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December 2021

Virtual Theater Show: The Velveteen Rabbit

December 5 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Bright Star Children's Theater brings you a virtual production of the classic tale, The Velveteen Rabbit. Bright Star Children's Theater brings you a virtual production of the classic tale, The Velveteen Rabbit. Based on the classic tale by Margery Williams Bianco. A special gift for a young boy opens up a heartwarming tale of childhood and imagination and examines what it means to love and what it means to be real. Advanced registration required to receive the link which may…

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Homeschool Happenings

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Happy holidays as we celebrate a nondenominational party featuring games, card making, and some themed snacks.Happy holidays as we celebrate a nondenominational party featuring games, card making, and some themed snacks. Please bring a wrapped present (gently used, or new costing less than $5) for a gift exchange game.To ensure the safety of our patrons & staff, masks required for all participants 2+. Events are subject to change. For more assistance call 815-895-2500 ext. 413.

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Zoom Into Preschool Storytime

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 23, 2022

Children ages 3-6 are invited to join Miss Megan for Preschool Storytime online via Zoom. Advance registration required to receive link. Children ages 3-6 are invited to join Miss Megan for Preschool Storytime online via Zoom. Advance registration required to receive Zoom link. This storytime is also offered in-person at the Library. If families are attending in-person, they do not need to register.

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Chair Yoga at Sycamore Park District

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Sycamore Park District, 480 South Airport Road, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Chair Yoga: ChYoga at the Park District 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. Join us on this socially-distanced journey of health and wellness. Limited to 9 participants, this weekly free program is open to anyone who has registered ahead via this Eventbrite. Due to health and…

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Elder Care Services Partnership

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2021

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. 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) and other cost saving programs and to provide assistance with the application…

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K-2 Crew: Minnie & Moo

December 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Students in grades K-2 are invited to join Miss Lisel for stories & a craft centered around the Minnie & Moo reader series by Denys Cazet. To ensure the safety of our patrons & staff, masks required for all participants 2+. Events are subject to change. For more assistance call 815-895-2500 ext. 413.

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Musical Mornings with Angie Carter

December 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 February 11, 2022

Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, 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. To ensure the safety of our patrons & staff, masks required for all participants 2+. Events are subject to change. For more assistance call 815-895-2500 ext. 413.

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Tech Help with Eriq

December 11 @ 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 December 11, 2021

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2021

Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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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. Tech help sessions are available the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month from 10am-12pm. All sessions are taking place at Sycamore Public Library in-person. Masks are required and must be worn properly over the nose the entire time for you to be able to work with Eriq. If you are unable…

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Teen Program: Last Minute Gift

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to stop by the Library to make a variety of small gifts for friends, family & loved ones.Stumped on what to give that friend who gave you an unexpected gift? Like crafty stuff? We’ll have a variety of crafts/activities to choose from while supplies last and will even provide a limited number of gift boxes to wrap them in.To ensure the safety of our patrons & staff, masks required for all participants 2+. Events…

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Family Program: Last Minute Gift (4:30 PM)

December 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Children and an adult caregiver are invited to stop by the Library to make a variety of small gifts for friends, family & loved ones. Stumped on what to give that friend who gave you an unexpected gift? Not sure what to give your siblings or that special adult in your life? We’ll have a variety of crafts/activities to choose from while supplies last and will even provide a limited number of gift boxes to wrap them in. To ensure…

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Family Program: Last Minute Gift (6:00 PM)

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Children and an adult caregiver are invited to stop by the Library to make a variety of small gifts for friends, family & loved ones.Stumped on what to give that friend who gave you an unexpected gift? Not sure what to give your siblings or that special adult in your life? We’ll have a variety of crafts/activities to choose from while supplies last and will even provide a limited number of gift boxes to wrap them in.To ensure the safety…

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Books & Barks

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, 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". To ensure the safety of our patrons & staff, masks required for all participants 2+. Events are subject to change. For more assistance call 815-895-2500 ext. 413.

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Tai Chi Monthly Live Zoom with Breathe Life Tai Chi

December 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Tai-Chi Monthly Live Zoom Session: Learn live with Erica Bough Learn and practice Tai-Chi live with Erica Bough, founder of Breathe Life Tai-Chi! Join us live via Zoom at 10:30am CST (Chicago, USA) to learn with Erica. Want to step into this session with some Tai-Chi under your belt? Sign up to learn the Sun 73 Series with Erica through our two-week monthly video series here. (Remember to stay safe. Breathe Life Tai Chi and Sycamore Public Library are not…

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The Book Look: Online Book Club

