Planning for the Future
The Sun Prairie Public Library, along with FEH Design, is engaged in a planning effort to assess the facility and space needs required to deliver current and future services.  A public Advisory Task Force has been formed and charged with identifying needs and options, evaluating potential solutions and making recommendations to the Library Board.  The first Advisory Task force meeting was held Tuesday, May 29. Advisory Task Force meetings are open to the public. The next meeting is scheduled for August 23 at 6:30 p.m.

View the presentation slides from the first meeting here: Part 1, Part 2
Advisory Task Force Meeting Minutes: May 29th,    June 19th,   July 24,   July 25

2018 Adult Summer Library Program
June 6 - Aug 31
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Local Author Visit - Kathy Collins
Kathy Collins' new memoir, The Mystic Chaplain: My Story, shares the story of her near-death battle with cancer and how it lead her to work as a hospital chaplain.
Thursday, August 16     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Cover art for film - The Hedgehog Film Critics Club featuring The Hedgehog (Rated R)
Join us for a screening of Le herisson (The Hedgehog) based on the best-selling book by Muriel Barbery.
Thursday, August 16     5:30 p.m. (Run time 100 min)
Library Conference Room
Refreshments served and new members welcome!
SP EMS Logo Basic Lifesaving Techniques with Sun Prairie EMS
Free hands-on instruction in the "Call and Pump" CPR method and the Heimlich Maneuver
Tuesday, August 21     6-7 p.m.
Library Community Room
Registration for this program is required; call 608-825-0702 or email
 
Cover Art for Born Survivors by Wendy Holden Born Survivors
You are invited to this powerful panel discussion of Born Survivors: Three Young Mothers and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage, Defiance and Hope, a true story about mothers who gave birth in a Nazi concentration camp.  Two of the surviving children will present along with the son of a medic who worked in the camp and the son of the American soldier who found the camp.
Wednesday, August 22     6 p.m.
Library Community Room
 
Adventures After a Fulbright Experience in Germany
The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends American scholars and professionals abroad to lecture or conduct research for up to a year.  Learn how one Fulbright scholar from 2012/13 went on to change what is taught at UW-Whitewater College of Business and Economics.
Monday, August 27     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
 
Children Save Yourselves!
Ronald Berger presents the story of his father's and uncle's survival of the Holocaust in Nazi-occupied Poland.  Q & A and book signing will conclude the program.
Wednesday, August 29     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Genealogy Workgroup
September 8     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.
   

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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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: Aug 15, 2018
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