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April 2021

A Fireside Chat with John Sandford

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A Fireside Chat with John Sandford: Live Interview with the Author Join Putnam publishing and a group of local public libraries in hosting a virtual Fireside Chat with John Sandford on April 14th at 7:00pm. This live webinar takes place one day after the release of John's newest Lucas Davenport series novel: Ocean Prey. In this live interview, John will answer questions asked by his interviewer as well as answer questions submitted by attendees before the event. The deadline for…

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Zoooom Into Preschool Storytime

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 29, 2021

Join Miss Megan via a live Zoom for stories, rhymes & songs. Join Miss Megan via a live Zoom for stories, rhymes & songs every Thursday morning at 10:00am. Please register for each date you'd like to attend and we'll send you a confirmation email containing the weekly Zoom link to access the storytime.

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Chair Yoga at Sycamore Park District

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until September 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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STEAMOLOGY: Egg Geodes

April 19
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2021

Learn about the scientific method and how to make your own crystals by picking up this month's STEAMOLOGY kit at the Sycamore Public Library Learn about the scientific method and how to make your own crystals by picking up this month's STEAMOLOGY kit at the Sycamore Public Library. This activity is geared toward elementary students in grades K-5. Participants must have adult supervision while creating their geodes.

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Wax Poetic: Virtual Poetry Night by Candlelight-Gentle Reads Hour

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wax Poetic: Virtual Poetry Night by Candlelight-Gentle Reads HourCelebrate National Poetry Month (April) with a virtual poetry reading hosted by Sycamore Public Library! Read a favorite poem, your own piece, or simply attend and listen. We invite Teens and Adults ages 13+ to a Gentle Reads Zoom poetry hour from 7:00-8:00pm CST. This hour will include up to 10 people with 5 minutes each to read and answer any questions about their poem.The Gentle Reads hour will not have any…

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Wax Poetic: Virtual Poetry Night by Candlelight-Mature Reads Hour

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wax Poetic: Virtual Poetry Night by Candlelight-Mature Reads HourCelebrate National Poetry Month (April) with a virtual poetry reading hosted by Sycamore Public Library! Read a favorite poem, your own piece, or simply attend and listen. We invite Teens and Adults ages 16+ to a Mature Reads Zoom poetry hour from 8:00-9:00pm CST. This hour will include up to 10 people with 5 minutes each to read and answer any questions about their poem. If you plan to read, choose the…

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Lit & Fit @ Sycamore Park District

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 21, 2021

Sycamore Park District, 480 South Airport Road, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Looking for an opportunity to get fit in mind and body? Join the Sycamore Library as we partner with the Sycamore Park District for Lit & Fit! Participants will read & discuss popular titles each month, followed by a 45 minute walk around the Park District indoor track. Pick up your copy of this month's book at Sycamore Library:   April 21 at 7:00pm--MIDNIGHT AT THE BLACKBIRD CAFE, by Heather Webber It was supposed to be a quick trip to…

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The Book Look: Online Book Club

April 26 @ 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 December 27, 2021

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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Latin Hip Hop as a New Poetry

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Latin Hip Hop as a New PoetryCelebrate National Poetry Month by joining Dr. Catalina Maria Johnson for her lecture on Latin Hip Hop as a New Poetry on April 29th at 7:00pmCST (USA)!Latin hip hop artists are advancing the poetic traditions of their countries in unique ways. Ana Tijoux from Chile was raised on protest songs and Pablo Neruda; Residente from Calle 13, Puerto Rico spits out rhymes as carefully crafted as any poet’s; Niña Dioz from Mexico reads dictionaries…

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May 2021

Caregivers Support Group

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2021

An open-ended opportunity to share, connect and confide with fellow members of the community. Join Amanda, Senior Services Coordinator at the Sycamore Public Library, for an open-ended opportunity to share, connect and confide with fellow members of the community who have, or have had, similar experiences of caring for loved ones. Staff will facilitate the conversation along with visiting local senior care specialists, to offer support, and share available resources, local organizations, library programs, resources and services. Monthly meetings will…

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Not Quite: Asian Americans and the “Other” in the Era of the Pandemic

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

'Not Quite: Asian Americans and the "Other" in the Era of the Pandemic and the Uprising'- a Storytelling Performance by Dr. Ada ChengJoin Sycamore Public Library during Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month as we host Dr. Ada Cheng, professor-turned-storyteller, solo performer, and storytelling show producer. In this performance, Dr. Cheng explores several major themes: the meanings of home(land), racial profiling and the image of the perpetual foreigner, and anti-Asian racism under the pandemic. The performance is 45 minutes, followed…

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Elder Care Services Partnership

May 13 @ 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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June 2021

Rope Warrior (In-Person Event)

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Sycamore Park District Community Center, 480 Airport Road, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Come learn some cool jump rope tricks from Guinness World Record Holder, David Fisher, The Rope Warrior! Come out to the Sycamore Park District Community Center and learn some cool new jump rope tricks from Guinness World Record Holder, David Fisher, THE ROPE WARRIOR! It doesn't matter if you have never jumped rope before, or if you are a jump rope wizard - there will be new tricks to learn, and ideas to share. Tricks like THE PRETZEL, THE HOUDINI,…

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Axe Throwing for Teens (ages 12 – 18)

June 25 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Sycamore Park District Community Pool, 940 East State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Sycamore, IL 60178 US
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Staff from Mobile Axe Throwing will show participants proper axe throwing technique and give them the opportunity to aim for the bullseye on targets. We’ll make it even more fun once the sun goes down by turning on the black lights and using special UV axes to make the trailer, targets and axes really glow! All participants must wear closed toe shoes and a mask (no exceptions!) and are required to complete an online waiver prior to participating in this…

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July 2021

Family Concert with Jim Gill

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Enjoy a joyful, energetic concert with award-winning Chicagoland children's musician, Jim Gill. Be prepared to clap, dance and sing-along! Enjoy a joyful, energetic concert with award-winning Chicagoland children’s musician, Jim Gill at Sycamore Park District's Good Tyme Shelter. Adults and children alike are encouraged to clap, jump, dance & sing-along with Jim and his banjo. Jim will also have his books and CDs available for purchase after the concert. Important Note: This event will be held in the Community Center…

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