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Events

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

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Teen Tuesday: Yoga
Date: Tuesday, November 1st, 2022
Time:  6pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Ages 12-18
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Teens, join us at the library for yoga. Using tutorials and books we will learn the basics of yoga. Limited to 10. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Special Presentation: Rudy Vallejo
Date: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022
Time: 5pm
Venue: McGehee Center
Cost: Free
Audience: Ages 12-18
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Rudy Vallejo of the Kickapoo tribe of will be doing traditional dances and telling stories. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Family Storytime: Coffee Filter Turkey
Date: Thursday, November 3rd, 2022
Time: 6pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children ages 6-11
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library for a turkey craft, songs, and stories. Snacks provided. Limited to 20. Registration required via Engaged Patrons. Registration is for in-house guests only! Leftovers will be available as "kits," beginning the day after the event, on a first come/first serve basis. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Book Buddies (Craft Buddies): Fall Leaf Suncatcher
Date: Saturday, November 5th, 2022
Time: 10am
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children ages 0-5
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library where your baby, toddler and/or preschooler can spend some time with other children like them exploring all the fun our library has to offer! Noise and laughter welcome! Fall themed stories, songs, and a craft. Limited to 20. Registration required via Engaged Patrons. Registration is for in-house guests only! Leftovers will be available as "kits," beginning the day after the event, on a first come/first serve basis. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Family Storytime: Scarecrows
Date: Thursday, November 5th, 2022
Time: 2pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children ages 6-11
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library for a scarecrow craft, songs, and stories. Snacks provided. Limited to 20. Registration required via Engaged Patrons. . Registration is for in-house guests only! Leftovers will be available as "kits," beginning the day after the event, on a first come/first serve basis. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Cooking with Catalina: Gorditas
Date: Monday, November 7th, 2022
Time: 5:30pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Adult
Contact: Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393  
Join Catalina as she cooks up a traditional Mexican dish – Gorditas. She’ll be sharing her recipe and showing us how it’s done. Sponsored by Friends of Silvis Public Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Teen Advisory Board
Date: Tuesday, November 8th, 2022
Time:  5pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Ages 12-18
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Teens, join us for the Silvis Public Library’s Teen Advisory Board. Help choose books for the library, discuss future programs, and meet fellow teens. Limited to 10.  Refreshments provided.
Sponsored by Friends of Silvis Public Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Book Buddies: Crocodiles
Date: Saturday, November 12th, 2022
Time: 10am
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children ages 0-5
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library where your baby, toddler and/or preschooler can spend some time with other children like them exploring all the fun our library has to offer! Noise and laughter welcome! Crocodile themed stories and songs. Limited to 20 participants. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Krafty Kids: Popsicle Stick Fox
Date: Saturday, November 12th, 2022
Time: 2pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children ages 6-11
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library for this Popsicle stick fox craft. Registration required via Engaged Patrons. Limited to 20 participants. Registration is for in-house guests only! Leftovers will be available as "kits," beginning the day after the event, on a first come/first serve basis. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Overbooked
Date: Tuesday, November 15th, 2022
Time: 6pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Ages 12-18
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Refreshments will be provided. Talk about the book you are currently reading! New members are always welcome. Limited to 10 attendees. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Teen Fandom Club: Anime/Manga Glass Painting
Date: Wednesday, November 16th, 2022
Time: 6pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Ages 12-18
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Teens! Are you a fan of anime/manga? Join us for our new Teen Fandom Club! Come check out the new club learn the basics of glass painting with your favorite character. Registration required via Engaged Patrons. Limited to 10. Registration is for in-house guests only. Leftovers will be available as "kits," beginning the day after the event, on a first come/first serve basis. Sponsored by Friends of Silvis Public Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Family Storytime: Illinois Family Reading Night
Date: Thursday, November 17th, 2022
Time: 6pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children ages 6-11
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join us for Illinois Family Reading Night to promote family reading. Families can participate in creative programs to read together and grow together. We will be reading stories and creating a button apple tree together. Limited to 20. Registration required via Engaged Patrons. Registration is for in-house guests only! Leftovers will be available as "kits," beginning the day after the event, on a first come/first serve basis. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167

Adult Arts & Crafts: Northern Lights Cup Cozy
Date: Friday, November 18th, 2022
Time: 3pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Adults
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Keep your hot drinks warm this fall with a Northern Lights-inspired cup cozy. Limited to 15 participants. REGISTRATION IS FOR IN-HOUSE GUESTS ONLY! Leftovers will be available as "kits," beginning the day after the event, on a first come/first serve basis. Sponsored by Friends of Silvis Public Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Book Buddies: Apples
Date: Saturday, November 19th, 2022
Time: 10am
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children ages 0-5
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library where your baby, toddler and/or preschooler can spend some time with other children like them exploring all the fun our library has to offer! Noise and laughter welcome! Apple themed stories and songs. Limited to 20 participants.
Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Full S.T.E.A.M Ahead: Elephant Toothpaste
Date: Saturday, November 19th, 2022
Time: 2pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Ages 6-11
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join us at the library for this elephant toothpaste experiment. Limited to 20 participants, registration required via Engaged Patrons. Registration is for in-house guests only! Leftovers will be available as "kits," beginning the day after the event, on a first come/first serve basis. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Adult Arts & Crafts: Pressed Flowers Mini Pumpkins
Date: Monday, November 21st, 2022
Time: 6pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Adult
Contact: Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393  
Who says pumpkins are just for carving? Join us in decorating faux mini pumpkins with natural, dried flowers, giving a unique look to this traditional fall gourd. Limited to 15 participants. REGISTRATION IS FOR IN-HOUSE GUESTS ONLY! Leftovers will be available as "kits," beginning the day after the event, on a first come/first serve basis. Sponsored by Friends of Silvis Public Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Teen Tuesday: Movie Night
Date: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022
Time: 5pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Ages 12-18
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Teens, join us at the library for a movie and refreshments. Limited to 10. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Book Buddies (Sensory Session): Hibernation
Date: Saturday, November 26th, 2022
Time: 10am
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children ages 0-5
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library where your baby, toddler and/or preschooler can spend some time with other children like them exploring all the fun our library has to offer! Noise and laughter welcome! Hibernation themed stories, songs and a new sensory table! Limited to 20 participants. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Lego Club: Leaves
Date: Saturday, November 26th, 2022
Time: 2pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for ages 6-11
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn at the library to build an object out of LEGOS together. Sponsored by Friends of the Library and Royal Neighbors 20167.

Last Monday Book Club
Date: Monday, November 28th, 2022
Time: 6pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Adult
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
New members are always welcome. Copies of this month’s book will be available for checkout at the circulation counter.

Homework Heroes
Date: Tuesday, November 29th, 2022
Time: 6pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Teens
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Homework Heroes is here to help you solve your homework conundrums. Join other teens at the library to help each other with homework. Sponsored by the Friends of the Silvis Public Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.