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Summer Reading Begins!

Summer Reading Begins!

June 2

Summer Reading begins today!

Board Strategic Planning Session

Board Strategic Planning Session

June 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

SYCAMORE PUBLIC LIBRARY Agenda – BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING Strategic Planning Session In the Board Room June 24, 2014 5:30 pm –7:30 pm I. Call to Order II. Strategic Planning III. Adjournment

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Board Strategic Planning

Board Strategic Planning

June 3 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

SYCAMORE PUBLIC LIBRARY Agenda – BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING Strategic Planning Session In the Board Room June 3, 2014 8:30 am – 10:30 am I. Call to Order II. Strategic Planning III. Adjournment

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Books and Barks

Books and Barks

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for Books and Barks! Register for a 10 minute spot with our Canine Good Citizen helpers. Sit in a quiet room with man’s best friend, read your favorite story, and become a better reader.

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Edible Landscaping

Edible Landscaping

June 5 @ 6:00 pm

Join gardening expert Debbie Brandt for a program on edible landscaping-the practical integration of food plants within an ornamental or decorative setting. FREE and open to all.

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Spoon Man Musical Comedy!

Spoon Man Musical Comedy!

June 7 @ 11:00 am

The “Spoon Man” is a published author who offers a hilarious interactive comedy program for all ages. It’s a spoonful of family fun, FREE and open to all!

“WineNot?!” Upcycling

“WineNot?!” Upcycling

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This how-to-do-it-yourself class, taught by crafting expert Katie Rich, shows you how to "upcycle" old wine bottles into planters! FREE and open to all.

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Toddler Time

Toddler Time

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Toddler Time 18 months-3 year olds. Active fun, music and stories. Caregiver participates in story room with child.

Board Meeting

Board Meeting

June 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Library Board of Trustees meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm. in the Board Room. All Meetings are open to the public in accordance with the Open Meetings Act. Board Meeting Agendas, Director's Report, and Meeting Minutes can be found in the About Us section our by clicking the button below.

Apocalyspe Not

Apocalyspe Not

June 10 @ 6:00 pm

Robot Ethics talk by Dr. David Gunkel, author of, "The Machine Question."

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Wednesday Watches

Wednesday Watches

June 11 @ 1:00 pm

Wednesday Watches are matinees with popcorn geared toward our teen audience. But all welcome, under 10 with an adult only.

Robot Writing

Robot Writing

June 11 @ 6:00 pm

Teen/Adult collaborative creative writing activity on Robots

Books and Barks

Books and Barks

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for Books and Barks! Register for a 10 minute spot with our Canine Good Citizen helpers. Sit in a quiet room with man’s best friend, read your favorite story, and become a better reader.

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Book Quest

Book Quest

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Book club for 3rd-6th graders, to meet & discuss books…along with a craft or activity! Snacks provided. This month’s quest: Literary Element, see Children's Department for more details.

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These ARE the Droids You’re Looking For

These ARE the Droids You’re Looking For

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

These ARE the Droids You're Looking For...

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Build-It Challenge!

Build-It Challenge!

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Children 4-12 grade can participate in this building challenge, using various materials to create the most monumental structure! Sign up required.

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REPTOMANIA!

REPTOMANIA!

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kids will learn about how different adaptations allow the animals to live in specific habitats and what interesting physical modifications they are capable of to protect themselves from predators. They will see that snakes are NOT slimy no matter what they may have heard!

Will Kruger Concert

Will Kruger Concert

June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Singer/songwriter Will Kruger. Join Will for an evening of acoustic music, ranging from the inspirational, to the songs of John Denver, James Taylor, Peter Paul and Mary, Gordon Lightfoot, Simon & Garfunkel and many more. As well as Will’s own songs! FREE and open to all.

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Wednesday Watches

Wednesday Watches

June 18 @ 1:00 pm

Wednesday Watches are matinees with popcorn geared toward our teen audience. But all welcome, under 10 with an adult only.

Books and Barks

Books and Barks

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for Books and Barks! Register for a 10 minute spot with our Canine Good Citizen helpers. Sit in a quiet room with man’s best friend, read your favorite story, and become a better reader.

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Junior Science Experiments

Junior Science Experiments

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Children 1-4 grade can join in the fun with these DIY science experiments! Sign up required.

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Lunch with a Legend

Lunch with a Legend

June 20 @ 12:00 pm

Chat and snack with, "Robopocalypse" author, Daniel H. Wilson!

Robopocalypse Book Talk

Robopocalypse Book Talk

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Discuss Daniel H. Wilson's, Robopocalypse, a terrifying tale of humanity’s desperate stand against a robot uprising.

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Tale Weavers

Tale Weavers

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This week we will listen to fun and silly folktales from all around the world and sing-along with storyteller Bruce Wallace. Use your imagination and creativity with crafts, activities, and more stories with Miss Emily.

Build-It Challenge!

Build-It Challenge!

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Children 4-12 grade can participate in this building challenge, using various materials to create the most monumental structure! Sign up required.

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Toddler Time

Toddler Time

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Toddler Time 18 months-3 year olds. Active fun, music and stories. Caregiver participates in story room with child.

Art Workshop (1-4 grade)

Art Workshop (1-4 grade)

June 24 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Learn to use new mediums to create an amazing firework display on watercolor paper! Sign up required.

Art Workshop (5-12 grade)

Art Workshop (5-12 grade)

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn to use different medium to create out-of-this-world designs on watercolor paper! Sign up required.

Board Strategic Planning

Board Strategic Planning

June 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Board and staff strategic Planning. All meetings of the board are open to the public in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.

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Wednesday Watches

Wednesday Watches

June 25 @ 1:00 pm

Wednesday Watches are matinees with popcorn geared toward our teen audience. But all welcome, under 10 with an adult only.

Books and Barks

Books and Barks

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for Books and Barks! Register for a 10 minute spot with our Canine Good Citizen helpers. Sit in a quiet room with man’s best friend, read your favorite story, and become a better reader.

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Book Quest

Book Quest

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Book club for 3rd-6th graders, to meet & discuss books…along with a craft or activity! Snacks provided. This Meeting’s Quest: Read either “Calli Be Gold,” or “The Summer I Saved the World…. in 65 Days,” both written by our special guest author, Michele Weber Hurwitz!

Author Visit

Author Visit

June 26 @ 2:00 pm

Michele Weber Hurwitz, author of "Calli Be Gold", a 2014 Bluestem Book Award nominee, will be visiting the Sycamore Library!

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First Aid for Little People

First Aid for Little People

June 27 @ 11:00 am

First Aid for Little People teaches children basic First Aid and safety skills.

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Robot Movie Night: ROBOT & FRANK

Robot Movie Night: ROBOT & FRANK

June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

As part of June's adult science theme, join us for this FREE showing: ROBOT & FRANK (Rated PG-13, run time 90 minutes, all children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult).

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