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May 2022

Preschool Storytime (IN PERSON/VIRTUAL)

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 25, 2022

Preschool Storytime IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL - WEDNESDAYS · SEE CALENDAR FOR DATES · 10AM Drop-in to the Youth Services Department to enjoy in person storytime with Miss Megan. Not ready to join in person? Every storytime features a virtual option! Recommended for children ages 3 through 5, with their caregivers. Register on Eventbrite for the weekly virtual link. In person-no registration required.

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Chair Yoga at the Park District

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 26, 2022

Chair Yoga at Sycamore Park District with Kim Chair Yoga, or ChYoga, is an exercise program for seniors or anyone with health challenges. Using chair support, participants move through a series of seated and standing yoga and stretching poses designed to increase flexibility, range of movement and balance. Please cancel if you are no longer able to attend. There will be no ChYoga on April 7th or May 26th. (Sycamore Public Library and Sycamore Park District are not liable for…

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Asian American Superheroes with D.C. Comics’ Jim Lee

May 22 @ 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 29, 2022

Streaming Video: Asian American Superheroes with D.C. Comics' Jim Lee and Other Artists/Illustrators Register on Eventbrite to receive the link to view Library of Congress recorded interview from last year. DC Comics' Chief Creative Officer and Publisher Jim Lee discusses his work in celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. He will appear in conversation with illustrator Bernard Chang ("Generations Forged") and writers Sarah Kuhn ("Shadow of the Batgirl") and Minh Lê ("Green Lantern: Legacy"). This event is moderated by former…

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Tai Chi/Qi Gong Monthly Video Series with Erica Bough

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2022

Tai-Chi/Qi Gong Monthly Video Series Current and Past Sessions Begin or continue your Tai-Chi practice by learning the Sun 73 Series and Qi Gong Series through Sycamore Library's monthly virtual Tai-Chi program. These videos cover all of the past and present Sycamore Library Series. Scroll to the bottom of your confirmation email to find the access link and information. Register here to receive Sycamore Library's private video link and password to watch a pre-recorded video of each session . Details…

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Toddler Time Storytime-IN PERSON/VIRTUAL

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 23, 2022

Join Miss Megan online via Zoom for storytime for stories, rhymes & songs for children ages 18 months through age 3. Join Miss Megan online via Zoom OR in person live at the library, for storytime for stories, rhymes & songs for children ages 18 months through age 3.

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Book Look Book Club

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until May 23, 2022

One event on May 23, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Sycamore Library Presents a Monthly Book Club! Starting in March, we will be in-person in Meeting Room 1. Do you love to read and talk books? So do we! Join us for our monthly book club to chat and share on the last Monday of every month (except on holidays) at 6:30pm CST (USA). Starting in March, we will be meeting in-person in Meeting Room 1. Stop by the Adult Reference desk on the 2nd floor or call us to…

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Cardio Dancing for Seniors: with Linda at the Park District

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2022

Sycamore Park District Community Center, 480 Airport Road, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Cardio Dancing at the Park District: with Linda Lederer-Gibson, for Seniors 55+ Seniors 55+ can Join Linda Lederer-Gibson for some low-impact cardio dancing at the Park District! Dance away to oldies playlists for 45 minutes! Breaks during the hour & chairs will be provided so you can dance at your own pace. Some days we will use an additional item to enhance our movements such as a scarf or pool noodle. Linda has taught Cardio Dancing at Oak Crest for…

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Daring Words: Storytelling for Healing and Action

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Daring Words: Storytelling for Healing and ActionSycamore Library is excited to bring back storyteller and educator Dr. Ada Cheng during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, for a special focus on storytelling for healing and creating action. In this unique performance compilated just for Sycamore Library; Dr. Cheng will share pieces of her writing dealing with topics on anti-Asian racism, leadership, and home. She will discuss her journey as a storyteller and producer. She will show, through sharing her…

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Books & Barks

May 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street Meeting Room 1, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Children ages 5 & up are invited to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to an adorable pup during indoor "Books & Barks".Children ages 5 & up are invited to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to an adorable pup during indoor "Books & Barks". Our featured dog today will be Simon.

