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Our first ever community reading project, Sun Prairie Reads - Seedfolks concluded on Friday evening, October 17 with a visit from Seedfolks author, Paul Fleiscman.

We have distributed over 700 copies of “Seedfolks” to the community at-large since our project began.

Thank You to all who participated!

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.

Friday, October 24    10:00 a.m. [Hint:  An answer to one of life's ultimate questions]

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

Beading Bracelets

Interested in learning to create jewelry from scratch?  Start with a beaded bracelet you can take home.  All supples will be provided.

Saturday, October 25     2 p.m.

Library Community Room

Registration Required.  Call 608-825-0702 or email

Preview the Madison Opera Production of Fidelio

Madison Opera staff will be on hand to present a preview of Beethoven’s only opera. Learn about the background, history, and impact of Fidelio, Beethoven’s ode to freedom!

Tuesday, October 28     6:30 p.m.

Library Community Room

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Joins us to watch the 7-part documentary film by Ken Burns
Wednesday Evenings at 6 p.m.     October 29-December 17
(Part I)      October 29      Get Action (1858-1901)
(Part II)     November 5     In the Arena (1901-1910)
Library Conference Room

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Other Tales

A radio play by Tony Reitano

(Recommended for ages 10 and up)

Thursday, October 30     6:30 p.m.

Library Community Room

Earth Songs - Poetry and Readings
Poetry, readings and community sharing on our creative relationship to the earth. FABU, Madison's former poet laureate, will read from her poetry.
November 5     6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Library Community Room

From Overwhelmed to Organized
4 simple steps to organization that work everytime! Learn how to start, what to keep and what to toss, establish good systems and habits. No more cluttered spaces.
Thursday, November 6      6:30p.m.
Library Community Room
Registration Required. Call 608-825-0702 or email
Presented by Jill Annis of Simply Organized and columnist for the Wisconsin State Journal

Beginning Genealogy
An overview of geneology including a walk-through of popular genealogy websites. Bring along your basic family history and a laptop or tablet for hands-on experience.
Saturday, November 8      10 a.m.
Library Conference Room
The Art of Eyebrow Threading
Learn the technique of using thread to shape the eyebrows. All materials will be provided in the class.
Saturday November 8     2 p.m.
Library Community Room
Registration Required. Call 608-825-0702 or email
Presented by Poonam Rao of Celebrations Art Studio

Pay Less for College
Learn how college funding really works. Minimize loans, increase scholarship, and save in appropriate ways. Parents and students welcome.
Tuesday, November 11     6:30p.m.
Library Conference Room
Presented by Robert DeCock, Certified College Planning Specialist

Mystery Movie at the Library

Take a chance! Walk on the wild side!

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

Saturday, November 15    2:00 p.m. [Hint:  working or productive of harm or evil : baleful]

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

Tech-Know

Learn a new language before you know it

Transparent Language Online (with byki) is a powerful online language learning system used by top government language schools.
• Lock foreign words and phrases in your long term memory
• Remote access from your home/office computer (PC or Mac) and mobile device
• Tests to evaluate your language proficiency
-Located under the Databases tab at www.sunlib.org
(Available in library and remotely to City of Sun Prairie card holders)
-First time users click on "Sign Up Now" to get started

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