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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

Family Tree Image

Beginning Genealogy
Interested in researching your family history?  This program will give you an overview and a look at popular genealogy web sites.  Bring your basic family history and a tablet or laptop for a hands-on experience.
Saturday, May 9     10 a.m.
Library Conference Room

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

You CAN Afford a Vacation
Learn to make a vacation affordable by choosing the right destination, minimizing travel costs and being creative and flexible.
Wednesday, May 13     6-7 p.m.
Library Community Room
Registration required call 608-825-0702 or email
Offered by GreenPath financial wellness

Basic Digital Photography
A three-week series of hands-on classes focusing on camera settings, composition principles and photographic techniques.  Please bring your digital camera and manual to class.
Wednesdays, May 13-27     6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Library Conference Room
Registration required.  Call 608-825-0703 or email
Freewheel Bike Bonanza
Bring your bike to the library for bike and helmet fittings along with minor bike repairs, courtesy of Freewheel Community Bike Shop.
Saturday, May 16    11a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Library Parking Lot (or in the Community Room if it is raining)


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

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Last updated: Apr 27, 2015
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