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Affordable Care Act in Wisconsin
Want to know about the Affordable Care Act or Badgercare Plus?  Need help finding health insurance?
Licensed assisters can answer questions and help you sign up.
Tuesday, February 3     9:30a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Mixed Blood Theatre and Sun Prairie Public Library present:     Dr. King's Dream
“Dr. King’s Dream” is a powerful depiction of the life and career of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. starring Shawn Hamilton in a solo performance drawn from Dr. King’s own writings, including the timeless “I Have a Dream” speech.
Tuesday, January 27     6:30 p.m.
Library community room
This program is made possible by a grant from Beyond the Page.

adorable dog photo

Responsible Dog Ownership 101
Choosing the right breed.  Finding the right dog for you.  Effective training strategies and cool activities.  Consider canine Careers!
Presented by Polly Cisco of Badger Kennel Club, Inc.
Wednesday, January 28     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room

Crazy Craft Contest
Create your own masterpiece from a mystery bag of supplies.
This is a program for adults, but children are welcome to participate with their adult chaperone.
Saturday, January 31     1 p.m.
Library Community Room
Registration required.  Call 608-825-0702 or email

Crafting and Conversation
Bring in your favorite portable craft project.  Work on your own; work in groups or just enjoy the conversation.  Light refreshments will be served.  Free and open to all adults.
Sunday, February 8    1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
 
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.
Thursday, February 12     6:30 p.m. [Hint:  I won't go.]
(Not ready to risk it?  Stop by the library, call 608-825-0702 or email and we will let you in on the secret.
 
Adorable dog photo

Dog Bite Prevention for Kids
Learn to properly meet and interact with dogs.  Kids will get a free dog safety activity book to take home.
Presented by Polly Cisco of Badger Kennel Club
Saturday, February 14     1 p.m.
Library Community Room

clay Pendant

Clay Pendants
Learn to make ethnic style clay pendants.  All materials will be provided, and you will take home your finished work.  Presented by Poonam Rao
Sunday, February 15     2 p.m.
Library Community Room
Space is limited, and registration is required.   Call 608-825-0702 or email

Exploring Entrepreneurship -- Do You Have What It Takes?
Learn the personal considerations to starting your own business, where to find ideas, how to conduct market research.  Leave with a packet of great resources.
Wednesday, February 18     6-8 p.m.
Library Community Room
Presented by the Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation
Registration required.  Call 608-257-5450.

Bookmaking 102--Japanese Bookbinding
Learn the ancient technique of Japanese Stab Binding.  All supplies will be provided.  You can bring your own collage materials if you want to dress up your project.
Saturday, February 21     11a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Early registration suggested.  Call 608-825-0702 or email

 

Tech-Know

Now Available

Flipster -- now available
Flipster provides instant access to many popular magazines in easy-to-read digital format.
• Users can browse magazines by category or search for specific periodicals. An online newsstand provides a carousel of the most recent issues.
• Magazines can be downloaded to iPads or iPad Minis via a native app for offline reading anytime, anywhere.
• To learn more about Flipster, visit http://flipster.ebsco.com, or watch a promotional video at http://vimeo.com/86942429
-Located under the Databases tab at www.sunlib.org
(Available in library and remotely )
 

Many 2014 tax forms are available online or by mail.
Here are a few links to help you get started.
Tax preparation help available in Sun Prairie

Tax preparation help available in the wider Madison area
 

Fire side

“A book is a device to ignite the imagination . ”
~Alan Bennett, The Uncommon Reader

Kindle a flame with Good Reads !
• Book recommendations and reviews
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• Read about your favorite author or genre
Sponsored by the Friends of the Sun Prairie Public Library

Buzz Books

A collection of popular titles with classic appeal.

  • Books for adults, teens and children
  • Available to walk-in patrons only

  • Sponsored by the Friends of the Sun Prairie Library

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Last updated: Jan 22, 2015
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