Planning for the Future
The final Sun Prairie Public Library Advisory Task Force meeting was held Thursday, August 23. The goal of the Advisory Task Force is to bring a recommendation to the Sun Prairie Public Library Board so that our facility will be able to meet the service needs and standards for the next 20 years.
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,   August 23

Recommendation from FEH Design
The design recommended by FEH is option F4, which can be viewed here. This concept is still under consideration. The Library Board has not yet approved any of the recommendations.


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Author Visit: Melanie Radzicki McManus
Discover what it's like to hike the trail from hiker Melanie Radzicki McManus author of Thousand Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail.  Melanie hiked 1,100 miles in 36 days and she will take you on an "into-the-wild" ice age experience.
Wednesday September 26     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Informed Choice Insurance Agency The A B C & Ds of Medicare: A Free Educational Seminar
See how Medicare works and learn your options.  Licenced insurance professional, Rick Erickson, will guide you through Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans.  Attend any of three sessions:
Tuesday, October 2     3-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 7     3-4:30 p.m.

Library Community Room
RSVP appreciated but not required.  Call 608-825-0702 or email

Sun Prairie Police Departent: Body Worn Camera Listening Session
The Sun Prairie Police Department will be wearing body worn cameras by the end of this year. The police department has created a committee to write a policy to govern the use of body worn cameras. This committee is made up of representatives from the police department, the citizen police and fire commission, the school district, the city council and the district attorney’s victim witness unit. The police department would like to present the results of that committee’s work to the community and receive feedback.
Tuesday, October 2     6:00-7:00pm
Library Community Room
(Note: an additional Listening Session will be held at the Colonial Club on Tuesday, October 9, at 1:00 pm.)

WI Supper Club cover Historic Wisconsin Supper Club Eats
The supper club is a tradition of the upper midwest.  Travel through the Badger State with Mary Bergrin, author of Wisconsin Supper Club Cookbook: Iconic Fare Nostalgia from Landmark Eateries, and discover why these destinations and their iconic fare stand the test of time.
Wednesday, October 3     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Sponsored by Beyond the Page and the National Endowmwnt for the Humanities
Haydn Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Concert
WCO returns to perform Michael Haydn's Divertimento, Jess Cras's Trio a'cordes and Max Bruch's Ochtet, along with a surprise Encore!
Sunday, October 7     2 p.m.
All ages welcome and encouraged to attend.
Library Community Room

Prevent Basement Flooding with Project Home
Water in your basement?  Whether it's a reoccurring problem or only happens under extreme conditions, Project Home can help.  Learn how most home owners can address this issue with planning, a few rules, and basic landscaping tools.
Tuesday, October 9     6:30 p.m.
Library Community Room
Registration is required; call 608-825-0701 or email
This program is generously sponsored by Summit Credit Union

Viet Nam Then and Now Viet Nam: Then and Now
Retired Sun Prairie Police Officer and Viet Nam veteran, Terry Mindham, recounts the stories of his first trip back to Viet Nam since his time there as a soldier and shares photos of the past and the present.  Your questions are welcome.
Wednesday, October 10     6 p.m.
Library Community Room
Genealogy Workgroup
October 13     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: Sep 25, 2018
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