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9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Monthly Events


Together Time Tales
Date: Thursday, November 1st, 2018
Time: 6 – 7pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Our story times are new & improved! For families with children in 3rd grade and younger. We will have a story, song or rhyme and a themed craft. Materials and snacks are provided. Parents and/or Grandparents are required to attend.

Card Making with Donna Banta
Date: Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
Time: 1 – 3 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
As the holiday season approaches, now is the time to start working on one-of-a-kind cards for your loved ones. Donna Banta will show us how to craft cards with a personal touch that your family and friends are sure to love. Cost is $1.50 per card. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Public Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Homework Heroes
Date: Monday, November 5th, 2018
Time: 4 – 5 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Stuck on a subject or problem you can’t seem to figure out by yourself? Never fear! Homework Heroes is here weekly to help you solve your homework conundrums. Be a hero yourself and help others with subjects you are good at.

Teen Volunteer Night
Date: Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Fulfill needed service hours or use on job applications. We will be working on library skills and making Secret Santa gifts. Pick up a volunteer application today!

Together Time Tales
Date: Thursday, November 8th, 2018
Time: 6 – 7pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Our story times are new & improved! For families with children in 3rd grade and younger. We will have a story, song or rhyme and a themed craft. Materials and snacks are provided. Parents and/or Grandparents are required to attend.

Homework Heroes
Date: Monday, November 12th, 2018
Time: 4 – 5 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Stuck on a subject or problem you can’t seem to figure out by yourself? Never fear! Homework Heroes is here weekly to help you solve your homework conundrums. Be a hero yourself and help others with subjects you are good at.

Anime-Manga Club: D.I.Y. Tile Coasters
Date: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Bring a friend to create your own set of Tile Coasters! Make it however you like: geeky, arty, or kawaii! They're perfect gifts for the upcoming holidays. Materials and Japanese snacks will also be provided.

Together Time Tales: Family Reading Night- Reading Takes You Everywhere
Date: Thursday, November 15th, 2018
Time: 6 – 7pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
For families with children in 3rd grade and younger. We will have a story, song or rhyme and a themed craft. Materials and snacks are provided. Parents and/or Grandparents are required to attend. Sponsored by Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian, Jesse White, and the Illinois Center for the Book, Family Reading Night is an annual statewide event held the third Thursday in November to encourage families to spend quality time reading together.

Puzzle Exchange
Date: Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Time: 2- 4 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Bring in your gently used puzzles- no missing pieces please! Exchange them for up to 10 different puzzles.

Homework Heroes
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Time: 4 – 5 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Stuck on a subject or problem you can’t seem to figure out by yourself? Never fear! Homework Heroes is here weekly to help you solve your homework conundrums. Be a hero yourself and help others with subjects you are good at.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Regular scheduled meeting. Come join us for your chance to vote on new YA books for our shelves and teen programs.

Homework Heroes
Date: Monday, November 26th, 2018
Time: 4 – 5 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Stuck on a subject or problem you can’t seem to figure out by yourself? Never fear! Homework Heroes is here weekly to help you solve your homework conundrums. Be a hero yourself and help others with subjects you are good at.

LEGO Club
Date: Thursday, November 29th, 2016
Time: 4 -5 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Design and build your own masterpiece to display! For ages 5- 11.

Together Time Tales: Native American Folklore
Date: Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Time: 6 -7 pm
Venue: McGehee Center- Norman Schadt Park, Silvis, IL
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Experience elements of the Great Plains Native American culture with Rudy Vallejo, as he tells a few folktales, dances to Native American music and explores a tipi. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Public Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Cookie Exchange
Date: Saturday, November 24th, 2018
Time: 1 – 3 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Bakers old and young are encouraged to bring two dozen of their best homemade cookies to the library to exchange with other pâtissiers. To be mindful of nut allergies, please mark anything made with nut-related ingredients. The Library will provide the containers to take home your personal assortment.

Teen Gingerbread Challenge
Date: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
Time: 5:30 – 7 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
We will have 5 teams of 4 people. Each team will design and build a Gingerbread House in an hour with the supplied materials. Library patrons will vote for the top 3 Gingerbread Houses. Winners will be contacted to receive their prizes. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Public Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

River Cities Reader- Winter Programming Guide
December 1st- February 28th, 2018