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In-Person Absentee Voting Hours for the November Election
(Please note: In-person absentee voting takes place at City Hall in Sun Prairie. You must be a City of Sun Prairie resident to vote in Sun Prairie.)
City of Sun Prairie Clerk's Office, 300 E. Main Street, Sun Prairie
Oct. 24 - Nov. 3     8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Nov. 4          8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
An acceptable photo ID must be presented.
Contact the Sun Prairie City Clerk's Office with questions: 608-837-2511
Voter information for all Wisconsin residents available at


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The Sun Prairie Public Library and the Sun Prairie Historical Museum and Library present:
Working Warriors: Military Life Beyond Combat
A traveling exhibit from the Wisconsin Veteran's Museum
Tuesday, October 18 through Friday, November 18, 2016
at Sun Prairie Public Library

Knitting 101
Learn to knit, just in time for the holidays!  In this 4-week series, students will learn knitting basics and complete their first project.  All suplies will be provided.
Sundays from 2 p.m to 4 p.m. -- October 30, November 6, 13 and 20
Library Conference Room
Space is limited. Registration is required; call 608-825-0702 or email

Movie Licensing USA
Adult Feature Film
Enjoy this special, PG-Rated, Monday night movie of the 'film noir' variety with a side of free popcorn and assorted sweet treats! Happy Halloween!
Monday October 31     6:30 p.m.  (Runtime: 80 min.)
Library Community Room

Getting to Know Medicare
Have your Medicare questions answered by licensed professionals.  Feel free to bring a friend or family member.
Monday, October 31     6 p.m.
Wednesday, November 2     10 a.m.
Library Conference Room
Requistration required.  Call 608-825-0702 of email

Wisconsin and Korea's Forgotten Victory
The courageous veterans of the "forgotten war" are recalled by local war hero turned military historian Gordon Faust, author of Wisconsin & Korea's Forgotten Victory: 1950-1953...and After  as he shares his war experiences and the writing process.
Tuesday, November 1     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room

Movie Licensing USA
Adult Feature Film
There has never been a better time to catch an award-winning classic political thriller.  Tonight's PG-13 rated feature is one of America's "Great Movies".  Popcorn included!
Wednesday, November 2     6 p.m.  (Runtime 126 min)
Library Community Room
Mayhem in the National Parks (a/k/a Mahem in the Rockies)
Celebrate the centennial year of the National Park Service with photographer John Lynn, sharing his tales of a biking adventure through Grand Teton, Yellowstone, and Glacier National Parks.
Thursday, November 3     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room

Movie Licensing USA

Movie Matinee--Ghostbusters: Answer the Call
There's always time for ghost busting with a little popcorn on the side!  Come enjoy a special Sunday showing of this PG-13 rated box office favorite.
Sunday, November 6     2 p.m.     (runtime is about 116 minutes)
Library Community Room
No registration required.

Strategies for Social Security and Retirement Income
Learn how to file for Social Security and ways to optimize it.  Calculate your retirement income needs and consider tax implications.  Experts will be here to answer your questions.
Wednesday, November 9     6 p.m.
Library Conference Room
Registration required.  Call 608-825-0702 or email
Genealogy Workgroup
Join our informal genealogy workgroup.  Bring your laptop or tablet for hands-on problem-solving.  All experience levels welcome.
November 12,     December 10
10am -noon
Library Conference Room
Scanning Day
Do you have documents or photos you've been meaning to digitize? Bring your items, along with a flash drive, to the library, and we will help you preserve them. (Please limit items to 20 per person.)
Sunday, November 13     2 - 4 p.m.
Library Community Room
Crafting, Coloring and Conversation
Join us again on the third Sunday of each month to work on a craft, or a group project, or just color yourself calm.
Open to all adults.  Light refreshments will be served.
November 20,      December 18
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Library Community Room

Sidewalk Tile Update From Svetha Hetzler, Library Director---August, 2016
In 2015 commemorative sidewalk tiles in front of the library were removed, because their deteriorating condition posed a safety hazard.  Tiles that could be salvaged were stored while the library explored ways to repurpose them.  The library had hoped to use the tiles in a landscaping project to enhance the sculpture "Sun Prairie" recently donated by the Friends of the Sun Prairie Public Library, but experts consulted for the project determined that the tiles could not be safely used in that way.

The library now invites donors to pick up their tiles, if they wish.  To see if your tile is available call 608-825-7323, visit the library Registration Desk or email the library director.  Please allow 24-48 hours for staff to verify that your tile is available.  You will be able to make an appointment for pickup at your convenience.  While the Library Board considers alternative ways to honor those who donated tiles, we would like to thank our patrons and donors for their patience, kindness and support as we strive to make the library an attactive and safe place for our community.

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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



Last updated: Oct 26, 2016
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