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Sunday, October 29th, 4 – 6 PM

Business and organizations in and surrounding the Silvis area will be passing out candy and/or promotional items to children and their parents in a safe environment. The theme this year is Sci-Fi. So wear your best Halloween costume to get the best treats!

FREE Digital Comics and games!

Comic book selection a little scarce? Is the wait list too long? What about those PC and Android game prices?! Silvis Library now offers digital comics and PC or Android games FOR FREE! All you need to do is visit our website and have your Silvis Library card ready to sign up!

Puzzle Exchange Coming Soon!

It's that time of year again! Puzzle aficionados, bring in your gently used (no missing pieces) or "like new" puzzles during the month of October. Then, on Saturday, November 4th, come in and get up to 10 puzzles in return!


Family Storytime Every Thursday at 6 PM
Join us Thursday, October 26th at 6 PM for a spook-tacular time starting with fun Halloween music, refreshments and snacks. Then listen to the story Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins by James Dean followed by a craft activity.

WORD Basics Computer Class - Wednesday, October 11, 6 PM
In this FREE 1 ½ hour class, you’ll learn how to use Microsoft WORD for documents, how to copy and paste, and how to save your work. Space is limited; registration is required.

Teen DIY Lip Gloss – Tuesday, October 17, 5:30 PM
Join other teens to make personalized lip gloss. All materials will be provided. Refreshments provided. Registration is required, call (309) 755-3393.

Pumpkin Painting – Saturday, October 21, 11 AM
Children will be able to paint a pumpkin any way they want! Take it home or enter it in our Great Pumpkin Contest! Voting from October 21st - 27th will decide which three pumpkins are the best. Winners contacted on Monday, October 30th.

LEGO Club - Thursday, October 26, 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; October’s theme is bridges.


MURDER MYSTERY AT THE LIBRARY – Saturday, October 28, 6:15 – 8 PM
The library meant to celebrate Halloween with a performance of “Jekyll & Hyde.”  However, there was an incident during the dress rehearsal. Before the opening act, it's already curtains for the leading man. You've gotta give props to the culprit, though--even the police are stumped. That's why we need your help! Group up with your friends, work together as detectives, and search the library for clues. Solve the mystery, and upstage your competitors!
Silvis Public Library welcomes you to join us for our first ever Murder Mystery Night on Saturday, October 28. Doors open at 6:15. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. Prizes will be awarded! Space is limited, so REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Sign-ups are “first come, first serve”, but we will be keeping a waiting list as well. Please inform us if you have to cancel a reservation.

Last Monday Book Club - Monday, October 30, 6:30 PM
Join us for Ghost Story by Peter Straub where in the sleepy town of Milburn, New York, four old men gather to tell each other stories—some true, some made-up, all of them frightening. A simple pastime to divert themselves from their quiet lives. But one story is coming back to haunt them and their small town. A tale of something they did long ago. A wicked mistake. A horrifying accident. And they are about to learn that no one can bury the past forever... Light refreshments served.  

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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 Mobile App for iPad or iPhone


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!


Dilbert—the touchstone of satirical office humor about a white-collar, micromanaged office featuring engineer Dilbert. This celebrated cartoon strip is available on Comics Plus: Library Edition through your library!

International Games Week is October 29 - November 4. Celebrate with downloadable video games on OnePlay for Libraries—available through your library!