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artArt Exhibit Grand Opening
Wednesday, February 7, 5 PM
NEW! The Silvis Library is partnering with organizations and individuals to showcase local artworks of the community. Our first exhibit, titled moments, from the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art (ATMA) features captured moments in everyday life. Join us at the grand opening to discuss these works from this student-curated exhibit. Refreshments provided.

Have art you would like to display? Contact the Silvis Library Director today!

Saturday, February 17 – Doors Open at 6 PM McGehee Center, Silvis
Games start at 6:30 PM. $5 entry fee includes pizza, pop, cards and daubers. Prizes for every game winner. Please register with number of people in your group; call 309-755-3393.

Library Closed President’s Day
Monday, February 19th


Make & Take: "Eye" Love You
Saturday, February 3 – 11 AM
Children decorate and make an adorable craft for their favorite person. Call 309-755-3393 to register. Space is limited to 20 children.

Family Storytime Every Thursday at 6 PM

Join us to read a new book, do songs or nursery rhymes, and a fun craft. Help your child reach their goal of 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. Find out more by visiting our Facebook page or call 309-755-3393.

Silvis Board Meeting, Monday, February 12 – 6 PM
Friends of the Library Meeting, Tuesday, February 13 – 6 PM

Best Friends Day Party - Special Storytime
Thursday, February 15 – 6 PM

Celebrate Valentine’s with your little love bugs with the story Best Frints in the Whole Universe by Antoinette Portis while crafting love bug lady bugs. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – Interactive Movie
Friday, February 16 – 10 AM
Have your child help Charlie through the Chocolate Factory with these props to interact with the movie as it plays! Registration is Required.

Library Olympics
Tuesday, February 20 – 5:30 PM
Think you've got what it takes to take Gold? Prove it! Search and shelve as fast as you can. Compete to be the best Teen Library Olympian. Space is limited to 30 Olympiads. Call 309-755-3393 to register.

LEGO Club - Thursday, February 22, 3:30 PM 
Kindergarten through 5th graders are invited to join our LEGO Club! Based on age and skill level, each child will recreate a Lego image; February’s theme is “Automobiles.”

Last Monday Book Club, Monday, February 26 – 6:30 PM
Light refreshments paired with good conversation! Tonight’s choice is Zorro by Isabel Allende, a swashbuckling adventure story that reveals for the first time how Diego de la Vega became the masked man we all know so well. New members are always welcome; sign up at the Circulation Desk.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Tuesday, February 27 - 5:30 PM
Make the Teen space in the Library your own. Bring ideas for books you’d like to read. Become involved in your community. Earn volunteer hours. Be a part of the Teen Advisory Board and “Go Ahead. Boss us around!”


See the February Library Activities Full Schedule

Checkout Our New Downloadables for
Comic Books & Games
Available with your Silvis Library Card!

Comics plus Library Edition

Read digital graphic novels and comic books like Life with Archie, Big Nate, and thousands of others through iOS and Android Mobile Apps.


Download and play unlimited Android and PC games for free. No holds, no waiting. Download to your computer and play them whenever and wherever you are - no Internet required!

Jurassic Park

PWho's excited for Jurassic World 2 releasing later this year starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt?
Did you know Jurassic Park comics are available on Comics Plus: Library Edition through your library?

Garfield's Wild Ride

In Garfield's dreams, he can fly! Just touch the screen to take off and release to descend. Avoid obstacles and enemies to clear the various levels. On your way, collect coins and lasagna to help Garfield. With those, you will be able to customize Garfield with fun accessories and add power-ups. Dive into this colorful cartoon world that everybody can enjoy. Download and play Garfield Wild Ride (PC) on OnePlay through your library's website!!