FEH Design FEH Makes Expansion Recommendation to Library Board
Following an 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.
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National Novel Writing Month

November is NAtional NOvel WRIting MOnth, so Come Write In!
NaNoWriMo* returns to the library Conference Room this November.  Write in the company of other writers.
WiFi, beverages and snacks (courtesy of Beans 'n Cream Coffeehouse) will be provided.
5:30 - 8:30 p.m. on Mon. 11/12, Tue. 11/20, Thu. 11/29
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Fridays: 11/16, 11/30
This is an independent event managed by a community partner.  The NaNoWriMo name and logo are used with special permission.

Dr. Julie Fisher Mead Public School: The Cornerstone of Democracy
What makes public schools so essential to a strong democracy?  Learn from Dr. Julie Fisher Mead.  Her research centers on legal issues related to special education and various forms of school choice.  Her presentation will be followed by open conversation with the audience and local school leaders.
Tuesday, November 13     6:30 - 8 p.m.
Library Community Room
This program is sponsored by Sun Prairie Action Resource Coalition (SPARC)
Cover art: The Postman Always Rings Twice Film Critics Club - The Postman Always Rings Twice (unrated)
Based on the novel by James Cain, this classic film noir tells the tale of an affair with murderous consequences.
Thursday, November 15     5:30 p.m. (runtime 112 minutes)
Library Conference Room
New members always welcome & refreshments always served!
Cool Front Cool Front Concert
We are pleased to welcome Cool Front in a concert unlike any we have held before!  Blending hard rock, funk and blues, Cool Front covers Stevie Ray Vaughn, Johnny Lang, ZZ Top and others.  There's a tune for every taste.
Sunday, November 18     2 p.m.
Library Community Room
This project is supported by Dane Arts with additional funds from the Endres Mfg. Company Foundation, The Evjue Foundation, Inc., the Jerome Frautschi Foundation, and the Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation.

Comedic Author - Jen Mann
Take a break from the holidays and spend an evening the hilariously irreverent comedic author, Jen Mann.  She will share snippets from her best-selling books and anecdotes from her personal journey from working mom to author and humorist.
Monday, November 26     6 p.m.
Library Community Room
Jen will hold Q&A and sign books at the conclusion of the event.

holiday Craft Kids Holiday Craft Workshop - Drop in and make 3 crafts!
Morning sessions geared towards preschool age children (aprox. ages 3-5)
Afternoon sessions geared towards all ages (aprox. ages 3-11)
Tuesday, November 27     10 a.m.-noon and 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 28     10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, November 29     2:30-4 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m.

Note to parents: Please allow kids at least 1 hour to work on projects.  No new projects may be started in the last 15 minutes of any session.  Children may attend only one session for the week.
Origami Box

Holiday Origami
Learn to fold origami models to give as gifts or to use as holiday decorations.  A family-friendly workshop presented by Ruthanne Bessman.  Ages 8 and up.
Sunday, December 2     2-3:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Registration is required.  Call 608-825-0702 or email

Santa Santa Storytime
Santa will be here to share stories, music and magic!  A 30-minute show for kids of all ages.  After the fun, Santa will stay as long as it takes to meet everyone.  A great time to share letters and wish lists and take pictures.
Tuesday, December 4     10:30 a.m.    or     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
No Registration.  First come, first served.  Space is limited.
Jeff Pockat Holiday Harp Concert
A hypnotic evening with Gaelic harpist and composer, Jeff Pockat.  His peaceful blend of traditional and original compilations for the Ancient Wire Strung Celtic Harp will herald the holiday season.
Wednesday, December 5     6 p.m.
Library Community Room
This Live Concert Series event is generously funded by the Friends of the Sun Prairie Public Library.
Genealogy Workgroup
December 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.
Holiday Card

Holiday Card Extravaganza
Take a break from the hectic holiday season and get creative.  Jamie Statz-Paynter, of Stampin' UP! has designed two projects just for this program.  Materials will be provided.  Ages 12 and up.
Sunday, December 9     2-4 p.m.
Library Community Room
Space is limited. Registration required.  Call 608-825-0702 or email

Documentary Screening - Three Identical Strangers (Rated PG-13)
Join us for a screening of this award-winning true story of triplets separated at birth, raised with no knowledge of one another and reunited in 1980.
Wednesday, December 12     5:30 p.m. (Runtime aprox 97 min.)
Library Community Room
Refreshments served
Cover art for Millions Film Critic's Club featuring Millions (rated PG)
Danny Boyle's delightful film about five saints, two boys and millions of pounds.  What would you do with all that money?
Thursday, December 20     5:30 p.m. (runtime aprox 98 min.)
Library Conference Room
Refreshments served, and new members always welcome!

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.
The Buzz Books Bee symbol 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


Last updated: Nov 12, 2018
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