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  Surviving the Civil War, for 6:30pm tonight, has been cancelled!
Gala Logo Library Spring Gala
A fundraising event to support the Sun Prairie Public Library Foundation
Saturday, April 18     5:30-8:30 p.m.
Join us in supporting the Sun Prairie Public Library Foundation by enjoying an evening of fine wine, a silent art auction, and appetizers!  Childcare is available for ages 2-10. Tickets are $30 per person on or before April 1, and $40 after.  Register online or in person at the library.
Jazz in the Library Jazz in the Library
Enjoy an afternoon of jazz with a musical performance by the Hanah Jon Taylor Artet.  Conversation with the artists and refreshments to follow, provided by Friends of the Library.
Sunday, April 19     2 p.m.
Library Community Room
Made possible with funds from Beyond the Page
Wisconsin's Folk Humor
Professor James P. Leary, author of So Ole Says to Lena: Folk Humor in the Upper Midwest shares selections of folk humor from around the state along with insights into Wisconsin's cultural history.
Monday, April 20     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Every Body Can Do Yoga!
Returning instructor Brenda Sanderfoot encourages all body types to learn the basics of yoga.  Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a yoga mat if you have one.
Saturday, April 25     11a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Early registration suggested.  Call 608-825-0702 or email
Film Reel image 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.
Saturday, April 25     2:00 p.m. [Hint:  Where we start to learn whom the odds really favor...]
(Not ready to risk it?  Stop by the library, call 608-825-0702 or email and we will let you in on the secret.
Making Financial Projections
This practical class will teach you to make meaningful financial projections and to understand the potential of your business.
Wednesday, April 29     6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Seating is limited.  Call 608-257-5450 to register.
Presented by the Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation
Farm Crafted Chocolate
Lisa Nelson, owner and Chief Chocolate Officer of Roots Chocolates will describe the creation of her confections using seasonal ingredients from her farm.  Taste, Learn, Enjoy!
Thursday, April 30     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Registration Required.  Call 608-825-0702 or email
Beaded Breacelet Beading Bracelets
Learn to make jewelry from scratch.  Get step-by-step instructions for beading and stringing, and leave with a finished bracelet.
All supplies will be provided.
Sunday, May 3     2 p.m.
Library Community Room
Regsitration Required.  Call 608-825-0702 or email
What's It Worth? -- an antiques appraisal show
Bring your treasures for this "Antiques Roadshow" style event; find out what those heirlooms are really worth.
Monday, May 4     5-8 p.m.
Library Community Room
Space is limited, and registration is required.
Call 608-825-0702 or email for information or to register.
color wheel

Add Life to Your Life, With Color
There is always a human response to color.  Accredited color consultant, Jane Earl, will explain how the colors of the clothes we choose influence others and affect how we look and feel.
Wednesday May 6     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Registration is requested 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, May 10    1:30 - 4:30 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.
• To learn more about Flipster, visit, or watch a promotional video at
-Located under the Databases tab at
(Available in library and remotely )
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
• 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: Apr 16, 2015
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