The Library will be closed Monday, January 21 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The Drive-through book drop will remain open for returns.
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The library has a selection of Wisconsin state tax forms available now and will offer common federal forms as they become available throughout January.
Most forms are already available online.  Links to state and federal forms and other tax information can be found here.

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TumbleBookLibrary is a curated database of children’s e-books. Browse over 1,100 titles for grades K-6, and including animated, talking picture books.
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Cover Art for Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Film Critics Club featuring Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (Not Rated)
Follow the life and career of a Hollywood star famous for her beauty, yet under-rated for her genius.
Thursday, January 17     5:30 p.m. (Run Time: 88 min.)
Library Conference Room
New members welcome!  Refreshments served.

Model Train

Love Trains?  We've Got a Model Train Show for All Ages!
The Southern Wisconsin Sandhouse Crew Modular Model Railroad Club will have a model train display at the library for two days and be on hand to answer questions and talk trains all day.
Saturday, January 19     9:30 a.m.-4:45p.m.
Sunday, January 20     1:30-4:30 p.m
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Library Community Room

Cover of Crazy Rich Asians Monday Night Movie Special Featuring Crazy Rich Asians (Rated PG-13)
Our Monday Night Special is the 2018 blockbuster film based on the book by Kevin Kwan.
Monday, January 28     5:30 p.m. (Runtime 120 minutes)
Refreshments on the house!
Christy Clark-Pujara Black Male Suffrage in Wisconsin
Christy Clark-Pujara, Department of Afro-American Studies at UW-Madison, follows the course of black male suffrage in the founding decades of Wisconsin.
Wednesday, January 30     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
A UW Speakers Bureau presentation.
Elizabeth Humphries Death Doulas
Learn about the role of Death Doulas, end of life midwives who offer ongoing advocacy, comfort, and guidance during the dying journey.  Presented by Elizabeth Humphries, MSN, RN, CNM, nurse midwife, and president/owner of Seasons of Life.
Sunday, February 3     2 p.m.
Library Community Room
 
Documentary Screening: Zero Weeks
Join us for a free screening of Zero Weeks, a powerful documentary that illuminates some of the many American families living paycheck-to-paycheck, forced to choose between taking time off work to care for loved ones or to continue to work in order to keep their jobs.
Monday, February 4     5:30 p.m.
Library Conference Room
 
Unshakeable Confidence Author Visit: Mare Chapman
Author and mindfulness expert Mare Chapman will discuss the common cultural conditioning that adversely affects nearly all women. Based on years of study, she will describe how mindfulness is applied to transform these patterns. Mare’s book, Unshakeable Confidence The Freedom To Be Our Authentic Selves: Mindfulness for Women, will be available for sale and signing.
Wednesday, February 6     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
 
Genealogy Workgroup
February 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.
Westwind Concert West Wind Concert
Back by popular demand! The West Wind Trio balances lilting jigs and driving reels with exuberant dance tunes. Don't miss this dazzling display of musicianship. You might even be tempted to get up and dance!
Sunday, February 10     2 p.m.
Library Community Room
This Live Concert Series event is generously funded by the Friends of the Sun Prairie Public Library.

 
intro to Reiki Introduction to Reiki
Learn how the mysterious Japanese healing art of Reiki helps us become more like who we are meant to be—healthy, whole, and fulfilled. Understand how it came to be, and how it can help you. Presented by Sarah Barlow, Reiki Master Teacher and owner of Embrace Your Essence.
Wednesday, February 13     6 p.m.
Library Community Room
 
Chasing Coral Cov Documentary Screening: Chasing Coral (not rated)
Join us for a free screening of the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award winning documentary, Chasing Coral, a film that took more than three years to shoot.
Afterward, a speaker from Dane County Land & Water Resources will talk briefly about what we can do to protect our local waters.
Sunday, February 17     2 p.m. (Runtime: 90 Minutes)
Library Community Room
 
FEH Design FEH Makes Expansion Recommendation to Library Board
Following a process of  architectural analysis, FEH Design of Delafield, WI has recommended an expansion design option, designated F4, which can be viewed here. This concept is still under consideration. The Library Board has not yet approved any design option.
 

Fine-free Library!
The Sun Prairie Public Library charges no 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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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
   

 

Last updated: Jan 15, 2019
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