daffodils The library will be CLOSED
Friday, April 3 and Sunday, April 5

The drive-through book drop will close:
at 9 p.m. on April 2 and reopen at 8:45 a.m. on April 4
at 5 p.m. on April 4 and reopen at 8:45 a.m. on April 6
The library will be open on Saturday, April 4 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

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Abraham Lincoln

The Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln
In remembrance of the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865, historian Jim Gibbons will take you back to this most tragic moment in our nation's history.
Thursday, April 9     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Sponsored by the Friends of the Sun Prairie Public Library
 

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, April 12    1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
 
Books Four Seasons Theatre and the Sun Prairie Public Library present:
Rodgers & Hammerstein - From Books to Broadway
Learn how Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II adapted books into classic Broadway musicals.  Local singers will bring you the music of Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music and others.
Tuesday, April 14     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Made possible with funds from Beyond the Page
 

Barber of Seville Opera Preview
Madison Opera staff will present a multimedia program about the background, history, and music of the Barber of Seville.
Wednesday, April 15     6:30p.m.
Library Community Room
Made possible with funds from Beyond the Page

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
 

Tech-Know

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 http://flipster.ebsco.com, or watch a promotional video at http://vimeo.com/86942429
-Located under the Databases tab at www.sunlib.org
(Available in library and remotely )
 

Many 2014 tax forms are available online or by mail.
Here are a few links to help you get started.
Tax preparation help available in Sun Prairie

Tax preparation help available in the wider Madison area
 

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~Alan Bennett, The Uncommon Reader

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  • 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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Last updated: Mar 27, 2015
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