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Events

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

Pre-K Pete the Cat Coloring Contest  
Date: Sunday, November 1st, 2020 
Time: 10:00 am 
Venue: Coloring sheet posted Nov 1-14 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for children ages 2-4 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Does your child love to color? Print off this Pete the Cat coloring sheet or come to the library and we will print one for you. Have your child complete the coloring sheet, take a picture and email it to us at admin@silvislibrary.org or drop the finished picture in our book drop. Don’t forget to put your contact information! Coloring sheets need to be received by November 14 and will be posted on our Facebook page. Winner will be determined by the greatest number of likes the picture receives. 

DIY Fall Scented Candles 
Date: Monday, November 2nd, 2020 
Time: 1:00 pm 
Venue: Silvis Public Library 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Adult 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Create your own fall scented candle by using masons jars, oranges, cinnamon, cloves scented oils, and water! Follow the link here for the supplies and directions, https://www.thecountrychiccottage.net/fall-candles/. Share with us what scent you chose for your own DIY candles.  

Teen Tuesday: Jigsaw Puzzles 
Date: Tuesday, November 3nd, 2020 
Time: 5:00 pm 
Venue: Scheduled post 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Teen 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
This Teen Tuesday features a live virtual jigsaw puzzle. Follow this link https://jigsawpuzzles.io/ to build a jigsaw puzzle with others. 

Parties with Character Virtual Character Storytime Series: Belle Storytime 
Date: Thursday November 5th, 2020 
Time: 6:00 pm  
Venue: Scheduled post 
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 Belle. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library, Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167. 

Fall Wine Glass Décor  
Date: Monday, November 9th, 2020 
Time: 1:00 pm 
Venue: Silvis Public Library 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Adult 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Get crafty and turn a wine glass into a pumpkin, turkey, or scarecrow! The wine glass decorations can be used as candle holders too. Follow the link here to make the pumpkin, https://www.freebiefindingmom.com/diy-pumpkin-wine-glass-centerpieces/
Follow the link here to make the turkey, https://www.hometalk.com/23940127/easy-turkey-wine-glass-decor-. Follow the link here to make a scarecrow, https://www.thekeeperofthecheerios.com/2016/08/halloween-wine-glass-candle-holders.html. Share your creations with us in the comments below! 

Teen Tuesday: Recipe Share 
Date: Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 
Time: 5:00 pm 
Venue: Scheduled post 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Teen 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
This Teen Tuesday features an easy recipe for teens just learning how to cook. Follow this link https://michellesmithrdsecrets.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/crustless-mini-quiches/ to make your own crust less mini quiches. 

Absolute Science’s “Learn At Home” Workshop: Beginner Juggling 
Date: Thursday, November 12th, 2020  
Time: 6:00 pm  
Venue: Scheduled post 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for children in 3rd grade and younger 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
In this workshop, professional juggler, Toto Johnson, will show you the fundamentals of basic juggling and how to start practicing using only three common plastic shopping bags! Just follow this link to get started: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sJ_werDpJU4CY7DNfL8yxohD1WxNMVEM/view?usp=sharing  

Kiddos Krafting: Fall Wreath 
Date: Saturday, November 14th, 2020 
Time: 10:00 am  
Venue: Scheduled post 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for ages 0-4 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Follow this link https://happyhooligans.ca/tissue-paper-fall-wreath/ to create a fall wreath with your kiddo! 

Krafty Kids: Rainbow Cloud 
Date: Saturday, November 14th, 2020 
Time: 2:00 pm  
Venue: Scheduled post 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for children ages 10-18 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Rainy weather got you down? Follow this link https://www.darcyandbrian.com/coffee-filter-rainbow-craft/ to create your own rainbow cloud. 

Acrylic Paint Along 
Date: Monday, November 16th, 2020 
Time: 1:00 pm 
Venue: Silvis Public Library 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Adult 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Follow along to create an acrylic painting masterpiece of your own! Follow the link here to get started, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naw-kF0-xBI. Share your paintings with us in the comments below!  

Teen Tuesday: Let’s Get Crafty 
Date: Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 
Time: 5:00 pm 
Venue: Scheduled post 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Teen 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Do you like to wear things that are unique and stand out? This Teen Tuesday features the following link https://www.frugalmomeh.com/2018/03/diy-sharpie-galaxy-shoes.html  to make your own galaxy shoes. 

Tween Book Club 
Date: Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 
Time: 5:00 
Venue: Scheduled post from November 18-30 
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. 

Absolute Science’s “Learn At Home” Workshop: Basic Juggling Workshop 
Date: Thursday, November 19th, 2020 
Time: 6:00 pm  
Venue: Scheduled post 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for children in 3rd grade and younger 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
This workshop shows the fundamentals of three ball juggling. You will learn the three ball cascade using the three juggling balls you made or common household items like balled up socks. Just follow this link to get started: https://drive.google.com/file/d/15WyyRTlLWo_VhtcBqcEw-MhddOVlAjLd/view?usp=sharing 

Kiddos Krafting: Sponge Paint Turkeys 
Date: Saturday, November 21st, 2020 
Time: 10:00 am  
Venue: Scheduled post 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for ages 2-4 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Follow this link https://www.theresourcefulmama.com/sponged-painted-thanksgiving-turkey-craft/ to create a turkey with your kiddo! 

 

Full STEAM Ahead: M&M Rainbow Science 
Date: Saturday, November 21st, 2020 
Time: 2:00 pm  
Venue: Scheduled post 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for ages 3 and up 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Follow this link https://www.darcyandbrian.com/mm-rainbow-science-experiment/ to create a rainbow with M&Ms! 

Thanksgiving Party Games 
Date: Monday, November 23rd, 2020 
Time: 1:00 pm  
Venue: Silvis Public Library 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Adults 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Follow the link, playpartyplan.com/thanksgiving-games/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=tailwind_tribes&utm_content=tribes&utm_term=478091986_16362360_18294, and try out these 12 different party games at your family get together!  

Teen Tuesday: Rockin’ Out with Rock Candy 
Date: Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 
Time: 5:00 pm 
Venue: Scheduled post 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Teen 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Do you like to rock candy? Do you want to make your own? This Teen Tuesday features the following link https://www.growingajeweledrose.com/2015/02/rock-candy-experiment.htmlto make your very own rock candy. 

 

Kiddos Krafting: Stamped Fall Tree 
Date: Saturday, November 28th, 2020 
Time: 10:00 am  
Venue: Scheduled post 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Recommended for ages 2-4 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 
Follow this link https://www.gluedtomycraftsblog.com/2015/11/broccoli-stamped-fall-tree-kid-craft.html to create a fall tree with your kiddo! 

LEGO Charades: Turkey 
Date: Saturday, November 28th, 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 follow this video link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HKuEePFuK4and to post their own LEGOS creation in the comments. 

DIY Sock Gnomes 
Date: Monday, November 30th, 2020 
Time: 1:00 pm  
Venue: Silvis Public Library 
Cost: Free 
Audience: Adults 
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393 

Create your own sock gnome you can use to decorate the house with by following the link here, https://kippiathome.com/easy-gnomes-diy/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=tailwind_smartloop&utm_content=smartloop&utm_term=43083908. Share your gnome creations with us in the comment section below!