December 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Sycamore Library presents a monthly online book club! Do you love to read and talk books? So do we! Join us for our monthly online book club to chat and share! Register for the Zoom link. Plus call us to reserve your copy of the book at 815-895-2500 ext. 410 Join us the last Monday of each month to discuss upcoming titles The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison, April 26  The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, by V.E. Schwab, May…

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Family Program: Science Heroes

December 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Join scientist Patrick Cobb for lots of fun with science. Hold a bubble in your hands, shatter rubber like glass & more!Looking for an all-ages program during winter break? Join scientist Patrick Cobb for lots of fun with science. Ride on a hovercraft, hold a bubble in your hands, make clouds with water and liquid nitrogen, shatter rubber like glass and more.To ensure the safety of our patrons & staff, masks required for all participants 2+. Events are subject to…

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Teen Program: Button Making

December 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Express yourself by creating your own unique pin-on buttons for your backpack, lanyard or jacket.Express yourself by creating your own unique pin-on buttons for your backpack, lanyard or jacket.To ensure the safety of our patrons & staff, masks required for all participants . Events are subject to change. For more assistance call 815-895-2500 ext. 413.

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Noon Year’s Eve

December 31 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Children & their caregivers are invited to join us for in-person stories, rhymes, songs & some epic dance moves as we count down to 2022.Help us celebrate the end of 2021 by joining us for in-person stories, rhymes, songs and some epic dance moves. We’ll pass out the party hats & whistles and have a countdown to Noon. Not comfortable attending in-person? Register online and let us know you’d like to pick up a “to go” kit with hat/whistle. To…

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January 2022

Virtual Theater Show: Meet Dr. King

January 1, 2022 @ 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 30, 2022

Join Bright Star Theater for a virtual performance & learn about the importance of Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement. Learn about the importance of Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement from Dr. King’s life as a young boy experiencing racism for the first time to meeting his wife, Coretta, to becoming a pastor and finally a national inspiration. Advanced registration required to receive the link which may be accessed at your convenience throughout the month of January.

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K-2 Crew: Henry & Mudge

January 6, 2022 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Join Miss Lisel to explore the Henry & Mudge beginning readers series as we read some of the stories & make a craft.Students in grades K-2 are invited to join Miss Lisel to explore the Henry & Mudge beginning readers series about Henry and his big dog, Mudge. We will read some of the stories & make a craft.

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Curiosity Club: Weather Vanes

January 8, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Children of all ages & their adult caregivers are invited to learn about weather, embrace curiosity and make their own weather vane.Children of all ages & their adult caregivers are invited to learn about weather, embrace curiosity and make their own weather vane.

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Family Program: Rube Goldberg

January 9, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Bring the whole family to create your own Rube Goldberg chain-reaction contraption that performs a simple task in an overly complicated way.Bring the whole family to create your own Rube Goldberg chain-reaction contraption that performs a simple task in an overly complicated way. A variety of building materials will be provided. All ages welcome.

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Elementary/Teen Program: Night Sky Watercolor

January 12, 2022 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Students in elementary & middle school are invited to learn the steps to watercolor a night sky and forest of pines. All supplies provided.Jenny from local art studio Bleu Palette will be at Sycamore Library to show students how to create a watercolor and ink piece the celebrates animals and their habitat. Learn the steps to watercolor a night sky and forest of pines. All supplies provided. No previous art skills needed.

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Family Program: Sand Art (9:30-11 am Session)

January 13, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Warm up your winter by making a variety of craft & art projects with colored sand.Warm up your winter by making a variety of craft & art projects with colored sand.

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Family Program: Sand Art (4-5:30 pm session)

January 13, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Warm up your winter by making a variety of craft & art projects with colored sand.Warm up your winter by making a variety of craft & art projects with colored sand.

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Teen Movie Night: Into the Spider-Verse

January 14, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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When a dimensional gateway opens up, Miles Morales soon realizes he isn’t the only spider superhero. Rated PG.After a bite from a radioactive spider, Miles Morales becomes the one and only Spider-Man. When a dimensional gateway opens up, Miles soon realizes he isn’t the only spider superhero as he meets many different versions of Spider-Man from other universes. Rated PG.

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Homeschool Happenings: Simple Machines

January 17, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Explore pulleys, levers, and more as we learn about the basic types of simple machines and then see them in action!Explore pulleys, levers, and more as we learn about the basic types of simple machines and then see them in action!

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February 2022

K-2 Crew: Pinkalicious

February 3, 2022 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Sycamore Public Library, 103 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Students in grades K-2 are invited to join Miss Lisel to explore stories, games & a craft centered around the Pinkalicious series.Students in grades K-2 are invited to join Miss Lisel to explore stories, games & a craft centered around the Pinkalicious series.

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