2020 Writing Contest announced!
The Friends of the Library are pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Writing Contest!
This year's Writing Contest will have a different theme for each age category, as follows:
- Grades K-5: "When I walk into the library, I feel..."
- Grades 6-12: "Libraries help me to become..."
- Adults: "The Library is important to the Sun Prairie Community because..."
Submissions will be accepted starting March 1st, through April 17th. A Recognition Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 16 (time TBD).
Three cash prizes will be awarded in each age category. Rules & Guidelines, and more information coming soon! Please see below for information about last year's Writing Contest.
2019 Writing Contest:
"Why I Love My Library"
The 2019 Writing Contest Anthology is now available to view!
Winners of the 2019 Dick Wanless Memorial Writing Contest:
Grades K-5: Tanish Premnath
Grades 6-12: Madeline Shea
Adults: Katie TerBeek
We congratulate the three winning authors, and applaud everyone who submitted their writings. Thank you for helping us to make this writing contest a success!
This project was funded by the Dick Wanless Memorial Fund.
Friends of the Sun Prairie Public Library Sculpture Project
The Friends of the Sun Prairie Public Library has installed "Sun Prairie," a stainless steel sculpture with fused glass rounds, on the southeast corner of the library grounds. On September 9, 2016, the sculpture was given to the library at a dedication ceremony featuring the Wisconsin Brass Quintet. The sculpture was designed by Dale Rogers of Haverhill, Massachusetts. Any questions can be submitted to email@example.com.