The Library will be CLOSED Sunday May 27 and Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day.
The drive-through book drop will be closed Saturday, May 26 at 4:45 p.m.
until Tuesday, May, 29 at 8 a.m.
 
Tree Removal
This week, the City's Park and Forestry Department will be removing dead ash and maple trees in the parking lot. Some parts of the parking lot may be closed off during the removal but it won't affect the library's hours of operation.
Expanded Friday hours for 2018!
The library is open from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Fridays all year round.


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Joyce Westerman and the All American Baseball Girls League
Kenosha, WI native Joyce Westerman played in the All American Girls Professional Baseball League depicted in the movie A League of Their Own. In this presentation, WI State Historical Society Press author, Bob Kann, shares Joyce’s stories as told in his book, Joyce Westerman: Baseball Hero.
Thursday, May 17     6 p.m.
Library Community Room
 
LunART Festival Sneak Peek Concert
Join LunART Festival directors Iva Ugrcic and Laura Medisky, and pianist Vincent Fuh for a preview concert, featuring music by women composers for flute, oboe and piano.
Tuesday, May 22     6 p.m.
Library Community Room
This Live Concert Series event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Sun Prairie Public Library.
 
Wisconsin Lighthouses
Barb and Ken Wardius, authors and photographers of the book Wisconsin Lighthouses--A Photographic and Historical Guide, present a pictorial slide show & discuss our great state's beautiful historic beacons.
Wednesday, May 23     6 p.m.
Library Community Room
 
Film Critic's Club featuring Suite Francaise (Rated PG-13)
Come for a  free screening of Suite Francaise, based on the best-selling book by Irene Nemirovsky. During the German occupation of France in the 1940's, Lucille Angellier awaits news from her prisoner of war husband as Parisian refugees pour into their small town.
Thursday, May 24     5:30 p.m. (Run time: 106 minutes)
Library Conference Room
Refreshments Served.
 
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Free hands-on instruction on the "Call and Pump" CPR method and the Heimlich meneuver from the Sun Prairie EMS Department.
Saturday, May 26     1-2 p.m.
Library Community Room
Space is limited; registration required.  Call 608-825-0702 or email
 
Home Improvements: Common Unintended Pitfalls, with Project Home
Most remodeling projects effect more than just the space you are improving. Ventilation, appliance venting and potential comfort changes can be overlooked. Learn to avoid the most common pitfalls.
Wednesday, May 30     6 p.m.
Library Community Room
Registration required: call 608-825-7020 or email
 
Memory Screenings
A memory screen is a wellness tool that helps identify possible changes in memory. It creates a baseline so future changes can be monitored. Specialists from the Aging & Disability Resource Center will provide these free 15-minute, confidential memory screenings.
Tuesday, June 5      11am to 2pm
Library Discussion Room 2
Sign up is required! Please email or call 608-825-0702 to schedule your free 15 min screening.
Specific questions about the screens? Call the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 608-240-7400.
 
Exploring Yellowstone National Park
Dr. George Clokey, of the UW-Whitewater faculty, has been teaching classes in Yellowstone National Park (YNP) & the upper Great Plains since 1990. His talk will explore the geology & ecology of park sites from Wisconsin to Wyoming.
Tuesday, June 5     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
 
Documentary Screening: Frank Lloyd Wright & His Inner Circle
Wisconsin filmmaker, Bob Leff, presents his documentary, Frank Lloyd Wright and His Inner Circle: A Grandson's View, which presents the inside story of Wright's life & legacy.  Narrated by his grandson, Brandoch Peters.
Wednesday, June 6    6:30 p.m. (Run time: 91 minutes)
Library Conference Room
Refreshments Served.
 
Genealogy Workgroup
June 9     10 a.m.      
The Genealogy Workgroup meets on the second Saurday of each month.  New topics are explored monthly.  Feel free to bring your own laptop or tablet.
 
No Sew Cat Cuddlies!
Learn to make no sew fleece tie blankets for this month's darling critter -- that "darn"cat!  Make one for your pet -- or to donate to a local animal shelter!
Open to ages 10 and up.
Saturday, June 9     noon
Library Community Room
Space is limited; registration required.  Call 608-825-0702 or email
 
Letters From the Boys
On the 100th anniversary of the arrival of American troops in Europe that would shift the tide of World War I, Letters from the Boys brings to life this terrible war as experienced by Wisconsinites writing home. Professor Carrie A. Meyer collected & synthesized these letters into a unique narrative, telling the stories of several Green County boys.
Monday, June 11     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.
 
Foreign Film Series: Train of Life (Rated R)
Join us for a free screening/discussion of Train of Life, an award-winning & warm-hearted film about Jewish villagers that escape on a train disguised as Nazis.
Tuesday, June 12     6 p.m. (Runtime: 103 minutes)
Library Conference Room
Refreshments Served.
 

Fine-free Library!
In an effort to reduce barriers and increase access, the Sun Prairie Public Library Board recently adopted changes to our Circulation Policy.  The Sun Prairie Public Library no longer charges daily overdue fines for most materials*.  We hope these changes will increase library visits, and access for all our patrons.  Thank you for using YOUR library!
*Specialized collections such as Buzz Books, Rental DVDs, Video Games, Technology, and Storytime Kits will still be charged daily overdue fines.  Replacement fees will continue to be charged for lost or damaged items.
 
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Last updated: May 17, 2018
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