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The library will be closed Monday, September 1 for Labor Day.

The drive-through book drop will be closed

Saturday, August 30 at 5 p.m. until Tuesday, September 2 at 8 a.m.

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The Sun Prairie Public Library is proud to announce our first ever community reading project called Sun Prairie Reads!  This project will be a yearlong event centered on a single book: Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman.

To find out more about what this it is all about, visit our Sun Prairie Reads webpage.  You can also view our calendar to see what events are coming up next.

Featured in The STAR

The History and Ecology of Horican Marsh

Naturalist and frequent public radio guest, Bill Volkert discusses the geology, history, and wildlife of this great wetland and the ecological considerations involved in maintaining it.

Thursday, September 4     6:30 p.m

Library Community Room

Sponsored by the Friends of the Sun Prairie Public Library

Yoga for Office Workers

A program designed for those moments when we find ourselves sitting for long periods of time.

Saturday, September 6      11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Library Community Room

Early registration is suggested call 608-825-0702 or email to register.

Mystery Movie at the Library

Take a chance! Throw caution to the wind!

Come for a mystery movie, and be totally surprised by our selection.

Saturday, September 6   2 p.m. [Hint: The plot snaps quickly into focus.]

(Not ready to risk it?  Stop by the library, call 608-825-0702, or email, and we will let you in on the secret.)

Getting the Most Out of Your College Visit

Parents and students are invited to attend this talk by Robert DeCock, Certified College Planning Specialist.  Learn the art of the college visit and many things you won't hear from your high school or college.

Monday, September 8     6:30 p.m.

Library Community Room

Crafting and Conversation

Bring your own craft, join a group project or just enjoy the conversation.

Free and open to all adults.

Sunday, September 14     1:30-4:30 p.m.

Library Community Room

Healthy Living and Natural Healing With Essential Oils

Discover the potential of essential oils and blends through simple instructions and life experiences.

Tuesday, September 16     6:30 p.m.

Sun Prairie Public Library

Community Room

Middle Class Philanthropist

You don't need to be a millionaire to make a difference.  In her new book Middle Class Philanthropist: How Anyone Can Leave a Legacy, Wisconsin attorney, Melinda Gustafson Gervasi provides simple and practical tools for anyone wanting to leave a legacy.

Thursday, September 18     6:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

The Flavor of Wisconsin: Our Culinary Culture, Past and Present

Madison author Terese Allen shares the stories of Wisconsin's culinary traditions from ancient Ojibwe wild rice to trendy sheep's milk cheese.

Thursday, September 18     6:30 p.m.

Library Community Room

Registration Required. Call 608-825-0702 or email

Beginning Genealogy

Want to research your family history, but don't know where to start?  This program is for you.  Bring your basic family history and a laptop or tablet for hands-on experience.

Saturday, September 20      10 a.m.

Library Conference Room

Mystery Movie at the Library

Take a chance! Throw caution to the wind!

Come for a mystery movie, and be totally surprised by our selection.

Saturday, September 24    6:30 p.m. [Hint:  A big event for the NFL, or maybe just the wind.]

(Not ready to risk it?  Stop by the library, call 608-825-0702, or email, and we will let you in on the secret.)

“One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by. ”
~ Jeannette Walls

Put all that daylight to use with Good Reads !

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  • A new collection of popular titles with classic appeal.
  • Books for adults, teens and children
  • Available to walk-in patrons only
  • Sponsored by the Friends of the Sun Prairie Library

 

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