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The library will be closed Sunday, May 24 and Monday, May 25
for Memorial Day
The drive-through book drop will be closed from Saturday, May 23 at 5 p.m
until Tuesday, May 26 at 8 a.m.
Abe Lincoln & the Civil War - A Live Historical Program
Our 16th president fought against slavery and racism before and after the Civil War.  Watch it all happen as Dave Ehlert portrays Lincoln in this production of historical drama.  Fun and appropriate for all ages.
Thursday, May 21     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
henna decoration

The Art of Henna
Learn the history of henna body art, traditional patterns, and receive a decoration of your choice.  Presented by Poonam Rao.
Saturday, May 30     12-1 p.m.
Library Community Room
Space is limited, and registration is required.  Call 608-825-0702 or email

home repair Home Improvements on a Budget
Learn about critical maintenance, remodling, cheap updates and energy efficiency.
Wednesday, June 3     6-7 p.m.
Library Community Room
Registration required; call 608-825-0702 or email
Offered by GreenPath Financial Wellness

Getting to Know Medicare
Have your Medicare questions answered by licensed professionals at this educational seminar.  Feel free to bring a friend or family member.
Wednesday, June 3     10a.m.
Thursday, June 4     6:30 p.m.
Library Conference Room
Registration required. Call 608-825-0702 or email

Upcycled Bird Feeder
Attract songbirds to your home with a birdfeeder you will create from upcycled materials, and enjoy nature's theater outside your window.
Saturday, June 20     11a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Library Community Room


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.
-Located under the Databases tab at
(Available in library and remotely )
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“A book is a device to ignite the imagination . ”
~Alan Bennett, The Uncommon Reader

Kindle a flame with Good Reads !
• Book recommendations and reviews
• Subscribe to e-newsletters
• 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

Sun Prairie Public Library is a great place to visit,
but don't just take our word for it.

See for yourself...



Last updated: May 20, 2015
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