Summer Events for Youth
Drop-In Baby Story Time
Mondays: 10:30-11:00am 7/25, 8/8
Baby Story Time supports early literacy and language skills by encouraging singing, playing, talking, and shared reading. Join us for fun stories, fingerplays, and snuggling in a welcoming environment! Caregivers stay with children. Ages 0-18 months. Drop in. No registration required. Program is geared toward babies, but siblings are welcome.
Toddler Story Time
Tuesdays: 10:30-11:00am 7/26, 8/9 Click here to register
Thursdays: 10:30-11:00am 7/14, 7/28, 8/11 Click here to register
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. Caregivers stay with children. Ages 18 months - 3 years. Register with Sugar Grove Public Library District card. Program is geared toward toddlers, but siblings are welcome.
Preschool Story Time
Drop-In Mondays: 6:30-7:10pm 7/18, 8/1
Tuesdays: 10:30-11:10am 7/19, 8/2 Click here to register
Wednesdays: 10:30-11:10am 7/20, 8/3 Click here to register
We read stories, do fun fingerplays, sing songs, play letter-recognition games, make crafts and more. Join us for a fun time and develop literacy, language, and social skills as well as positive associations with reading and the library. Caregivers must stay in library. Ages 3 - 5 years. Register with Sugar Grove Public Library District card.
Read to Rover
2nd Saturday of each month: 10:30-11:30am 6/11, 7/9, 8/13 Click here to view our calendar and register for each month
Spend some time practicing your reading with friendly dogs from Fox Valley Therapy Dogs. Children who are able to read on their own can read their favorite stories to dogs who love to listen! Grades 1-6 or able to read on their own. Register online - no library card needed.
July 28: Snack Time Click here to register
This fun monthly program includes books, crafts, and activities geared toward curious kids in K-2nd grade. Join us as we explore a new and interesting topic each month. Grades K-2. Register with Sugar Grove Public Library District card. A separate registration is required each month.
Lego Club: K-2
Mondays: 4:30-5:30pm 6/13, 7/18, 8/15 Click here to register
Lego activities include building, games & more. Lego materials provided by SGPL. Creations will be displayed in the library. Grades K-2. Register with Sugar Grove Public Library District card.
Lego Club: 2-5
Tuesdays: 4:30-5:30pm 6/14, 7/19, 8/16 Click here to register
Lego activities include building, games & more. Lego materials provided by SGPL. Creations will be displayed in the library. Grades 2-5. Register with Sugar Grove Public Library District card.
1st Wednesday of the month: 4:30-5:30pm 6/1, 7/6, 8/3 Click here to register
Play the game, trade cards and do crafts. Bring your Nintendo, DS, or 3DS if you would like to play with another friend in the club. Grades K-6. Register with Sugar Grove Public Library District card.
Special Summer Programs
Saturday, July 23
Grades K-5: 11:00am-12:00pm Click here to register
Grades 6-12: 1:00-2:00pm Click here to register
Enjoy a friendly game of Quidditch, the popular sport from Harry Potter, on the beautiful Library grounds. Kids in grades K-5 play the first game. Grades 6-12 play the second game. Register with a Sugar Grove Public Library District card.
Grand Finale Prize Drawing
Saturday, August 6: 1:00-1:30pm
All ages. Drop in. No registration required.
Chris Fascione: Juggling Funny Stories! (P.A.C.T program)
Saturday, August 6: 1:30-2:30pm
You’ll be laughing out loud as nationally-known family entertainer Chris Fascione brings children’s stories to life with his high-spirited and innovative performances. Full of energy, humor and imagination, Chris creates colorful characters through his unique combination of acting, storytelling, comedy, and juggling. A Storytelling World Award winner, Chris brings out the kid in everyone, as adults and children alike have fun participating in the show. Find out more at www.JugglingFunnyStories.com All ages. Drop in. No registration required.
Recurring Summer Activities: All Ages
Saturdays: 11:00am-2:00pm 6/4, 6/18, 7/2, 7/16, 7/30
Crafty Saturdays are back! Every other Saturday from 11:00am to 2:00pm during the summer, there will be crafts in the Story Time Room. All ages. Drop in. No registration required.
Saturdays: 11:00am-2:00pm 6/11, 6/25, 7/9, 7/23, 8/6
Every other Saturday during the summer, there will be video games available in the Story Time Room. All ages. Drop in. No registration required.
Tuesday Movie Matinees
Tuesdays, June 7- August 2, 1:00pm
Every Tuesday from June 7th to August 2nd join us for a movie and free popcorn. You may bring your own covered glass. Drop in. No registration required. Visit sgpl.org to see a complete list of movie titles.