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Events

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

Storyline Online Share: When a Dragon Moves In 
Date: Thursday October 1st, 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/when-a-dragon-moves-in/to hear the children’s book about When a Dragon Moves In read by Mark Duplass.
 
PBS Discover Pitch 
Date: Saturday October 3rd, 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/discover-pitch-with-a-water-xylophone-video/the-cat-in-the-hat-knows-a-lot-about-that/to investigate ways to create different pitch, tones, and sounds by creating your own glass bottle water xylophone.
 
Milk Jug Witches 
Date: Monday October 5th, 2020 
Time: 1:00 pm  
Venue: Scheduled link posted 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Adults 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Decorate your home or outside with these DIY Milk Jug Witches. You can find the supplies and directions here, https://www.southernlivingwithchris.com/milk-carton-tomato-cage-witch/. Share with us what you create, we would love to see them! 

Teen Cooking Recipe Share 
Date: Tuesday October 6th, 2020 
Time: 6:00 pm  
Venue: Scheduled link posted 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Teen 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Do you want to cook but don’t know how? Follow the link https://www.averiecooks.com/easy-one-skillet-sausage-and-peppers-with-rice/ for this easy recipe to make.

Storyline Online Share: The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake 
Date: Thursday October 8th, 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/missing-carrot-cake/to hear the children’s book about The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake read by Wanda Sykes.
 
PBS Ready Jet Go! Solar System Song 
Date: Saturday October 10th, 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/ready-get-go-solar-system-song/the-solar-system-song-ready-jet-go/ is a very musical clip from Ready Jet Go! Jet breaks into a song about the eight planets in our solar system.
 
Skeleton Thumbprint Craft  
Date: Saturday October 10th, 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.livinglifeandlearning.com/thumbprint-skeletons-craft.html to create your own skeleton thumbprint craft.

Witch’s Apothecary Potion Bottles 
Date: Monday October 12th, 2020 
Time: 1:00 pm  
Venue: Scheduled link posted 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Adults 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Make your own witch apothecary by following the link here, https://magiamia.blogspot.com/2013/08/its-glue-gun-plastic-time-again.html. We would love to see your creations!
 
Zombie Apocalypse Escape Room  
Date: Wednesday October 14th, 2020 
Time: 5:00 pm  
Venue: Scheduled link posted 
Cost: Free 
Audience: All ages 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Escape the Zombie Apocalypse by finding food, shelter, weapons, and the cure!
 
Storyline Online Share: Clark the Shark  
Date: Thursday October 15th, 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/clark-the-shark/to hear the children’s book about Clark the Shark read by Chris Pine.
 
PBS Smell This! Dinosaur Train 
Date: Saturday October 17th, 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/571cbb7a-8825-4227-bffc-620c47e04f4b/571cbb7a-8825-4227-bffc-620c47e04f4b/ is the Dinosaur Train clip, Buddy and Annie demonstrate their powerful sense of smell as they sniff out Tiny in her hiding place.

PBS Cook up Some Edible Slime! 
Date: Saturday October 17th, 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/cook-up-some-edible-slime/nature-cat/ will explore the properties of different ingredients. See how different ingredients can transform while creating tasty (and safe!) edible slime.

DIY Sugar Skull  
Date: Monday, October 19th, 2020 
Time: 1:00 pm  
Venue: Scheduled link posted 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Adult 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Follow the link https://www.frugalcouponliving.com/how-to-make-a-sugar-skull/, to get the supplies and instructions so you can create your own Sugar Skull decoration at home!
  
Tween Book Club 
Date: Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 
Time: 5:00 
Venue: Scheduled post from October 21-31 
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. 

Storyline Online Share: !Los Zombis No Comen Verduras!  
Date: Thursday October 22nd, 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/los-zombis-no-comen-verduras/to hear the children’s book about !Los Zombis No Comen Verduras! read by Jaime Camil.

PBS Will It Stick 
Date: Saturday October 24th, 2020 
Time: 10:00 am  
Venue: Scheduled link posted 
Cost: Free 
Audience: PreK-1st 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
The following link https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ket-earlychild-sci11/will-it-stick/ will Show students how easy it is to experiment while introducing them to the concept of magnets, in this fun demonstration video. Students are asked whether they think an item will stick or not to a magnet, the item is then tested, and the results are charted.
 
Halloween Roses 
Date: Monday, October 26th, 2020 
Time: 1:00 pm  
Venue: Scheduled link posted 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Adult 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Follow the link, http://suzyhomemaker.co.uk/creepy-eye-roses/, to get the supplies and instructions so you can create your own Halloween roses to decorate your home with!
  
Storyline Online Share: Zombies Don’t Eat Veggies!  
Date: Thursday October 29th, 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/zombies-dont-eat-veggies/  to hear the children’s book about Zombies Don’t Eat Veggies! read by Jaime Camil.
 
PBS Elmo Slide 
Date: Saturday October 31st, 2020 
Time: 10:00 am  
Venue: Scheduled link posted 
Cost: Free 
Audience: PreK-1st 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
The following link https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/sesame-the-elmo-slide/the-elmo-slide-sesame-street/shows how Elmo has a new dance called the Elmo Slide. Follow Elmo as he teaches a new kind of dance! This music video explores relational concepts through dance and movement.

LEGO Charades: Monster 
Date: Saturday, October 31st, 2020 
Time: 2:00 pm  
Venue: Scheduled post 
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.