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Location & Hours
125 S. Municipal Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(630) 466-4686
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LIBRARYHOURS
Mon - Thur:10a - 8p
Fri:CLOSED
Sat:10a - 4p
Sun:2p - 6p

Programs & Special Events

The kids library offers a wide variety of literary programs, clubs, and special events.                   
Listed below are our events for June and July 2024.                   
Or feel free to look at our calendar for library-wide events.

Special Events

SUMMER READING 2024

All ages: Track your reading to earn badges and prizes. Sugar Grove Library cardholders will also earn raffle tickets for grand prize drawing. Summer Reading begins May 28 and ends July 31. Find more details here.

BRING YOUR OWN CONTAINER GARDEN

Families with kids aged 3 and older are invited to participate in this year's summer reading challenge theme of "Read, Renew, Repeat" by taking part in a hands-on recycling and gardening program. Bring a clean, dry container such as a milk jug, egg carton, berry basket, plastic bottle, etc. We will provide soil, seeds, and water for you to start your own recycled container garden! No registration needed.

Monday, June 3: 2:30-3:30pm

MESSY MONDAYS 

Calling all families with kids 0-6 for sensory play! We'll get hands-on with paint, shaving cream, and more. Dress to get messy! No registration needed.

  • Monday, June 10: 10:30-11:30am
  • Monday, July 8: 10:30-11:30am

CRAFT EXTRAVAGANZA

Families with children of all ages: Drop by the library for a crafty free-for-all! Use the provided supplies to make anything you like. What will you create? No registration needed.

Saturday, June 22: 11am-3pm

MUSIC AT THE BLISSFUL: KIDS CONCERT

Multi-Award winning, national touring children's musician from Boston, MA, Music At The Blissful (Evan Haller) comes to the Sugar Grove Public Library for a fun-filled, interactive, movement-packed musical experience for the whole family. Come join the fun as we sing, jump, shake, and laugh as Music At The Blissful plays songs off the new album "What's Next" and hits from his catalog like "The Truck Song". Bring your fun energy because this is sure to be an action-packed good time for all.

Geared toward families with children ages 0-7.

Saturday, June 29: 10:30-11:15am Click here for more details.

Early Childhood

BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME       

Ages 0-3: Baby and Toddler Story Time encourages early literacy and helps develop language skills and social skills through the use of simple books, fun fingerplays, and action rhymes. Children learn the joy of choosing a book and shared reading. Registration is not needed for Baby and Toddler Story Time. 

*Starting in June, Baby and Toddler Story Time is weekly on Tuesdays.

  • Tuesday, June 11: 10:30am
  • Tuesday, June 18: 10:30am
  • Tuesday, June 25: 10:30am

*Starting in July, Baby and Toddler Story Time starts at 10am!

  • Tuesday, July 2: 10am *New Time
  • Tuesday, July 16: 10am *New Time
  • Tuesday, July 23: 10am *New Time
  • Tuesday, July 30: 10am *New Time

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME                          
Ages 3-6: We read stories, do fun fingerplays, sing songs, play letter-recognition games, make crafts, and more. Your 3-6 year old will join us for a fun time and develop independence, literacy, language, and social skills as well as positive associations with reading and the library. Caregivers do not attend the class but must stay in the library.  Click here to register individually for each class.

*Starting in June, Preschool Story Time will be on select Wednesdays.

  • Wednesday, June 5: 10:30am

*Starting in July, Preschool Story Time starts at 10am!

  • Wednesday, July 17: 10am *New Time!
  • Wednesday, July 31: 10am *New Time!

FAMILY STORY TIME
Bring the whole family to this weekly drop-in story time featuring stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Siblings welcome. No registration needed.

  • Thursday, July 18: 10am
  • Thursday, July 25: 10am

SATURDAY STORIES
Bring the whole family to the library for Saturday morning stories and songs! No need to register. Designed for families with kids from 0-6 and their caregivers. Siblings welcome!

Saturday, June 15: 10:30-11am

TINY TOTS PLAY GROUP                      
Ages 0-3 with an adult: Enjoy a play area filled with games, blocks, puzzles, books, and more! While children have fun, they're practicing social and gross motor skills. Program is geared toward kids ages 0-3, but older siblings are welcome. 

Elementary Programs

LEGO CLUB                     
Kids entering grades K-5:  Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Let your imagination soar; the ceiling is the limit! Lego activities include building, games, and more.  Lego materials are provided by SGPL and all creations will be displayed in the library for the month following each club. A separate registration is required each month. 

READ TO ROVER                      
Readers at all levels can benefit from our Read to Rover program. Reading to the friendly and patient Fox Valley Therapy Dogs allows children to improve their reading skills and gain invaluable confidence while reading their favorite stories to dogs who love to listen.

Please register to ensure enough dogs are available for all readers. A separate registration is required each month. No library card necessary. 

BOOKS AND COOKIES CLUB           
Kids entering grades 3-6: We put a new twist on Books and Cookies Club for the summer! Read any book and come discuss it with other kids your age while sampling delicious cookies. A separate registration is required each month.

Lots of books are available for digital download on Libby, Boundless, and Hoopla, available at sgpl.org/e-books.

POKEMON CLUB

Kids entering grades 1-6: Calling all Pokémon Trainers! Come play, learn, and talk about Pokémon. Play the game, trade cards, and do crafts. Bring your Nintendo DS, Nintendo Switch, or smart phone if you would like to play with another friend in the club or Pokémon Go.