times Spring 2022TODDLER & BABY STORY TIMES
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, Jan. 31: 10:30am
  • Thursday, Feb. 2: 10:30am
  • Tuesday, Feb. 14: 10:30am
  • Thursday, Feb. 16: 10:30am

PRESCHOOL STORY TIMESpreschool 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, Jan. 24: 10:30am
  • Wednesday, Jan. 25: 10:30am
  • Tuesday, Feb. 7: 10:30am
  • Wednesday, Feb. 8: 10:30am
  • Tuesday, Feb. 21: 10:30am
  • Wednesday, Feb. 22: 10:30am

Clubs for K-6

LEGO CLUBLego Club September 2022
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. Click here to register.

  • Session A: Tuesday, Feb. 7: 4:30-5:30pm
  • Session B: Wednesday, Feb. 8: 4:30-5:30pm

TWEEN EXPLORERS: S.T.E.A.M. CLUB: VALENTINE'S SLIMETween Explorers February 2023
Grades 3-6: Join us for a fun and educational S.T.E.A.M. program! We will participate in creative activities and challenges related to science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Please register separately for each month.

Monday, Feb. 13: 4:30-5:30pm

BOOKS AND COOKIES CLUB: BATTLE OF THE BOOKS: DOG MAN VS. PRINCESS IN BLACKBooks and Cookies Club February 2023
Grades 3-5: This exciting monthly club includes specific book-themed crafts and activities. Read "Dog Man" by Dav Pilkey AND/OR "The Princess In Black" by Shannon Hale and debate which book was better 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 and Axis360, available at sgpl.org/e-books.

Thursday, Feb. 16: 4:30-5:15pm

CURIOSITY CLUB: PUPPETSCuriosity Club February 2023
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, Feb. 23: 4:30-5:15pm