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Shred Day! Saturday, April 28th, 10am-noon

Art @ the library
NEW! The Silvis Library is partnering with organizations and individuals to showcase local artists and their artworks of the community. Our first exhibit, titled moments, from the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art (ATMA) student-curated exhibit. features captured moments in everyday life.
Have art you would like to display?
Contact our director today!


Puzzle Exchange coming Saturday, May 5th– 2 pm

Drop off your 750-2000 piece jigsaw puzzles the entire month of April! (No missing pieces!)

Teen Intro Sewing
April 9th, 18th and 25th
5 pm– 7 pm
Sign up for our teen sewing classes.

Learn to hand stitch, mend, follow a pattern and operate a sewing machine. You will need to attend all three classes. For ages 12-18. Space is limited to 8 patrons. Please call (309) 755-3393 to register.

Teen DIY– Birdhouses
Tuesday, April 17th, 5:30 pm

Do your small part in helping the environment by providing a chic little birdhouse for a bird family, decorated by you! For ages 12-18. Space is limited to 20 patrons. Please call (309) 755-3393 to register.

LEGO Club - Thursday, April 26th, 4:00 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; April’s theme is “Weather.”

Sewing- Basics: Saturday, April 14th, 2- 4 pm
Learn basic sewing skills, sewing machine and tool basics, sew seams. Participants will make a "Mug Hug" craft they made themselves. It is recommended that you come to this class if you plan to attend the other sewing programs.

Adult Sewing: Tote Bag. Monday, April 16th, 5:30-7:30 pm
Participants will learn how to read and follow the instructions of a sewing pattern in order to machine-sew their very own tote bag!

Adult Sewing: Pajama Shorts. Monday, April 23rd, 5:30-7:30 pm
Participants will learn to machine-sew their own pajama shorts from a pattern. This will also teach those involved on how to measure themselves for an item of clothing. This pattern includes a step on hemming the shorts, which is not only good to know for creating new clothing, but mending and adjusting your old clothes as well.


See the April 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!!