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Events

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

Storyline Online Share: Trombone Shorty
Date: Thursday September 3rd, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children in 3rd grade and younger
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Follow the link https://www.storylineonline.net/books/trombone-shorty/ to hear the children's book about Trombone Shorty read by Angela Bassett.

PBS Daniel Tiger's Life's Little Lessons
Date: Saturday September 5th, 2020
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: Pre-K
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
The following link is to Daniel Tiger's Life's Little Lessons which uses the PBS KIDS model of watch (watching video), play (playing games), explore (engaging in group activities), and share (communicating with families), giving parents and educators the opportunity to work together to put children on the road to success.

Teen Cooking Recipe Share
Date: Tuesday September 8th, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: Teen
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Do you wan to cook but don't know how? Follow the link https://family.disney.com/recipes/3-recipes-for-4-ingredient-chocolate-chip-cookies/ for this easy recipe to make.

Parties with Character Virtual Live Character Storytime Series: Superhero Storytime
Date: Thursday September 10th, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: Scheduled link posted
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 Live Character Storytime Series + Video Call GIVEAWAY! This interactive event series concludes on September 10th at 6pm central with a Live Superhero Storytime that's full of hero training, engaging storytelling, and games--Plus, the superhero will respond to your child's comments by name! Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library, Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

PBS Sesame Street Beatboxers 4
Date: Saturday September 12th, 2020
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: PreK - K
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
The following link https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/sesame-beatboxers-4/beatboxers-4-sesame-street/ is to four beatboxers that gather to create four different sounds with their mouths. This resource focuses on music and numeral recognition.

Tissue Paper Painting
Date: Saturday September 12th, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children in 3rd grade and younger
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Do you miss Ms. ShoShanna's fun storytime crafts? Follow the link https://www.ssww.com/blog/tissue-paper-painting-bleeding-color-art-activity/ to create your own tissue paper painting.

DIY Paper Pumpkin
Date: Monday September 14th, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: Adults
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Do you have some old books that just sit around and never use? Turn them into a decorative paper pumpkin! You can follow this link to get the supplies and instructions, https://justthatperfectpiece.com/enchanted-book-pumpkin-diy/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=tailwind_tribes&utm_content=tribes&utm_term=824567358_33285352_7884. Please share your creations with us, we would love to see them!

Tween Book Club
Date: Wednesday September 16th, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm
Venue: Scheduled post from September 16-30
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.

Storytime Online Share: Snappsy the Alligator
Date: Thursday September 17th, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children in 3rd grade and younger
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Follow the link https://www.storylineonline.net/books/snappsy-the-alligator/ to hear the children's book about Snappsy the Alligator read by David Harbour.

PBS Abby's Sandbox Search
Date: Saturday September 19th, 2020
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: PreK - K
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
The following link https://pbslm-contrib.s3.amazonaws.com/Sesame%20Street/PBSLM%20Games%20Delivery/Final%20PBS%20game%20builds/HTML5/AbbysSandboxSearch/index.html is to Abby's Sandbox Search. Go on a word hunt in the sandbox with Abby Cadabby as you dig up words that start with a certain letter. This helps with letter recognition, early reading, and letter sounds.

PBS 60 Second Science
Date: Saturday September 19th, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: PreK - K
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
The following link https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/c47abd6b-1383-4ec5-8b79-32a310fb6d5d/ice-cream/ is to 60 Second Science. In this video, watch as children experiment with a recipe that makes homemade ice-cream. Ice Cream is a hands-on science exploration for young children and their teachers, parents or caregivers.

DIY Fall Wreath
Date: Monday September 21st, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: Adult
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Create your very own fall wreath that you can put on your front door! You can follow the link here, https://www.girljustdiy.com/easy-diy-fall-wreath/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=tailwind_tribes&utm_content=tribes, to get the supplies and instructions. Don't forget to share your creations with us, we would love to see them!

Library Mad Libs
Date: Wednesday September 23rd, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: All ages
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Insert nouns, verbs, and adjectives to create your library adventure storyline.

Storyline Online Share: The Hula-Hoopin Queen
Date: Thursday September 24th, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children in 3rd grade and younger
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Follow the link https://www.storylineonline.net/books/hula-hoopin-queen/ to hear the children's book about The Hula-Hoopin Queen read by Oprah Winfrey.

PBS Sesame Street M Mouth Music
Date: Saturday September 26th, 2020
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: PreK - K
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
The following link https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/sesame-m-mouth-music/m-mouth-music-sesame-street/ to Sesame Street M Mouth Music. M is for mouth and M is for music. Follow the tune and start making music with your mouth! This video focuses on alliteration and music.

LEGO Charades: Ice Cream Cone
Date: Saturday September 26th, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for ages 5-12
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Patrons will be asked to recreate the picture posted with their own LEGOS and to post their creation in the comments.

Tin Can Crafts
Date: Monday September 28th, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm
Venue: Scheduled link posted
Cost: Free
Audience: Adults
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Follow this link and create a tin can into something fun, https://www.instrupix.com/recycled-tin-can-crafts-projects-and-ideas/! Make sure to share your creations with us in the comments below.