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2014 Summer Library Programs--


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Cool Off This Summer--at the Library and the Family Aquatic Center!

Now until August 25, pay all your library fines, and receive a day pass to the Aquatic Center,

or buy a day pass at the the Aquatic Center and get a coupon for $1 towards library fines.

Register now for the 2014 Book'n It Run for literacy.

Saturday, August 2     8 a.m.

Preview this year's course with the Book'n It Guy.

The Sun Prairie Public Library is proud to announce our first ever community reading project called Sun Prairie Reads!  This project will be a yearlong event centered on a single book: Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman.

To find out more about what this it is all about, visit our Sun Prairie Reads webpage.  You can also view our calendar to see what events are coming up next.

Featured in The STAR

Prairie Flowers Presents: The Art of Flower Arranging

Discover the keys to creating fabulous, modern flower arrangemets with Dina Pocernich, owner of Prairie Flowers.

Thursday, July 24     6:30 p.m.

Outside in the Adult Screen Porch

Early registration suggested.  Call 608-825-0702 or email

Paper Making - Betty Crocker Style

Slop around, get your hands wet, and learn the basics of papermaking.

Saturday, July 26     11 a.m - 12:30 p.m.

Outside, in the Adult Screen Porch

Early registration suggested.  Call 608-825-0702 or email

Crafting and Conversation

Bring any portable craft project.  Work on your own; work in a group, or just enjoy the conversation.  

Saturday, August 16     9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Library Community Room

Light refreshments will be served.

Adults only, please.  For more information call 608-825-0702 or email

Mystery Movie at the Library

Take a chance! Throw caution to the wind!

Come for a mystery movie, and be totally surprised by our selection.

Saturday, August 23     1 p.m. [Hint: You can go your own way.]

(Not ready to risk it?  Stop by the library, call 608-825-0702, or email, and we will let you in on the secret.)

Exploring Entrepreneurship--Do You Have What It Takes?

Find out what you should consider before starting your own business.

Monday, August 25     6-8 p.m.

Library Community Room

Presented by the Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corp.

Seating is limited; call 608-257-5450 to register.

Beekeeping 101

Everything you ever wondered about honey bees and beekeeping.  Handle beekeeping equipment and taste honey too.

Wednesday, August 27     6:30 p.m.

Library Community Room

Presented by Jeanne Hansen, Dane County Beekeeping Association


NoveList Plus

A great summer read could be one search away.

  • Search by title, author or subject
  • Use the Read-alike feature to discover similar authors and titles

Get started at  Click on the Databases tab

(Available in library and remotely with a valid library card.)

“One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by. ”
~ Jeannette Walls

Put all that daylight to use 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 new 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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