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Crafty Crew: Necktie Bouquet

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street Meeting Room 1, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Create your own bouquet out of vintage neckties; perfect for Father's Day.Join Tammy, Adult Services Library Assistant, on May 25th at 6:30pm to create a beautiful necktie of vintage neckties; perfect for Father's Day.Held inside the library in Meeting Room 1 at the bottom of the stairs.All materials are included. Events are always free.

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An Evening with Jessamine Chan & Emily Maloney

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

ILP: An Evening with Jessamine Chan & Emily MaloneyJoin Jessamine Chan and Emily Maloney for a discussion about the systems of power that impact our lives, our families, and our finances, through the lens of their acclaimed books, The School for Good Mothers and Cost of Living.Jessamine Chan is the New York Times bestselling author of The School for Good Mothers, her debut novel. Her short stories have appeared in Tin House and Epoch. She holds an MFA from Columbia…

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Tech Help with Eriq

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 11, 2022

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 25, 2022

Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Tech Help with Eriq: 15-minute Tech Help Sessions Visit Eriq, Technology Help Coordinator at SPL, to get help with your devices! Reserve a 15-minute time slot to work with Eriq in-person. One person/family per time slot. Masks are required and must be worn properly over the nose the entire time for you to be able to work with Eriq. Tech help sessions are available the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month from 10am-12pm. All sessions are taking place at…

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June 2022

Dinosaur Discoveries: T-Rexplorers

June 7 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

See dinosaur bones up close and get a glimpse of what it's like to go on a paleontological dig with authentic dinosaur fossils.See dinosaur bones up close and get a glimpse of what it's like to go on a paleontological dig with authentic dinosaur fossils from species like Triceratops and T-Rex. Please register each attendee. This program will be held at the Good Tymes Shelter/Sand Volleyball Courts off of Airport Road. In the event of inclement weather, the program will…

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Elder Care Services Partnership

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2022

Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Join Shari Hanson, SHIP Counselor and Information & Assistance Coordinator at Elder Care Services, for a 30 minute one-on-one session the answer your questions regarding: Medicare (Prescription Drug Plans, Supplemental Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans) Medicaid Benefit Access (License Plate Sticker Program) SNAP LIHEAP (Energy Assistance and Weatherization) Other cost saving programs and to provide assistance with the application process. Walk-in to the library between 1:00-2:00pm the day of. Walk-in availability not guaranteed. Appointments will be private sessions with Shari…

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Virtual Caregivers Support Group: with the Alzheimer’s Association

June 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2022

An open-ended opportunity to share, connect and confide with fellow members of the community. Join Cindy Johnston from the Alzheimer's Association for confidential support and conversation discussing caring for someone with Dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Takes place virtually every second Thursday of the month from 6:00-7:30pm. Monthly meetings will be held virtually to facilitate privacy and safety. Registration required to receive the Zoom meeting link.

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Musical Mornings with Angie Carter

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2022

Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street Meeting Room 1, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Join music therapist Angie Carter for this special circle-time program that encourages play while building listening and movement skills. Join music therapist Angie Carter for this special circle-time program that encourages play while building self-awareness & awareness of others, listening, communication and movement skills. Ages 0-3 with an adult caregiver.  

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Tai Chi/Qi Gong Monthly Live Zoom with Breathe Life Tai Chi

June 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until July 18, 2022

Tai-Chi/Qi Gong Monthly Live Zoom Session: Learn live with Erica Bough Join us live via Zoom at 10:30am CST (Chicago, USA) to learn with Erica Bough of Breathe Life Tai Chi. Start your morning with breathing and relaxation via Tai Chi and Qi Gong exercises. What is Qi Gong? This low impact experience will have a high impact on your life. Each monthly session will include a follow along Qi Gong exercises, and many will experience a traditional Tai Chi…

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ILP: An Evening with Michelle Zauner

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An Evening with Michelle Zauner, Author of Crying in H Mart, in Conversation with Jessica HopperRESCHEDULED TO JUNE 30THMichelle Zauner, the indie rock star of Japanese Breakfast fame, discusses her music career and her bestselling book Crying in H Mart. Her memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity was a New York Times notable book of the year.In conversation with Jessica Hopper, Chicago-based music critic, producer, and author.Join us on Zoom, Thursday, June30th,…

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