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9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Saturday, May 5th, 2 PM Come in and pick up "new to you" jigsaw puzzles!

memorial day

Library closed on Monday, May 28th
in observance of Memorial Day

NEW Summer Hours start Tuesday, May 29th
Mon & Wed: 9 AM- 6 PM
Tues & Thurs: 9 AM– 8 PM
Fri & Sat:  9 AM– 5 PM

summer readingSummer is fast approaching! Join our Summer Reading Program and win fabulous prizes for ALL age groups.

Keep your child engaged in learning; sign up the whole family for our Summer Reading Challenge: Reading Takes You Everywhere!  You’ll all enjoy reading whatever you like and earn rewards. Kick off and sign up begins Saturday, June 9th.


May the 4th Be With You. Stop in to make a craft in honor of National Star Wars Day. Materials will be provided. First 30 kids will also receive free comic books in celebration of Free Comic Book Day thanks to our sponsor: Mellow Blue Planet.
Babysitting Classes
May 7th, 15th and 21st
4 pm– 6 PM

Learn some universal skills and techniques that every babysitter should have. Classes are based on the Red Cross Babysitting Handbook. Please bring a binder for handouts and important information. Space is limited to 20 patrons, ages 12- 18. You will need to attend all three classes to be certified. Please call (309) 755-3393 to register.

Tuesday, May 8th 6 PM - Friends of the Silvis Library meet.

Anime/Manga Club Meeting!
Wednesday, May 9th– 4:30 PM
Watch Howl’s Moving Castle and experience popular Japanese snacks from Mitsuwa Marketplace!

Special Story Time– Mother’s Day
Thursday, May 10th, 6 PM
Spend time with Mommy listening to the story Mommy Hugs by Karen Katz and make a keepsake craft. Snacks provided.

Monday, May 14th 6 PM - Silvis Library Board meets.

Wednesday, May 16th 6:30 PM - Rock River Library District Board meets.

Last Monday Book Club - The Keeper of Lost Things Monday, May 21st, 6:30 PM  
Light refreshments paired with good conversation! New members are always welcome. Sign up is at the circulation desk if you are interested. This month's choice is The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan: Anthony Peardew is the keeper of lost things. Forty years ago, he lost a keepsake from his beloved fiancée, and that very same day, she died. As his end nears, he bequeaths his secret life's mission to his assistant, Laura, leaving her his house and all its lost treasures. Laura, in some ways, is one of Anthony's lost things. Moving into his mansion, her life begins to change. As the dark cloud engulfing her lifts, Laura, accompanied by her new companions, sets out to realize Anthony's last wish: reuniting his cherished lost objects with their owners. Long ago, Eunice found a trinket on the London pavement and kept it through the years. Now, with her own end drawing near, she has lost something precious—a tragic twist of fate that forces her to break a promise she once made. As the Keeper of Lost Objects, Laura holds the key to Anthony and Eunice's redemption. But can she unlock the past and make the connections that will lay their spirits to rest?

Red Cross CPR Certification Class
Tuesday, May 22nd, 5- 7 PM
Be a hero! Learn to save a life with our certified CPR class with the Red Cross. Adults and teens are eligible to register. Registration is required- please call (309) 755-3393.

TABTeen Advisory Board Meetings Tuesday, May 29th, 5:30 PM
Make the library a better place for teens to hang out! Want to be more involved in community activities? How about choosing new books and graphic novels for our collection? Be a part of the Teen Advisory Board and make your opinions heard! For ages 12-18.

LEGOLEGO Club - Thursday, May 31st, 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; May’s theme is “Dragons.”


See the May 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!

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Ghosts

Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise respond to a distress call and find a terribly wounded scientist aboard a marooned ship. While evaluating the planet below (and its two warring nations) for possible Federation membership, Picard discovers to his horror that the survivor of the disaster is foreseeing his death. Written by Eisner-nominated writer Zander Cannon (Top Ten), Star Trek: The Next Generation: Ghostsand other popular comics are available for checkout on RBdigital.

Delicious - Emily's Home Sweet Home

Help the O'Malleys fix up their dream house! Download and play Delicious - Emily's Home Sweet Home on OnePlay for Libraries.