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Writing Contest:
"Why I Love My Library"

The Writing Contest Anthology is now available to view!

Writing Contest Anthology, grades K-5                       Writing Contest Anthology, grades 6-12 and Adults
(Grades K-5                          (Grades 6-12 and
submissions)                         Adult submissions)

The Friends of the Sun Prarie Public Library are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Dick Wanless Memorial Writing Contest, with the theme of "Why I Love My Library":

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.

Stay tuned for our next Writing Contest in 2020!

Annual Meeting information

Please join us for the Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Library
Monday, November 11, 2019 at 6:00pm
in the Library's Community Room

All members planning to attend the Annual Meeting are encouraged to review the following documents prior to the meeting (paper copies may be obtained at the Library's Information Desk):
► Agenda
Revised Bylaws - In 2019, the Friends board undertook a major review and revision of the Friends' bylaws. One of the major changes calls to increase the size of the board from nine (9) to "not more than thirteen (13)" board members. Friends members in attendance will be asked to vote on approving the revised bylaws.
Draft 2020 Budget - Friends members in attendance will be asked to vote on approving the draft 2020 Friends budget.
Board reports - Includes reports from Membership, Programs, Book store, and Library. Treasurer's report will be given during the meeting.
► Proxy Form - This form is intended for any Friends member who cannot attend the Annual Meeting but wishes to participate in voting. By completing this form, you are giving permission for another person to cast votes on your behalf.


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