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Events

Virtual Passive Programming for January
All events can be found on our Facebook Page.

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Kids HIIT Workout 
Date: Saturday January 2nd, 2021 
Time: 10:00 am  
Venue: Scheduled link posted 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Pre-K 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Does your child need to get the wiggles out? Follow the link https://www.pinterest.com/pin/535787686926623950/ for this seven minute kids HIIT workout. 

Recipe Swap 
Date: Monday, January 4th, 2021 
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 
Venue: Facebook Scheduled Post 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Adults 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
What are some of your favorite or go to recipes? https://www.spendwithpennies.com/crab-rangoon-crab-cream-cheese-filled-crispy-wontons/ Rachel follows along with this recipe and they turn out so good!  

Teen Tuesday: Let’s Get Crafty-Kawaii Sun Catcher 
Date: Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 
Time: 5:00 pm 
Venue: Facebook Live  
Cost: Free 
Audience: Teen 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
This Teen Tuesday features a takeaway tutorial on how to make a kawaii sun catcher. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit and follow along. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library, Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

SPL presents Parties with Character Virtual Character Storytime Series: Tinkerbell 
Date: Thursday January 7th, 2021 
Time: 6:00 pm  
Venue: Facebook Live 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for children in 3rd grade and younger 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Join us for a Parties with Character Virtual Character Storytime! This interactive recorded storytime is with Tinkerbell. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library, Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167. 

Krafty Kids: Aquarium Jar 
Date: Saturday, January 9th, 2021 
Time: 2:00 pm  
Venue: Facebook Live 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for children ages 10-18 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Join Ms. ShoShanna for a live takeaway craft tutorial to create your own jar aquarium. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit to follow along. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library, Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167. 

Puzzle Art 
Date: Monday, January 11th, 2021 
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 
Venue: Facebook Live 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Adult 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Rachel will be live creating a puzzle piece art piece! There will be 20 available takeaways, but you must register to get one. If you miss the live or there is left over takeaways after the program, you will be able to go back and watch the video! Supplies are provided. Don’t forget to share your creations with us in the comments below! Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167. 

Teen Tuesday: Recipe Share 
Date: Tuesday, January 12th, 2020 
Time: 5:00 pm 
Venue: Scheduled post 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Teen 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Are you looking for something easy to make for a snack? This Teen Tuesday features the following link to make https://www.familyfreshmeals.com/2018/08/edible-sugar-cookie-dough.html edible sugar cookie dough. 

Anime-Manga Club: Origami Dragon Eye 
Date: Wednesday, January 13th, 2020 
Time: 5:00 pm  
Venue: Facebook Live  
Cost: Free 
Audience: Ages 10 and older 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Join Ms. ShoShanna for a live takeaway craft tutorial to create your own origami dragon eye. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit or use your own 9” x 9” paper, crayons or colored pencil and follow along. 

Facebook Live Storytime: Celebrating MLK 
Date: Thursday, January 14th, 2021 
Time: 6:00 pm 
Venue: Facebook Live 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for children in 3rd grade and younger  
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Join Ms. ShoShanna for a live read along and craft tutorial. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit to follow along. 

Full STEAM Ahead: Foaming Dragon 
Date: Saturday, January 16th, 2021 
Time: 2:00 pm  
Venue: Facebook Live 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for ages 3 and up 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Join Ms. ShoShanna for her live tutorial on how to make your foaming dragon. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway STEAM kit to follow along. . Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library, Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167. 

Teen Tuesday: Let’s Get Crafty-Fidget Rock 
Date: Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 
Time: 5:00 pm 
Venue: Facebook Live  
Cost: Free 
Audience: Teen 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
This Teen Tuesday features a takeaway tutorial on how to make a fidget rock. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit and follow along. . Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library, Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167. 

Tween Book Club 
Date: Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 
Time: 5:00 pm  
Venue: Scheduled post from January 20-31 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for ages 9-12 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Tweens, do you miss talking about what you have been reading? Answer the discussion questions and vote what books you would like Ms. ShoShanna to get for the library in the comments of this post. 

Facebook Live Storytime: Penguin 
Date: Thursday, January 21st, 2021 
Time: 6:00 pm 
Venue: Facebook Live 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for children in 3rd grade and younger  
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Join Ms. ShoShanna for a live read along and craft tutorial. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit to follow along.  

Facebook Live Saturday Storytime: Pigeon 
Date: Saturday, January 23rd, 2021 
Time: 10:00 am 
Venue: Facebook Live 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Pre-K Recommended for children in 3rd grade and younger 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Join Ms. ShoShanna for a live read along and craft tutorial. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit to follow along.  

Last Monday Book Club 
Date: Monday, January 25th, 2021 
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 pm 
Venue: GoToMeeting 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Adult 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
We will be having this month’s meeting virtually. New members are always welcome. Copies of this month’s book will be available for checkout at the circulation counter.  
Teen Tuesday: Let’s Get Crafty-Photo Holder 
Date: Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 
Time: 5:00 pm 
Venue: Facebook Live  
Cost: Free 
Audience: Teen 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
This Teen Tuesday features a takeaway tutorial on how to make a photo holder. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit and follow along. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library, Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Facebook Live Storytime: Snowman 
Date: Thursday, January 28th, 2021 
Time: 6:00 pm 
Venue: Facebook Live 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for children in 3rd grade and younger  
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Join Ms. ShoShanna for a live read along and craft tutorial. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit to follow along. 

Lego Charades: Snowman 
Date: Saturday, January 30th, 2020 
Time: 2:00 pm  
Venue: Facebook Live 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for ages 5-12 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Create a snowman with Ms. ShoShanna, comment on the video with a picture of your creation.