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Events

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

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Adult Arts & Crafts: Pour Painting 101
Date: Monday, May 2nd, 2022
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Adult
Contact: Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join us at the library and learn the basics of pour painting. Don't forget to wear clothes you don't mind getting paint on. Supplies are limited, register online or contact us how to reserve a spot. If you do not wish to attend in-person kits will be available to pick-up for up to 48 hours after the event. Sponsored by the Friends of the Silvis Public Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Teen Tuesday: Star Wars Luminaries
Date: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022
Time: 5:00 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Teens
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library for this craft demonstration. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit. Limited to 10 participants. Masks are recommend. If you do not wish to attend in-person kits will be available to pick-up for up to 48 hours after the event. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Facebook Live Storytime: Paper Plate Sombrero
Date: Thursday, May 5th, 2022
Time: 6pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library Facebook page
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children ages 3-12
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn on the Silvis Public Library Facebook page for a live read along and craft tutorial. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit to follow along. Limited to 10 participants. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Facebook Live Saturday Storytime: Button Flowers
Date: Saturday, May 7th, 2022
Time: 10am
Venue: Silvis Public Library Facebook page
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children ages 5-12
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn on the Silvis Public Library Facebook page for a live read along and craft tutorial. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit to follow along. Limited to 10 participants. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Anime-Manga Club: Soot Sprite Bracelet
Date: Wednesday, May 11th, 2022
Time: 5pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library Facebook Page
Cost: Free
Audience: Teens
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn on the Silvis Public Library Facebook Page for this pre-recorded Facebook Premiere takeaway craft tutorial. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit to follow along. Limited to 10 participants. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167!

Adult Arts & Crafts: String Art Butterfly
Date: Friday, May 13th, 2022
Time: 3:00 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Adult
Contact: Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Celebrate spring by making a butterfly string art. We'll create these on a wood slice as you learn the basic threading techniques. Registration is required, limited to the first 10 participants. If you do not wish to attend in-person kits will be available to pick-up for up to 48 hours after the event. Sponsored by the Friends of the Silvis Public Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Krafty Kids: Tube Train
Date: Saturday, May 14th, 2022
Time: 2 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library Facebook page
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children ages 6-12
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn on the Silvis Public Library Facebook page for a pre-recorded Facebook Premiere craft video. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit. Limited to 10 participants. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Card Making with Donna Banta
Date: Monday, May 16th, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Adult
Contact: Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Donna Banta will show us how to craft cards with a personal touch. Limited to the first 10 participants, and they get the first THREE cards free! Due to limited space and supplies register online or contact us to reserve a spot. Sponsored by the Friends of the Silvis Public Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Teen Advisory Board/Overbooked
Date: Tuesday, May 17th, 2022
Time: 5:00 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Teens
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join us for a joint Silvis Public Library Teen Advisory Board-TAB meeting and monthly book club at the library. Masks are recommended. Limited to 10 participants.

Facebook Live Storytime: Paper Roll Dog
Date: Thursday, May 19th, 2022
Time: 6pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library Facebook page
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for children ages 3-12
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn on the Silvis Public Library Facebook page for a pre-recorded Facebook Premiere read along and craft tutorial. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit to follow along. Limited to 10 participants. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!: Paddle Boat
Date: Saturday, May 21st, 2022
Time: 2:00 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library Facebook page
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for ages 5-12
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn on the Silvis Public Library Facebook page for her live experiment. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway STEAM kit to follow along. Limited to 10 participants. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Last Monday Book Club
Date: Monday, May 23rd, 2022
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Adult
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Copies of this month's book will be available for checkout at the circulation counter. New members are always welcome. Check with the library to find out which book we'll be reading.

Teen Tuesday: Paint-Along
Date: Tuesday, May 24th, 2022
Time: 5:00 pm
Venue: Silvis Public Library
Cost: Free
Audience: Teens
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library for this paint-along craft demonstration. Contact us on how to reserve your takeaway craft kit. Limited to 10 participants. If you do not wish to attend in-person kits will be available to pick-up for up to 48 hours after the event. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Lego Charades: Burger
Date: Saturday, May 28th, 2022
Time: 2:00 pm
Venue: Facebook Live
Cost: Free
Audience: Recommended for ages 5-12
Contact: admin@silvislibrary.org or call (309) 755-3393
Join Mrs. Katelynn live on the Silvis Public Library Facebook page to build an object out of LEGOS together, comment on the video with a picture of your creation.

Homework Heroes
Date: Tuesday, May 31st, 2022
Time: 5:00 pm
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. Limited to 10 participants. Masks recommended. Sponsored by Friends of the Silvis Library and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.