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Location & Hours

125 S. Municipal Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(630) 466-4686
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LIBRARY Hours
Mon - Thur: 10am - 8pm
Fri: CLOSED
Sat: 10am - 4pm
Sun: 2pm - 6pm

Kids

Welcome to the Kids Department!

The youth side of the library is meant for exploration, wonder, and discovery. We have a wide variety of books, movies, music CDs, and audiobooks, as well as access to emedia, allowing you to take your favorite characters on the road with you through your tablet and smartphone. A warm, smiling face will greet you and will be happy to help you find your next favorite book. Click the links below to learn more about what we offer to the Sugar Grove community. 

Kids Special Events

CLASSIC CHILDREN'S CINEMAClassic Children's Cinema June 2022
Free movies at the library on Tuesdays at 1:00pm.

  • June 7: Epic: PG ©Twentieth Century Fox Animation
  • June 14: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: PG ©Columbia Pictures
  • June 21: Home: PG ©2018 DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC
  • June 28: Despicable Me: PG ©Universal City Studios, Inc.
  • July 5: Annie (2014): PG ©Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.
  • July 12: Madagascar: PG ©2018 DreamWorks Animation
  • July 19: Lilo & Stitch (2002): PG ©Walt Disney Pictures
  • July 26: Inside Out: PG ©2015 Disney/Pixar

OFFSITE FAMILY STORY TIME AND PICNICoff site family story time june 2022
Families: Join Miss Nancy and Miss Riley at Rosewood Farm for an Off-Site Family Story Time and Picnic! 

Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the farm after our Family Story Time. Click here to register.

*Note: This is a working farm with live animals, so please be mindful if you or your children have allergies. Rosewood Farm is located at 41W738 Prairie Street in Sugar Grove.

Tuesday, June 28: 10:30am

 

LEGO CLUBLego Club July 2022
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. *Due to registration limitations, please only register for ONE Lego Club per month. Click here to register.

  • Session A: Tuesday, July 5: 4:30-5:30pm 
  • Session B: Wednesday, July 6: 4:30-5:30pm

Booklists for Kids

Monarch logo, Bluestem logo, Caudill logo

From award winning books to anti-racism reading lists, check out our Kids Booklists for great reads!

Fun Activities for Kids

Click here to take you to a list of kid friendly virtual activities!

Virtual Story Time KitsStory Time Kits

Now you can have Story Time at home!

  • Autumn Story Time Kit - This kit includes 2 read-alouds, ebooks, a song, a craft, and a coloring page centered around fall leaves, squirrels, and other fun autumn activities. 
  • Thanksgiving Story Time Kit - This kit includes readalongs, music, movies, a craft and a coloring page centered around Thanksgiving! 
  • Winter Story Time Kit - This kit includes ebooks, music, a craft, 2 movies, and a coloring page centered around winter, snow, and snowmen.

Virtual Story Time Kit Archives(Fairy Tales, Mother's Day, Summer, and more!)

EXPLORE MORE ILLINOIS Explore More Illinois

Explore More Illinois is a cultural pass program that allows Illinois public library cardholders to get offers from museums, park districts, historical societies, performing and visual arts centers, and other attractions. Explore More Illinois is free and can be accessed 24/7 from any computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Log in with your library card credentials and browse for passes by date or attractions. Make your reservation and print or download your pass shortly before your visit. You can have two active reservations per library card. Please cancel your reservation(s) if unable to attend, otherwise the reservation will count as being used. Remember that once you print or download your pass you cannot cancel your reservation.

Museum Adventure PassMUSEUM ADVENTURE PASS

Use your library card to checkout passes for free admission or a special discount at participating Chicago area cultural destinations. This includes the popular Brookfield Zoo! Request a pass by clicking here.  Passes are now available to request online, and we will email you the pass within 1-2 business days. Once issued, passes are good for 7 days. Only one pass can be issued to a family at a time. For a full list of museums and how the Museum Adventure Program works, click here. 

Playaway launchpad tabletsPlayaway Launchpad Tablets May 2022

Our collection of Playaway Launchpad tablets has some new additions! We recently acquired three additional pre-loaded educational tablets filled with games that will compliment your preschool or elementary school child's education. We have 14 different tablets for you to check out including:

  • Big Minds! - STEAM (Ages 5-7) #1
  • Exploration Station! - STEAM (Ages 3-5) #2
  • From the Inside Out! - Science (Ages 3-5) #3
  • Science Explosion! - Science (Ages 8-10) #7
  • Claws! Paws! And Leggy Things! - Science (Ages 5-7) #9
  • Be My Hero! - Real Life Heroes (Ages 5-7)  #11
  • Curious By Nature! - Critical Thinking (Ages 8-10) #12
  • Build It! Fix It! Fun! - Building/Engineering (Ages 3-5) #14
  • Backpack of Fun! - Life Skills (Ages 5-7) #15
  • Animal Talk! - Animals (Ages 3-5) #17
  • I'm Doing All That! - Life Skills (Ages 5-7) #18
  • *Fur-Ever Reading! (Ages 8+) #19
  • *Reading Is A Picnic (Ages 3+) #20
  • *A Wordy Adventure (Ages 5+) #21

*New Additions, May 2022

The tablet cases are located between the new nonfiction and Illinois award books. See the Youth Services Desk to check them out.

EDUCATION CONNECTION BACKPACK BUNDLESEducation Connection Backpack Bundles

Our new collection of Backpack Bundles are here! Thanks to the Grand Victoria Riverboat Fund, we were able to acquire several new books, DVDs, and multimedia that will compliment your child's elementary school curriculum. We have 8 different backpacks for you to check out including:

  • Phonics (Gr. K-1)
  • Presidents (Gr. K-2)
  • Presidents (Gr. 3-5)
  • Geography & Maps (all ages)
  • Science Experiments (all ages)
  • S.T.E.A.M. (all ages)
  • Reptiles (all ages)

These bundles contain nonfiction books and DVDs, but may also incorporate puzzles, flash cards, or props. They are located between the new nonfiction and Illinois award books.

Header image courtesy of Lissette Corirossi with Snowbunny Photography, Inc.